|Black Walnut Festival Parade|
|Location - State||Missouri|
A one-mile route straight through the heart of Stockton as part of the city's annual Black Walnut Festival. Bands line up at Stockton Middle School (906 South Street) at 1 pm and the parade steps off at 2 pm. Bands are grouped according to Spring 2023 MSHSAA classifications with a special category for Class 2 bands that are marching middle school students as part of the high school group. Three band directors will adjudicate music, marching, and general effect with special recognitions for outstanding music, drum major, drum line, and auxiliary corps. Awards are presented in the city park at 3:45 pm. Buses and support vehicles are moved to the end of the parade route after unloading at the middle school.