Annual Pachyderm Parade Celebrates the Arrival of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus to Washington, D.C.

Mar 18, 2013, 09:46 ET from Feld Entertainment

Join Us as the Elephant Parade Lights the Night & Brings DRAGONS to Chinatown

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 
WHAT: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® presents DRAGONS is coming to the Washington, D.C. area for five weeks, with performers from the farthest reaches of the earth showcasing their astounding acts of bravery and astonishing athleticism as they bring the lore of the dragon to life. To kick off the show, the famous elephants and performers of DRAGONS will march on Capitol Hill to the Verizon Center.

In the spirit of the Asian-inspired DRAGONS show, Ringling Bros. will light up D.C. with its second annual evening DC Pachyderm Parade ending in the heart of Chinatown at the Verizon Center. Come experience the lights and mythical magic of DRAGONS as performers and clowns accompany the majestic Ringling Bros. elephants through the streets of our nation's capital.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.**

**IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to unpredictable train and traffic schedules, the start time and route are subject to change.

For arrival time updates call the Animal Walk Hotline at 1-866-683-3670 or follow us on Twitter @DCElephantWalk.  

WHERE:  View the parade route:

The parade will begin on Virginia Ave, S.E. and New Jersey Ave. S.E. (Garfield Park) moving west towards South Capitol Street, S.E. then heading north up Washington and Independence Ave S.W. past the National Mall and continuing up 3rd Street N.W. arriving at the Verizon  Center via G Street N.W. 

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents DRAGONS
Verizon Center | Washington, DC | March 21 - 24
1st Mariner Arena | Baltimore, MD | March 27April 7
Patriot Center | Fairfax, VA | April 10April 21

Ticket Information: Tickets can be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 800-745-3000, via, and the Verizon Center, 1st Mariner Arena and Patriot Center box offices.

For additional information about Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, please visit

About Feld Entertainment, Inc.:
Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment's productions have appeared in more than 70 countries on six continents and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Feld Motor Sports, Disney On Ice, and Disney Live!

For Parade Timing and Updates:
Parade Hotline: 1-866-683-3670
Twitter: @DCElephantWalk

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