Marching Mizzou was selected to represent the state of Missouri in the 2022 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, marking the band’s first appearance. At the call of “Let’s Have a Parade,” signaling the start of the holiday tradition since 1924, Marching Mizzou will become a part of the celebration and history of this storied parade. “With a more than 135-year history, Marching Mizzou has a special legacy as one of the finest and most respected university band programs in the country,” said Wesley Whatley, Creative Producer of Music and Talent for Macy’s, Inc. The more than 300 members of Marching Mizzou will spend the next 18 months preparing for their parade debut. Rehearsals and creative fundraising events will bring the school and community closer together and ready the students for the performance of a lifetime! To kick-start the band’s fundraising efforts to help alleviate high costs to each individual band member, Macy’s has donated $10,000 in support of their march towards the Big Apple. Additionally, Mizzou has committed to match dollar-for-dollar the donations made by supporters like you, up to $60,000! Make your gift today to send “Marching Mizzou to Macy’s“ and show the country first-hand what the “Big ‘M’ of the Midwest” can do in Manhattan.