Rolling Meadows Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony Schedule

flag_2The Marching Mustangs will perform in the Rolling Meadows Memorial Day parade on Saturday, May 25. Be sure to check out the Volunteer page to see how you can help. (The sign-up button is at the very bottom of that page.)

8:45 AM Doors to school and band room open
9:00 AM Warm up and run through parade music/marching
10:00 AM Change into uniforms1
10:25 AM Load buses
10:30 AM Leave for parade site
10:35 AM Arrive at parade site to line up
11:00 AM Parade starts at fire station (Salute to America and cadence)
11:25 AM Parade ends at the Carillon Pavilion
11:30 AM Ceremony (National Anthem and Taps)
12:00 PM Load buses and go back to school
12:10 PM Return to RMHS and unload buses and put equipment/uniforms away

1 For the parade, plan on having available your full have your full marching band uniform and our alternate uniform. The alternate uniform would be the purple polo shirt, BLACK dress pants (NO CARGOS), black belt, black marching shoes, and black socks. A decision will be made by Friday as to what we are wearing. This decision will be based upon the weather.

Even though we will work on it in class/practices, please work on memorizing your music or routines to SALUTE TO AMERICA and the CADENCE. This music/routine will be used for the July 4 parade and in the fall as well.

Christopher Buti, Director

The parade proceeds northwest on Kirchoff starting from the Rolling Meadows fire station and ending at the Carillon Bell Tower. Directions are below.

View Marching Mustang Route for Memorial Day Parade in a larger map