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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Parking Guidelines


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