Photos: Fans Celebrate at the Nationals’ Victory Parade

The Nationals celebrated their World Series win on Saturday with a victory parade and rally in downtown D.C. The parade began at 2 p.m., and crowds gathered early. (Want to share your photos? Email them to isee@nbcwashington.com or tweet them @nbcwashington.)

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Fans cheer for the team as they pass. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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Washington Nationals fans give a big thank you to their home team. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo kisses the World Series trophy in front of cheering fans. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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A sea of fans wearing red wait for the start of the parade. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
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Dad and daughter duo show their support for the Nats.
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The Nationals will celebrate their World Series win on Saturday with a victory parade and rally in downtown D.C. The parade begins at 2 p.m., and crowds were definitely gathering early. (Want to share your photos? Email them to isee@nbcwashington.com or tweet them @nbcwashington.)
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Danny Favret tweets: "From Harper to Sharker, gotta give him credit for that! #Nationals #NatsParade"
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A fan waves a Washington Nationals flag above the crowd's heads. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images)
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Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez, left, and general manager Mike Rizzo, right, pose with Sidney Walton, age 100, after showing him the World Series and NLCS trophies. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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Fans began lining up hours before the parade began.
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The "Budlight Guy" double-fists his beers while celebrating on his own bus in the Nationals' Victory Parade. A true hero!
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Red confetti rains down as the crowd erupts in cheers. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images)
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer signs autographs for some lucky fans. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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Fans cheer as Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman holds up the World Series trophy. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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A bird's eye view shows the full expanse of the parade. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
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Two hours before the parade, fans were already staking out their spots downtown.
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Washington Nationals second baseman Howie Kendrick gives fans a thumbs up. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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Pat Collins is proudly donning the Nats cowboy hat he got signed by Ryan Zimmerman down in Houston.
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We can't say it enough: #FightFinished.
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Julie Carey tweets: "I thought I was only insanely jealous of @patcollins4 Ryan Zimmerman signed hat but now I see he also picked up some cowboy boots in Texas!"
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One fan donned an old Bryce Harper jersey with a little additional message on it: "Thank you for bringing the title back to DC!! :)"
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Fans gathered in wait for the start of the Nats parade.
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Now that's a way to ride in style.
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We finished the fight! (Photo by Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images)
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He popped the question, and she said yes! Fans cheer for the happy couple as they look on. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images)
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Two kids don homemade racing presidents costumes, made by their talented mom.
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A young fan shows off his vuvuzela skills. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images)
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This fan took shark-themed costuming to the next level!
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Brooke and her dad Max Scherzer jam to baby shark from the top of their party bus.
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NBC Washington's Pat Collins and DC Police Chief Peter Newsham have a vuvuzela-off.
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President Teddy Roosevelt makes a surprise appearance at the Nats parade.
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Fans are ready at 3rd & Penn!
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Some fans found creative ways to repurpose their old Harper jerseys to celebrate current players.
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In his speech, Howie Kendrick said he nearly retired before coming to the Nationals, but "this city taught me to love baseball again."
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Players from the Falls Church Kiwanis Little League warm up prior to entering the Parade of Champions
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Dr. Tenia Pritchard, principal of Excel Academy, greets Ketcham Elementary Principal Maisha Riddlesprigger as their students get ready for the parade.
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Teddy, the good luck charm who won many of the races at Nats Park this postseason, bikes his way through the paraden
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A four-legged fan faithfully stands by during the post-parade rally.
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One fan wasn't afraid to get wild as he donned his wavy inflatable arm man costume
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Jamie, a longtime Nats fan, said his fan Leroy is good with arts and crafts and made this jacket special for him.nn
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