Saturday, May 18, 2024

Canadian Forces Snowbirds set to return to skies over Vancouver Island this April and May


It’s official, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds will be returning to Vancouver Island skies mid-April to train for their upcoming season.

From April 18th to May 12th, look up to the skies and you might be able to spot the iconic aerobatics team practicing for their upcoming season.

In a Facebook post, the snowbirds team said it would post a more detailed schedule on its time on the island closer to the training start date.

The aerobatics team’s season kicks off its training on June 3rd and 4th in Thunder Bay Ontario, before making its way across the country.

No dates have been set for an official tour on Vancouver Island.

2023 schedule:

Date Location
3 – 4 Thunder Bay, Ontario
8 RBC Canadian Open
10 – 11 Barrie, Ontario
17 – 18 Dieppe-Moncton, New Brunswick
21 Gander, Newfoundland
24 Conception Bay South, Newfoundland
1 Canada Day, Location TBA
3 Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia
7 – 8 Cavendish, Prince Edward Island
9 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
10 Cavendish, Prince Edward Island
15 – 16 Craven, Saskatchewan
27 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
29 – 30 Red Deer, Alberta
5 – 6 Edmonton, Alberta
11 – 13 Abbotsford, British Columbia
19 Winnipeg, Manitoba
26 – 27 Leamington Beach, Ontario
1 -4 Toronto, Ontario
8 – 10 London, Ontario
16 – 17 Gatineau, Quebec
30 – 1 Huntington Beach, California, USA
October 7 – 8 Salinas, California, USA


Click here to see the full schedule of this year’s tour.

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