Service Alert: Service Changes for the Memorial Day Parade Sunday, May 29, 2023

Service Alert: Service Changes for Memorial Day Parade Sunday, May 29, 2023


DC Circulator will Modify Service on the National Mall Route on Sunday.

 May 29, 2023

The parade route will affect the DC Circulator National Mall route street closures will begin at or around 12:00 pm, and the parade is scheduled to start at 2:00 pm. Therefore, the following service changes below will remain in effect until traffic returns to normal.

National Mall Detour Route:

Buses will detour after serving bus stop # 8 at the MLK Memorial. The buses will turn right onto Independence Avenue SW. The buses will make a left turn at 15th St. NW and then a right turn onto Jefferson Drive continuing the regular route.

  • Stop 9 / Lincoln Memorial Circle SW
  • Stop 10 / Constitution Ave NW & 21 St NW
  • Stop 11 / Constitution Ave NW & 18 St NW
  • Stop 12 / 15th St & Madison Drive NW


The National Mall route will begin regular service to all stops once parade activities have finished or traffic returns to normal. Follow @dccirculator on Twitter for updates.