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Lake Waconia Band Festival

Lake Waconia Band Festival

The 24th Annual Lake Waconia Band Festival will take place Saturday, June 17th, 2023 at 6:00pm on 1st Street in Waconia! The Lake Waconia Band Festival is a non-profit event hosted by the Waconia Band Boosters, sponsored by local businesses and made possible by the helping hands of over 100 volunteers. This “bands only” parade competition is one of the highlights of the Minnesota summer marching season and draws top bands from around Minnesota with an expected audience of 3,000.

The performance areas are City Square Park, 1st Street Main Street (between Olive & Vine Streets) and on Walnut Street between 1st and 2nd Street. The judging area is located in the 1st Street Main Street location.

2023 Festival Program

2023 LWBF Official Map


2023 Participating Bands

  • Hmong College Prep Academy (Exhibition)
  • Cotter High School Marching Band
  • Lake City Tiger Marching Band
  • Litchfield Marching Dragons
  • Richfield High School Marching Spartans
  • Dassel-Cokato Marching Band
  • Sauk Rapids High School Marching Storm
  • Two Rivers High School Marching Band
  • 728 Cadets Marching Band
  • Champlin Park Marching Rebels
  • Owatonna High School Marching Band
  • St. Michael-Albertville Marching Knights
  • Waconia Marching Band (Host)

Next Lake Waconia Band Festival :  June 15, 2024