2020 Memorial Information for Honor Guard, Pipe Bands & Uniformed Personnel

Please remember there are no children/family/pets allowed in the procession.

CLICK HERE to see the music that the CPF Pipes and Drums Band will be performing at the 2020 Memorial Ceremony.

CLICK HERE to see a playlist of instructional videos for the Tenor Drums Set for the 2020 Memorial Ceremony.

Please save-the-date for this year’s California Firefighters Memorial being held Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 11:30 AM in Capitol Park, Sacramento, CA.



Flag Presenter Practice: 11:00 AM

Pipe Band Rehearsal: 12:30 PM

Full Honor Guard and Pipe Band Rehearsal: 1:00 PM

Practice will start at 1:00 PM sharp at the Firefighter Memorial Site with lunch being offered at 12:00 PM. Practice is casual dress.


Uniformed Firefighter Procession
Assembly will begin for all honor guard, pipe bands, and uniformed personnel at 10:00AM on Saturday, September 26th at the South Steps of the State Capitol, a short walk from the Memorial Site. Please come dressed in your Class A uniforms with white gloves.

Note: Breakfast burritos and coffee will be served from 9:30AM to 11:00AM on Saturday, September 26th for all honor guard, pipe bands, and uniformed personnel marching in the procession.

California Firefighters Memorial 18th Annual Ceremony 11:30AM
Capitol Park, Sacramento

If you are interested in participating, please email rsvpmem@cpf.org.


Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento, CA
1230 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
(800) 325- 3535

California Fire Foundation will be reserving a room block for the nights of September 24-26, 2020 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento.

Questions can be directed to California Fire Foundation Program Manager Sara Rogers at 916-641-1707 or srogers@cpf.org. Check back here for details. We will be regularly updating this page as we near the date of the event.