Waikiki Holiday Parade

Friday, November 27, 2015
7:00 pm

Friday, November 25, 2016
7:00 pm

The Waikiki Holiday Parade commemorates Pearl Harbor by honoring survivors and veterans in memory of the attacks from December 7, 1941. Local Hawaiian bands, marching bands from the mainland, military units, local officials and dignitaries march down torch-lit Kalakaua Avenue along Waikiki Beach. It is held annually the Friday following Thanksgiving Day and hosts thousands of spectators, residents and visitors alike.


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  • 2015 marks the 74th Anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor.
  • The 2015 Waikiki Holiday Parade visiting bands from the mainland are:
    • Central High SchoolCarrollton, GA
    • Farragut High SchoolKnoxville, TN
    • Ola High SchoolMcDonough, GA
    • Raymore-Peculiar High SchoolPeculiar, MO
  • 2016 marks the 75th Anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor.
  • The 2016 Waikiki Holiday Parade visiting bands from the mainland are:
    • Altus High SchoolAltus, OK
    • Ambridge High SchoolAmbridge, PA
    • Asheville High SchoolAsheville, NC
    • Batavia High SchoolBatavia, IL
    • Brentwood High SchoolBrentwood, TN
    • Burlington Teen Tour BandOntario, Canada
    • Central High SchoolLittle Rock, AR
    • Danvers High SchoolDanvers, MA
    • Dover High SchoolDover, PA
    • East Coweta High SchoolSharpsburg, GA
    • Hamilton High SchoolHamilton, OH
    • Jefferson High SchoolBloomington, MN
    • Lakeside High SchoolAtlanta, GA
    • Liberty High SchoolBethlehem, PA
    • Morgan County High SchoolMadison, GA
    • Mountain Ridge High SchoolGlendale, AZ
    • North Penn High SchoolLansdale, PA
    • Northern State UniversityAberdeen, SD
    • Oregon City High SchoolOregon City, OR
    • Police Pipes and Drums of Bergen CountyHillsdale, NJ
    • Pope High SchoolMarietta, GA
    • Powell High SchoolPowell, TN
    • Schurr High SchoolMontebello, CA
    • Science Hill High SchoolJohnson City, TN
    • Slinger High SchoolSlinger, WI
    • South Washington CountyWashington County, MN
    • Stewarts Creek High SchoolSmyrna, TN
    • Upland High SchoolUpland, CA
    • Virgil Grissom High SchoolHuntsville, AL