BDPA 65th Anniversary

Sapphire Summer

Celebration Weekend

July 9-10, 2022

Bay Area, CA

2022 marks the 65th anniversary of BD Performing Arts, and we're planning an action-packed weekend to celebrate with our friends, family, alumni, and fans! It all kicks off on Saturday, July 9 with a friendly Golf Tournament before we gather for an unforgettable evening at the Sapphire Summer Gala. And don't forget the triumphant return of The Blue Devils at DCI West on Sunday!

Click on the events above to learn more and purchase tickets. Whether you can join us for the full weekend, or just one event, we look forward to celebrating with you live and in-person once again!


For those traveling to join us for the weekend's events, we encourage you to fly into San Jose International Airport (SJC) on Friday and depart on Monday. We have reserved a block of rooms at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara which is attached to the Convention Center where we are hosting the Gala. Our special rate is good for check in from Friday, July 8th through check out on Monday, July 11th. Book your room today before they fill up!


If you have any questions or would like to learn more about how you can donate, volunteer, or sponsor an event, please email

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