EVENT: St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Vancouver, March 17, 2013

Top ‘o the mornin’ to ye! ‘Tis a great day to be Irish, you can be sure.

See you at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Vancouver, March 17, 2013. The parade marches off at 11 am along Howe Street, and we’ll be there with our fire trucks and green hats.

On the lyre: It’s a Long Way to Tipperary, and McNamara’s band. Make sure you sing along as we walk by!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


VIDEO: St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Vancouver, 2012

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Band, along with the Fire Chief and Ladder Truck 7, marching and playing Irish tunes in Vancouver’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 18, 2012.


Pictures from the St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2011

Here are some pictures from the 2011 St. Patrick’s Day Parade on a gorgeous spring day in downtown Vancouver!

For the parade, we marshalled (got organized with all the other parade entrants) on the deck of the Granville Street bridge, which meant we got to soak in the sun for a while, and get a few photos of some of the other entrants, before the parade rolled out. Then we travelled north (the wrong way!) down the Howe Street on-ramp and […]


St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2011

Once again, we will be in the annual Celticfest St. Patrick’s Day Parade! The event takes place on March 20, 2011, starting at 11 am at Howe and Drake and marching NORTH along Howe Street to Georgia and Granville.

We will be on a float because we’re bringing the whole swing band along, and haven’t figured out how to march with a piano or bass amp yet! However, this also means that if it’s raining, we may not be able to […]