Santa Cruz Band Review Marching Band Competition



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45th Annual Santa Cruz Band Review

Saturday, October 17, 2015 • 9am - 2pm

Enjoy the colorful parade as junior high and high school bands hit the streets for the ONLY marching band competition with warm sand, cool surf and hot rides!

55 school marching bands from all over Northern California will be judged in categories such as music, showmanship and marching.


Come early and cheer for your hometown favorites, all Boardwalk rides are open from 11am to 7pm!


Note: There will be some restricted street parking and minor detours near the Boardwalk during the Band Review, but all Boardwalk parking lots will be open.

Parade Route

The entire parade route is now in the area adjacent to the Boardwalk with easy bus drop-off and more time for students to enjoy the Boardwalk.

2015 Parade Route Map


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Official Line of March

Parking Guidelines


Friends and family get in on the fun!

Watch the competition and enjoy a day at the Boardwalk.

  • Good only on day of event.
  • No advance shipping available.
  • Please go to the Group Sales / Season Pass office to pick up your orders.
  • Minimum orders of 15, please.


All-Day Rides Wristband

Ride as often as you want all day!

Only $23.95 plus tax

SAVE $9 (Minimum quantity 15. Regularly $32.95 plus tax.)


Rides + Attractions Combo

Only $31.95 plus tax

SAVE $9 (Minimum quantity 15. Regularly $40.95 plus tax.)

  • All-Day Rides Wristband
  • Your choice of any 2 attractions: Mini Golf, Laser Tag, Fright Walk, Climb 'N Conquer, Vault Lazer Maze or Boardwalk Bowl bowling (one game and shoes)
  • 3 Bonus Points for Arcades and Games


Discount Food Packages

Save in advance at any food outlet on the Boardwalk!

Valid at all food outlets. No change given.

$10.80 ($12 value!)


$12.60 ($14 value!)


Band Directors

Please note: Santa Cruz Band Review is now full.


To inquire about a waiting list, please email


Junior High Spots Limited to the First 10 Registerd.

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Have questions about this event?
Email Kim Pursley at or call (831)460-3342.