A top down view of the pedestrian ramp near the Marriott Center. It's dotted with people and at the bottom, leading the procession, is the BYU Cougar Marching Band.
Photo by Nathaniel R. Edwards

Following the BYU Homecoming Opening Ceremony in October, students flood from the Marriott Center and onto one of BYU’s iconic spiral walkways, led by the Cougar Marching Band.

The walk, sometimes called the “The Pied Piper March,” began in 2008. The drumline plays its signature cadence while followers march to Brigham Square in the heart of campus; there students are treated to lunch and a mini outdoor concert featuring some of the marching band’s current tunes.

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