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Macy’s Family, Friends & Alumni Package

Thanksgiving Week 2024

If you’ve followed the band around to perform on football fields – this is an elevated experience you won’t want to miss! Lincoln Band families, friends, fans and alumni are invited to join us for a special trip to create some memorable experiences in New York City. 

 

You’ll watch our marching band perform in the 2024 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, enjoy a holiday meal aboard a yacht with our students and much more! This 5-day, 4-night experience takes place Monday, November 25 until Friday, November 29, 2024. You can book this trip from anywhere in the US!

Family & Friends Package Options

We’re excited to partner with a longtime, trusted tour provider in NYC student travel experiences, Students on Broadway. (The SDSU marching band partnered with the same company for a memorable Macy’s experience.) There are no hard deadlines yet, but we need to start understanding interest. And the earlier you book and plan ahead, the easier it is to spread out installment payments.​ 

Dates: Monday, November 25 until Friday, November 29, 2024 with option to add more days

Family, Friends & Alumni pay for the full amount of their trip package. The Band Parents Association is involved in partnering with the tour operator, Students on Broadway, which organizes both the student trip and the optional Family, Friends and Alumni Package. Some of the itinerary includes interaction and events with the band members. Others are separate. 

 

Highlights include: 

  • Stay in a Times Square area hotel that's walkable to many locations including the parade route, Broadway shows, Radio City Music Hall and much more.

  • Watch our LHS Band in the 98th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!!!

  • Enjoy your Thanksgiving Dinner on a private yacht cruise just for LHS Band members and others LHS family, friends and alumni who get access through Students on Broadway. 

  • Participate in a jam session in Central Park. 

  • Choose to add on optional experiences including a NYC "get acquainted" tour, a Radio City show, and additional hotel nights for a longer holiday week stay in the Big Apple. 

  • Some activities take place alongside our band members. 

  • Take the worry away about transport if you choose Students on Broadway's charter flight or charter bus options to and from Sioux Falls. Or you can separately coordinate and book your own travel to and from NYC.

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