The world famous Hardin Simmons University Cowboy Marching Band and the Six White Horses are scheduled to march in the 24th annual Children’s Medical Center Holiday Parade in downtown Dallas Saturday, December the 3rd, this year's parade will also feature a performance by American Idol winner Jordin Sparks.
This will be the 24th time the Cowboy Marching Band and it's six white companions will appear in the Children’s Medical Center Holiday Parade through downtown Dallas. Anyone who is not able to make it to the actual parade, are welcomed to watch the Cowboy Band march through some neighboring streets around HSU as they prepare for the parade. A practice session is scheduled for Wednesday, November 30, at 4 p.m. The rehearsal starts at the Cowboy Band Hall. Jordin Sparks will sing "The Cure," a song off of her latest album "Battlefield," which is the theme song for Children's Medical Center's original dramatic documentary series "Children's Med Dallas," Tickets are available for bleachers positioned along Commerce Street and City Hall Plaza, starting at $25. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Children's Medical Center Dallas.

The Six White Horse Team and the Cowboy Band will march in the Parade of Lights in downtown Abilene on November 29, 2011, and they will both appear in the Ranger, Texas, Christmas parade at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 2, as they head to Dallas. The Six White Horses Team will also appear in the Coleman, Breckenridge, Anson, and Hawley Christmas parades.
source: Janlyn Thaxton HSU Media Relations