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How to Fly with Band Equipment: Marching Band Travel Tips

The thought of flying with your middle school, high school, or university marching band can be a bit overwhelming at first, but once you do a bit of research and find out the ins and outs of transporting your instrument via air, it's honestly not too complicated! The main question you have will undoubtedly be…
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Tips for Traveling with a Marching Band

Traveling with a large marching band is certainly not always the easiest task, but it also certainly doesn't have to be the most difficult! Here at Adventure Student Travel, we have had over 15 years experience in the student and group travel industry, and we have seen many large performance groups come and go. When…
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Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade

  Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade [caption id="attachment_26052" align="alignright" width="267"] Michigan Avenue, downtown Chicago, IL[/caption] Chicago really knows how to celebrate the holiday season, from its countless extravagant holiday-themed festivals to it’s naturally festive and bright city scenery. Our favorite part of the holiday season in the Windy City? The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade.…
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Hollywood Christmas Parade

Celebrate Christmas with the stars this year by performing in the Hollywood Christmas Parade, the Los Angeles holiday tradition that welcomes high school marching bands, collegiate bands, cultural and dance group performers, and countless Christmas-time classic guests, floats, and balloons. This event will allow you and your group to see a ton of stars, a…
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Portland Rose Festival Parade

Each year Portland, Oregon, hosts the largest all-floral parade in the entire world, the Portland Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade. This largely-followed event happens in early June each year and is considered to be Oregon’s biggest spectator event, drawing crowds of around 500,000 people consistently. For a total of over 100 years now Portland families…
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San Diego Veterans Day Parade

[caption id="attachment_19221" align="alignright" width="425"] Naval Base Point Loma March[/caption] San Diego Veterans Day Parade Head to sunny San Diego this autumn to celebrate Veterans Day in one of the biggest tribute parades and festivals across the nation, the San Diego Veterans Day Parade and Band of Pride Tribute. Happening each Veterans Day in San Diego,…
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National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

[caption id="attachment_17019" align="aligncenter" width="960"] the Jefferson Memorial during the Cherry Blossom Festival. Washington, DC[/caption] Each year in mid April our nation’s capital hosts among one of the most beautiful and extravagant festivals in America, the National Cherry Blossom Festival. This entire two week-long event celebrates the arrival of spring, as well as of the gift…
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Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade 

Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade [caption id="attachment_19188" align="alignright" width="420"] HONOLULU (Dec. 18, 2011) The U.S. Pacific Fleet Marching Band participates in a parade through downtown Waikiki honoring Japanese-American veterans of World War II.[/caption] This massive memorial festival allows your marching band group, choir group, dance/cheer group, or JROTC group to pay your respects to those who…
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Presidential Inaugural Parade

Every Presidential Election year our nation’s capital holds a grand Presidential Inaugural Parade, a large vivacious celebration of the national welcoming of the new commander in chief that includes several high school, college, and military professional marching bands. Bands must be formally invited to perform after application and careful consideration, but if they are the…
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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Performance

[caption id="attachment_26084" align="alignright" width="425"] Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade[/caption] Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Performance What can be more amazing than marching with your high school band in the famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade? This performing opportunity is almost a marching band's dream, the opportunity to perform among the top marching bands across the United States, not to…
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