16 March - 29 May 2017 - Sacramento, California
California Automobile Museum in partnership with the
Pioneer Hook and Ladder Sacramento Fire Museum,
present To the Rescue, the Fire Trucks and People
that saved our Cities. Explore all sorts of firefighting
vehicles, equipment and stories in this exhibit. Many
of the trucks and other objects on display were local to
Sacramento and saved our city, from the late 1800’s
and through the 1940’s. Don’t forget to experience
sitting in a 1921 Graham fire truck! Schedule for
availability to be posted soon, but expect it to be on
most weekends at least during the exhibit.
24 - 29 April 2017 - Indianapolis, Indiana
FDIC International Conference. Firefighter Combat
Challenge, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Throw
Downcompetition Friday and Saturday. For complete
28 (Friday) April 2017 - Mineral, Virginia
Mineral VFC Firemen’s Parade, 6:30 pm. Line-up at
5 pm.Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
29 April 2017 - Jackson, Michigan
Great Lakes International Fire Apparatus Assoc., Swap
and Sell. 200 W. Ganson St. Info email@example.com
For registration, lodging info and flyer visit
4 (Thursday) May 2017 - Winchester, Virginia
Winchester Fire and Rescue & Shawnee Fire Co.,
are hosting the 2017 Apple Blossom Welcome to
Winchester Firefighters Muster. Shawnee Fire Dept.,
6 - 10 pm. Hosted by the Old Dominion Historical
Fire Society. City and area fire apparatus and antique
fire apparatus displays. For info and registration contact
the Winchester Fire and Rescue Dept., 540-662-2298 or
email Chief Baldwin http://tinyurl.com/kquqqfx
5 (Friday) May 2017 - Winchester, Virginia
Part of the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival.
9 am - noon Fire truck Rodeo and Display of new and
antique firefighting equipment. Millbrook High School.
Watch as firefighters drive the huge machines
backwards and forward through tightly spaced cones
to the tick of a stop watch. http://tinyurl.com/lpm746a
In addition to watching the rodeo, there will be a fire
apparatus photographer on hand to provide free
photographs of the vehicles. Firefighter’s Parade,
held rain or shine, now the largest and one of the
oldest annual firefighters parade in the world.
Parade route map http://thebloom.com/maps
6 May 2017 - Buchanan, New York
First Responder Collectible Show, hosted by Buchanan
Engine Co #1. 9 am - 4 pm, 3159 Albany Post Rd.
Firematic Flea Market, admission $5 at door. Vendor
tables $15 per table. http://tinyurl.com/juue48e
Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/j4ebono
Contact Rich Novo 914-299-6103
6 May 2017 - Lutherville, Maryland
Fire Museum of Maryland 40th Annual Steam Day.
History comes alive with hose wagon rides, demos
with hand andhorse-drawn apparatus, working steam
engines and antique models. Kids contests, Percheron
draft horses, Dalmatians and food vendors. To view
last years event http://tinyurl.com/zs2n78y For more
events visit us at www.firemuseummd.org and on
6 May 2017 - Branson, Missouri
Ozark Mountain Fire Truck Parade during the Branson
FF Combat Challenge Weekend. Branson Landing
10 am. Enter your current, vintage or unique fire
apparatus in the parade. For more info contact
Chris Ely firstname.lastname@example.org
6 May 2017 - Hamtramck, Michigan
Hamtramck Firefighters, Firefighter March and Mass.
Annual event honors Firefighters past and present,
with a parade of Firefighters and fire apparatus from
acrossMichigan and Ontario.
12 May 2017 - Hingham, Massachusetts
Bare Cove Fire Museum Firehouse Night. 6:30 pm
doors open 5:30 pm. Featuring Asst. Chief Gerard
Mahoney, Cambridge FD. Firefighter/Paramedic Doug
Bourdrow, Lexington FD. $20 admission, space is
limited. Reserve now email@example.com
www.barecovefiremuseum.org on Facebook
13 May 2017 - Epsom, New Hampshire
1st Annual Walter Sanborn and John Sawyer Memorial
Fire Truck Show. Amoskeag Reserve Engine Company,
New Hampshire SPAAMFAA chapter, are proud to
announce an antique fire truck show. Location: Webster
Park, main entrance 1044 Short Falls Rd. The show will
be dedicated to the memory of Walter Sanborn and John
Sawyer, both longtime chiefs and vehicle enthusiasts.
Watch our Facebook page for photos of attending
apparatus, registration and event details.
http://tinyurl.com/h73tfv9 Contact Paul Sanborn,
Event Chairman, firstname.lastname@example.org
13 May 2017 - Warrenton, North Carolina
Warren County Junior Firefighters Competition.
Warren County Recreation Complex, 8 am - 5 pm.
13 May 2017 - Village of Port Lambton, Ontario, Canada
St. Clair Parkway Fire and Safety Awareness Day.
Brander Park. 11 am parade up St. Clair Parkway.
Vehicles on display noon - 5 pm. Antique fire trucks,
ambulance and emergency vehicles. Pumping, splash
pad and Jr. fire course for kids 12 and under. Fun day
for all ages. For more info on staging, pumping and
parade email email@example.com
13 May 2017 - Succasunna, New Jersey
Antique Fire Assoc., of New Jersey Annual Spring
Muster.Horseshoe Lake Park, Eyland Ave., 9:30 am -
2 pm. Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/lshms7k
For registration form www.afanj.org/membership.html
For info contact Mike 973-886-0429
19 - 21 May 2017 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Lancaster County Firemen’s Assoc., Fire EXPO.
Harrisburg Farm Show Complex.
20 May 2017 - East Windsor, Connecticut
Fire Truck Show will give visitors the opportunity to
get up close and personal with all the aspects of the
firefighting industry, including over 20 fire trucks
to view. During your visit you will learn about the CT
Fire Museum’s truck collection along with the local
Fire Departments equipment and vehicles. Rain
date May 21. http://tinyurl.com/mjbfdwv
20 May 2017 - Hudson, New York
Firemen’s Assoc., of the State of NY (FASNY) Museum
of Firefighting is revising the muster on the grounds of
the FASNY Firemen’s home. Muster grounds open 10 am.
The first muster will coincide with the 125th Anniversary
Celebration at the FASNY Firemen’s Home. We will be
partnering with the Hudson FD Inspection Day Parade
on this special day. Parade will start at 9:30 am. There
are plans to add demos and games to the muster as well.
We’ve secured a block of rooms at the Comfort Inn, in
East Greenbush, call 518-479-3217 and mention FASNY
Museum of Firefighting to secure a discounted rate.
20 May 2017 - Clinton, New Jersey
Clinton Fire Department 125th and Clinton Rescue
Squad 50th Anniversary parade, 12:30 pm.
20 May 2017 - Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles Fire Department Historical Society
Fire Memoralbilia Swap Meet and Sale. L.A.F.D.
Fire Museum, 1355 Cahuenga. Free admission.
Opens 7 am. Vendor table $25. Contact Larry
21 May 2017 - Rochester, Michigan
Note: correction of date
Antique Fire Truck Muster sponsored by the Rochester
FD. Municipal Park, 400 Sixth St., 9 am - 3 pm.
Registration 9 - 10 am, 277 E. Second St.
Open to any antique emergency vehicles (fire, ems
police, tow trucks). There is no registration fee. This
event is in conjunction with with the cities Heritage
Festival and the towns 200th anniversary. For more
info contact the FD non-emergency number
21 May 2017 - Swedesboro, New Jersey
Cradle of Liberty Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., Fire
Museum Open House and BBQ. 7 Repaupo Station Rd.,
noon - 4 pm. Adults and 13 and over $20. Children
6 -12, $10, 5 and under free. Includes chicken,
hamburgers, hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, baked
beans, potato salad, macaroni salad and soft drinks.
Tickets available as long as they last
21 May 2017 - Webster, Massachusetts
Tri-State Firefighters Meet 2017. Memorial Beach
Park, 1 Memorial Beach Dr., 9 am - 4 pm. Visit us on
Facebook, Tri-State Firefighters Meet 2017
28 May 2017 - Cleveland, Ohio
13th Annual Firefighters Memorial ride. Registrations
will be available online and at local dealerships in March
31 May - 3 June 2017 - Norwich, Connecticut
Connecticut EMS Expo. New England’s largest EMS
Conference. Mohegan Sun Convention Hall, 1 Mohegan
Sun Blvd. For full schedule and registration visit
1 June (Thursday) 2017 - Los Angeles, California
20th Annual Hope for Firefighters Event, benefiting
the LA FD Widows, Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s
Fund. Hope Street between 3rd and Hope Place,
11:30 am - 2:30 pm. Live music, delicious meals
prepared by fire stations, fire apparatus and demos,
raffles, prizes, trophies and exciting Firefighter Muster
Games with more than 20 sponsored teams.
2 - 4 June 2017 - Vicksburg, Mississippi
80th Mississippi Fire Chiefs and Firefighters
Conference, Vicksburg Convention Center.
Hosted by the Vicksburg FD and Warren County
Fire Services. June 3, firefighter rodeo.
3 June 2017 - Westminster, Maryland
Chesapeake Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., annual
muster and flea market. Carroll County Farm Museum,
500 S. Center St. Please note: parade has been
discontinued. Held rain or shine, 9 am - 3 pm.
Registration $15. Contact Doug Wheeler
firstname.lastname@example.org Flea Market registration $15.
Contact Tim Jones email@example.com Visit us on
3 June 2017 - Wappinger Falls, New York
Firefighting Museum of Dutchess County Annual
Muster. Part of the Dutchess County Airport’s Open
House, New Hackensack Rd. 8 am - 4 pm, rain or
shine! $20 entrance fee due day of the event.
Contact Craig Elderkin 845-206-2770
4 June 2017 - Cincinnati, Ohio
Miles Greenwood Society 7th National Fire Heritage
Muster. Gwen Mooney Funeral Home and Historic
Spring Grove Cemetery, 4389 Spring Grove Ave.,
10 am - 4 pm. Vintage and contemporary fire
apparatus displays. Firematic Flea Market and Fire
Safe House demos. FREE admission and parking.
For info Paul Tieman. firstname.lastname@example.org
4 June 2017 - Newark, New Jersey
50th annual Fire Muster and Parade. Located, 49
Washington St., at the Newark Museum in Washington
Park, Washington and Broad Streets in downtown
Newark. Our event is on the first sunny Sunday in J
une every year. It is possibly the longest running antique
apparatus muster in the nation. There is food, beverages,
vendors, activities and more!
6 June - 1 August 2017 - Denver, Colorado
Denver Firefighters Museum Exhibit: Unpredictable,
Dangerous and Vital. Wildfires in the American West.
Wildfires are an increasingly important issue in the
United States. Learn more about the science of
wildfires, and the effects on our community and
9 - 10 June 2017 - Corunna, Ontario, Canada
The 40th Annual Firefighter’s Field Day at the Corunna
Fire Hall. Friday night live band 7 pm - 1 am. Saturday
11 am parade. Vehicles on display after parade until
5 pm. Antique fire trucks, ambulance and emergency
vehicles. Kids activities, inflatables, Burn House
Demos, fire safety house, splash pad and special
guests Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol.
Saturday night concert 7 pm - 1 am. Fund day for
all ages. Everyone is welcome! For more information
on the parade and event participation please email
10 June 2017 - Croton-on-Hudson, New York
Croton-on-Hudson FD 125th Anniversary Parade.
Dress parade 1 pm (note change of parade time)
Any department interested in participating can send
an email to email@example.com
Watch for details www.crotonfd.org/content/125 or
on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/z2a56th
10 June 2017 - Pleasant Unity, Pennsylvania
Pleasant Unity VFD 100th Anniversary and
Westmoreland County Firemen’s Assoc. Convention
parade. Line-up 1:30 pm parade 3 pm.
10 June 2017 - Wakefield, Massachusetts
40th Anniversary Massachusetts Antique Fire
Apparatus Assoc., Muster. 401 Edgewater Pl,
9 am - 3 pm. Please join us for fun, fire trucks and a
flea market. On Facebook
10 -11 June 2017 - Sprague, Connecticut
Baltic Fire Engine Co. #1, is celebrating 150 years of
service. Saturday 9 am Firefighter Swap Meet,
10:30 - 3 pm, muster competition,12:30 - 3 pm chili
cook-off. Sunday 11 am parade (not judged),
1:30 - 4:30 pm fire truck display, 2:30 - 4:30 pm hand
pumper display. For complete schedule and registration
http://tinyurl.com/kl5obuw or visit us on Facebook
Email contacts firstname.lastname@example.org
11 June 2017 - Great River, (Long Island) New York
Join us for the 3rd “EPIC event,” a group gathering
on Long Island of antique fire apparatus from across
the northeast, 9 am. Welcoming all apparatus whether
department or privately owned, 1800’s - 1990’s. Last
year’s event drew 110 rigs from 5 states. We are
looking to further increase our attendance this year.
Your participation is greatly encouraged and appreciated!
Join us for a full day of firematic history complete with a
static display, fire museum displays, firematic photos
from across the US, model fire trucks, fraternal firematic
organizations and even hand pumping of an 1865 hand
drawn fire engine! Hosted by the newly built Islip
Firefighters Museum and Education Center. This event
guarantees to be even more “EPIC” this year!
For updates http://tinyurl.com/zqv3wmj For registration,
lodging, FAQ etc. http://tinyurl.com/lnxftpu
14 - 17 June 2017 - Verona, New York
NYSAFC 111th Annual Conference and Fire Expo.
Turning Stone Resort. Over 300 exhibitors. For
complete details and registration
14 - 18 June 2017 - Queensbury, New York
West Glens Falls VFC is hosting the Hudson Valley
Volunteer Fire Assoc., Convention.
Parade June 17, 1 pm. www.westglensfallsfire.com
15 -16 June 2017 - Allendale, Michigan
Engine House 5 Fire Museum, Hogwarts Academy
Summer Camp. Ages 6 -13, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm.
Join your fellow wizards for a magically good time.
Meet mythical and magical creatures.
$60 per person/$50 for members.
16 - 17 June 2017 - Rossford, Ohio
143rd Northwestern Ohio Volunteer Firemen’s Assoc.
(NOVA) Convention. Hosted by the Rossford FD.
Parade Saturday 1:30 pm.
16 -17 June - 2017 - Myerstown, Pennsylvania
Lebanon County Firefighters Assoc., 95th Convention
and Parade. Hosted by Keystone H and L Co. #1.
Parade Saturday 1 pm. For parade details and
http://tinyurl.com/h7pehbc Check our web site for
17 June 2017 - Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania
Wyndmoor Hose Co #1, annual muster and fireworks,
3 - 7 pm. Cash awards and trophies. A new award
this year is the William Stroup Memorial Award. Fun
for the whole family. Free admission. Food provided
to apparatus owner participants.
17 June 2017 - Barbourville, Kentucky
Appalachian Foothills Fire Muster, hosted by Artemus
Fire and Rescue. Knox Central High School. All
vendors of firefighter merchandise are welcome.
10’ x 10’ spaces at $10 per space when pre-registering.
After May 31, all spaces will be $20 each. Vendor
spaces are available on a first -paid basis.
Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/ltqttcd or
17 June 2017 - Chicago, Illinois
23rd Annual 5-11 Club of Chicago and the Fire Buffs of
Illinois, Fire Engine Rally and Firematic Swap Meet.
Chicago “Quinn” Fire Academy, 558 W. DeKoven,
southeast corner of S. Jefferson and west Taylor.
Activities 8 am - 1pm. Antique and modern fire
apparatus displays, demos and firematic swap meet.
Apparatus parade 9:30 am. For complete details and
17 June 2017 - Littleton, Colorado
Mile High H & L Fire Muster. Arapahoe Community
College, Santa Fe (US 85) and Church St. Parade
lineup 7:30 am at Littleton’s Bannock St., and Raffery
Gardens. Parade begins at 9 am with muster to follow.
Water ball and water bucket contests, auto extrication
demo, helicopter landing and antique and modern fire
trucks on display. Drafting and pumping. Luncheon
concessions available 10 am - 1:30 pm.
17 June 2017 - Mc Cloud, California
8th Annual Mc Cloud FD Fire Muster. Parade
1000, relay events begin 1100. Events held at
Hoo Hoo Park, 405 E. Colombero Dr., BBQ 6 pm.
17 - 23 June 2017 - Ocean City, Maryland
Maryland State Firemen’s Assoc., 125th Annual
Convention and Conference. Parade Wednesday,
June 21, 1 pm in downtown Ocean City. Line-up
Inlet Parking lot. Parade route between 16th and
30th Streets on Baltimore Ave. For further details
and registration www.msfa.org
18 June 2017 - Berkley, Massachusetts
35th Berkley FD Fire Muster and Parade. Free
admission, food and refreshments. Parade lineup
Berkley Station 2, 4 Grove St. Enter from Church
St. Parade start time 11 am to Station 1, Berkley
Common, on the muster field. Food and drinks will
be available. Contact email@example.com
21 - 24 June 2017 - San Antonio, Texas
Fraternal Order of Leatherheads (FOOLS) International
Convention. Hosted by the Alamo area FOOLS.
For details and complete schedule
21 - 24 June 2017 - Mashantucket, Connecticut
New England Assoc., of Fire Chiefs Fire/EMS/Rescue
Expo. Foxwood Resort and Casino. For exhibit space
firstname.lastname@example.org For more details
On Facebook http://tinyurl.com/zjp9twj
23 -24 June 2017 - Jermyn, Pennsylvania
Six County Firemen’s Assoc., 114th Annual Convention
and Parade. Hosted by Crystal FC www.58fire.com
24 June 2017 - Newbury, Massachusetts
Newbury Firemen’s Muster. American Hand Engine
Society 31 Low St., noon-3 pm.
Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/hmf9ypu
24 June 2017 - Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., Muster -
EXPO. Ohio Fire Academy, 8895 E. Main St.
24 June 2017 - Spencer, North Carolina
North Carolina Transportation Museum Fire Truck
Festival, 9 am - 3 pm. Register by May 19 and get a
free t-shirt with your department mentioned on the back.
Registration form http://tinyurl.com/gnq24a6 For a video
of last years show http://tinyurl.com/zyrsy84
More info call June Hall 704-636-2889
ext. 268. Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/jl9472p
24 June 2017 - Independence, Missouri
Independence 76 FC Firefest 2017. Silverstein Eye
Center 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
25 June 2017 - Jamesburg, New Jersey
Tri-Counties Fire Assoc., 26th Annual Antique Fire
Apparatus Show. Thompson Park, Forsgate Dr. &
Perrinville Rd., off exit 8A of the NJ Turnpike.
Registration 8:30 am, parade, 10:30 am. Tree shaded
picnic and vendor areas, drafting and firematic flea
Contact email@example.com or David Napier
25 June 2017 - Fall River, Massachusetts
Fall River Fire Museum 9th Annual Fire Truck Show.
New location: Fall River FD headquarters, 140
Commerce Dr. 10 am - 3 pm. Display of antique
and modern fire trucks. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
27 - 29 June 2017 - North Tonawanda, New York
Western NY VFA Annual Convention.
28 -29 June 2017 - Allendale, Michigan
Engine House 5 Fire Museum Brick by Brick Lego
Camp. Ages 6 - 9, 10 am - noon (children with
special needs will need to have an adult accompany
them). Hands on learning of the story of how Engine
House 5 was moved “brick by brick” to Allendale.
$50 per person. http://tinyurl.com/lhn6tmp
29 June - 2 July 2017 - Hot Springs, Arizona
Arkansas Fire Convention. Registration forms
http://arsfa.org/news/ Or visit us on Facebook
1 July 2017 - Bath, Maine
Parade 10:30 am, Middle St. (Amato’s). Pumping at
Library Park noon - 3 pm, north end of Front St.,
between Summer and Linden Sts.
1 July 2017 - Terrebonne, Oregon
Crooked River Ranch Fire and Rescue will be hosting
an antique fire truck and apparatus show. This show
is open to any fire departments or individuals with an
old fire truck, hose cart, or horse drawn apparatus.
This show will be in conjunction with the Crooked
River Ranch Fire and Rescue 40th Anniversary
celebration open house. The show will start at noon
and there is no entry fee.
There is a ranch parade at 10 am. If you would like
to participate in the parade the line begins at 9 am.
Crooked River Ranch is located NW of Terrebonne.
For more information contact Fire Chief Harry Ward,
6971 SW Shad Rd., Terrebonne, Oregon
8 July 2017 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Pump Primers 42nd Annual Fire Muster.
Held rain or shine at Riverfront Park. Note: street
parking is not free on weekends! There are kiosks
on streets where you can pay on cell phone with PANGO
app. For listings of parking lots and fees
http://parkharrisburg.com/garage-lots Please watch our
web site for updates. www.papumpprimers.org
8 July 2017 - Germantown, Ohio
21st Annual Miami Valley Antique Fire Apparatus Show.
This event will take place in beautiful Veteran’s Memorial
Park in the center of historic Germantown. The park has
numerous shade trees, a shelter house, railroad depot,
gazebo, railroad caboose, log house, playground and
ample space. Approximately 40 antique fire apparatus
will be on display. A fire related flea market will offer a
variety of items. Bring the entire family for a fun “step
back in time.” Please support the Germantown FF Assoc.,
by having lunch at their food stand.
Visit us www.mvafaa.org
email Jeff Tingle email@example.com or visit us on
9 - 15 July - Adah, Pennsylvania
Fayette County Firemen’s Assoc., 79th Annual
Convention. Hosted by the Adah VFD. Saturday:
Parade 4 pm. For complete schedule www.adahvfd.org
12 -13 July 2017 - Allendale, Michigan
Engine House 5 Fire Museum, Museum Quest Camp.
Ages 9 - 13, 10 am - noon. (children with special needs
must have an adult accompany them). Children will
discover all the wonders of Engine House 5 while solving
mind benders, riddle and puzzles. Snack and t-shirt
provided. $50 per person http://tinyurl.com/mlc77zo
15 July 2017 - Stroud, Oklahoma
1st Annual Mother Road Fire Truck Show and Muster.
Route 66 in Stroud. The entire highway will be shut
down in Stroud for this event. Event will include a fire
truck show and fire kitchen chili cookoff. Rental booth
and sponsor space available. Contact Adam Chace
firstname.lastname@example.org for info. Free admission!
16 July 2017 - Davisburg, Michigan
3rd Annual Family Safety Day Location Oakland County
Fair. A fun filled day of learning how to stay safe, seeing
antique and modern emergency vehicles and much more.
Must register by July 6. We are accepting emergency
vehicles (new, antique, unique etc.) for display, offers for
demonstrations, booth/table set-ups etc.
Info contact Dave Page email@example.com
10 - 14 July 2017 - Denver, Colorado
Denver Firefighters Museum Jr. FF Camp, ages 5 - 7,
1:30 - 3:30 pm. $55 per child. Please note:
After registration is confirmed, the Denver Firefighters
Museum adheres to a NO-REFUND, NO CREDIT, NO
SUBSTITUTION policy. If you are unable to attend,
please consider your payment a tax-deductible donation.
17 - 21 July 2017 - Denver, Colorado
Denver Firefighters Museum Jr FF Camp, ages 8 -12,
12:30 - 3:30 pm. $65 per child. Please note: After
registration is confirmed, the Denver Firefighters
Museum adheres to a NO-REFUND, NO CREDIT, NO
SUBSTITUTION policy. If you are unable to attend,
please consider your payment a tax-deductible donation.
20 - 21 July 2017 - Allendale, Michigan
Engine House 5 Fire Museum, Art Behind Firefighting
Camp. Ages 9 -13, 10 am - noon (children with special
needs will need to have an adult accompany them).
Explore the beautiful artwork created throughout
firefighting history. Use a variety of traditional and
contemporary media to create individual and collaborative
artwork. Our group project will become a display in the
museum for everyone to enjoy. $50 per person
22 July 2017 - Meriden, Connecticut
8th Annual Silver City Fire Fest. Hosted by the CT Fire
Photographers Assoc., 9 am - 3 pm. Comfort Inn
900 E. Main St. A day for firebuffs, emergency model
builders and collectors, apparatus and photographers.
Outdoor apparatus displays, indoor model and
photography displays and vendors. Fire Fest has
something for anyone interested in emergency service.
On Facebook http://tinyurl.com/gkulxyv
22 July 2017 - Deale, Maryland
Deale Volunteer Fire Department Parade, 6:30 pm
27 (Thursday) July 2017 - Mt. Airy, Maryland
Mt. Airy Volunteer Fire Co., annual parade 6:30 pm.
RSVP for parade Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Web site www.mavfc.org
28 - 29 July 2017 - Frankenmuth, Michigan
Great Lakes International AFAA Annual Fire Muster.
Heritage Park, 601 Weis St. Pumping, flea market,
parade and BBQ. Please visit us at
www.gliafaa.org/Frankenmuth-Muster.html for updates
and further info. Or on Facebook
30 July 2017 - Newberg, Oregon
Newberg Classic Fire Apparatus show, Swap Meet and
Junior Firefighter Challenge Course. Part of the Newberg
Old Fashioned Festival, July 27 - 30.
Contact Matt Simek email@example.com
2 - 5 August 2017 - Watertown/Sackets Harbor, New York
SPAAMFAA Convention hosted by the Thousand Island
Hose Haulers. Home base hotel is the Hilton Garden Inn,
Watertown, $139 which includes breakfast. 315-788-1234
be sure to use code SPAAMFAA. Holiday Inn next door,
$129, 315-779-1234, also use code SPAAMFAA. For tours,
events, registration etc.,visit
Our Facebook page
Contact Bill Blunden firstname.lastname@example.org
3 - 5 August 2017 - McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania
116th Cumberland Valley VFA Convention hosted by the
McConnellsburg VFC. http://www.mcconnellsburgfire.org
4 (Friday) August 2017 - Clifton, New York
Clifton Fire Department Annual Parade, 7 pm
4 August 2017 - Ossining, New York
Ossining Fire Department Annual Parade.
5 August 2017 - Salem, Massachusetts
Salem Willows Firemen’s Muster. 173 Fort Ave.,
noon - 3 pm. Antique hand pumped fire engine muster
where crews pump their machines to see who can shoot
the longest stream of water. This is the oldest
organized sport in the US. Visit us on Facebook
5 August 2017 - New Hampton, New York
Catskill Fire Cats Annual Fire Truck Show, Muster and
Family Day. Orange County Fire Training Center,
9 Training Center Lane, 9 am - 4 pm, rain or shine.
On Facebook http://tinyurl.com/zwm66q9
6 August 2017 - Pennsauken, New Jersey
Cradle of Liberty Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc.,
Annual Muster, Firematic Flea Market. Cooper River
Park, North Park Dr., and Airport Highway. 10 am - 3 pm.
Fire truck displays and drafting. Both fire company and
privately owned apparatus are welcome. There is no
registration fee. Free admission. Please join us for a
family friendly event. For apparatus and vendor
registration forms http://tinyurl.com/mnhbynu
We are also on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/jgk6rxv
11 - 13 August 2017 - Wallaceburg, Ontario, Canada
WAMBO, one of Canada’s largest transportation shows.
Free admission. Includes fire apparatus, hose carts,
ladder trucks and more. Saturday, fire truck show 9 am -
5 pm, fire truck parade 3 pm. For complete schedule
visit www.kent.net/wambo/schedule.php For registration
contact Lee Burrows email@example.com On Facebook
12 August 2017 - Lamar, Pennsylvania
Nittany Valley VFC 3rd Annual Firemen’s Competition.
Events: Battle of the Barrel, Tug-o-war, Tetherball and
Bucket Brigade. Please register by July 19th.
12 August 2017 - Succasunna, New Jersey
Roxbury Fire Co #1 100th Anniversary Parade. Parade
starts at 1pm sharp, Kenvil Ave., and Main St. Route
down Main St., to Roxbury FC #1 fire house. Food and
beverages at fire house after parade. Held rain or shine!
Come and celebrate with us.
18 (Friday) August 2017 - Ferndale, Michigan
17th Annual Ferndale Emergency Vehicle Show. East
Nine Mile Rd., from 1 pm. Lights and Sirens Cruise on
East Nine Mile rd., at Woodard begins at 5:30 pm.
Approximately 100 emergency vehicles are on display,
which includes antique and modern era ambulances,
fire apparatus and police vehicles. To register your
emergency vehicle simply click the link to complete
the online registration form http://tinyurl.com/m3asmaw
Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/hj88m2b
19 August 2017 - Winchendon, Massachusetts
Winchendon Firemen’’s Muster, noon - 3 pm.
Winchendon American Legion Post 193, 295 School St.
Antique hand pumped fire engine muster to see who
can play the longest stream of water. This is the oldest
organized sport in the USA. Spectators are invited to
try out pumping the machines. http://tinyurl.com/h8dgj3b
19 August 2017 - Ypsilanti, Michigan
Michigan Firehouse Museum Fire Muster. Riverside
Park 9 am - 3 pm. FREE family event. Get up close
with fire trucks in original and restored condition. Hold
a fire hose and spray into the Huron River. Listen to the
sirens and the history of firefighting and the fire rigs on
display. Visit us at www.michiganfirehousemuseum.org
19 August 2017 - Denville, New Jersey
2nd Annual Revolutionary FOOLS Fire Muster and
Model Show. Denville FD #1, 2 Indian Rd., 9 am - 3 pm.
Contact Steve Jason 973-214-4305
Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/knnhapp
20 August 2017 - Millville, New Jersey
Glasstown Fire Brigade 37th Annual Fire Apparatus
Show and Muster. Wheaton Arts Center, 100 Village Dr.,
10 am - 4 pm, rain or shine! Apparatus must be at least
25 years old. There is no registration fee for apparatus.
Sorry no pets permitted on grounds. Firematic Flea
Market. Vendor fee $20, lease bring your own table and
20 August 2017 - Berkley, Massachusetts
Berkley FF Assoc., 9th Annual All Motor Vehicle Show.
The Berkley Common, 5 N. Main St., 9 am - 4 pm.
Registration $10 per vehicle. Any make or model
welcome. For questions Ryan 508-967-5299 or
26 August 2017 - Kingston, New York
Volunteer Firemen’s Museum 14th Annual Antique Fire
Engine Muster, 10 am - 3 pm. Old and new pieces of
firefighting apparatus, silent auction, hot dogs and
refreshments. Donations accepted and silent auction
will be a fundraiser to keep the museum running day to
day. If interested in bringing apparatus for exhibit please
call us by August 1. 845-331-0866
26 August 2017 - New Haven, Indiana
New Haven Fire muster and EXPO, with the Fort Wayne
Firefighters Museum. Historic Downtown New Haven
on Broadway. 10 am - 4 pm, parade 10 am. This family
event offers an apparatus parade, antique fire muster,
kids activities and games, firematic flea market, surplus
equipment sales, new equipment vendors and much
more. For a complete list of activities and registration
forms visit www.nhfiremuster.com
http://tinyurl.com/n6lrbat For questions or more info
call Ray Easterly 260-740-1916 or
26 August 2017 - Spencerport, New York
Spencerport VFA Fire Apparatus Muster, 1 - 6 pm.
75 S. Union St. Please bring your antique or modern
fire apparatus. Registration http://tinyurl.com/zk4rsfd
6 - 10 September 2017 - Burnsville, Minnesota
39th Burnsville Fire Muster. Parade Sept., 9, 11 am,
lineup 10 am. Friday, fire truck water display, 6 - 9:30
pm. Saturday, fire truck and safety displays noon -
9:30 pm. Contact Tom Taylor firstname.lastname@example.org
Watch our web site www.burnsvillefiremuster.org or on
9 September 2017 - Milford, Connecticut
Engine 260 Inc., 46th Annual Antique Fire Apparatus
Show and Muster. Eisenhower Park, 10 am - 5 pm,
121 North St. Activities include parade of antique fire
apparatus, firefighter competitions, hand pumpers,
exhibitions, demos and firematic flea market. Free
admission to the general public. All proceeds benefit
Milford Recreation Dept., program for children with
special needs. Further info 203-874-2605
9 September 2017 - Lutherville, Maryland
Fire Museum of Maryland presents, Honoring Our
Heroes. Our salute to fire, police, EMS and military
personnel, with antique fire engine demos and rides.
Sponsored by area businesses and the citizens of
Baltimore County. A great way to say “Thank you”
to all of our community members in uniform.
10 am - 2 pm. https://www.firemuseummd.org/events
On Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FireMuseumMD/
10 September 2017 - New Orleans, Missouri
9/11 Memorial Stair Climb will pay tribute to the 343
firefighters, 70 law enforcement officers, and 9
emergency medical technicians that made the
ultimate sacrifice with their lives.
10 September 2017 - Hudson, Ohio
Western Reserve (Cleveland) Fire Museum (Greater
Cleveland chapter of SPAAMFAA) and Education
Center AnnualMuster, in conjunction with the Hudson
FD and the new Hudson Fire Museum. To be held in
downtown Hudson (Ohio SR 91 and SR 303), on the
historic downtown Hudson Green. Our muster will
feature hand and horse drawn apparatus. Plans call
for hand engines to pump from an antique cistern on
the Green. This event is not meant to be a competition
but rather a demonstration of old-time firefighting
apparatus. We extend an invitation to all owners of
hand engines as well as antique and not-so-antique
fire apparatus to attend. The newly completed Fire
Museum will be open. www.wrfmc.com
10 September 2017 - Wheeling, West Virginia
West Virginia Panhandle Pumpers Society Fire Muster.
Wheeling Heritage Port, 12th and Water Sts., downtown,
9 am - 3 pm. www.wvppsfire.org
10 - 16 September 2017 - Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
Schuylkill County Firefighters Convention. Hosted by the
Schuykill Hose Co., #2.
14 - 16 September 2017 - Briarcliff Manor, New York
Briarcliff Manor FD is hosting the 111th West Chester
County VFA Convention. Gala dress parade Saturday
14 - 16 September 2017 - Wildwood, New Jersey
New Jersey State Firemen’s Convention/EXPO.
www.njfireexpo.com Parade Saturday 2 pm.
14 - 17 September 2017 - Dover, Delaware
Delaware Volunteer Firefighters Assoc., Conference.
Parade Saturday 1 pm. http://www.dvfassn.com
14 -17 September 2017 - Roscommon, Michigan
35th Annual Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival.
Roscommon County Fire Training Grounds.
Friday: Bright Light Vehicle Showdown, 7 pm followed
by Bright Light Parade. Saturday: 9 am Roscommon
Firemen’s Memorial Service, Parade through downtown
11 am, Extrication competition at noon and Waterball
contest 12:30 pm. Antique Fire Truck display all day!
FREE activities for the kids and much more! For full
schedule, map and registration visit
15 -17 September 2017 - Taftville, Connecticut
The Taftville FD will be hosting the 134th Annual CT
State Firefighters Convention. This event is in
conjunction with the 100th Anniversary of the Taftville FD.
We are pleased to announce that the Stiller Family 9/11
Never Forget Mobile Exhibit will be available during the
Watch our web site for updates.
15 September - 15 October 2017 - Denver, Colorado
Denver Firefighters Museum Exhibit: Hispanic Firefighters
of the Denver Fire Dept. Celebrating the contributions of
Hispanic firefighters in the Denver FD. In honor of
Hispanic Heritage month.http://tinyurl.com/mfakagz
16 September 2017 - Funkstown, Maryland
Funkstown VF Heroes for Cancer Combat Challenge.
Opening ceremony 9 am. Heroes compete in the following
events: High Rise Pack Carry, Hose Hoist, Victim Rescue
and Kaiser Sled. There will be a Junior FF division also.
17 September 2017 - Westerly, Rhode Island
Westerly Firemen’s Muster. Misquamicut State Beach,
noon - 3 pm
Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/zadcekw
20 - 23 September 2017 - Penn Hills, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Fire Convention, hosted by the Penn
Hills Fire Departments. Friday, 3 - 11 pm, Fire EXPO.
Saturday, 7:30 - 10:30 AM, parade registration, Linton
Middle School, 7 - 11 am apparatus judging, Linton
Middle School. Parade starts at 1 pm, St. Bartholomew
Parish. For complete schedule and registration visit
http://tinyurl.com/gsequq3 under “info” tab. Or visit us
on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/jvdnozf
23 September 2017 - Ontario, Canada
Firefest downtown Chatham on King St., 10 am - 4 pm.
Canada’s largest show of antique fire apparatus and
emergency response vehicles.
Please watch our site www.firefest.ca or on
Facebook www.facebook.com/ckfirefest for details.
23 September 2017 - Lakewood, Colorado
West Metro Family Fire Muster. West Metro’s Fire
Rescue Training Center3535 S. Kipling St., 10 am - 2 pm.
Sorry no pets allowed.
26 September 2017 - Stillwater, New York
Stillwater Fire Department 150th. Field opens 11 am.
Parade 1 pm. www.stillwaterfdny.com/150yrs.htm
28 (Thursday) September 2017 - Kingwood, West Virginia
Preston County Buckwheat Festival Famous Firemen’s
Parade. Judging 5 - 7 pm, St. Sebastian Church parking
lot. Parade 7:30 pm. Email email@example.com
30 September 2017 - Herculaneum, Missouri
Jeffco Fire Engine Rally, 9 am - 3 pm. Herculaneum
Park, 776 Joachin Ave. Parade 9 am. Opening
ceremony 10 am. Displays of apparatus and EMS
vehicles, firefighter competitions and demos, air rescue
helicopters and numerous vendor booths. Also many
activities for children. FD patch trading and selling
available. Food, drink and other concessions will be
available for purchase. No alcohol is allowed. Open to
the public and free of charge. Visit us on Facebook
30 September 2017 - Farmville, Virginia
Old Dominion Historical Fire Society Annual Muster.
Wilcks Lake Park, 9 am - 3 pm. For more info or to
register contact Floyd Greene FloydPowhatan@gmail.com
30 September 2017 - Herculaneum, Missouri
24th 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, vendors 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 FREE of charge. For updates visit us on
Email Bill Haggard firstname.lastname@example.org
??? October 2017 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Philly Muster is returning. Details to follow!
1 October 2017 - East Davenport, Iowa
International Fire Museum Annual Muster and Lights
and Sirens Parade. Fire truck and emergency vehicles
lights and sirens parade starts at Modern Woodmen Park
at 11:30 am, and should be circling the Village of Earl
Davenport about noon. Great entertainment for the kids.
Learn about fire safety, see Sparky the fire dog and enjoy
all the antique fire trucks. Free event but donations to the
fire museum are accepted. This family event runs from
noon - 4 pm. For more info call 563-391-6431, 8 - 10 pm.
Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/h6z7jxk
1 October 2017 - York, Pennsylvania
4th Annual Fire Muster & Flea Market. Sponsored by
the newest SPAAMFAA chapter White Rose Fire
Preservation of York, PA. (Old Fire Farts) Cousler Park,
1060 Church Rd., 8 am - 4 pm. This year the featured
apparatus is Seagrave, but all types of apparatus are
welcome. Pumping contests, kids activities, firefighter
challenge contest, and plenty of food trucks. All proceeds
go to support the Preservation of Fire History in York
County and to our First Responders Scholarship Grant.
For more info email Bob email@example.com
Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/gsl8hch
1 October 2017 - Fryeburg, Maine
Firemen’s Muster: dry hose, wet hose, ball squirt and
more. Part of Fryeburg Fair, 1154 Main St.
Contact Corliss Watson 207-890-7334
7 October 2017 - Ripon, California
27th Annual Emergency Vehicle Display show and Law
Enforcement Recruitment Fair. Ripon Community Center
and Park, 334 W. Fourth St., 8 am - 3 pm. Visit us on
7 October 2017 - Beaumont, Texas
Fire Museum of Texas Fire Prevention and Family Safety
Festival. Always held the first Saturday in October. This
is a free event. Activities include safety and health info
and giveaways, children’s games and activities, live fire
and technical rescue, EMS and Hazmat demos, free food
and drinks. http://tinyurl.com/h2dx2ky
7 - 8 October 2017 - Emmitsburg, Maryland
36th Annual National Fallen Firefighters 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 a full schedule
of events. www.firehero.org/events/memorial-weekend/
8 October 2017 - Nationwide
Bells Across America. Fire 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 firefighters. For the 7th year bells will ring coast
to coast as a grateful nation pauses to honor those
firefighters who died in 2016 and previous years.
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is asking
communities, fire service organizations, and religious
organizations to help us honor our fallen firefighters
by participating in Bells Across America for Fallen
Firefighters. A moment of remembrance can occur
any time during Memorial Weekend, October 7 - 8.
Fire department representatives are encouraged
to work with their clergy and community leaders to
develop an appropriate ceremony.
15 October - Newton, New Jersey
9th Annual Fall Foliage Fire Muster at Sussex County
Public SafetyTraining Academy, Hampton Twp., 10 am -
2 pm. GPS use 114 Morris Turnpike, Newton, NJ.
Medivac landing, smoke house trailer and bounce house
Vendor space available. Contact Lbono@sussex.edu
for more details.
17 - 21 October 2017 - Nashville, Tennessee
Fire house EXPO, Music City Center.
21 October 2017 - Allentown, Pennsylvania
Mack Trucktoberfest. Mack Trucks Historical Museum
and Custom Center. Actual address 2402 Lehigh
Parkway South. Note: for GPS use 11 Grammes Rd.
22 October 2017 - Allentown, New Jersey
The New jersey Fire Museum and Fallen Firefighters
Memorial is holding the 2nd Annual Open House,
10 am - 3 pm. If you missed the first one here’s another
opportunity to see this collection. In 2016 the collection
had not been seen in 40 years.
Location: 4 Polhemustown Rd. The collection has over
60 antiques, contains examples of fire engines powered
by hand, chemical reaction steam, gasoline and diesel
fuel. In addition to the fire apparatus, many examples of
tools, art, memorabilia and other items of interest will be
on display. http://www.njfiremuseum.org
Video of museum https://youtu.be/iQAJdJRdwBs
1 November - 30 December 2017 - Denver, Colorado
Denver Firefighters Museum Exhibit: Collecting Fire
Toys. Join us for an exhibit of toys and models inspired
by the firefighting profession. A perfect outing for the
holiday season. http://tinyurl.com/m9xgyla
7 - 10 February 2018 - Kissimmee, Florida
Florida Antique Bucket Brigade is hosting the SPAAMFAA
2018 Winter Convention. Please watch our web site
www.fabbfire.org or on
for updates. Contact Bob Romig firstname.lastname@example.org
1 - 4 August 2018 - Pennsauken, New Jersey
Cradle of Liberty Antique Fire Apparatus is hosting the
SPAAMFAA 2018 Summer Convention. Copper River
Park, North Park Dr., and Airport Highway. For registration
Also on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/CLAFAA/
2019 - North Charleston, South Carolina
Palmetto Lowcountry Vintage Fire Apparatus Assoc.,
is hosting the SPAAMFAA Winter National Convention.
Details and exact dates TBA.
17 - 20 July 2019 - Jeffersonville, Indiana
Indian SPAAMFAA chapter, The Pompier, Pump and
Playpipe Society of Indiana is pleased to announce
they will be hosting the SPAAMFAA National 2019
Host hotel, Clarion Hotel, 505 Marriott Dr.,Clarksville.
812-283-4411 More details coming soon. Visit us on
Facebook http://tinyurl.com/zg9mbdu and
Contact Jeff Rider email@example.com
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.
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