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was cancelled due to Hurricane Ian.

This was our annual fundraiser. Help us make our bottom line by learning how to support us.​

Do you love music? Then you don't want to miss Cavalcade, the annual high school marching band competition at Charlottesville High School, our biggest event of the year! This 34th Cavalcade possesses a rich tradition of superior musical performances and is one of the premier marching band competitions in central Virginia.


Come show your hometown spirit and cheer on the CHS Marching Black Knights as we host dozens of area bands in a showcase like no other! Enjoy concessions, raffles, and hours of musical performances. It's fun and excitement for the whole family.

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Sponsor Cavalcade: Give GOLD DUST a Chance to Shine


The Charlottesville High School Marching Band is ready to take on a series of statewide competitions with this year’s spaghetti-Western show, GOLD DUST. 


With almost 100 members, plus various coaches and chaperones, this means shoes, t-shirts, instruments, uniforms, food, supplies, and endless practice and volunteer hours, all coming together to represent Charlottesville. It is a massive effort.

Over 1000 kids and dozens of bands and hundreds of friends and community members from throughout the region will descend upon CHS for Cavalcade. The entertainment delights all ages.


This marching band competition takes a lot of resources to produce - but it also gives us a chance to build excitement and showcase our talented kids who have worked so hard.


Sponsoring the band now not only makes this season possible for our team but gets your name in front of people who appreciate your support and view you as a caring, vital member of the community.


See our sponsor levels.


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