The  Optimists  Alumni  Drum  &  Bugle  Corps

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

. . . March On!

Notices & Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events in 2017

This is a list of upcoming drum corps events which may, or may not, include the Optimists Alumni. With a couple of exceptions, these events are happening within about a 500 mile drive of Toronto.

If you'd like to have your event listed, please send an email to Bob Carell (toronto_optimist at






Sat. April 1 Optimists Grimsby (Blessed Trinity High School) 1:00 pm Exhibition
Sat. April 29 Optimists Hamilton (St Mary's High School) TBA Exhibition
Sunday May 7 Optimists Guelph (W F Mitchell Athletics Centre) TBA Exhibition at Drumline Ontario Championships
Saturday June 3 Optimists Streetsville TBA Bread and Honey  Parade
Saturday, June 3 Confirmed Brantford TBA Canada's 150th Birthday Parade
Saturday June 10 Optimists Toronto Cancelled "Bestival" Parade
Saturday June 17 Optimists Meadowvale & Kingston Rd. Cancelled Highland Creek Parade
Monday, June 26 DCI Hamilton, OH   Summer Music Games in Cincinnati
Tuesday, June 27 DCI Pittsburgh, PA   Innovations in Brass
Friday, June 30 DCI Allentown, PA   Drum Corps: An American Tradition
Saturday, July 1 Optimists Port Dover TBA Canada Day Parade
Tuesday, July 4 DCI Lynn, MA TBA The Beanpot Invitational
Saturday, July 22 Optimists Waterloo Square, King St.,  Waterloo ON Noon performance with Northstar
Weds. August 2 DCI Pittsburgh, PA   DCI Pittsurgh
Friday, Aug 4 DCI Allentown, PA   DCI Eastern Classic
August 3 — 16 Optimists South Korea   Optimists Korea Trip
Sunday, Aug 6 DCI Rome, NY   Drums Along The Mohawk
Sunday, Aug 6 DCI Buffalo, NY   Drum Along the Waterfront
Monday, Aug 7 DCI Erie, PA   Lake Erie Fanfare
Sat., August 12 DCI Indianapolis TBA DCI Finals
Sun., August 27 Optimists Waterloo TBA Barry Wood's Invitational BBQ + Performance