Applications for admission tickets for parade by disciplined services and youth groups and carnival in celebration of National Day to begin next week

     The Security Bureau (SB) will lead its disciplined services and auxiliary services, together with youth uniformed groups, to hold the Parade by Disciplined Services and Youth Groups cum Carnival for Celebrating the 74th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China at the Fire and Ambulance Services Academy in Tseung Kwan O on October 1 (Sunday). To share the joy of celebrating the National Day, members of the public can register for free admission tickets from next Monday to Wednesday (September 11 to 13) on the Hong Kong Fire Services Department mobile application.

     The carnival will be held from 10am to 5pm and the event highlight will be a parade by disciplined services and youth uniformed groups to be held at 2.30pm. A flag-raising ceremony and a parade will be performed by members of the disciplined services from the Hong Kong Police Force, the Immigration Department, the Customs and Excise Department, the Correctional Services Department, the Fire Services Department (FSD), the Government Flying Service, as well as youth group members of various disciplined services departments, the Auxiliary Medical Service Cadet Corps and the Civil Aid Service Cadet Corps, the Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps and the Hong Kong Army Cadets Association. There will also be an appliance parade by various disciplined services and auxiliary services, as well as a joint works and rescue departmental drill.
     Other activities of the carnival will include exhibition and game booths to be hosted by the SB and eight disciplined services and auxiliary services to showcase national security and the close ties between the services and the Mainland. Members of the public can vote for the most outstanding booth that day. The carnival will also feature demonstrations by disciplined services' working dogs as well as rescue demonstrations by the FSD including firefighting and rescue, ambulance training, swift water rescue, high-angle rescue training, compartment fire behaviour training, hazardous material incident training and traffic accident rescue.
     Members of the public can apply for a maximum of four QR code admission tickets from September 11 to 13 on the latest version of the Hong Kong Fire Services Department mobile application, which can be downloaded from Apple App Store, Google Play and Huawei AppGallery for free. Children aged 3 or below do not require an admission ticket. The tickets will be allocated by a computer ballot and successful applicants will receive a notification through the application on September 18.
     Visitors are advised to use public transportation as no parking will be provided at the Academy. The event will be cancelled if Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above is still in force at 8am on the event day. Visitors should visit the FSD's website ( regularly for the latest information. For programme and ticketing enquiries, please email

Ends/Monday, September 4, 2023
Issued at HKT 12:18