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Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade
Pasadena, California
Monday, January 1, 2024
America's New Year Celebration is televised around the world.

Rome New Year's Parade Rome New Year's Parade
Rome, Italy
Monday, January 1, 2024
European-style parade held on World Day of Peace.

National Vietnam Veterans Day Parade National Vietnam Veterans Day Parade
Honolulu, Hawaii
Friday, March 29, 2024
Thanks and "welcome home" to all who served in Vietnam.

WGI World Championships WGI Color Guard World Championships
Dayton, Ohio
April 11-13, 2024
The premier winter showcase for indoor color guard.

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade
Washington, D.C.
Saturday, April 13, 2024
Spring celebration commemorates friendship with Japan.

Virginia International Music Festival and Norfolk NATO Festival Parade of Nations Virginia International Music Festival
Norfolk, Virginia
April 18-21, 2024
In conjunction with Norfolk NATO Festival Parade of Nations.

WGI World Championships WGI Percussion and Winds World Championships
Dayton, Ohio
April 18-21, 2024
The premier winter showcase for indoor percussion and wind ensembles.

AES 500 Festival Parade AES 500 Festival Parade
Indianapolis, Indiana
Saturday, May 25, 2024
Parade celebrates the legendary Indianapolis 500 race.

National Memorial Day Parade National Memorial Day Parade
Washington, D.C.
Monday, May 27, 2024
Tribute to the sacrifice and service of America's Veterans.

Portland Rose Festival Portland Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade
Portland, Oregon
Saturday, June 8, 2024
All-floral floats highlight the "Best Festival in the World."

Pioneerland Band Festival Pioneerland Band Festival
Benson, Minnesota
Friday, June 14, 2024
Minnesota's parade season kicks into high gear.

Vikingland Band Festival Vikingland Band Festival Parade Marching Championship
Alexandria, Minnesota
Sunday, June 30, 2024
Prestigious festival celebrates its 40th year.

Gatlinburg 4th of July Midnight Parade Gatlinburg 4th of July Midnight Parade
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Steps off at midnight as first July 4th parade in the nation.

National Independence Day Parade National Independence Day Parade
Washington, D.C.
Thursday, July 4, 2024
Patriotic red-white-and-blue celebration of America's birthday.

Pittsfield Fourth of July Parade Pittsfield Fourth of July Parade
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Thursday, July 4, 2024
Historic procession dating back to 1801.

Waseca Marching Classic Waseca Marching Classic
Waseca, Minnesota
Saturday, September 21, 2024
Event features parade, field, clinics and a fireworks finale.

Tri-State Band Festival Tri-State Band Festival
Luverne, Minnesota
Saturday, September 28, 2024
This long-running event features both parade and field.

Novant Health Thanksgiving Parade Charlotte Novant Health Thanksgiving Eve Parade
Charlotte, North Carolina
Wednesday, November 27, 2024
Magical parade features a marching band competition.

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The United States of America Independence Day Parade Salute to America Independence Day Parade
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Historic celebration marches in front of Independence Hall.

WAMSB World Championship WAMSB World Championship
Buckhannon, West Virginia
July 17-23, 2023
International event features bands from around the world.

DCI World Championships DCI World Championships
Marion and Indianapolis, Indiana
August 7-12, 2023
The crowning event of the Drum Corps International tour.

Bands of America Bands of America Regional Championships
Various Sites
September-November, 2023
World-class band performances with expert evaluators.

Youth In Music Marching Band Championships Youth In Music Marching Band Championships
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Saturday, October 14, 2023
Bands from across the Midwest perform.

Bands of America Bands of America Grand National Championships
Indianapolis, Indiana
November 9-11, 2023
Recognized as the nation's premier field marching event.

National Veterans Parade National Veterans Parade
Washington, D.C.
Sunday, November 12, 2023
Salute to those who served in our Armed Forces.

America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration Parade America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration Parade
Plymouth, Massachusetts
November 17-19, 2023
Historic celebration where Thanksgiving began.

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade
Chicago, Illinois
Saturday, November 18, 2023
Lighted procession illuminates Michigan Avenue.

Chicago Thanksgiving Parade Chicago Thanksgiving Parade
Chicago, Illinois
Thursday, November 23, 2023
Entertaining families on Thanksgiving morning for 89 years.

Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
New York, New York
Thursday, November 23, 2023
Televised spectacle kicks off the holiday season.

6abc Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Thursday, November 23, 2023
Oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in America.

Waikiki Holiday Parade Waikiki Holiday Parade
Honolulu, Hawaii
Friday, November 24, 2023
Bands are warmly welcomed at this exciting destination.

Prague Christmas Parade Prague Christmas Parade
Prague, Czech Republic
November 2023
March through one of Europe's most picturesque cities.

Hollywood Christmas Parade Hollywood Christmas Parade
Los Angeles, California
Sunday, November 26, 2023
Star-studded parade marches down a giant red carpet.

Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade
Palm Springs, California
Saturday, December 2, 2023
Nighttime spectacle with lighted floats and festive bands.

Philadelphia Holiday Parade Philadelphia Holiday Parade
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Saturday, December 2, 2023
Colorful parade celebrates Hanukkah, Kwanza, Chinese New Year and Christmas.

Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade
Honolulu, Hawaii
Thursday, December 7, 2023
Official parade commemorating the Pearl Harbor Anniversary.

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