Festivals

Festivals make memorable student tour destinations.  Here are just a few from C&G Tours. You'll enjoy the Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester, VA, Canada's Woodstock Festival, the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C., the Smokey Mountain Music Festival, and the Dollywood Parade in Pigeon Forge.

With more than 100 years of combined travel experience, our staff assures the security and professionalism you demand, along with customized tour packages guaranteed to make each outing an unforgettable journey.

With more than 100 years of combined travel experience, our staff assures the security and professionalism you demand, along with customized tour packages guaranteed to make each outing an unforgettable journey.  Contact C&G Tours Today.

Download our Student Destinations Guide or our Elementary & Middle School Destinations Guide, which include sample itineraries and special information for performing musical groups.  Free Adobe Reader required.

Prices: Prices based on 40 paid, cost may vary for smaller groups. 

Apple Blossom (May)

The Apple Blossom Festival located in Winchester, VA is one of the largest festivals in the United States. March in the Fireman's Parade on Friday evening or in the Grand Apple Blossom Parade on Saturday. Your band may want to do both! Your auxiliary groups are also welcome to participate in one of the numerous competitions. This festival may also be combined with a day in Kings Dominion.

  • 2 Nights Lodging
  • 2 Breakfasts
  • 1 Dinner
  • Pizza at Hotel
  • Tour Guide
  • Nighttime Security
  • Liability Insurance
  • Taxes and Gratuities

Woodstock Festival (May)

After checking into your hotel you'll enjoy the excitement of cheering your favorite knight onto victory at Medieval Times. Next is a fun filled day at Paramount's Canada's Wonderland. Here you'll enjoy movie themed rides and fantastic shows. On day three participate in the Woodstock Festival, one of the largest parades in all of Canada. Following a brief stop at Niagara Falls, we begin the trip home.

  • 2 Nights Lodging
  • 2 Breakfasts
  • Pizza at Hotel
  • Medieval Times
  • Canada's Wonderland
  • Tour Guide
  • Nighttime Security
  • Liability Insurance
  • Taxes and Gratuities 1 Free Package (double/triple occupancy) per 20 Paid in Full 

Cherry Blossom (April)

Enjoy the spirit of the season as over 3,000 cherry trees begin to blossom. After the famous Cherry Blossom Parade you're off to see many Memorials and the Smithsonian. From here, you will continue your trip with a nighttime tour of Washington, D.C. After a good nights sleep, the next day will be spent at Kings Dominion. The last day will be spent sightseeing in D.C. or Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

  • 2 Nights Lodging
  • 2 Breakfasts
  • 1 Dinner
  • Kings Dominion
  • Tour Guide
  • Nighttime Security
  • Liability Insurance
  • Taxes and Gratuities
  • Two Complimentary Packages (Double Occupancy) Per Coach
  • 1 Free Package (double/triple occupancy) per 20 Paid in Full

Tennessee

Come visit the majestic Appalachian Mountain areas of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg Tennessee.

All these trips include a show at Music Mansion and (or) an optional dinner show at Dixie Stampede.

Admission to Dollywood is included in the Dollywood Grand Opening Parade Package and an optional choice in all others!

Smokey Mt. - Gatlingburg (April-May)

Consider participating in the Smokey Mountain Music Festival - which includes competitions in Field Band, Parade, Concert & Jazz Bands, Orchestra, Choral Group as well as Winterguard. The choice is yours!

Dollywood - Pigeon Forge (April)

The Dollywood Grand Opening Parade, featuring Dolly Parton as the grand marshal, is one of the biggest events in Tennessee. Indulge in the festivities, awesome thrill rides, shopping, and mouth-watering southern cooking. Side trips are also available to Gatlinburg for a breathtaking ride up the side of the mountain.

From class trips to performing musical student groups, C&G Tours has the experience to deliver safe and enjoyable field trips to students of all ages.

Our personal touch and experience are guaranteed to bring you peace of mind in planning your next student tour or educational class tour. 

Founded in 1992 with the purpose of providing high quality student tours at competitive prices, C&G Tours knows that travel can be one of the most important growth experiences in a young life, and we are dedicated to making those class trips fun, safe, affordable, and unforgettable with our variety of Eastern U.S. and Canadian destinations.