The parade will consist of 28 area marching bands and will begin on Broadway at Grand, ending at the levee.

Make plans to attend the 69th Annual Hannibal Band Day on Tuesday, Oct. 10.  Experience the trumpeting sounds, colorful uniforms and drum pounding cadences of area band students as they march down Broadway at 3 p.m. and perform field shows at Porter Stadium beginning at 6 p.m.  The parade will consist of 28 area marching bands and will begin on Broadway at Grand, ending at the levee.  The field show will kick off at 6 p.m. with Hallsville High School playing the National Anthem. 

Four schools will perform in parade formation and 13 schools will perform their field shows, with Hannibal High School’s Pirate Pride Marching Band performing music from “The Hunger Games” at the conclusion of the evening.  

Field show admission is $5 for adults, $2 for students, and $10 per family.  Children 3 and under are free. 

Walking tacos, nachos, chili dogs, candy bars, hot chocolate, water bottles and soda will be sold at the concession stand beginning at 4:30 p.m., which is sponsored by the Band Boosters. The People’s Choice table will take donations in $1 increments for your favorite band.

The parade is free to attend.