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!


EVENT: Chinese New Year Parade, Feb 17, 2013

This year’s Chinese New Year in Vancouver’s Chinatown will be the biggest one ever in its 40-year history, and we’ll be there again this year, too!

Full details on the parade are here:

Make sure you view the photo gallery from last year, too. Lots of amazing colours and costumes, and we even made the 14th frame! (Hint: we usually walk just in front of the fire trucks.)

Gung Hey Fat Choi!


EVENT: Dec 2, 2012 — Rogers’ Santa Claus Parade

Santa Claus is coming to town, and we’re going to join him with our band and our fire trucks! Dec 2, 2012, 1 pm, downtown Vancouver, and we’re almost at the very beginning so DON’T BE LATE or we’ll miss seeing you!


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.


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.