The wait is finally over and the Pride of the Mountains has arrived in New York City.

For some students, this is their first time away from North Carolina. It’s clear that everyone excited about all that the city has to offer.

It’s 3 days until Macy’s and the students of Pride of the Mountains are taking a much-needed break to tour NYC.

Central Park

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Rockefeller Center

Making History in NYC

This year, Pride of the Mountains will become one of the only bands in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade history to perform twice in 5 years.

Over 500 Catamounts will make the trip from Cullowhee to New York City to lead the parade. The journey to this incredible day begins now, follow along on this once-in-a-lifetime experience.