Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services (VFRS) Band Archive

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Band: News, photos, videos, events, and other posts about what we're up to across Metro Vancouver, BC

About VFRS Band

Official firefighters' band for the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services, serving Metro Vancouver since 1927.


EVENT: 2012 Remembrance Day at Victory Square

Come join us in annual remembrance of those who fought — and still fight — for our freedom. Victory Square, Vancouver, about 10:15 am to about 12:30 pm, including ceremony, wreath laying, fly-past, and military parade.


EVENT: Coquitlam Fire/Rescue 100th Anniversay – September 9, 2012

Coquitlam Fire/Rescue is celebrating 100 years of fire service at a community event in Spirit Square in Coquitlam, across from Coquitlam City Hall, on September 9, 12 noon to 4 pm. Come on out to see fire and rescue demonstrations, and (of course) to hear the VFRS Band play swing band, big band, and pop tunes! We are proud to support our colleagues right across Metro Vancouver. Happy Anniversary, Coquitlam!


EVENT: West Point Grey Parade and Concert in the Park, June 23, 2012

EVENT: West Point Grey Parade and Concert in the Park, June 23, 2012 — Parade starts at 10 am; we take the stage in the concert at about 2 pm. Location: W10th and Blanca to Trimble Park, Vancouver, BC.


EVENT: April 28, 2012, Granville Island, Ocean Concrete Open House

PUBLIC EVENT: April 28, 2012 — noon to 1 pm — Ocean Concrete Open House on Granville Island, 1514 Johnson Street, Vancouver


St. Patrick’s Day 2012

The Fire Chief, John McKearney, with tuba players Dan and Wayne sporting their brand new instruments, in front of Ladder 7 before the 2012 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Vancouver.