The 19th Annual Octoberfest Parade and Field Competition will be held on Saturday, October 18, featuring marching bands from Illinois, Missouri and Iowa. The parade will travel west from 33rd & Maine Streets at 2 p.m. that afternoon. The field competition at Flinn Stadium will begin at 5:15 p.m. 

The event is sponsored by the Quincy Public Schools, Friends of the Performing Arts, WGEM-TV and the Quincy Public School Music Department.  Admission is $6 with food available for purchase.

Proceeds will benefit the music programs throughout the Quincy Public Schools.

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