Crown Jewel 2019

Marching Band Festival


Saturday, October 12, 2019


The 37th Annual Crown Jewel Marching Band Festival will be Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Vero Beach High School. Founded in 1981 by James Sammons and Gordon Popple, the Crown Jewel Festival is one of the oldest continuous marching festivals in Florida. Crown Jewel Festival has approximately 25 bands competing in 5 classifications every year. Judges with backgrounds including BOA, DCI, WGI, FBA, FMBC, FFCC training and adjudicating. March your band in our renovated Citrus Bowl where the Fighting Indians Marching Band and Band Boosters provide a smooth running contest and the Treasure Coast community provides a packed house of enthusiastic fans and spectators. Please come join us for the Crown Jewel Festival on October 12th here at Vero Beach High School’s stadium (Citrus Bowl).

Mark your calendar now - October 12, 2019




Approximately 9 AM



Citrus Bowl

Vero Beach High School
1707 16th Street
Vero Beach, FL 32960


General Admission 

Adults - $14
Youth (age 6-18)- $6
Children under 5 - Free

Vero Beach High School and the Citrus Bowl

Our renovated stadium is undergoing several phases of improvement. We have our new home and student seating, concessions, and front gate.

As well as our stadium, warmups will be held around Vero Beach High School's campus.


Page Howell, Festival Director

772 564 5451


Jessica Russell,  Assistant Festival Director

772 564 5451


James Sammons, Executive Director - Show Coordinator

772 532 9884








 Crown Jewel Marching Band Festival is proud to be sponsored by


2019 Opportunities for Sponsorship include Trophy Sponsorship