The Beat Goes On Marching Band
Portland Mardi Gras Parade
Tue March 1, 2022
Laissez les bons temps roulez!
The Mysti Krewe of Nimbus organizes a family-friendly
Portland Mardi Gras Parade
every year ("the last Mardi Gras Parade in America").
TBGO was part of this event for the first time in 2017 and returns to the scene of the crime for another year .
Parade steps off at 7 PM at Victoria Bar, 4835 N Albina Ave, and heads south on Albina and Mississippi Avenue
to Ecliptic Brewing at 825 N Cook.
St Patrick's Day Parade
Sun March 13, 2022
Northeast Portland is throwing its 33rd Annual St Patrick's Day Parade
(read the story of this quirky event
We'll head west from Fernwood/Cleary School (NE 33rd & Hancock) at 1 PM. Huzzah for neighborhood parades!
Sun June 12, 2022
The Metal Powder Industries Federation is coming to Portland for PowderMet 2022 to confer and otherwise hobnob with
their fellow wizards.
TBGO will be there to kick off the conference in style!
St. Helens Kiwanis Community Parade
St. Helens, OR
Sat June 18, 2022
After a two year hiatus, the St. Helens Kiwanis Community Parade hits the streets again with a theme of
"Coming Back Together 2022".
The parade proceeds down Columbia Blvd to Old Town, stepping off at Noon.
Look for us at the Shriner's BBQ following the parade!
Sat June 25, 2022
We've got a wedding to attend!
Looking forward to adding a little more "special" to one happy couple's special day.
Morningstar Senior Living
Sun July 3, 2022
Morningstar Senior Living is hosting a micro-parade (i.e., just TBGO) at its Beaverton location
to celebrate Independence Day.
We'll be there beginning at 1:30 pm for a little marching and a few mini-shows with fun tunes to liven up the weekend.
Claremont Fourth of July
Mon July 4, 2022
The Claremont Community (NW Country Club Dr) stages a July Fourth neighborhood parade every year featuring
decorated golf carts, classic cars, and free ice cream and drinks.
The sheriff's department sends motorcycle police and TVFR sends a fire engine.
And THIS year they'll have a marching band -- us!
Parade steps off around 1:30 pm and catch our show near the Clubhouse afterward.
Newberg Old-Fashioned Festival
Sat July 30, 2022
Newberg throws a great party and a fun parade!
The Grand Parade steps off at 10 AM,
then stop by Memorial Park for our post-parade show (time TBD).
Let's have a little old-fashioned fun!
National Night Out
Tue Aug 2, 2022
The Bridlemile Neighborhood Association hosts a National Night Out celebration with a picnic in Hamilton Park beginning about 6:00 PM. Since no one wants a quiet, pleasant picnic they've asked us to liven up the joint <grin!>. Hope to see all you folks from the Raleigh Hills area at the park!
Gladstone Community Festival
Sat Aug 6, 2022
The Gladstone Community Festival
began as the Chautauqua Festival in 1894.
Now, more than 125 years later, this event continues to bring Gladstone together to celebrate summer with a wide array
of entertainment and events.
Parade steps off at 10 AM from Gladstone High School and heads down and around Portland Avenue,
ending at Max Patterson Park.
TBGO will also perform in Max Patterson Park immediately following the parade.
Sat Aug 20, 2022
Multnomah Days is back!
We love the folks in Multnomah Village, and they've been kind enough to return the favor over the years.
There isn't a parade this year, but the Street Fair will be in full swing.
Join us near the Lucky Lab Pub for 30 minutes of TBGO tunes beginning at 3:05 pm.
Oregon State Fair
Aug 26 thru Sept 5, 2022
The Oregon State Fair
is back in action this year and
we'll join them throughout the 2022 run of the Fair.
If you're walking along the promenade and hear something odd behind you -- take a look, it's probably us on parade!
Check out the livestock, ride some rides, eat stuff that's not good for you, and we'll see you in Salem.
Got a big birthday coming up?
Bring TBGO to the party and it'll be one you won't forget!!!