Sunny Weather Ramblings: RCMP Sunset Ceremonies

Wow!  I have wanted to go to this for years and have always seemed to miss the dates somehow.  I am SO GLAD we went this year!First time at the Sunset Ceremonies

The RCMP Sunset Ceremonies is an event you should not miss!  There’s free admission and parking but come early because there will be thousands of people crowding in!  It’s held at the RCMP stables at the Canadian Police College in Ottawa (the home of the Musical Ride).

When we arrived, I thought we were going to see just a show of the musical ride so I was surprised at how much was included in the show!  There was an Equestrian Abilities Show, Mounted Arms Display (think shooting pistols at balloons while jumping over obstacles), the Central Band of the Canadian Forces, pipes and drums and highland dancers, Ottawa Valley Search and Rescue Dogs, and ….  and…  and …

Tactical Unit demonstrationThis dramatic demonstration of the tactical unit.  There were gunshots and a mock car chase, then some flash-bangs and a before you know it the criminals have been pulled through the windows and arrested!  At first, Noah was a little worried that it might all be real but after we explained to him that it was just a demonstration he was pretty excited.

And of course, the night ends with the amazing talents of the RCMP Musical Ride!Musical Ride

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I'm just a home schooling mom who likes to create and who is trying to find my way through daily adventures with my family.
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