Showcasing the Forces

Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) bands and demonstration teams that perform at special events and ceremonies. Performance schedules and booking information. How we engage with the community.


Services and information


The Snowbirds’ performance schedule, squadron members, honorary appointments, and booking information.

CF-18 Demonstration Team

The CF-18 Demo Team’s season theme, schedule, and this year’s team members.

Ceremonial Guard

The Ceremonial Guard’s role and history. Schedules for Fortissimo and the Changing of the Guard.


The SkyHawks parachute team’s performance schedule, booking information, team members and application process.

Canadian Armed Forces bands

CAF bands and their official marches. Find a job as a CAF musician.

Community engagement

Write to the troops. Book a speaker. Learn about mascots, honorary appointments, the Canada Army Run and more.


60 seconds with the Snowbirds Deputy Crew Chief

Master Corporal Russel Egler, Deputy Crew Chief of the Snowbirds, answers as many questions as he can in 60 seconds.

Fighters of the Sky: CF-18 Hornet

Watch this short clip of the CF-18 in flight.

CAF stories: This saxophonist believes in what he does

Sergeant McKinnon talks about his experience as the principle saxophonist of the Governor General’s Foot Guard’s band.

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