Bands from all over the Midwest head to Sioux Falls for Festival of Bands

Music was in the air at the 31st annual Sioux Falls Festival of Bands.

Bands from all over the region participated in Saturday's parade and event at Howard Wood Field. Organizers say 28 bands participated.

Many say it's a great event that many bands look forward to throughout the year. It draws spectators from across the area.

According to a post on the organization's Facebook page, Marshall, Minn. won the Sweepstakes Field award, while Waseca, Minn. took home the overall Grand Champion award.