Emancipation Day

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D.C. Holiday Pushes Tax Deadline Back to April 18 Next Year

Mark your calendars: Next year, Tax Day falls on April 18.


Emancipation Day Parade Winds Through Washington DC

Emancipation Day D.C. Events, Road Closures

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.


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Emancipation Day Parade Road Closures

Road closures for the Emancipation Day Parade and fireworks in the District.


D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Emancipation Day On As Planned After Funding Dispute

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.


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Roads Closures For Emancipation Day Parade In D.C.

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.