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.

About VFRS Band

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

Jun
29

Band Update for June 29, 2021

Thank you for visiting our site!

The Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Band is very much looking forward to resuming rehearsals and events after a long, long hiatus for COVID-safety reasons. We hope you managed to cope well and stay healthy during this past year and a half, and are pretty sure you are as excited about getting back to enjoying live music as we are!

With today’s BC Public Health Order announcement for July 1, 2021, we are ready now […]

Nov
18

Bright Nights in Stanley Park

One of our favourite times of the year is Christmas! One of our favourite events at Christmastime is the Bright Nights in Stanley Park Volunteer Appreciation Night.

Many (hundreds?) of firefighters volunteer their time to create a festive, sparkly Winter Wonderland by the Stanley Park Train, then invite families from the whole Lower Mainland to come and enjoy the scene. Even better, they start working on it in October! (Ever wonder how they get the Maple Leaf flag — made of […]

Nov
05

VIDEO: Tribute to Canada’s Veterans and Military Valour – BC Lions’ Game Halftime – Nov. 1, 2013

We were very proud to participate in this massed band tribute, led by the NADEN Band from Esquimalt, to honour our Canadian veterans and current-serving military personnel at this special half-time show during the final BC Lions’ Game of the season.

Nov
01

EVENT: Half-time show during BC Lions’ game, Nov 1, 2013

Looking forward to tonight: we’ll be performing during the BC Lions’ half-time show as part of a big massed-band (lots of bands playing together) to honour military and paramilitary personnel.

See you at the game!

Mar
17

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!