Tim Hortons presents Sound of Music Festival>

JUNE 16 | 11:00 am

You'll see marching bands from across Canada and the United States, the Festival’s official mascot “Maestro”, and whimsical floats and performers. The Grande Festival Parade is fun for the whole family!

The parade begins at Central Park; travels along Caroline Street to Pearl Street, west on James Street, then turns north on Brant Street, ending at Central High School.

Note:  Route is subject to change, updates will be posted here.
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Road Closures

Saturday, June 16 from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm: Caroline Street from Drury Lane to Locust Street, Elizabeth Street from Caroline Street to Pine Street and Drury Lane from Courtland to New Street.


(2018 Parade Line-up will be announced in the spring)

Alexanders Marching Coyotes
Bruiser, Hamilton Bulldogs Mascot - NEW
Burlington Teen Tour Band
Burlington Teen Tour Alumni Band - NEW
Burlington Junior Red Coats
Burlington Volunteer Fire Dept.
Comic Corp. (Burlington Batman, Brampton Iron Man, The Real Canadian Superman, Burlington Spider-Man, Symbiote Spidey, Captain America)
Dipomats Drum & Bugle Corp. - NEW
DownBeat Percussion - NEW
Fergus Pipes
Festival President - Peter Martin
Gerard P Murphy - NEW
Grimsby Pipes
Hamilton Mrs Santa Claus Float
Hamilton Youth Steel Orchestra
ICON Percussion - NEW
Impact Entertainment - NEW
Intuitive Innovations Jazz
Kawartha Kavaliers Drum & Bugle Corp
Kingsmen Alumni Drum & Bugle Corp -NEW
KX94.7 Country Radio Cruiser

Legacy Winter Guard - NEW
Lotus Flower float - NEW
Maestro - Festival Mascot
Magnolia Brass Band
Mayor Rick Goldring
Milton District Pipes & Drums - NEW
Mocha Jeepsters
MP Katrina Gould
MPP Eleanor McMahon
Niagara Shrine - Maid of the Mist
Philippine Heritage Band
Preston Scout House Cadets - NEW
Port Colburn & Welland Shine Go Karts
RCL Br 163 Pipes and Drums
St Andrews Pipes & Drums
Streetsville Pipes & Drums
The Drums, Crown Forces 1812 - NEW
Top Hats Marching Orchestra
Ubuntu Grandwomen & Drummers
Winona Peach Festival
92.9 The Grand Radio Cruiser - NEW

To find out more specific information about the Parade, or if you would like to help, please email parade@soundofmusic.ca