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Join up to 300 fellow band directors in the Rose Parade presented by Honda

Join up to 300 fellow band directors in the Rose Parade presented by HondaJoin up to 300 fellow band directors in the Rose Parade presented by Honda

The Saluting America’s Band Directors project is a historic, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for you to march in the 2021 Rose Parade in Pasadena, California! The Tournament of Roses has approved our entry of a spectacular animated float which will lead an unprecedented marching band of band directors from across the country as we recognize and salute the exceptional instruction, character development and inspiration provided by music educators everywhere.


Please note: Once you apply to play and march—and are accepted—you will be directed to our tour operator's registration site, NOW OPEN at https://www.gogmt.com/rose-parade_california2021/#how-to-register-and-pay

A message from the Tournament of Roses president

A Rose Parade float

Our marchers will be led by a spectacular Salute to America's Band Directors float.

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The late Michael D. Sewell leading the Pickerington (Ohio) Marching Band in the 2010 Rose Parade.

If you are interested in being a sponsor for a band director to march, click here: