For those in cooler climates who may just be experiencing the first snows of the impending winter, nothing will warm you up better than looking ahead to the heat of the summer drum corps season.

If you'd like to get your hands on tickets to some of Drum Corps International's most popular events from June through August, mark your calendars for MEGA MONDAY coming up on December 5!

On that very special day, we'll be putting tickets on sale to a record number of shows for the 2012 Drum Corps International Tour. This will be your early opportunity grab some of the best seats in the house for some of the most popular tour stops of the year.

Before then, be sure to sign up for's "Box Office Alerts" so you can be in the know when these and other 2012 event tickets will go on sale.

The following tickets will be available through the Drum Corps International Box Office or Ticketmaster on MEGA MONDAY, Dec. 5.

2012 Drum Corps International Tour Events

Akron, OH

Saturday, June 16

InfoCision Stadium, University of Akron

Louisville, KY

Sunday, June 17

Papa John's Cardinal Stadium

Clovis, CA

Friday, June 22

Buchanan High School Stadium

Orlando, FL

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Florida Citrus Bowl

Stanford, CA

Saturday, June 23

Stanford Stadium, Stanford University

Muncie, IN

Friday, June 29

Scheumann Stadium, Ball State University

Omaha, NE

Monday, July 9

Buell Stadium at Millard South High School

Bowling Green, OH

Wednesday, July 11

Doyt Perry Field, Bowling Green State University

Lebanon, IL

Monday, July 16

Leemon Field, McKendree University

Round Rock, TX

Thursday, July 19

Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex

Dallas, TX

Tuesday, July 24

Lake Highlands High School

Hattiesburg, MS

Wednesday, July 25

M.M. Roberts Stadium, Univ. of Southern MS

Little Rock, AR

Thursday, July 26

Memorial Stadium

Atlanta, GA

Saturday, July 28

Georgia Dome

Allentown, PA

Friday, Aug. 3

J. Birney Crum Stadium

Allentown, PA

Saturday, Aug. 4

J. Birney Crum Stadium

DCI World Championship Prelims

Thursday, Aug. 9

Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis

DCI World Championship Semifinals

Friday, Aug. 10

Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis

DCI World Championship Finals

Saturday, Aug. 11

Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis

2012 Drum Corps Associates World Championships

DCA Championship Preliminary Competitions

Saturday, Sept. 1

Navy-Marine Corps Stadium, Annapolis, MD

The Alumni Spectacular

Sunday, Sept. 2

Navy-Marine Corps Stadium, Annapolis, MD

DCA World Championship Finals

Sunday, Sept. 2

Navy-Marine Corps Stadium, Annapolis, MD