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Nationwide Listing of Musters, Parades and Special Events

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.

10 - 16 July 2016 - Dunbar, Pennsylvania
Fayette County Firemen's Assoc., Convention.  Hosted by Dunbar and Morrell

13 - 16 July 2016 - Allentown, New York
101st Allegany Volunteer Fireman's Convention hosted by the Allentown Volunteer
Fire Department.  Please watch our Facebook page for updated info

15 - 17 July 2016 - Oaks, Pennsylvania
Keystone Firefighters Conference at the Greater Philadelphia Convention Center
(King of Prussia area).  Friday: Forcible Entry Academy Saturday: Pride and Polish 
apparatus show and firematic flea market with many antiques on display in the main
exhibit hall all 3 days.  Over $2000 in prize money for antique apparatus,  Also 
Jr/Explorer Firefighter competition at noon.  Sunday: Fire Truck Rodeo at 9 am.
Trophies for competition winners.  Hours Friday 4 - 9 pm, Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
and Sunday 9 am -2 pm. 
For more info and full schedule visit
or on Facebook or contact Bob Romig

16 July 2016 - Trexlertown, Pennsylvania
Good Will FC #1 100th Anniversary and host of the Four County Firemen's Assoc.,
parade, 1 pm.  Parade begins on Weiler's Rd., and turns left onto Hamilton Blvd. before
continuing right onto Trexlertown Rd., and ending at Trexlertown Rd., and Church Lane.
Please check our web site for updates 

16 July 2016 - Verplank, New York
Verplank Fire Department Parade 6:00pm

16 July 2016 - Independence, Missouri
Independence 76 FC Firefest 2016.  Silverstein Eye Center Arena
parking lot, 19100 E. Valley View Pkwy.  9 am - 3 pm.  Fire truck rides, water
display, kids games and more.  Contact Rick Webb 816-520-8510

16 July 2016 - Meriden, Connecticut
Traffic alert:  For those heading from points south of North Haven, you
might wish to take Rte 15 (Merritt/Wilbur Cross Pkwy) north to Meriden
rather than I-95 to I-91.  The traffic pattern where 95 and 91 meet in New
Haven is changing Friday night into Saturday morning and there may
be delays.  If you are still coming up 95 north, an alternative would be
to take exit 38 off I-95 in Milford, which is a connector to Rte 15.
7th Annual silver City Fire Fest, 9 am - 3 pm.  Comfort Inn, 900 E. Main St.
Sponsored by the Connecticut Fire Photographers Assoc., Meriden
Firefighters Benevolent Society and Southern Connecticut Antique Fire
Apparatus Collectors.  Features model emergency vehicles display,
firematic vendors, photography/video displays, and real emergency
vehicle displays.  Vendor space $50 a table.  Contact Mike Quinn to reserve a space or for any questions. 
Visit us on Facebook - Silver City Fire Fest

16 July 2016 - Cambridge, New York
Cambridge VFD 150th Anniversary Muster.  Cambridge Central School,
24 S. Park St., approximately at noon or at conclusion of parade. Parade
10 am. Midnight Alarm, Portable Pump, Wet Hose Connection and Dry Hose
Connection.  For registration, rules etc. visit

16 July 2016 - Linden, New Jersey
Linden FD 100th anniversary Celebration and Parade.  Parade at 1 pm.
Followed by apparatus display and party.

16 July 2016 - Exeter, New Hampshire
Exeter Fire Museum 7th Annual Photo Day, noon - 4 pm.  Come and see
our collection outdoors for photography.  1873 Eagle steamer, Handtubs:
Piscataqua and Atlantic 6, 2 - 1928 Mc Cann engines and 1942 Seagrave.
Please watch our Facebook page for weather cancellations

17 July 2016 - Davisburg, Michigan
2nd annual Family Safety Day, at noon, part of the Oakland County Fair.  If you are 
interested in participating or need more info contact Dave Page
For map & directions  More details to follow

17 July 2016 - Suffern, New York
Suffern Volunteer Hose Co., #1  Truck Show 10 am.  New this year, class for antique 
fire apparatus.  Rain date July 24!!

21 (Thursday) July 2016 - Westerly, Rhode Island
Annual Karl Kenyon Smokey Bear Parade, 5 pm.  Dunn's Corners FD.  Great family
event with fire prevention related events.

23 July 2016 - Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania
"Step Up and Lead" Fire Service Leadership Seminar.  Location Shoemakersville
FC.  9 am - 3 pm.  Limited seating, please register as soon as possible.

23 July 2016 - Shartlesville, Pennsylvania
Shartlesville FC #1 annual Lights and Sirens parade.  Judging 3 - 6 pm, step off
at 7 pm.  Games, food and music 6 - 11 pm.   All trucks welcome.  Monetary
awards for longest distance, loudest truck and more.  Contact  Shane
Please put "parade" in subject line.  Follow us on facebook

23 July 2016 - Deale, Maryland
Deale Volunteer Fire Department Parade.  Line up 5:30 pm, start 6:30 pm.

23 July 2016 - Dover Plains, New York
Note: date moved from 16 July.
Dover Plains Fire Department Parade 6:00pm

24 July 2016 - Hinsdale, Massachusetts
Hinsdale Volunteer Firemen's Muster Team presents Firemen's Muster.
Captains meeting 12:30 pm, muster 1 pm. All events held at Hinsdale Fire
Station.  Looking for old and new teams to help bring back this New
England Muster Assoc., tradition.  Contact Dan Olds
or 413-446-4799

25 - 30 July 2016 - Mt. Airy, Maryland
Mt. Airy VFC Annual Carnival and Parade.  Thursday, 28 July, parade 6:30 pm.
RSVP for parade Web site

29 - 30 July 2016 - Frankenmuth, Michigan
Great Lakes International AFAA Annual Fire Muster.  Heritage Park, 601 Weiss St.
Friday: registration 2 - 5 pm. Chicken dinner 6 pm.  Saturday: registration 8 - 10 am,
flea market 8 am, parade lineup 10:45 am with step-off at 11 am, opening ceremony
at noon, pumping and static display all day.  Please visit us at for updates and further info.  Or on Facebook

29 - 30 July 2016 - Niverville, New York
Columbia County VFA 91st Convention.  Hosted by Niverville FC who is celebrating
their 100th Anniversary.  Location Kinder Hook Town Park, Farm Rd. Parade July 30,

30 July 2016 - Newbury, Massachusetts
New England State Veterans Fireman's League Muster. High Rd. at Hanover,
at noon, held rain or shine.  Held on the Upper Green at noon.  This is a competition
to see which crew can play the longest stream of water with a hand pumped fire engine.
Built in the 1800's It's FREE and fun! If you are so inclined you can even try pumping a

30 July 2016 - East Windsor, Connecticut
Connecticut Trolley/Fire Museum, Fire Truck Show.  10 am - 5 pm.  Get the opportunity
to get up close and personal with all aspects of the firefighting industry including over
25 fire trucks to view.  Don't miss the chance to sit in a real fire truck, try on fireman's
turnout gear, watch fire hose demos and take home a souvenir fire hat.

30 July 2016 - Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania
MCVESA Pumping Competition, Mt. Carmel Town Park, 1 S. Market St. 6 - 9 pm.
Parade at 5 pm. 

30 July 2016 - Napanoch, New York
Ulster County Fireman's Assoc., Annual Parade. Line up at noon and step off
1 pm. 

31 July 2016 - Newberg, Oregon
Newberg Classic Fire Apparatus Show, pump-in, swap meet & Junior challenge.
Part of the Newburg Old Fashioned Festival.  .

3 - 6 August 2016 - Elkton, Maryland
Cumberland Valley VFA, 115th Annual Convention and Parade.  Hosted by the
VFA of Harford and Cecil Counties.  Parade August 6.  Parade contact John Denver
jdenver@singerly,com 443-945-3316

4 (Thursday) August 2016 - Clio, Michigan
Parade lineup 5 pm, Mott College parking lot, start 7 pm.  Parade begins at W. Vienna Rd
and N. Jennings Rd; through downtown Clio and ends at the Clio Plaza

(Friday) August 2016 - Clifton, New York
Clifton Fire Department annual parade, 7 pm

5 - 7  August 2016 - Oswego, Illinois
19th Annual Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle Show 10 am.  Our new location along
historic Main St., will feature static displays of new and vintage emergency vehicles, live
demos of firefighting, police and rescue operations, safety displays, children's activities,
public safety related toy and memorabilia vendors, food and more.  Entrance to the event
is Free to the public.  Ample parking available.  Several parking lots west (downhill) of
show grounds that can accommodate trailers.  Friday August 5, Lights and Sirens Parade,
over 15 miles, staging 5:30 pm and start 6:30 pm sharp!  Saturday August 6: staging along
several blocks of closed streets in downtown, 10 am - 4 pm.  Registration 8 am, in front of
Oswego Public Library at Jefferson St.  Sunday August 7: Caravan from our host hotel,
1050 Douglas Rd.,at  9:30 am to Naperville's National Night Out Emergency Vehicle Show.
Vehicles will be on display at Centennial Park 10 am - 2 pm.  Flea market spots also available.
For maps and parade route (coming soon) visit

6 August 2016 - New Hampton, New York
Catskill Fire Cats 40th Annual Fire Truck Show, Muster and Family Day.  Orange
County Fire Training Center, 9 Training Center Lane, 9 am - 4 pm rain or shine!

6 August 2016 - Salem, Massachusetts
Salem Willows Fire muster at noon.  Near Fort Lee.

6 August 2016 - Sackets Harbor, New York
Thousand Island Hose Haulers Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Muster.  Held 
downtown in front of the gazebo.   Admission is free an d we welcome all fire apparatus. 
There will be space to pump from Lake Ontario.  Prizes awarded and dash plaques
provided for each piece.  Contact Bill Blunden

7 August 2016 - Pennsauken, New Jersey
Cradle of Liberty Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., in conjunction with the Camden
County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Annual Muster and Firematic Flea Market.
Cooper River Park, North Park Dr., and Airport Highway.  10 am - 3 pm.  Free to
apparatus owners and spectators. More details to follow.  For registration email
Rick Schumacher

8 August 2016 - Auburn, Pennsylvania
Auburn Fire Co., Lights and Siren Parade, 4 pm.
Line up Perfect Temp parking, Market St.

10 - 13 August 2016 - Middletown (Circleville), New York
SPAAMFAA convention and Muster.  Hosted by the Fairchester Hose
Haulers of the Hudson Valley.  Seminars by Marvin Cohen, Dept. Historian and 
Sanford Fire Apparatus author, John Burzichelli, Ward LaFrance author, John Calderone,
Battalion Chief, FDNY, Fire Apparatus Journal author, Ed May, Gold Leaf and Paint 
Restoration Expert and Harvey Eckhart, History of Mack Fire Apparatus.
 2618 State Route 302.  For info contact Robert Reynolds 845-343-4746

12 - 14 August 2016 - Wallaceburg, Ontario
28th Annual WAMBO.  One of Canada's largest transportation show.  FREE admission.
Includes fire apparatus, hose carts, ladder trucks and more.  Fire truck parade Saturday 3 pm.  
For complete schedule
Antique fire truck contact Lee Burrows

13 August 2016 - North Haverhill, New Hampshire
Note change of date Due to unforeseen circumstances we had to change
the date of the event.  4th Annual Dan Jock Memorial Fireman's Muster.  
VFW Memorial Field.  Watch our Facebook page for updates 

13 August 2016 - New Foundland, Pennsylvania
Greene-Dreher VFA parade.  Line up at noon, start 1 pm.

13 August 2016 - Estacada, California
Five Alarm Fun hosted by Colton and Estacada Volunteer Firefighters Assoc.
Family fun day featuring fire department skills and vintage apparatus from both
private collectors and departments.  Truck cruise, Oregon Fire Museum displays
and muster events.  Contact

14 August 2016 - Warminster, Pennsylvania
At the time of our scheduled muster we wee not aware of the location of the National SPAAMFAA
Convention/Muster which will be held August 10 - 13, in Middletown, NY.  As a member of SPAAMFAA
and a mutual interest in the fire service we do not want to conflict with our colleagues so we are
canceling our muster.   

14 August 2016 - Standish, Michigan
Arenac County Public Safety Day.  Sterling Area Health Center Customer Appreciation Day.
Standish-Sterling Middle School, 3789 Wyatt Rd., 11 am - 4 pm. 

16 - 20 August 2016 - New Orleans, Louisiana
IFBA Convention.  Details available soon at

18 - 19 August 2016 - Gallitzin, Pennsylvania
Central District 124th Annual Convention at Gallitzin FC #1.

19 (Friday) August 2016 - Ferndale, Michigan
Ferndale Emergency Vehicle Show, East Nine Mile Rd., 1 - 8  pm.
Lights and Sirens Cruise at 5:30 pm.  

19 - 20 August 2016 - Wellsville, Pennsylvania
104th York County Fiefighter's Assoc., Convention.  Your host Wellsville
Fire Company.  Parade Saturday, registration and pre-judging, 8 am - noon.
Step-off 1 pm.

20 August 2016 - Winchendon, Massachusetts
Winchendon Firemen's Muster at noon.  Eugene M Conner post 193,
295 School St.

20 August 2016 - Ypsilanti, Michigan
Michigan Firehouse Museum Fire Muster.  Riverside Park, 10 am - 3 pm.
FREE family event. Get up close with fire trucks in original and fully restored
condition.  Hold a fire hose and spray into the Huron River!  Listen to the sirens
and the history about firefighting and the fire rigs on display.  Visit us at

20 August 2016 - Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
Gibraltar FC #1 Annual Lights and Sirens Parade and Firefighters challenge, 4 pm.

20 August 2016 - Crothersville, Indiana
Please note date change - originally 13 August.
Pompier, Pump and Playpipe Society of Indiana, will be hosting their
Annual Muster, alongside Jeff Rider's Annual Antique Fire Engine Show
(Uniontown Muster)  Jeff Rider's house 1628 South US Hgwy 161, 10 am
- 3 pm.  For more info contact Jeff Rider 812-498-4777

20 August 2016 - Canandaigua, New York
Canandaigua FD 200th Anniversary.  Antique Fire Muster, Lakeshore Dr. near
Muar St.  Firematic flea market, BBQ and kids activities. 

20 August 2016 - Petaluma, California
California Firemen's Assoc., 150th Anniversary.  State Championship
Muster.  Contact, Devon Gambonini 707-364-1326

21 August 2016 - Millville, New Jersey
Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade muster and firematic flea market.
Wheaton Art Center.

27 August 2016 - Middlebury, Connecticut
76th Annual Fire parade, 6 pm

27 August 2016 - Denville, New Jersey
Note change of venue
2nd Annual Revolutionary FOOLS Fire Muster and Model Show.
Denville FD #1, 2 Indian Rd., 9 am - 3 pm.  Contact Steve Jason

27 August 2016 - Wyoming, New York
Wyoming Hook and Ladder Co., hosting the "Pride of Fire Service Antique
Display Day" Old Fashioned Fire Muster.  Wyoming Fire Hall Grounds, 10 am - 5 pm.
Dash plaques to units on display. No judging.  Any units displayed may bring items for
swap meet.  Please register by July 15.  Contact Mike Smith

27 August 2016 - Kingston, New York
Volunteer Firemen's Hall and Museum 13th Annual Antique Fire Engine Muster.
10 am - 3 pm.  Closing parade at 5 pm.  Silent auction and raffle, free hot dogs and
soda.  If you have an antique, vintage or in service fire or emergency apparatus that
you would like to display, please contact us at 845-443-3905

28 August 2016 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Tri State Antique Fire Engine Assoc. Fire Muster, 9 am - 2 pm. Pittsburgh's Mon Parking Wharf,
near 289 Fort Pitt Blvd.  Take ramp down to wharf.  Fire related vendors, pumping, & Dalmatian
contest. Visit us on facebook  Email

3 September 2016 - Denver, Colorado
Denver Firefighters Museum Wee Firefighters series  6 week Fire safety series for 
3 - 6 year olds.
For registration contact Sarah Crocker

3 September 2016 - Boonton, New Jersey
Boonton Fire Dept., 125th Anniversary Parade, 1:30 pm sharp.  Rain date Monday,
Sept., 5.  All units should plan to arrive by 12:30 pm.  Email

3 - 4 September 2016 - St. Thomas, Ontario
34th Annual St. Thomas Fire Muster Days.  2 days of family entertainment! Muster 
competitions, antique fire trucks and apparatus, emergency service displays and demos, 
food, vendors, fire truck rodeo, HUGE car show, parade, interactive children's area, and 
so much more! Hosted by the St. Thomas Professional Firefighter's Assoc. 

4 September 2016 - Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
Fire Department of Mount Horeb Fire Muster.  Details not yet available.

4 September 2016 - Oakland, Rhode Island
Oakland Mapleville FD 57th Annual Field Day and Muster.  Rain date Sept.5.
Corner of Victory Hwy., and Oakland School St.  Parade starts at 11 am at
Oakland Triangle with  Muster immediately following.  Also children's games.

7 - 11 September 2016 - Burnsville, Minnesota
38th Burnsville Fire Muster.  Friday: Fire truck water display, 6 - 9:30 pm.
Saturday: fire truck and safety displays noon - 9:30 pm. 

9 - 10 September 2016 - Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
Northeastern PA Volunteer Firemen's Federation Annual Convention.
Hosted by the Lake Ariel FC

9 - 10 September 2016 - Mt. Holly Springs, Pennsylvania
89th Cumberland County Volunteer FFA Convention hosted by theYellow 
Breeches EMS.  Parade September 10, 2 pm in Boiling Springs

9 - 11 September 2016 - York, Maine
Maine State Federation of FF Convention.  Hosted by York Fire Department
who is celebrating 100 years of service.  Saturday, 7 - 10 am parade lineup,
parade 10:30 am.  Sunday, 9 am muster at York High School, team captains
must attend meeting at 8:30 am.

9 - 11 September 2016 - St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis & Metro Firefighters' Weekend.  Saturday:10 September, 10 am
Market St. & N. 20th, Great Fire Engine Rally.  Sunday: 11 September, 
Clayton Stair Climb, Pierre Laclede Building.  Visit us on Facebook

10 September 2016 - Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania
Shoemakersville FC #1 Lights and Siren Parade, 4 pm.  After the parade we will house our 
1927 American LaFrance and hold a special 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony.  Parade is 
open to all FC's, Police Depts., EMS agencies, Military units and privately owned fire
apparatus.  Note:  previous date was changed to allow for this event.  For more info
and registration visit  or on facebook at

10 September 2016 - Lutherville, Maryland
Fire Museum of Maryland Cruisin' For Heroes.  10 am - 2 pm.  Baltimore County Sheriff's 
Dept., salute to fire, police, EMS and military personnel.  With antique fire engines demos 
and car show.

10 September 2016 - Garnerville, New York
Rockland VFA Convention parade.  S.W.Johnson SFE Co #1

10 September 2016 - Milford, Connecticut
Engine 260, 45th Annual Fire Apparatus show & Muster.  10  am - 5 pm,
Eisenhower Park, 121 North St.  Activities include parade of antique fire apparatus.
firefighter competitions, exhibitions, demos and firematic flea market.  Free admission
to the general public.  All proceeds benefit Milford Recreation Department program for
children with special needs.  Further information 203-874-2605. Email

10 September 2016 - Oxon , Maryland
St. Florian 911 Lodge #128, the only Masonic Lodge firefighters in North America, Antique
Apparatus Fire Muster.  Event is in conjunction with the Prince George County FD's, Stair Climb.
The Stair Climb is used to raise funds and support the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
Location:  National Harbor, along the Potomac River, just south of Washington DC.  

10 September 2016 - Allentown, Pennsylvania
Mack Trucktoberfest, Mack Trucks Historical Museum and Custom Center, actual address
2402 Lehigh Parkway South.  Note: for GPS purposes use 11 Grammes Rd.  Gates open at 8 am.    
New and antique truck displays, Mack Museum Garage Sale and Auction, luncheon and more.
Pre-registration is required.  Space is limited so register early. For registration form visit 

10 September 2016 - Southampton, New York
35th Annual Southampton FD Antique Truck and Muster.  Agawam Park on Pond Lane, in downtown
Southampton Village.  Motorcade, show judging, competition events, food and merchandise booths.
Parade 9:30 am at Railroad Plaza.  Details and registration form

11 September 2016 - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
Heroes Fighting Cancer Combat Challenge.  Shippensburg Fire Activity Center, 33 W.
Orange St., Teams will compete in the following events:  High Rise Pack Carry, Hose Hoist,
Victim Rescue & Kaiser Sled,  We will also have a Junior Firefighters division.

11 September 2016 - Hellertown, Pennsylvania
Dewey Fire Co. #1, Firemen's Memorial Muster.  Saluting the firemen who
died on 9/11, along with all firemen that have past.  More details to follow.

11 September 2016 - Wheeling, West Virginia
11th Annual Panhandle Pumpers Fire Muster, 9 am - 3 pm.  Held rain or shine
at the Heritage Port, 12th & Water Sts.,downtown. All age apparatus welcome.
Fire prevention trailer, short parade, hot dogs and pop and trophies.  Facebook  For more info
contact Don Baker

11 September 2016 - Bradford, Pennsylvania
The Street Dreams Car Club is foregoing this fall's Autumn Daze Car Classic Show
and holding instead a 9/11 Tribute to be held on Main St.  This year we salute all
Emergency Responders.  We invite all fire, police and ambulance vehicles to come
and honor all those who were lost on 9/11 and honor all Emergency responders.
The host sponsor is the Bradford City FD.  Emergency responders, departments and
vendors interested in participating please contact Hoy at 814- 362-3717.

11 - 16 September 2016 - Waverly, Iowa
The Waverly FD and the Waverly VFA, welcome the Iowa Firefighters Assoc.,
138th Annual Convention.  Saturday, games and parade. Parade lineup 5 and

11 - 17 September 2016 - Tremont, Pennsylvania
62nd Annual Schuylkill County Firefighters Convention, hosted by the Tremont Fire
Co. #1.  Parade September 17, 1 pm.  Judging 9 am - noon.

15 - 17 September 2016 - Wildwood, New Jersey
New Jersey State Firemen's Convention and Expo.  Expo Friday, 8 am - 6 pm, Saturday 
8 am - 1 pm, Montgomery and Ocean Aves.  Parade Saturday, 2 pm.  For complete schedule 
and further details visit  For general info email

17 September 2016 - Chatham, Ontario
FireFest downtown Chatham on King St.  Canada's largest show of antique fire apparatus
and emergency response vehicles. FREE. Junior firefighter Challenge, children 12 and under.
Parade of vehicles 4 pm.  Open to the public 10 am - 4 pm.  Fun day for the entire family.  

17 September 2016 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania National Fire Museum 1st Annual Firematic Sale and Flea Market.
1820 N. 4th St., held rain or shine, 9 am - 5 pm.  Indoor and outdoor spaces
available $15.  Includes 8 foot space, vendors are required to bring their own tables and
chairs.  Parking is free in off street parking lot.  There will be no charge this day for Fire
Museum.  To reserve call 717-232-8915  Email  or visit us on facebook

18 September 2016 - Rollinsford, New Hampshire
Rollinsford Fire Apparatus Show, old Star Park, Foundry St., 9 am - 3 pm.
Join us for a day of fun.  Trucks, games, vendors, food and more.  Award
presentation at noon.  Apparatus registration form
Vendor registration form

18 September 2016 - Citrus Heights, California
14th Northern California Fire Equipment and Memorabilia Swap Meet.  
Sacramento Metro Fire Station #1, 7641 Greenback Lane.  Free admission,
opens 7 am.  Free selling spaces to anyone selling fire-related items.  Nozzles,
hose, fittings, lights, sirens, hydrants, helmets, clothing etc.  Largest fire-related
fire swap meet on the west coast.  

22 - 24 September 2016 - Hastings on Hudson, New York
110th Westchester County VFA Convention.  Your host Hastings on Hudson FD 
Saturday, dress parade.  Line up Warburton Ave. (south of Pinecrest). Step off 1:30 pm,
down Warburton Ave., to Maple Ave., end at MacEhran Park (River St.) Trophies 
scheduled for 5 - 5:30 pm.

24 September 2016 - Frackville, Pennsylvania
Schuylkill Historical Fire Society Annual Muster.  Schuylkill County Training
Academy, 1 Fireman's Rd.  Just off Route 61 and I-81, exit 124. 11 am - 2 pm. 
Featured apparatus commercial chassis fire trucks.  Parade at 10:45 am, line up
at 10 am from Schuylkill Mall, exit 124 off I-81. Kids fire engine rides, food vendors,
pumping competition, rescue demo at noon.  Memorial service at 1:30 pm.
Drive a tiller $20.  Registration forms and more info available soon on our web site  Or call the museum 570-462-4400

24 September 2016 - Monroe, New York
Orange County VFA Convention Parade.  Line up 1 pm, stepoff 2 pm.

24 September 2016 - Lakewood, Colorado

West Metro 22nd Family Fire Muster.  West Metro Fire Rescue's Fire Center,

10 am - 2 pm. Please no pets

24 September 2016 - Concord, New Hampshire 

10th Anniversary of the New Hampshire Fallen Firefighters Memorial.  New

Hampshire Firefighter Academy, 10 am.

24 September 2016 - Herculaneum, Missouri

23rd annual JEFFCO Fire Engine Rally.  Herculaneum City Park 10 am - 3 pm.

Parade 9 am.  Antique and modern fire apparatus, EMS vehicles, air rescue helicopters,

parade, memorial service, vendor booths, concessions, firefighter competitions and demos. 

Children's activities and vendor booths.  Food, drink and other concessions available for purchase. 

Awards for truck categories and competition winners will be presented at the closing ceremony. 

Event is open to the public and FREE of charge.  For updates visit our Facebook page Contact Bill Haggard

24 - 25 September 2016 - San Francisco, California
Note: now a two day event
The San Francisco FD is celebrating it's 150th birthday!  Fishermen's Wharf District,
10 am - 5 pm.  This will be the largest family-friendly event of the year.  FREE to the
public.  A display of vintage and current fire apparatus, antique fire apparatus, artifacts,
activities for children, food and other vendors. Watch our web site for updates

25 September 2016 - Doylestown, Pennsylvania
10th annual Bucks County Fallen Firefighter and EMS Memorial Service.  Bucks County 
Courthouse, 55 E. Court St.., 10 am.  Please join us in honoring the memory and
sacrifices of firefighters, fire police and emergency medical providers who have died
:in the line of duty.  Personnel should assemble at the corner of Court and Broad St's., 

25 September, 2016 - East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Antique Fire Apparatus Society 12th annual Antique Fire Apparatus and 
Equipment Show.  New England Tech, 1 New England Tech Blvd.,10 am - 3 pm.
NOTE: For GPS directions use 1408 Division Rd.  FREE admission and parking.
Display of antique motorized fire apparatus and other fire memorabilia.  Fire Safety 
Smoke House, Smokey the Bear and Sparky the Fire Dog for the kids.  For registration visit  Please put in subject RIAFAS 2016 Muster

29 September (Thursday) 2016 - Kingwood, West Virginia

Preston County Buckwheat Festival Famous Firemen's Parade. Judging

5 - 7 pm, St. Sebastian Church parking lot.  Parade 7:30 pm.

30 September - 1 October 2016 - Lititz, Pennsylvania

Mack Day, all Mack trucks, buses and fire apparatus are welcome. Note that most 

trucks/vendors are here on Saturday.  Location:Gerhart Equipment Co.,

910 Brunnerville Rd. FREE event, public welcome, food available and truck related

vendor area.  Info Sandy or Ron 717-626-8544

30 September - 1 October 2016 - Ripon, California
Menlo Park and Ripon Police Departments invite you to attend the 26th Annual Emergency
Vehicle and Display Show.  Ripon Community Center and Park, 412 W. 4th St., 8 am - 3 pm
Saturday " Code 3" parade approximately 1 pm. For complete schedule visit
Registration  Contact Darryl Lindsay

1 October 2016 - Stoneham, Massachusetts
Stoneham Fire Station 100th Anniversary celebration.  Plans are underway to have an
antique fire apparatus, police car parade and more.  More to come.

2 October 2016 - Fryeburg, Maine
Firemen's Muster, dry hose, wet hose, ball squirt and more.  Part of Fryeburg Fair,
Contact Corliss Watson 207-890-7334.  

2 October 2016 - York, Pennsylvania
3rd Annual Fire Muster & Flea Market, 8 am - 4pm.  Cousler Park, 1060
Church Rd.  Featured apparatus American LaFrance. 
A special ALF challenge with a special award.  Apparatus photo sessions, live 
music, kids corner (8AM - 3 PM)with games, firematic flea market (8 am - 3 pm), 
pumping contest (10 am - 2 pm) and fire prevention demos.  Food trucks available 
all day.  Awards announced 3 - 4 pm.Truck may be trailered, doesn't need to be 
running.  This year we are adding Best Appearing Fire Dog, can be any breed.  
All proceeds go to support the Preservation of Fire History in York County and our 
First Responder's Scholarship Fund. Contact Bob 

8 October 2016 - Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Williamsport firefighters Local 736 will hold a benefit Muster in honor of Platoon
Chief Jeff Cole.  The fire muster will have a full day of events including an
apparatus pumping competition, vehicle extrication demo and apparatus
displays.  At the conclusion come with us on a historic trolley ride to old city
firehouses.  To enter please contact Mike Gardner 570-777-3810
Proceeds to benefit Foundation 58.

8 - 9 October 2016 - Emmitsburg, Maryland
35th Annual National Fallen Fighters Memorial Weekend. Every October, the

Foundation sponsors the official national tribute to all firefighters who died in the 

line of duty during the previous year.  

For full schedule of events visit

9 October 2016 - Nationwide

Bells Across America.  Departments sounded a series of bells when firefighters

died in the line of duty to alert all members that a comrade had made the ultimate 

sacrifice.  This time-honored tradition continues today during funerals and

memorial services for fighters.  For the 6th year bells will ring coast to coast

as a grateful nation pauses to honor those firefighters who die in 2015 and previous 

years.  Help us honor our fallen firefighters.  Registration available

19 - 22 October 2016 - Nashville, Tennessee

Firehouse EXPO, Music City Center.  For full schedule

22 October 2016 - Dover, New Hampshire

Woodman Museum 100th Anniversary, 12 - 4.  Fire apparatus static display

NOTE: Driveway entrance to grounds is 13.5 foot between 2 granite posts which may

restrict larger apparatus from attending.  Tentative events hand tub demo and fire safety

house for kids.  Email

29 October 2016 - Lutherville, Maryland
Fire Museum of Maryland Lantern Night, 6 - 8 pm.  A family-friendly Halloween.
See fire apparatus in a new light: etched glass signal lamps and kerosene lanterns;
also visit with reenactors in period attire.  Wear your Halloween costume and get
1/2 price off admission.

3 - 6 November 2016 - San Antonio, Texas
27th Fire m Network Seminar.  For more info and registration please visit

????  February 2017 - Lutherville, Maryland
Fire Museum of Maryland Great Baltimore Firecoach Tour.  Meet at the museum for
a multimedia presentation and discussion, followed by a bus and walking tour of
the Burnt District of Baltimore.  Tour and discussion are led by Baltimore historian
Wayne Schaumburg and Curator Steve Heaver.  Call for details 410-321-7500

22 - 25 February 2017  - Pelham, Alabama
The Alabama Bucket Brigade SPAAMFAA Convention and Muster.  You don't
want to miss what promises to be an exciting and affordable convention, with a 
mission based focus topics such as preservation, restoration, operation, fire
service and fellowship.  Excursions, muster, flea market, fire truck rodeo and more.
For a complete schedule and tickets for excursions and banquet

29 April 2017 - Jackson, Michigan
Great Lakes International Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., Swap and Sell,
200 W. Ganson St.  Details to follow.

19 - 21 May 2017 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Lancaster County Firemen's Assoc., Fire EXPO.  Harrisburg Farm Show Complex

20 May 2017 - Hudson, New York
The Firemen's Assoc., of the State of NY Museum of Firefighting is revising the muster on
the grounds of the FASNY Firemen's Home.  The first muster will coincide with the
125th Anniversary Celebration at the FASNY Firemen's Home.  We will also be partnering
with the Hudson FD Inspection Day Parade on this special day. There are plans to add demos
and games to the muster event as well.  Stay tuned for further details.

2 - 5 August 2017 - Sackets Harbor, New York
SPAAMFAA Convention hosted by the Thousand Island Hose Haulers. Home base
hotel will be in Watertown, TBD.  Muster site at Madison Barracks Polo/Parade Grounds,
on Lake Ontario.  Further details posted as they become available,  Contact is
Bill Blunden

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.