The 63rd annual Niagara Grape & Wine Festival Parade was held in St. Catharines on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Known as one of the largest parades in Canada, it attracts around 200,000 spectators each year.
This is the 9th consecutive year that The Tian Guo Marching Band has participated. When the band marched past the stage, the host Glen Kotyk announced, “Let’s welcome The Divine Land Marching Band from Toronto. They always bring us a great performance and have made a huge contribution to our community.”
Audience members applauded loudly and many praised the band. A woman called Cathy exclaimed, “Fantastic! This is amazing! I love them!” Her friend Iggy stated, “It’s awesome! I see this marching band every year and I really like it. The music is so wonderful.” Dan Gray, who watched the parade with his daughter and grandson said, “We are very happy today. The music is really energizing and the marching band looks gorgeous. Thank you very much for coming”.