Thursday is 153rd anniversary of Emancipation Day, celebrating the end of slavery in D.C. Here’s a rundown of a few events in the District and what to expect for traffic.
Road closures for the Emancipation Day Parade and fireworks in the District.
After a spat over funding between Mayor Vincent Gray and the D.C. Council, the Emancipation Day festivities will go off as planned in the District.
Several roads in northwest Washington will be closing for a parade and fireworks display in celebration of Emancipation Day. Roads to re-open near the start of rush hour.