The Harry Wenger Marching Band Festival returns to Owatonna for its sixth appearance on Saturday, June 20. The Marching Fest begins at 11AM.

There are three "play" areas, with one of them being new this year. The first is located in front of Trinity Lutheran Church. The second "play" area is now between Academy and Agnes, with the final site in front of the judge's stand downtown.

New this year is a time limit of four and a half minutes. Bands will be penalized for going one second over or 15 seconds over, and if they exceed the time limit by 30 or more seconds they will be disqualified.

Class A Bands:

  • Dover-Eyota
  • Lake City
  • KMS
  • Winona Cotter

Class AA Bands:

  • Richfield
  • Henry Sibley
  • Milaca
  • Maple Grove

Class AAA Bands:

  • Waconia
  • Mankato Lancers
  • Champlin Park
  • 728 Cadets

The Owatonna Marching Band will be performing in exhibition.