Citadel Parade


Citadel Parade

The Citadel Parade held on Fridays during the school year is an impressive, must-see event. The dress parades consist of about 2,000 members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets marching onto Summerall Field while the Regimental Band and Pipes perform and cannons are fired. The precision and dedication these cadets display is really inspiring. The tradition of parading troops can be traced back to the time of Alexander the Great. The Drill procedures and movements on the parade field are identical to the tactical maneuvers employed on the battlefield in the past. Visit the Citadel’s website (use link below) to check the schedule for specific dates and starting times. Since parking on campus can be a problem, you should plan to arrive 30 minutes before the start of the parade. Cadets will welcome you to campus and direct you to visitor parking.



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Citadel Parade Address and Map


Citadel Parade
171 Moultrie St.
Charleston SC 29409
Citadel Parade Schedule


Citadel Parade Schedule


Fall 2021

Date Time Type
3-Sep 1545 Awards Review
10-Sep 1545 Awards Review
11-Sep 1100 2020 Homecoming Jeep Review
17-Sep 1545 Retreat
24-Sep 1545 Retreat
2-Oct 1100 Parents Day Jeep Review
15-Oct 1545 Retreat
22-Oct 1545 Retreat
29-Oct 1545 Retreat
5-Nov 1545 Retreat
12-Nov 1710 Twilight Parade
13-Nov 1100 Homecoming Jeep Review



Insider's Tip on getting to the Citadel Parade


Parking can be hard to come by and it can take extra time to get on and off campus for the Friday parades. Consider taking the free downtown area shuttle bus to the parade. Take Route 213 (purple route) and get off at Burke High School. You will then be about a half of a mile from Summerall Field. 


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