THE SHOW

What is the Seattle Summer Music Games? 

COLOR.  PAGEANTRY.  SPECTACULAR MUSIC.

The Seattle Summer Music Games is the most attended Drum Corps competition in the Pacific Northwest. In cooperation from the Renton Chamber of Commerce and the City of Renton, the Seattle Summer Music Games is a Seafair Sanctioned Community Event.

Join us for an afternoon of fun prior to the show.  Experience the finest in Pacific Northwest cuisine from some of the top area food trucks.​ Shop at our souvenir marketplace, relax in our beer and wine garden.

Hosted by the Seattle Cascades, Washington state’s only World Class drum and bugle corps, the 2019 Seattle Summer Music Games featured some of Drum Corps International's top competitors, including:
 

TYPICAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
 

2 PM

  • Beer & Wine Garden Opens
    Where: Carpenters Hall across from Stadium

     

3 PM

  • Box Office Opens
    Where: Renton Memorial Stadium


    You may pick up your will-call tickets at the designated windows.  Any remaining GA or Reserved seats will be available for purchase.  We strongly recommend purchasing in advance to ensure you get the best seats.
     

4 PM

  • Gates Open
    Where: Renton Memorial Stadium
    Special gate access for advance ticket holders.

     

  • Seattle Summer Music Games Marketplace Opens
    Souvenir merchandise will be available from each of the corps in competition from 4 pm through the Intermission at 8 PM.

     

  • Pre-Show Entertainment!
    Around 5 PM check out the free pre-show entertainment by Blue Thunder and Soundwave at the Beer & Wine Garden at Carpenters Hall. .

6:00 PM

  • The Seattle Summer Music Games Begin
    The order of performance and step-off times for each corps is set by Drum Corps International closer to the start of the season.  

2019 SEATTLE SUMMER MUSIC GAMES
COMPETITORS

The 2019 Seattle Summer Music Games featured some of Drum Corps International's top World and Open Class corps.  If you missed last years performances by these corps, here are some of the highlights from their performances at the 2018 Drum Corps International World Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana.

TRAVELING TO SEATTLE FOR THE SHOW?

Be sure to check out the great rates and amenities at our Official Summer Music Games Hotel Partner, Red LLion Hotel & Conference Center in Renton.  In previous years, they offered a special Seattle Summer Music Games Discount!  If you've never visited Seattle before, be sure to check out our picks for some of the best things to see and do in while you are here

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