The Parris Island Marine Band was established on Oct. 28, 1915. Musicians originally doubled as marksmanship instructors, close combat instructors and provided support for various units on the depot. Today, the Marines of the Parris Island Marine Band make up the concert band, marching/ceremonial band, brass band, brass quintet and a jazz combo. The Parris Island Marine Band’s primary mission is to provide musical support for recruit graduations and other military ceremonies and events. In addition to playing at approximately 40 recruit graduations each year, the band also performs concerts and parades across the United States. The band was also a 2009 and 2013 recipient of the Col. George S. Howard Citation for Musical Excellence for Military Concert Bands.
Second Time Arounders will also return to perform at this years parade!!
Chasco Fiesta is excited for the return of the
Parris Island Marine Band, this will be their 3rd consecutive appearance the Chasco Street Parade and a special performance in the newly renovated Sims Park.
Chasco Fiesta Street Parade
Title: Chasco Fiesta™ Street Parade
When: March 10 , 2018
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Where: Grand Blvd, Circle Blvd., Main Street - Downtown New Port Richey
Rain or Shine
Chasco Fiesta 2018