- Date: Oct. 19, 2013
- Time: 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
- Civic Centre Park 101 Queen Street N. @ Margaret Ave. (Centre In The Square) Kitchener, ON
This family focused event begins at 9:30 am with the popular Family FunFest, loaded with activities, including “Firefighter Combat Challenge”, demonstations of firefighters performing vehicle extrication with ‘jaws of life’, new & antique fire/emergency apparatus, TimBits, coffee, hot chocolate, and a selection of breakfast food (for donation) and children’s entertainment.
At 12:30, the Ceremonial Memorial Parade kicks off, featuring new and antique fire trucks, Pipes & Drums bands (from variousfire departments), other emergency
services and organizations. A public memorial service will be held at 1pm, honouring all fallen firefighters/emergency workers, including 14 from the Kitchener Fire Department.
Parade maps and details are online at www.kitchenerfirefighters.ca.