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Pipes and Drums : Military Tattoo

West Point Military Tattoo
In the second week of April, the Pipes & Drums host other Pipes & Drums bands and performing groups at West Point’s Trophy Point. This event showcases each individual band and culminated in a massed bands evening retreat ceremony. This is a free event that is open to the West Point and local communities.

Approximately 20 Performing groups are invited to Trophy Point to perform in a non-competitive showcase of musical talent from the Hudson Valley and Tri-State region. The culmination of the day is an evening retreat ceremony with features the lowering of the flag at trophy point, and a performance of the massed bands. Rain date for the event is scheduled for two weeks after the primary date.


If you are attending the event, please ensure you bring a valid photo identification for each member of your group.  For seating, blankets and chairs are highly encouraged; guests may also bring picnic items as required

Groups that routinely participate in the Tattoo are:
  • AOH Orange County Pipes & Drums
  • Clan na Vale Pipes & Drums
  • Hudson Highlands Pipes & Drums
  • Firefighters Emerald Society of Westchester County Pipes and Drums
  • Firefighter McPadden Pipes and Drums
  • Hudson Valley Regional Police Pipes & Drums
  • Local 21 Pipes & Drums, Peekskill
  • MacGregor Pipe Band
  • NY State Courts Pipes & Drums
  • Pipes and Drums of the Police Emerald Society, Westchester County
  • Rampant Lion Pipe Band
  • Rhode Island Highlanders
  • Stephen P. Driscoll Memorial Pipe Band
  • USMA Band: The Hellcats
For information on the 32nd Annual West Point Military Tattoo, click here.
For directions to Trophy Point Amphitheater, click here.