Band Review

Santa Cruz Band Review

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Join us for an exciting musical parade as 55 Northern California high school and junior high school marching bands compete next to the iconic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in the ONLY band review with warm sand, cool surf, and hot rides!

Marching bands will be judged in categories such as music, showmanship, and marching.
Junior high bands will be limited to the first 10 registered.

Band Directors

Register through NCBA

Registration deadline is September 16, 2021, or until full.

Band Biographies

Click here to fill out your marching band's biography by October 10, 2021.

Parade Route

The entire parade route is in the area adjacent to the Boardwalk with easy bus drop-off.

Parade Route Map


Purchase a Santa Cruz Band Review T-shirt and receive a Boardwalk Rides Wristband for FREE!

Connect with your school's Band Director for details. T-shirt deadline is September 20, 2021.

Band Review T-Shirt

Friends & Family

Purchase discounted Ride Wristbands with your discount code!

$44.95 - $15 off gate price!

Offer valid with a discount code for advance purchases only. Discount codes provided on the flyer, ask your Band Director for details. Wristbands are only valid on October 16,2021.


Santa Cruz High School and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

We are members of the Northern California Band Association.

The Music Committee from the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association will be joining us at the Santa Cruz Band Review scouting bands they would like to apply for the Rose Parade ® presented by Honda. They will be watching the bands from the Judge's Stand, so be sure to show them your best!

Email [email protected] or call (831) 460-3342.

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