WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA9)-- The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus is in town.
The circus elephants and performers took to the streets of downtown D.C. on Tuesday to kick off the show which begins March 21.
The parade route came down 3rd street at the National Mall and finished at the Verizon center at 601 F street.
Dozens lined the sidewalks on Tuesday night to watch the Elephants on Parade.
This year the show is titled "Dragons" and runs March 21-24.