Marching Bands to Compete Saturday, October 19, 9 am to 2 pm

5,000 students representing 53 marching bands will celebrate the 43rd anniversary of the oldest band review event in Northern California.

The parade route begins at 9 am at Santa Cruz High School on Walnut Avenue, concluding with a grand finish at the Boardwalk at 2 pm.  The judges’ station is on Center Street at the police station.  Near the judges’ station and along Beach Street are excellent venues to take in the spectacle.

Please remember that there are road closures on the day of the event.  You may see the parade map and road closures here.

For additional information on the event, please click here.