Applications for the 2017 St. Patrick’s Festival Parade in Dublin

St. Patrick's Festival Parade Dublin

Pop quiz: Where would you rather be on St. Patrick’s Day? New York City Chicago Dallas Sitting at home DUBLIN If you’re a marching band director, you probably know there are incredible parades in many of the major cities in … Continue reading

National Independence Day Parade – It’s Here!

Happy Fourth of July Weekend from MCI Headquarters! We are incredibly excited about all of the Independence Day festivities about to happen over the weekend in Washington, D.C., and we hope that YOU can join us and be a part … Continue reading

Applications now accepted to march in the nation’s Independence Day Parade – July 4, 2016

Band at the Capitol Building waiting to march in the National Independence Day Parade

“Pfft.  Please!  I’ll be cooking barbecue and heading down to the local fireworks.  Not interested!” When we talk with marching band directors about participation in America’s National Independence Day Parade, especially when it means traveling to another part of the … Continue reading

Col. Arnald D. Gabriel Recognized for a Lifetime of Service

How many ways can one appreciate a man who so completely embodies the spirit, drive, and passion of America’s Greatest Generation as Col. Arnald D. Gabriel?  Answer: Not enough. Col. Gabriel served as a combat machine gunner with the United … Continue reading

Join Us LIVE at the 2015 National Memorial Day Parade!

Happy Memorial Day Weekend from MCI Headquarters! We are incredibly excited about all of the Memorial Day festivities about to happen over the weekend in Washington, D.C., and we hope that YOU can join us and be a part of … Continue reading

2015 National Memorial Day Parade to Air Live on REELZ

REELZ today announced that the men and women who have given their lives in defense of freedom in the world will be honored at The American Veterans Center’s 2015 National Memorial Day Parade airing live on Monday, May 25 starting at 2pm ET/ 11am PT. The Grand Marshals of this year’s Parade are the veterans of World War II with 2015 marking the 70th anniversary of the end of the war. (Via PRWeb.com) Continue reading

SPOTLIGHT: “The Pride of Torrington” at National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

Torrington High School Marching Band

The Torrington High School Marching Band, also known as “The Pride of Torrington” from Connecticut, recently returned from Washington, D.C., where they marched in the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. Continue reading

Announcing the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade: April 16, 2016

National Cherry Blossom Festival

Music Celebrations International is proud to be a longtime facilitator of travel services for Parade-for-webmarching bands performing in the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade, part of an annual springtime festival held in Washington, D.C. Continue reading

Peters Township High School Marching Band at the 2014 National Memorial Day Parade

Peters Township High School Marching Band of McMurray, Pennsylvania took part in the 2014 National Memorial Day Parade last month. Continue reading

East Lake High School’s 2014 National Memorial Day Parade Experience

East Lake High School’s Silver Sound Marching Band of Tarpon Springs, Florida took part in a weekend-long celebration of Memorial Day festivities in Washington, D.C., including marching in the 2014 National Memorial Day Parade. Continue reading