On Saturday, the sixth annual Gulf Coast Invitational Marching Band Festival & Competition will showcase more than 2,000 student performers from some of the best high school bands in the region.
The Biloxi High School Band & Band Boosters will host the event, which will be held at Biloxi High School stadium.
Twenty-three bands from Mississippi, Louisiana and Florida will perform for evaluation and competition in front of thousands of spectators and a national panel of adjudicators.
Admission to the event is $10 for an all-day pass (regardless of arrival time) and ages 5 or younger are admitted free. Gates open at 9:30 a.m. and concessions and multiple vendors will be available.