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Marching Band

Marching Bands, Drumline and Drill Teams make a parade great and our crowd love them! Impress 5,000 people from around the metropolitan area by performing in the Celebrate Northeast Parade. Marching band participants will be judged by local experts from the University of Minnesota. Monetary prizes and awards will be given for Best of Parade and Best of Woodwinds, Percussion, Brass and Drum Major/Majorette in a ceremony at the conclusion of the parade. Drumline and Drill Teams may qualify for our Community Awards. All marching band participants are also given a $500 stipend for their participation. Drumlines and Drill Teams will receive a $300 stipend.


The date of the parade is Tuesday, June 21, 2022, with step off at 6:30 p.m. The parade route will proceed down Central Avenue from 27th Ave. NE south to 14th Ave. NE. Click the links on the right to download an application and information sheet detailing the selection process, day of procedures and various other requirements.


Send an email to with questions or call 612-370-9100 for more information about the Celebrate Northeast Parade.