Local, National and International Events

Delta Police Pipe Band is renowned for their smart appearance, military bearing and crowd pleasing musical presentations and are a great ambassador for the Delta Police Department and the Municipality of Delta.

Local Annual Community Events

Delta Police Pipe Band participates in many events, festivities and ceremonies throughout Delta and surrounding communities.

  • Ladner May Days Parade
  • North Delta Family Days Parade
  • Tsawwassen Sun Festival Parade
  • Remembrance Day Ceremonies
  • Tsawwassen D-Day Commemoration Parade
  • North Delta Terry Fox Run Opening Ceremonies
  • Richmond Salmon Festival
  • Port Coquitlam May Days Parade
  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Vancouver
  • Ladner’s Festival of Lights Parade in December

Police Ceremonies (BC)

  • Provincial Police Honours Night Awards Ceremony held yearly at Government House in Victoria.
  • Peace Officers Memorial Annual Ceremony
  • Provincial Police Memorial Service
  • Delta Police Annual Awards Ceremony
  • Delta Police Reserve and Recruit Swearing-in Ceremonies

Bandsman of the Year

The Delta Police Pipe Band honours one, or more, of its own with the Pipe Major’s Award for Bandsman of the Year, which is presented at the annual Robbie Burns Dinner. The award is given for dedication, work ethic and volunteerism given to the Band.

Other BC Events

Sir Paul McCartney’s On the Run tour at BC Place Stadium, Vancouver. Over 40,000 in attendance. Provided backup for the performance of Mull of Kintyre »see on YouTube 2012

National Events

Seaforth Highlanders of Canada 100th Anniversary Ceilidh, Vancouver 2010
International Tattoo, Halifax, Nova Scotia 2004
RCMP musical ride at the Edmonton Klondike Days 2003
Niagara Falls Police Military Tattoo 1987
Tourism Canada television presentation 1987
Opening of the Vancouver World Exposition 1986
Performance for Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, Vancouver, British Columbia 1983

International Events

MusikParade, German Military Tattoo. Six city tour of Germany including marching through the famous Brandenburg Gate in Berlin 2013
Windsor Castle Royal Tattoo. Pipe Major Colin Abel was presented personally to Queen Elizabeth for the second time in his piping career 2011
Bastille Day celebrations, Ilzach, France 2009
Basel Tattoo in Basel, Switzerland 2009
Performed with the legendary Irish band, the Chieftains 2008
Monterey, California Highland Games 2008
Netherlands Military Tattoo, Rotterdam 2007
Virginia International Tattoo in Norfolk, Virginia 2006
Royal Canadian Legion Massed Pipes and Drums tour of Scotland, performing for Her Majesty the Queen at the Royal Highland Games at Braemar Castle 2001
Pleasanton, California Highland Games 1996
Whidbey Island Naval Air Show 1994
Salem Oregon Tattoo 1994
Edinburgh Military Tattoo 1994
Hawaiian Highland Games 1991

For information on performances, please call the Delta Police Pipe Band information line at 604.940.5040 or visit the Delta Police Pipe Band website.