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Philadelphia Trip 2019



November 25-26, 2019


The trip is coming soon.  Here is a final trip packet with forms for getting excused from class. 

Would you like to know what the menu is for Hard Rock Cafe?  Click Here.


This year the UEMB will be traveling to Philadelphia, PA and the Kalahari Water Park. This trip is not mandatory although we would like to have as many members of the marching band on the trip as possible. Fund raising opportunities will be available throughout the season to help defray the cost of the trip. Below is a schedule of when payments will be due and a tentative itinerary


For any student who would like to participate in the 2019 UEMB trip:


Initial Deposit


Due Friday September 6, 2019


Final Payment


Due Friday October 11, 2019

*based on quad rate


Make checks payable to “UE Bands”

We also accept payments by credit card & paypal through our charms website

(See page 27 of the Band Packet for more info)


Please note the rate above is based on a four students to a room.

Adults who join us will pay a rate below based on room occupancy.


$269/person based on quad occupancy

$290/person based on triple occupancy

$310/person based on double occupancy

$392/person based on single occupancy


Monday November 25th

7:00am     Departure

11:00am     Arrive National Constitution Center

                        525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA (215) 409-6700

11:30am     Freedom Rising

TBA           Lunch on your own in Delegates Café.

1:00pm      Independence National Visitor Center

1:20pm      Independence Hall – guided tour (42 Tickets)

1:40pm      Independence Hall – guided tour (48 Tickets)

2:15pm       Liberty Bell Pavilion – no tickets but there is security check

3:00pm     Departure

3:30pm     Eastern State Penitentiary – guided tour

                  2027 Fairmount Avenue P: (215) 236-5111

4:45pm      Departure

5:00pm     Philadelphia Museum of Art  

Rocky Steps/Statue – Picture stop if available

5:30pm     Departure

6:00pm     Dinner @ Hard Rock Café

                  1113 Market St, Philadelphia, PA (215) 238-1000

7:30pm      Departure

8:00pm     Check in Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia City Avenue.

                  4100 Presidential Blvd, Philadelphia, PA (215) 477-0200


Tuesday November 26th

7:00am     Buffet Breakfast @ hotel

8:00am     Check out and departure

10:00am   Arrive Kalahari Lodge Poconos Indoor Water Park

                  250 Kalahari Blvd, Pocono Manor, PA (608) 254-5425

4:30pm     Departure

6:00pm     Arrive Home

Please see Mrs. Klein or Mr. Bill for a trip packet or click here.  

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