2020 BAND TRIP:  SAN FRANCISCO, CA

What are the dates?

Thursday, February 6 - Monday, February 10

Where will the Mustang Marching Band perform?

      The Mustang Marching Band will perform in the San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade on Saturday, February 8th.  The Chinese New Year Parade marks the end on the San Francisco Chinese New Year Festival. The festival and parade have been a tradition in San Francisco since just after the Gold Rush of 1849. The event reigns as the largest such celebration outside of Asia, and its one of the few illuminated nighttime parades in the world.

 

What other events are planned?

  • Bus tour the city of San Francisco

  • Visit and have lunch at the Ferry Building Marketplace - one of San Francisco's most vibrant gathering places

  • Walk the Golden Gate Bridge - with a length of 9000 feet and a span of over 4200 feet, it is one of the world's most iconic landmarks

  • Visit Muir Woods - home of the magnificent Coastal Redwoods, some of the tallest and oldest trees in the world

  • Visit and have lunch in Sausalito - a quaint and historic town, famous for its sunny shoreline and panoramic views

  • Tour the San Francisco Cable Car Museum and ride the world famous cable cars

  • Visit Ghirardelli Square - home of the original Ghirardelli chocolate company

  • Visit the world famous Fisherman's Wharf

  • Tour of Alcatraz Island - the infamous maximum security penitentiary that once incarcerated the legendary Chicago Gangster Al Capone

  • Visit and have lunch at the Chinese Community Street Fair

  • Visit Natural Bridges State Beach

  • Visit the Santa Cruz Boardwalk

What is the cost per student?  

      The all inclusive cost per student (including all meals) is $1700.  The CHSMBPAI will subsidize $300 per student making the final cost $1400.  
     Additional fundraising events will be planned to help offset the final costs.  The final amount to be announced at the December 2019 General Meeting.

 

What is the payment schedule?

Payment #1, $400, Due May 15, 2019

Payment #2, $350, Due September 10, 2019

Payment #3, $350, Due November 12, 2019

Payment #4, $300, Due December 10, 2019

 

For freshmen, Payment #1 & #2 are both due on September 10, 2019.

 

Please make checks payable to "CHSMBPAI" and turn all checks in to Charles McCarrick.

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