On October 8, 2018, the 50thannual Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade commenced at 9 A.M. 115 groups participated. Despite the rain, 150,000 spectators lined the streets.
Audience members excitedly welcomed The Tian Guo Marching Band. A spectator named Jim praised the band saying, “The notes from their instruments are composed well into such pleasant music! Their sprit is aspiring and comforting. I’m touched by their devotion.”
German immigrant Renate gave The Tian Guo Marching Band a thumbs up, “You are great! I’m excited by the music. You are so aspiring!” A woman named Rose exclaimed, “Your band performance is beautiful! It touched my heart.”
A photographer called Al took many pictures of the band and said that they were very impressive.