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Submit fire musters, parades, firematic flea markets etc. to Anita Ford.
A minimum of at least 4 weeks notice is required to allow time for posting.
It is strongly advised that you contact the sponsors of these events to be certain
they are still scheduled. Bad weather, lack of participants and vendors may cause
rescheduling, cancellation or change of venue.




26 - 27 January 2019 - Massillon, Ohio
Jackson Professional FF, 24th Fire EXPO.  Jackson High School School, 7600 Fulton Dr., NW.  Saturday, ď Step Up & 
LeadĒ, Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso, Kearny, NJ FD.  Sunday, "Making Decisions that MatterĒ, Cptn., Rob Cloud, Prairie 
Twp., FD,  Columbus, OH.   https://tinyurl.com/yc56qvda  On Facebook https://tinyurl.com/yc8b3ls8  


16 February 2019 - Leesburg, Florida
Florida Antique Bucket Brigade will be hosting their 1st Annual Antique Fire Apparatus show being held in conjunction 
with the Vintage Truck Show (2/14-16) at Paquette's Farmall Museum, 615 S. Whitney Rd.  All fire service vehicles are 
invited to attend the three day event, but our show will not be until Saturday, the 16th.  All motorized & hand drawn rigs 
are welcomed.  Prize $$ for longest distance driven/transported IN/OUT of state.  Pumping contest to be held weather 
permitting, with prizes awarded for first water.  Drafting will be permitted all day.  For complete show schedule visit    https://tinyurl.com/ychxnymg      
   Awards: fastest water/Best of Show/oldest non-motorized/oldest motorized and contestants favorite.  Please join us 
for this event. There is a lot to do at this facility & a lot of interesting antique trucks & tractors.   Tractor pulls held on Sat. 
      Two registration forms required for truck entries.  Vintage Trucks of Florida registration form can be downloaded 
from https://tinyurl.com/yaf4ejja There is a $15.00 fee for each truck which includes the driver and an additional fee of 
$15.00 for each passenger on the truck.This registration form must be returned by January 25, 2019.
FABB's no fee registration form can be downloaded from our website fabbfire.org & must be completed & returned by 
January 15, 2019.
For more info please visit our website at www.fabbfire.org or our Facebook page.  https://tinyurl.com/yaj8cob7
You may also contact President Howard Peiffer at 386-503-8242 or peimackpack1@earthlink.net for more info.


16 - 17 February 2019 - Brentwood, New York
Fire Rescue & EMS Mega Show is a 2 day event at the Suffolk County Community College Sports & Exhibition Complex 
in Brentwood. This event showcases products like Fire equipment, air technology solutions, rescue solutions, fire ground 
technologies, safety products and much more etc. in the Security and Defense industry. 


27 February - 2 March 2019 - North Charleston, South Carolina
Palmetto Lowcountry Vintage Fire Apparatus Assoc.,  is hosting the SPAAMFAA Winter National Convention.  
Host hotel Crown Plaza Airport Convention Center, 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd. Please make reservations by January 31, 
2019, directly with the hotel at  843.744.4422.  Be sure to mention SPAAMFAA for the rate of $119.   
Seminars/tours, Patriotís Point/Medal of Honor Museum, Magnolia Plantation, Historic Firehouses and area Fire 
Departments. Saturday fire muster & flea market. Admission is free to all.  Free parking on site.  Registration packet is 
included in the September, 2018 issue of Enjine! Enjine!.  More info contact Candy Bennett plvaainquiries@gmail.com


7 - 10 March 2019 - La Crosse, Wisconsin
2019 Wisconsin State Firefighters Convention.  La Crosse Center. https://tinyurl.com/ycj2pp7y  


16 March 2019 - Peotone, Illnois
7th Annual MABAS 19 Fire & Police Swap Meet.   Sponsored by the Peotone Firefighters.Will County Fairgrounds Atrium. 
8 am - 2 pm. Again we will be offering the same expanded indoor space rental and outdoor area for apparatus viewing & 
vendors. Admission $5 at the door. Anyone wishing vendor info please contact Pat Holohan holohanpat@att.net 
Cell 815-482-8454 or Jerry Dole acdole@yahoo.com Check us out on Facebook:ďPeotone Fire & Police Swap MeetĒ 
Ask to join.


24 - 28 March 2019 - Los Angeles, California
Firehouse World, Los Angeles Convention Center.  For attendee & exhibitor registration https://tinyurl.com/yaf4k64w
Info 508-743-8523  toll free 877-398-6843  email firehouseworld@xpressreg.net  


31 March 2019 - Mount Airy, Maryland
Annual Spring Mt. Airy Memorabilia and Equipment Sale.  Mt. Airy VFC Reception Hall, 1008 Twin Arch Rd., 9 am - 2 pm.  
Sale of fire and emergency service related equipment, apparatus parts, photos, models, patches, and other related items.
(No general antique or craft items). Info SLichtman@MAVFC.org  www.mavfc.org


6 April 2019 - Cheraw, South Carolina
Rekindle Society Annual Fire Truck Parade.  Line-up at Cheraw High School.  Parade 10 am.  Opening ceremonies 
and display 11 am - 2 pm.  Chapter meeting 2 pm.


13 - 14 April 2019 - Allentown, Pennsylvania
Union Historical Fire Society Annual Spring Melt Fire Memorabilia Auction & Flea Market.  Agricultural Hall 302 N.17th St.  


27 April 2019 - Jackson, Michigan
42nd Great Lakes International Fire Apparatus Assoc., Swap and Sell.  Jackson County Fairgrounds, 200 W. Ganson St.  
More details when available.


11 May 2019 - Epsom, New Hampshire
Save the date: Amoskeag Reserve Engine Companyís 3rd Annual Walter Sanborn and John Sawyer Memorial Fire 
Truck Show. Make sure to check back on our FB page for Updates and more information https://tinyurl.com/y8t4wyc9


17 - 19 May 2019 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Lancaster County Firemenís Assoc., Annual Fire EXPO.  Harrisburg Farm Show Complex, 2300 North Cameron St.  
PA Route 22 at I-81 Exit 67. Advance ticket sales start January 2019 - May 1, 2019. https://tinyurl.com/ybvul9y4  
Admission $9 at door. Children 9 and under free.  expo@lcfs.com  http://tinyurl.com/cfll9a7


19 May 2019 - Webster, Massachusetts
The Southern New England Fire Apparatus Assoc., & the Webster Brotherhood of FFís present the 3rd Annual Tri-State 
(Mass-Conn & RI) Firefighters Meet.  Memorial Beach Park, 1 Memorial Beach Dr. 9 am - 3 pm, held rain or shine.  New, 
in-service apparatus, antique fire apparatus displays, awards and demos.  
For more info or to register email tristatemeet@gmail.com  Look for Southern New England Fire Apparatus Assoc.,  on 
Video of 2018 meet https://tinyurl.com/y8ohjs2p


1 June 2019 - Lititz, Pennsylvania
Lancaster County Firemenís Assoc., 99th Convention.  Registration 8 am, with the meeting at 9 am.  


1 June 2019 - Westminster, Maryland
Chesapeake Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., annual muster and flea market. Details coming soon. Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/z8zhury http://tinyurl.com/ho2ad9a



2 June 2019 - Woodstown, New Jersey
Glasstown Antique Fire Bridgade spring muster,10 am - 3 pm. Memorial Lake Park, S. Main St., 1/2 mile off of route 40.  
Static truck display and room for drafting apparatus.  http://www.gafb.net  On Facebook https://tinyurl.com/ydbdna2r  
For more info contact Joe Bertino 856-362-3313


8 June 2019 - Wakefield, Massachusetts
The Massachusetts Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc. (MAFAA) invites you to our 42nd Anniversary Fire Apparatus Parade, 
Show and Firematic Flea Market.   Visit https://tinyurl.com/y89pupes  for vendor and apparatus registration forms.  We 
are also on Facebook https://tinyurl.com/ycjmgdxl   Visit https://youtu.be/RXUvoK-KJp8 for a video from 2018.


12 - 15 June 2019 - Syracuse, New York
Fire 2019, 113th Annual Conference & Expo. Hosted by the New York State Assoc., of Fire Chiefs (NYSFAC). Oncenter, 
800 S. State St.  Northeastís largest fire industry, rescue, & EMS expo, featuring exhibits, education, hands-on training & 
networking.
Conference: June 12-15
Exhibits: June 13-15 
Exhibit and program times vary.  https://tinyurl.com/yb8hca2f

 
13 - 15 June 2019 - North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
Westmoreland County Firemenís Convention.  Hosted by Fairmont Hahntown VFD Station #6.  Watch our web site for 


22 June 2019 - Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Central Ohio Antique Fire Assoc (COAFAA), 31st Annual Muster.  
Ohio Fire Academy, 8895 E. Main St., 9 am - 3 pm.  Display of hand, horse-drawn & motorized pieces of fire apparatus 
from the 1800ís through the 1900ís, including demos of engines pumping from a body of water.  Admission is free. 
Displays of current firefighting equipment & activities for kids.  Food vendors will be available.  www.coafaa.org Facebook https://tinyurl.com/yaudjj3p   For more info email  gwilliamdavis2@aol.com or Dan Gilmore  ladder121@horizonview.net


22 June 2019 - Spencer, North Carolina
5th Annual NC Transportation Museum Fire Truck Festival.  
This event brings together antique and modern trucks from fire departments and fire truck collectors from across the 
southeast.  Enjoy a huge event that shows off fire-fighting equipment, honors firefighters for their service, and more!  
For questions contact June Hall 704-636-2889 ext. 268   https://tinyurl.com/y8zdnhtf   
Video of 2017 event https://youtu.be/0BBcS4-kTqU


22 June 2019 - Matawan, New Jersey
Washington Engine Co #1, the oldest fire company on Monmouth County is celebrating our 150th Anniversary.
Please join us in our celebration.  noon - 5 pm, rain or shine.
Parade at noon sharp.  From St. Clements Church, route 79 down Main Street to the Matawan Train Station.  Visit us 


23 June 2019 - Jamesburg, New Jersey
Tri-Counties Fire Association's 28th Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Show, Thompson Park, Forsgate Dr. & Perrinville Rd. 
off exit 8A of the New Jersey Turnpike. Registration starts at 8 AM, parade starts at 10:30 AM. Tree shaded picnic and 
vendor areas, drafting at the lake,firematic flea market with food and drink by the Jamesburg Fire Company.  
https://tinyurl.com/y9dom65s  Contact Dave Burns at dburns2563@comcast.net or Dave Napier  732-938-2685


25 - 30 June 2019 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
67th IFBA Convention. Hotel: McGill New Residence, 3625 Parc Ave.  514.398.3471.  Visit Montreal Aeroport, fire 
museum & fire stations.  Saturday parade 9 am, truck display 10 am.  
For more info email Steve Garnett steve.garnett@sympatico.ca


29 June 2019 - West Falls, New York
Members of the West Falls Fire Company will be hosting their 100 year Celebration!!! We ask the community to come 
join us & celebrate with us. We are in the beginning stages of planning our Celebration and will post more as everything 
becomes finalized.  https://tinyurl.com/y9q5szmb


6 July 2019 - Germantown, OH
22nd Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Show, 10 am - 4 pm.  Veteranís Memorial Park, North Walnut Street.
Approximately 40 antique fire apparatus will be on display. Fire-related flea market. Park also has lots of shade trees, a 
playground, caboose & railroad depot.  Germantown Firefighters will be cooking up lunch. Hosted by the Miami Valley 
Antique Fire Apparatus Association.  Website: www.mvafaa.org   Jeff: 937-369-4280. 


14 - 20 July 2019 - Farmington, Pennsylvania
81st Annual Fayette County Firemanís Assoc., Convention.  Hosted by Farmington VFC.  www.farmingtonvfd.org 


17 - 20 July 2019 - Jeffersonville, Indiana
Indiana SPAAMFAA chapter, The Pompier, Pump and Playpipe Society of Indiana is pleased to announce they will be 
hosting the SPAAMFAA National 2019 Summer Convention. Host hotel, Clarion Hotel, 505 Marriott Dr., Clarksville, 
812-283-4411  More details coming soon.  Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/zg9mbdu www.pppsiwebpage.com  
Contact Jeff Rider firetruckjr@yahoo.com


26 - 27 July 2019 Frankenmuth, Michigan
Great Lakes International AFAA 22nd Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Muster, parade and firematic flea market. BBQ 
Friday 6 pm.  More details when available.


16 - 17 August 2019 - Yorkanna, Pennsylvania
107th York County Firefighters Assoc., Convention & Parade.  Hosted by Community FC No.1, station 38.


17 August  2019Kearney, Nebraska
Nebraska Firefighters Museum 10th Anniversary Celebration.  We are looking for volunteers to help plan the event.  
We can be contacted at mail@neffm.org or on our facebook page https://tinyurl.com/ycl2anv8  
Details as they become available www.neffm.org


18 August 2019 - Millville, New Jersey
Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade 39th Annual Fire Muster & Firematic Flea Market. Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center, 
1000 Village Dr., 10 am - 4 pm.  Note: apparatus must be at least 25 years old.  www.gafb.net 


7 September 2019 - Frackville, Pennsylvania
Schuylkill Historical Fire Society Annual Antique Muster & Open House.  Schuylkill Fire Training 
Center, 1 Firemanís Rd., 
just off Route 61 and I-81, exit 124. 11 am - 3 pm.  Free registration.  
Parade at 10:45 am, lineup at 10 am from Schuylkill Mall, exit 124 of I-81.  Kids fire engine rides,  food vendors, pumping 
competition, drive a tiller.  Rescue demo at noon.  Memorial service at 1:30 pm.  
Visit us on Facebook https://tinyurl.com/y9b4d9ol


28 September 2019 - Farmville, Virginia
Old Dominion Historical Fire Society Annual Muster.  Wilcks Lake Park, 10 am - 3 pm.  For more info & to register 
after June 1, see the ODHFS website at: https://tinyurl.com/yd23756j  
Contact Floyd Greene FloydPowhatan@gmail.com  


28 September 2019 - Herculaneum, Missouri
Jefferson County Firefighters Assoc., 26th Annual Jeffco Fire Engine Rally at Herculaneum City Park, 776 Joachim Ave., 
9 am - 3 pm. Rally begins with parade of fire & EMS apparatus at 9:00 am.  Parade will begin at St. Pius X High School 
& travel north on Highway 61-67 to the fairgrounds. 
      At 10:00 am, the opening ceremony will begin with a memorial service and a special 9/11 memorial. Rally will feature 
numerous fire apparatus and EMS vehicles on display, firefighter competitions, firefighter demos, air rescue helicopters, 
kids activities & numerous vendor booths.  Firefighter competitions will include Axe Throwing Contest & Giant Jenga. 
Dalmatian contest, scavenger hunt, face paintings, balloon artist & children's firefighter challenge.FD patch trading & 
selling will also be available.  Food, drink and other concessions will be available for purchase. No alcohol is permitted
Awards for truck categories & competition winners will be presented at closing ceremony. 
The event is open to the public and is free of charge. For more info, call 314.852.4964 or 636.475.3080.


28 September 2019 - Hamburg, Pennsylvania
Hahn Muster.  Will post more details when I'm notified.


6 October 2019 - Emmitsburg, Maryland
38th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.  Every Oct. the Foundation sponsors the official national 
tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year.  
For a full schedule of events http://tinyurl.com/k3z4dfh  Candlelight and Memorial Services will be live-streamed 


2020 - Dover, Pennsylvania
108th Firefighters Assoc., of York County Convention/Parade.  Hosted by Dover Township FC


June 2020 - 
SPAAMFAA Summer National Convention.  Hosted by the Massachusetts Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc.  This will be a 
joint effort with: Berkshire Chapter & the Amoskeag Reserve Engine Co. More details to come www.massmafaa.com


4 October 2020 - Emmitsburg, Maryland
39th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.  Every Oct. the Foundation sponsors the official national 
tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year.  
For a full schedule of events http://tinyurl.com/k3z4dfh  Candlelight and Memorial Services will be live-streamed 





Be sure to check out the calendar of events at the following sites

Spaamfaa Calendar of Events

Old Dominion Historical Fire Society Calendar of Events



Submit fire musters, parades, firematic flea markets etc. to Anita Ford.
Please try to give at least 4 weeks notice when possible to allow time for posting.