New route this year!

Who should attend
: All new and previous marching band members (including alumni!), or any student considering joining marching band. All are welcome! We ask that you attend today’s rehearsal from 3pm – 6pm if you plan on marching in the parade.


PARADE SCHEDULE (Monday, May 27)

Call time
is 8:30am. Meet at Kessler Ave. & Cass Lake Rd. The band will be staging on Kessler Ave. The parade will begin at Beachland Blvd. and Cass Lake Rd. and end at Beland Ave and Cass Lake Rd. The parade begins at 10am and should conclude around 11am. The marching band will meet at the park behind Keego Harbor City Hall for water & snacks following the parade and can be picked up from there. Percussion will then transition to the Sylvan Lake parade.

Uniform: Red, White and Blue on top! Some sections may request uniformity (example: last year color guard all wore blue). Please wear athletic shoes (no flip flops or sandals).

What to bring: Instrument with no case. There will be nowhere to leave your case during the parade.

Color Guard: Bring your own flag.

Color Guard Attire: Black shorts, Black Color Guard t-shirt (or plain black t shirt), hair in a high ponytail, & red lipstick.


  • There are no restrooms at the start of the parade.  Please plan accordingly.  City Hall will be open should you need to utilize the facilities.
  • Please remember to wear sunscreen.

We need some beverages and snacks for the marching band before and after the Memorial Day parade Monday. Please drop off items with Ruben or Carmen before the parade. Click HERE to sign up online.

Thank you!