Hundreds of the finest bands in the country have experienced the thrill of performing for our enthusiastic audiences. Now, it’s your turn! The Portland Rose Festival welcomes appearances from out-of-town marching bands at many of our events, including our signature parades! If your band is planning a tour, we encourage you to consider the Portland Rose Festival as an exciting performance destination.
A tour during the Portland Rose Festival can include:
- Multiple performance opportunities during each festival weekend.
- Assistance from a local volunteer band host to help you plan your trip.
- Fun festival opportunities to add an element of play to your tour.
- Easy access to attractions such as the Oregon Coast, Multnomah Falls and Mt. Hood.
The Portland Rose Festival does not charge a fee to participate in our events, but we do have an application process. Guest Band applications are accepted for up to 3 years prior to the desired festival year. We encourage you to apply early so we can help you plan your trip in advance. For more information about our Band Program, email us: Bands Team.