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Maytime Band Review Press Release (09-05-2017)

September 5, 2017 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Saturday, October 7, 2017
Parade start time – 10:00 am
Tidelands Avenue into Pepper Park

Sixty-nine years ago, three people had a dream, an idea for an educational project to benefit National City and young musicians. A committee was formed and from that idea, the Maytime Band Review was born. The first parade consisted of 12 bands, but during the next 55 years the parade grew in size and national recognition. Countless bands and thousands of spectators traveled to National City to experience the competitiveness of the Maytime Band Review. Sadly, in 2004 the band review committee decided to end this iconic parade.

Last year after a twelve year hiatus the Maytime Band Review returned to National City. In 2013, a few community leaders began the quest to #BringBackMaytime which lead us to today. The Return of the Maytime … Read More