Kingdom of the Sun Marching Band Festival

We are excited to welcome students, families, and community supporters to the 32nd annual

Kingdom of the Sun Marching Band Festival - an FMBC sanctioned regional competition.


See below for a Schedule of Events, and detailed show information in the Director's Pack. A few highlights: 

  • General admission is $12/adult, $10/student - Children under 5 are free! No parking fee

    • Spectators: please park in the Football Stadium parking lot​

  • Fresh concessions meals and several food/dessert vendors all day!

  • Event begins at 5:00pm, Presentation of Awards beginning at 8:45pm

Festival Adjudicators


Ivan Wansley - GE

Bill Pirzer - Ensemble

Jeff Mills - Individual


Alan Smith - GE

Chris Creswell - Ensemble

Rich Wohl - Individual


Jeremy Langford

Color Guard

Mike Higbe

Drum Major

John Leschak

Registered Bands

Ridgeview High School

Crystal River High School

Q. I. Roberts Jr - Sr High School

Lake Minneola High School

Bell Jr. Sr. High School

Trinity Christian Academy

East Ridge High School