WHS Band Boosters

The Band is Boston Bound in 2018! April 2018 the Westfield High School band will travel to Boston, MA to participate in the annual Patriots Day festivities. Patriot's Day commemorates the battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775. The band will perform in the Patriot's Day parade and perform a concert at one of the many historical venues surrounding Boston. An informational meeting is planned for February 20. Mark your calendar. We will be discussing the trip details and kicking off the fund raising efforts. Any band student currently in grades 8-11 is eligible to participate. Questions? Contact our Trip Coordinator, Wendy Vivirito here.


Scheduled Activities: *Subject to Change. All activities dependent on availability at the time of booking.

  • Visit the SkyWalk Observatory
  • Visit Fenway Park, Home of The Boston Red Sox
  • Visit The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
  • Visit Faneuil Hall Market Place, with an outdoor performance.
  • A Live Music Demonstration in conjunction with The Berklee College of Music.
  • Admission to the Boston Orchestra or Pops in Concert.
  • A Private Workshop At Symphony Hall for Band.
  • Boston, A Historic Guided City Tour.
  • Admission to the Blue Man Group.
  • Lexington and Concord, A Guided Tour.
  • Participation in the Lexington Partriot's Day Parade.
  • A Boston Harbor Dinner/Dance Cruise.

On-line Trip Registration and Payment in 3 Easy Steps!!!


Step 1: Create your family trip account:

Please visit www.tripportal.net

Click on  "register now"

Enter Trip Code 1825/Name/Email Address/Select Password (confirmation email will be sent).


Step 2: Submit Registration Info: (Use "Traveler Registration" Tab)

Note: Each participant must be registered to be included on the trip roster.

Note: Review the members of your family that are registered on the "Registered Travelers" Tab.


Step 3: Submit Credit Care Info for Auto-Pay: (Use Payments Tab)

Note: Payment info must be submitted for each participant.

Note: Payment by check option available - mailing info on payment tab.


For QUESTIONS, please use the Trip Portal "Contat GMT" Tab.


***Initial Trip Registration Ends May 1st 2017***


Estimated Student Tour Price:

$1,550 per student/quad occupancy

Note: triple occupancy as needed only, not to exceed 25% of the total number of students.


Estimated Adult Tour Price:

$1,550 per adult/quad occupancy

$1,600 per adult/triple occupancy

$1,725 per adult/double occupancy

$2,049 per adult/single occupancy


*Prices based on a minimum of 130 passengers. Final Tour Pricing available June 2017, per specific airfare.


Price Includes:

Grueninger Music Tours tour director throughout trip.

Roundtrip Air per the itinerary (baggage fees may not be included).

Motorcoach transfers while in Boston per the itinerary, including driver tips.

Four (4) nights lodging in the Boston, MA area, including overnight security.

All meals, beginning with lunch on Day one and ending with breakfast on Day 5.

All Admission, Entry and Guide Fees.

All performance logistics.

Post-Departure Travel Insurance.

Luggage Tags and Itineraries for all tour participants.


Payment Schedule:

$250 per person on May 1, 2017

$250 per person on July 1, 2017

$250 per person on September 1, 2017

$250 per person on November 1, 2017

Trip Balance on February 1, 2018

Note: Registered credit cards will automatically be run for these amounts on these dates. All up to 2 weeks for charge to appear on credit card statement. Note: Late registrants will pay full amount due-to-date at time of registration.