“We couldn’t be more pleased with the increased interest and participation in the Parade Band Review,” said Charles Wolf, Parade Band Foundation event director. “Audiences will be impressed by this year’s festival and we look forward to awarding needed grants to the winning bands.”
Participating bands will compete for a portion of more than $11,200 in grant monies, scholarships, incentives, and travel assistance to support their music programs.
Guests will enjoy live performances on three stages, lively carnival booths, a kids’ zone, food, family games, a dog competition and more.
In celebration of Chula Vista’s 100th birthday, guests will have the opportunity to purchase the commemorative Chula Vista Centennial coin, T-shirt and the new book titled, Chula Vista Centennial: A Century of People and Progress.
Free parking is available at Otay Ranch Town Center. Guests are allowed to bring lawn chairs while they sit along Main Street at Otay Ranch Town Center and watch the parade as it goes by.
ABOUT THE PARADE BAND FOUNDATION, INC.
The Parade Band Foundation was founded as a nonprofit organization to serve public scholastic instrumental music programs. The Parade Band Foundation works to connect the public, spectators, musicians, event organizers, band directors, instructors, parents and parade enthusiasts to promote increased involvement of parade bands in their local communities, while preserving the educational and competitive values of a truly American performance tradition. Parade Band Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity Organization based in Chula Vista. More information can be found at www.ParadeBand.org