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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.

Through 30 December 2022 -  Lutherville, Maryland
Frie Museum of Maryland
It's time to plan your visit to our Holiday Train Garden.
The Garden opens 10 am - 4 pm.
The Museum and Train Garden will be open: December 3, 10 & 17, 10 am - 4 pm.
Holiday Week, December 27 - 30, 10 am - 4 pm
Entry to the Train Garden is included with your paid admission to the Museum. No extra fees! Tickets at the door.
We'll have a fun new addition to the Garden this year. Hint: What Lutherville Museum go their very own fireboat
in May? Come visit and see. 

14 - 15 January 2023 - Massillon, Ohio
Jackson Professional Firefighters Fire EXPO.  
After a two-year hiatus, we are pleased to announce our return for 2023! 
Registration is now open
Watch your email, mailboxes, Facebook, and our website for more details. 

1 - 4 February 2023 - Phoenix, Arizona
2023 SPAAMFAA Winter National Convention.  The SPAAMFAA Board of Trustees in partnership with the Hall of 
Flame Fire Museum invite you to join us.  Hotel: Residence Inn, Tempe Downtown/University, 510 S. Forest Ave., 
$179 + taxes & fees per night.  
Convention will center around the efforts the Hall of Flame Fire Museum has been building for over 60 years.  
The museum is over 70,000 square feet with over 130 pieces of apparatus.  There will be a bus tour including the 
Gilbert FD & Gilbert Public Safety Training Facility.  
We’ve also received special permission to visit the museum accession building to see their unseen collection.
T-shirts & challenge coins will be available. 
For questions on registration email 
For all other info email 
For all details & registration visit 

11 February 2023 - Mount Dora, Florida
Mount Dora History Museum 100th Celebration, 450 Royellou Lane, 10 am - 3 pm.  There will be fire trucks on display, 
from the 1910’s to today, live demos of a hand cart,  police vehicles and more. 

18 March 2023 - Cincinnati, Ohio
Miles Greenwood Historical Fire Apparatus Society,  SPAAMFAA chapter Flea Market. 9 am - 2 pm. Location to be 
determined. More details when available.

15 April 2023 - Lebanon, Indiana
The Pompier, Pump & Playpipe Society of Indiana Annual Firematic Flea Market & Swap Meet.  Boone County 
Fairgrounds, Farm Bureau Community Bldg., 1300 E. 100 S.    9 am - 3 pm, admission $5 at the door.  Early-bird (8 am) 
admission $20.  
Indoor flea market space 10 x 10 (includes one table and 2 chairs) at $25 each. Extra tables (inside booths only) $5 each.  
Outdoor flea market space 10 X 20, (no tables or chairs included) at $25 each.
Vendor Registration due 4/8/23. Registrations received after 4/8/23 are $30.
Please make checks or money orders 
payable to PPPSI and mail to:Flea Market, 4486 Hadley Road, Mooresville, IN 46158.
Vendor set up Friday night 6 to 9 pm or Saturday at 8 am.

22 - 23 April 2023 - Allentown, Pennsylvania
Union Historical Fire Society Annual Spring Melt Fire Memorabilia Auction (Sat) & Flea Market (Sun).  Agricultural Hall, 
302 N.17th St. Come visit the nations premier and largest fire memorabilia Auction and Marketplace .
The marketplace contains over 250 vendor spaces. Find Fire Antiques to Fire Apparatus parts and used fire equipment. 
Sat., 34th Annual Firematic Auction, 8 am (preview 7 - 8 am). (Fri., preview noon - 3 pm). 
Sun., Market Place opens 9 am (7 am for Early Bird passes). Food & refreshments will be available.
Hotel Holiday Inn Allentown - Bethlehem, 4325 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown, PA.  610.366.1600 “0” for reservations. 
$139 a night with code “Allentown Fire Show.”
Advance & early bird passes on sale Jan. 15, 2023. 
Oninle registration 
Online vendor registration Jan., 15, 2023 

29 April 2023 - Allentown, New Jersey
NJ Fire Museum, 3rd Annual Swap Meet. Rain date 4/30.  
4 Polhemustown Rd., 9 am -3 pm.  Vendors needed reserve now! $25 per 20’ X 20’ space.  
Contact Dave Napier 732-995-4172 or 

18 - 21 May 2023 - Wenatchee, Washington
The Washington State Firefighters Assoc., will be celebrating 100 years at the 2023 Convention. Details when available. 

19 - 20 May 2023 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Lancaster County Firemen’s Assoc., Annual Fire EXPO.  Harrisburg Farm Show Complex, 2300 N. Cameron St., PA 
Route 22 at I-81 Exit 67.   Details on tickets coming soon.

20 May 2023 - Ringoes, New Jersey
Amwell Valley FC is celebrating 100 years of service.
You are cordially invited to our parade and festivities celebrating AVFC's 100 years of service to the community.
Parade: Line up starts at 10:00 am, kick off at 11:00 am
Festivities: Immediately following the parade at our firehouse: 22 Route 579 Ringoes, NJ 08551
Food, Music, Antique & Modern Apparatus, Displays, Fire Memorabilia & Collectibles Market, Family & Community Fun. 

27 May 2023 - Tannersville, Pennsylvania
Hometown Heroes Muster on the Mountain at Camelback Resort, rain date May 28th.  
Apparatus judging, firematic games. 
More details to come on how to pre-register.
Also looking for vendors.  Questions email

3 June 2023 - Westminster, Maryland
The Chesapeake Antique Fire Apparatus Association will hold their 53rd annual spring muster at the grounds of the 
Pleasant Valley Community FC, 2030 South Pleasant Valley Rd.   
We encourage all apparatus owners to attend. 
Further details to follow.

14 - 17 June 2023 - Syracuse, New York
NY State Assoc., of Fire Chiefs (NYSAFC) 117th Annual Conference & Fire Expo.  Location the Oncenter, 800 S. State 
St.   More details when available.  Contact

17 - 22 June 2023 - Ocean City, Maryland
131st Annual Maryland State Firemen’s Assoc., Convention/Conference. More details when available.

8 July 2023 - Mechanicsburg, Ohio
Mechanicsburg Fire Dept., Parade.  Lineup & start time TBD. The parade will originate at the South Main St.,  grain 
elevators, by the railroad tracks. It will proceed north on South Main St., and terminate at Goshen Memorial Park 
(approx. one mile).  We welcome any privately owned apparatus to join us in the parade.  
This yearly event always takes place on the second Saturday of July or the weekend after the July 4th  holiday. 
More details on parade time when available.
Please contact Asst. Chief Steve Castle 

12 - 15 July 2023 - Warwick, Rhode Island
The Rhode Island Antique SPAAMFAA chapter is hosting the summer SPAAMFAA Convention.  For hotel info and to 
book a room visit  More details when available.

18 August (Friday) 2023 - Greenville, Michigan
Greenville Department of Public Safety Annual Fireman’s Parade, held every 3rd weekend (Friday) in August.  Meet & 
Greet 6:30 pm. Parade at 8 pm.  Meet at Greenville High School 111 N. Hillcrest St.  
First round will be silent to remember/ tribute the fallen. The second round will be all light and sirens! 
We are looking for older fire apparatus to join our local fireman’s parade! 
Privately owned apparatus are welcome.
Old and new are welcome! Questions contact Zach Ensing 616.232.9856

26 August 2023 - Hanover, Pennsylvania
Pleasant Hill VFC 2nd Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Muster.  More details when available.

9 September 2023 - Boardman, Ohio
The Boardman FD will be celebrating it’s 100th Anniversary.
Southern Park Mall, 7401 Market St., noon - dusk followed by fire works.  We would love to have some antiques for 
display.  If you are interested please contact Jim Dorman 
More details as they become available.

17 September 2023 - Wildwood, New Jersey
Cradle of Liberty AFAA, Wildwood NJ Fire Apparatus Muster.  Wildwood Convention Center.
All private apparatus owners and companies are invited to display apparatus.  More details when available. 

17 - 23 September 2023 - Wallkill, New York
Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Assoc. (OCVFA) Convention & Parade.  Hosted by the Washington Heights FC.  
Parade 9/23.  More details when available.

7 October 2023 - Westminster, Maryland
Westminster FD 200th Anniversary Muster, 28 John St.  Parade lineup 9 am, 60 Monroe St., step-off 10 am.  We will go 
from Monroe Street,  to Pennsylvania Ave., to Main Street, to Longwell Ave., to Tuc Road, to Railroad Ave. (some rigs will 
exit the route from here to lots behind our firehouse), to Winters St., to John St., & then enter parking lot off John St.
Following the parade, all antique fire apparatus will be parked at Westminster FD & surrounding parking lots for viewing. 
Many activities will be happening for all to enjoy, including games, music, and multiple food trucks!
Apparatus registration is FREE. Registration due by noon on 9/30/2023.  
For registration form visit 
First 65 preregistered apparatus will receive a token of appreciation for attending the Westminster FD 200th Anniversary 
Fire Muster. Visit us on the web or on Facebook 
Any questions email or call  410.848.1800

14 October 2023 - Farmville, Virginia
Old Dominion Historical Fire Society Annual Muster & Flea Market.  Wilck's Lake Park, 1623 W. Third St., 9 am - 3 pm.
FREE to attend and display apparatus.  You do not have to be a member of ODHFS to attend!
This family event celebrates the history of the fire service.  Open to all antique & in-service fire & rescue apparatus.  
Drafting is available. 
If you desire to stay in the area, I recommend you make your reservations now. With two colleges in Farmville, there is 
always something going on every weekend and the hotels fill up fast.For more information contact Floyd Greene at 

18 May 2024 - Alexandria, Virginia
Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Assoc., Non-motorized Muster.  Location: Friendship Firehouse, 107 S. Alfred.
More details when available.
Contact Frank Tremel 

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.