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Event Series Event Series: 22nd Lexington Tattoo & Muster

Annual Lexington Tattoo & Muster

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

William Diamond Junior Fife Drummers at the Annual Patriots Day parade in Lexington.

William Diamond Junior Fife Drummers at the Annual Patriots Day parade in Lexington.On Friday, four featured fife and drum corps, including the William Diamond Junior Fife and Drum Corps, The Musick of Prescott’s Battalion, Connecticut Patriots Fife and Drum Corps and the Stony Creek Fife and Drum Corps will perform. The Lexington Minute Men will be Presenting Colors.

The corps will march from Depot Square in Lexington to the Battle Green. Once the corps arrive to the Green a military song performance, called a tattoo, will be held consisting of Revolution-era music by lantern light.

On Saturday, a total of 28 fife and drum corps from six states will march from Militia Drive along Worthen Road to Hastings Park. This will commence a free afternoon of fife and drum music from the 18th century and beyond. In addition to the parade, there will be ten vendors selling replica colonial-period goods as well as 18th-century encampment demonstrations.

Individual corps performances, called “Stand Pieces,” will begin at 12:30 p.m. and will continue throughout the afternoon.

Schedule

Tattoo | Friday, May 3, 2024 | Lexington Battle Green

6:15 PM – Performing Corps will gather at Depot Square, Lexington Center

6:30 PM – Corps Leaders and Majors meet with director Carmin Calabrese

6:50 PM – Parade from Depot Square to the Lexington Battle Green

7:00 PM – Tattoo commences on the Lexington Battle Green

 

Annual Muster | Saturday, May 4, 2024  | Hastings Park, Lexington

9:00 AM – Corps will check in at MC table and Vendor set-up begins

11:00 AM – Parade line-up on Lexington Battle Green. Any black powder weapons must be inspected by a Lexington Minutemen Safety Officer.

12:00 Noon – Parade steps off from Militia Drive to Hastings Park on Worthen Road

12:30 PM – Corps performances begin

1:00 to 3:00 PM – Muster Meal served at tent for ticketed participants

Jam follows last Corps Performance

Venue

The Depot
13 Depot Square
Lexington, MA 02420 United States
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