February 25, 2024
The North Carolina band takes half within the 2022 Vacation Bowl Battle of the Bands. Photograph credit score: holidaybowl.com

The Vacation Bowl isn’t simply concerning the recreation.

There’s the parade the morning of the sport, Wednesday, however the night time earlier than kick all of it off with the free Snapdragon Bowl Bash at 5 p.m. Tuesday within the Gaslamp Quarter.

The Battle of the Bands would be the spotlight of the festivities. It options the College of Louisville and USC marching bands performing on the nook of fifth Avenue and Market Avenue.

Along with the 6 p.m. Battle of the Bands, the Bowl Bash contains reside music, video games, contests, photograph alternatives and extra.

Qualcomm Applied sciences Inc. is the sponsor of the opening competition.

“We encourage San Diegans of all ages to attend the Snapdragon Bowl Bash,” stated Dennis Dubard, president of the 2023 Vacation Bowl. “Everybody can benefit from the unimaginable college marching bands, have dinner, take a look at all the opposite leisure and get caught up in a school soccer ambiance at its finest.”

The parade begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday on Harbor Drive. The sport between the Cardinals and the Trojans begins at 5 p.m. at Petco Park.