A Letter From The Mayor of National City!


I, RON MORRISON, MAYOR
Of the City of National City,
Welcome you to the:

2017 Maytime Band Review
On Saturday, October 7, 2017
10:00am to 3:00pm
Tidelands Avenue
National City, CA 91950

Since 1948 the Maytime Band Review in National City has been what cherished memories and dreams have been made of for countless young people from throughout the Western United States.

For the second year after a 12 year hiatus the Maytime Band Review is back and ready to provide the memories and lifetime experiences to young and old alike. As the Mayor of National City, I am so proud to welcome you and yours to this exciting event that we are so eager to host.

As with generations in the past these moments that you have at Maytime 2017 will become a part of your memories when in the distant future you reflect back and say “I remember … Read More

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

September 5, 2017 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2017 MAYTIME BAND REVIEW
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

Get Your Maytime Swag!

Hurry and get your swag on because you need to be styling between now and October 7, Maytime Band Review’s big day. T-shirts are $12.00 each and come in Red, White, and Blue.

Just think of the possibilities- styling in all three colors on different days. You could be our walking billboard and we would be so thankful. Your friends might be jealous, but reassure them they can be styling too, no worries. Swag merchandise on sale. Thanks to our lovely models for sporting Maytime swag.

Limited supply on hand. Email us at maytimebandreview@gmail.com or PM us on Facebook.

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Maytime Band Review Parade returns to National City (San Diego La Prensa)

Below is a 2016 San Diego La Prensa articles featuring Maytime Band Review!

Maytime Band Review Parade returns to National City

By Ana Gomez Salcido After more than a decade of absence, the Maytime Band Review Parade returned to National City on Saturday, October 15 with more than 10 bands from the Sweetwater Union High School District. “The Maytime Band Review Parade is making a modest return.

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Marching Band Parade Returns to the South Bay (Channel 10 News)

Below is a 2016 article about the Maytime Band Review parade from Channel 10 News here in San Diego!

Marching band parade returns to the South Bay

NATIONAL CITY, Calif. – A high school marching band parade that was a tradition in the South Bay for more than half a century is scheduled to resume Saturday morning following an absence of a dozen years. Fourteen bands will march along Highland Avenue in the Maytime Band Review, beginning at 10 a.m.

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Maytime Band Review Returns to South Bay After Long Absence (San Diego Patch)

Here is a 2016 article about Maytime Band Review from San Diego Patch!

Maytime Band Review Returns to South Bay After Long Absence

NATIONAL CITY, CA – A high school marching band parade that was a tradition in the South Bay for more than half a century is scheduled to resume Saturday following an absence of a dozen years. Fourteen bands will march along Highland Avenue in the Maytime Band Review, beginning at 10 a.m.

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