Changing of the Guard Ceremony

With a flash of scarlet and a skirl of pipes, history comes to life! The Canadian Army was born in 1884 with the establishment of the Infantry School Corps, Company ‘A’ in Fredericton. Watch as period-dressed guard re-enact a drill ceremony to the beat of a piper and drummer in Officers Square. Maybe you will be selected to ‘inspect’ the guard!

Changing of the Guard Ceremony
Changing of the Guard Ceremony
Ceremonies take place at Officers’ Square in July & August:
7 days a week at 11am & 4pm (with a third ceremony on Tuesday & Thursday at 7pm) Sentry duty changes on the hour at City Hall. Local dignitaries inspect most Thursday morning ceremonies.

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