Parade: Marching Band
Marching Bands make a parade great and our crowds love them! 8,000 people from around the metropolitan area with your percussion, brass and woodwinds expertise. Marching band participants will be judged by local experts from the University of Minnesota. Monetary prizes and awards will be given for Best of Parade and Best of Woodwinds, Percussion, Brass and Drum Major/Majorette in a ceremony at the conclusion of the parade. All participants are also given a $500 stipend for their participation. Drumlines and Drill Teams will receive a $300 stipend.
The date of the parade is Tuesday, June 19, 2018 with step off at 6:30p.m. The parade route will once again proceed down Central Avenue from 27th Ave. NE south to 14th Ave. NE. Click the links on the left to download an application and information sheet detailing the selection process, day of procedures and various other requirements.