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Marching Band Tours of Ireland

Performance Tours of Ireland for all types of Marching Bands, University bands, Parade and Pipe bands.

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Discover Ireland Tours have been looking after marching bands on their performance of tour of Ireland since 1989. No matter if you're a small group of performers or a fully-fledged high school band we know how to plan your trip to perfection and look after your musical needs. Essentially we allow you to focus on music and performing while we take care of all the logistics such as transportation of your valuable instruments and heavy equipment. Our goal is to provide a successful trip for your marching band so that everyone can return home with a positive attitude towards their musical experience.

Assisting With Venue and Logistics on Marching Band Performance Tours of Ireland

We want to provide you with the best musical and travel experience of Ireland possible, which is why we always aim to make the trip easy and fun. You don't have to worry about there not being enough hotel rooms or not enough bus seats. Discover Ireland Tours take care of all the travel, accommodation and help you with selecting appropriate venues to perform. We always provide plenty of options for leisure activities too so your group can find the right balance between performing and recreation. Please also let us know if you'd like to incorporate an educational tour with your performance tour as we specialise in that as well.

Opportunity to Meet other Bands and The Irish People on Marching Band Concert Tours of Ireland

It may be possible for you to meet other marching bands particularly if you are performing at a parade or festival. Music is an international language that bridges the divide between cultures and age-groups and meeting other national and international marching bands could prove a valuable experience. For high school marching bands we may be able to arrange for you to visit an Irish school and perform there as well as interact with Irish students. Our marching bands tours of Ireland aim to not only help you grow as musicians, but as people too and hopefully provide social opportunities for your group.

Ensuring Marching Band Tour's Run Like Clock-Work

Our fundamental task is the security and safety of those on the marching band tour. We make sure everything runs smoothly so the musical director/teacher can enjoy the trip too. We let you focus on your bands performance with fund-raising done and the trip in our safe hands.

Marching band enjoying st.Patrick's day parade on marching band performance tours of Ireland. Marching band enjoying st.Patrick's day parade on marching band performance tours of Ireland

Our Marching Band Tours

The St. Patrick's Day Parade is known throughout the world. Performing with your marching band here is an authentically Irish experience whether your performing in a small countryside village or Dublin city. If some or all of your group are in a marching band we can arrange an appearance at performances & parades throughout the country.

Marching Band Performance Tours of Ireland

Parades and Festival on your marching band tour of Ireland

There are many parades and festival on throughout the year in Ireland that may be suitable for your marching band. We have vast experiencing at arranging marching bands to perform and helping them with registering for these events. Parades and festivals have proven to be a great opportunity for a marching band to grow as musicians and improve their skills. It can give the band something to aim towards in the months beforehand and can give a great purpose to rehearsals and band practice. We aim to provide your band with valuable experience that improves your ability to march while playing, improve musicianship and also the ability to put your own stamp on your music and make it stand out from other marching bands.

Parades and festivals are very popular in Ireland are often an opportunity for your marching band to be seen by thousands. When organising marching band performance tours of Ireland, we like to try to organise an opportunity to scout the route beforehand and prepare a session nearby where you can practice your turns and lineup. Ireland can be cold and weather very changeable, so we urge that you make sure to be prepared and have appropriate uniforms available. Hydration is also vitally important although there are usually water stations available along the route or in the proximity. Contact us today and we'll see if we can find a parade or festival suitable for your marching band or the time of year you plan to travel.

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Marching Bands enjoying performing at parades on marching band performance tours of Ireland
St.Patrick's Day parades are a major attraction for high school marching bands on marching band concert tours of Ireland

St. Patrick's Day Parade

The St. Patrick's Day parade is the most popular choice for marching bands wanting to perform in Ireland. St. Patrick's Day is the national day of celebration in Ireland where everyone wears green to celebrate the nation and create a carnival atmosphere! Discover Ireland Tours have arranged for marching bands to perform in the Dublin St. Patrick's Day parade in front of over 500,000 people who line the streets each side as well being televised on the nation's main broadcaster! If this feels a bit daunting to you, equally we can arrange for you to perform in a small village parade in front of a couple of hundred people. There are many other towns and cities who have parades too and the audiences sizes are of quiet a broad range. St. Patrick's Day takes place on March 17th each year so get in touch if you feel this is a good time of year for your marching band tour of Ireland.

March is a popular time for high schools and marching bands to travel abroad. The St. Patrick's Day Parade is an Opportunity to be seen by thousands of people and meet other marching band students nationwide and around the world. improve your musicianship, ability to march while playing and your ability to provide unique entertainment amongst other marching bands. There may be an opportunity to scout the route beforehand, and can arrange a session nearby where you can practice your turns and lineup. Ireland can be cold and weather very changeable so make sure to be prepared and have appropriate uniforms available. Hydration is also important as the St. Patrick's day parade is long.

What we can include in your Irish Performance Tour


Ireland provides a huge range of accommodation options, from the simple and value to the historic and luxurious. Just let us know the level that's best for you.

Performance and rehearsal venues & Promotion

We can arrange a large variety of performances, from historic venues to parades and festivals.

Instrument Hire

We can arrange rental of the larger instruments for you such as percussion instruments.

Driver-Guide / Tour Manager

Engaging and knowledgeable, our expert driver-guides & tour managers will bring the vibrant history and culture of Ireland to life for your group.


Why not see some of Ireland's world-famous sites as part of your performance tour?


Transporting you and your instruments in safety and comfort, all your travel needs whilst in Ireland are our responsibility.


Tailored to your Level of Interest

Get the most of what you want out of Ireland. You can choose just how much of your time in Ireland is spent on your special interest and how much time you want to spend sightseeing and enjoying the friendly local culture.

Customized to your Budget

We offer value at every level. Our effective buying power ensures the best prices & tour sizes can be as small or as large as you like. Get in Touch with us about your tour. Our accommodating staff would love to help.

Superior Network of Suppliers

Our suppliers and support staff set us apart from other destination management agents in Ireland. A strong network of contacts is key to a successful trip to Ireland. The technical knowledge, the widest choice, the best value.

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Why Choose us

Let us be your Inbound Tour Operator for Ireland

Local Knowledge

Operating since 1989, we are the leading Irish destination management company, with unrivalled local knowledge. From the iconic sights to the unknown gems, we are your experts for all things Ireland.

Purchasing Power

Our scale and supplier relationships give us excellent purchasing power, giving your clients the very best rates. Booking through us is not only wonderfully easy, but also better value that booking hotels and attractions direct.

Unrivalled Contacts

After 35 years in business our contacts throughout Ireland are industry-leading, including a huge range of specialist options for niche tours.

Branded in Your Name

We are a business-to-business Irish inbound tour operator, and your clients will only see your name. Our aim is to give your clients the best possible experience, giving you the repeat business.

Effortless Tour Planning

As your one-stop solution for everything Ireland, you can relax. Our expertise is here to plan and deliver everything for you and your clients. If you already have an idea of the itinerary then let us quote, and if you would like us to design one for you, well that's what we're here for.

Proven Results

35 years in business and the reputation as Ireland's leading ground handling agent have not come from nothing. Get in touch today and let us show you what we can do.

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We have pre-existing agreements with all the major attractions, accommodation providers and transport companies in Ireland which means you get the best deal for your client when you book with us.

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Our ability to buy in bulk means we get excellent rates when booking an itinerary. We pass these savings onto you and your clients which means they are a happier customer and you get return business. Let us quote your tour idea today to see just how much you could save by booking your clients tour through us.

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Our Range of Performance Tours of Ireland:

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