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Nationwide Listing of Musters, Parades and Special Events

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rescheduling, cancellation or change of venue.

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 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 onmost weekends at least during the exhibit.  video

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.  Visit Contact

2 (Friday) June 2017 - Belvidere, New Jersey

Mountain Lake FC Barrel Fight.  Held rain or shine 7 pm.

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  Flea Market registration $15.  Contact Tim Jones Visit 

us on Facebook 

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 


3 June 2017 - Cambridge, Ontario

2017 marks the 175th Anniversary of Fire Fighting in Cambridge.  A parade of fire trucks old and new begins the day

at 10 am.  Follow the route to Dickson Park to enjoy an afternoon of free family activities.  Learn about the history of 

the fire department, fire safety tips and see firefighter demonstrations.  enjoy activities for the kids, food trucks, a beer 

garden and more.  The parade begins from the parking lot at Galt Arena Gardens, 98 Shade St. and proceeds to Main 

St.  Parade will follow Main St., past the Library and Centotaph turning right onto George St., North.  Continues until it 

reaches Dickson Park where the afternoon festivities begin.  For more info Lisa Inacio

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.

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 June every year.  It is 

possibly the longest running antique apparatus muster in the nation.  There is food, beverages, vendors, activities and 

more!  Email or

4 June 2017 - Canaan, New York

Annual Canaan FC Muster.  Lawrence Field Park.  Registration 9 am for any teams wishing to participate.  Events start 

at 10 am.  As always we will selling pulled pork for lunch.  Watch our Facebook page for updates 

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 environment.

9 (Friday) June 2017 - Colonial Beach, Virginia

Colonial Beach VFD 66th Annual Potomac River Festival Fire/Rescue Parade.  You are cordially invited to the “Nations 

Noisiest Parade” at 7:30 pm.  This is a chance to shine your apparatus and bring everything you can to show off your 

departments pride.  For the spectators, bring a chair, earbuds, a smile and be ready to cheer on the men and women 

of the Fire Service as they display their departments apparatus.  The parade will be held rain or shine.  Registration  Facebook

9 (Friday) June 2017 - Boston, Massachusetts

The annual Boston Sparks Assoc., and Boston Fire Museum Open House and Chili Cook-Out.  Don’t forget to wear 

your RED shirt!  At our quarters, 344 Congress St., in the historic Fort Point Channel Seaport District, starting at

1800 hours.  All are cordially invited to attend and bring a guest.  $10 donation per person.  Featuring the new Boston 

FD E-One Pumpers and Ladder Trucks as well as other vehicles on display.  Hot dogs, hamburgers and sausages will 

be served.  Please make your reservation to attend by calling 617-338-9700.  Free parking is available at the 

Shaughnessy and Ahearn lot located at D and Cypher Sts., with shuttle to and from.

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 time).  Any department 

interested in participating can send an email to Watch for details or 

on Facebook

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 Place, 9 am - 3 pm.  Please 

join us for fun, fire trucks and a flea market.  On Facebook or

10 June 2017 - Warwick, New York

Warwick FD Inspection Parade.  Our 50th Anniversary and we are dedicating the parade to Jeff Schadt.  Lineup 5 pm 

step off 6 pm.  Truck judging 2 - 4 pm at Warwick Middle School Trophies at 9 pm.

10 June 2017 - Bordentown, New Jersey

Hope Hose Humane Co #1, 250th Anniversary Parade, 1 pm at the corner of Elizabeth and Spring Sts.  We will be 

debuting our newly preserved hand pumper dating back to the early 1800’s.  Contact

10 -11 June 2017 - Sprague, Connecticut

Baltic Fire Engine Co. #1, is celebrating 150 yrs. 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 or visit us on 

Facebook  Email contacts

11 June 2017 - Great River, (Long Island) New York

Join us for the 3rd “EPIC event,” a group gatherin 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!  Contact Tom Rinelli 631-721-8129 until 10 pm, Fax 

631-585-1276  For updates  For registration,lodging, FAQ etc. 

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 visit

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. 

15 (Thursday) June 2017 - Lebanon, Oregon

Oregon Volunteer Firefighters Assoc., (OVFA) Conference and Fire Apparatus Show and Shine.  Bolder Falls Best 

Western Conference Center, 5 - 8 pm. This is also the fire service vendor night.  Fire service and other vendors will be 

set up.  For registration contact Greg Musil 

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/Parade.  Hosted by Keystone H and L Co. #1.  Parade Saturday 

1 pm.  For parade details and registration  Check our web site for updates

17 June 2017 - Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania

Wyndmoor Hose Co #1, annual muster and fireworks, 3 - 7 pm.  Registration 2:30 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.  Email 

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 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 registration

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.  Contact 530-925-0029.

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

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

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 For more details

On Facebook

22 -24 June 2017 - Jermyn, Pennsylvania

Six County Firemen’s Assoc., 114th Annual Convention and Parade. In honor of past President Mark Coons.  

Registration and judging 9 am - noon. Parade 2 pm. Hosted by Crystal FC

24 June 2017 - Newbury, Massachusetts

Newbury Firemen’s Muster.  American Hand Engine Society 31 Low St., noon-3 pm.  Visit us on Facebook

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.  “Old Sue” a 1902 horse drawn, steam powered pumper engine will be in 

attendance.  Held rain or shine.  Parade at 3 pm.  Tickets for spectators Registration form  For a video of last years show More info call 

June Hall 704-636-2889 ext. 268.  Visit us on Facebook

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. and 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 market.  Contacts David Napier 732-938-2685

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 

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.

29 June - 2 July 2017 - Hot Springs, Arizona

Arkansas Fire Convention.  Registration forms  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.

7 July 2017 - Petaluma, California

Petaluma Muster hosted by the California Firemen’s Muster Assoc.  Elks Lodge 901, 2105 S. McDowell Blvd. Ext.  

10 am ‘til it’s over.

7 - 8 July 2017 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Pump Primers 42nd Annual Fire Muster.  Held rain or shine at Riverfront Park, across from Harrisburg 

Hospital, 10 am - 4 pm. Held rain or shine!  Hospitality night, Friday, for guests and early arrivals, at the PA National Fire Museum, 1820 N. 4th St.  

Registration – 8:00 to 9:30 AM at the Farm Show Complex, Cameron & Maclay Streets 

Motorcade – 10:00 AM to Muster Site

Opening ceremonies – (flag raising) 10:30 AM
Mass pumping – 11:00AM
Bracket contest, Fastest water – 11:30 AM (Riverside)
Barrel Spin – 12 noon
Bucket Brigade – 1:00 PM
Barrel Bust – 2:00 PM
Awards – 3:00 PM After all contests are completed at the Muster Site.                                                                  

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  Please watch our web site for updates.

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 email Jeff Tingle  or visit us on Facebook


9 - 15 July 2017 - Adah, Pennsylvania

Fayette County Firemen’s Assoc., 79th Annual Convention.  Hosted by the Adah VFD.  Saturday:  Parade 4 pm.  For complete schedule

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.

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

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  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 

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

22 July 2017 - Deale, Maryland

Deale Volunteer Fire Department Parade, 6:30 pm.  

22 July 2017 - Parksville, British Columbia

Parksville VFD is celebrating it’s 75th Anniversary with an Open House and Show and Shine.  Firefighting apparatus on display 

10 am - 3 pm, in parking area adjacent to the fire station.  Facebook 

22 July 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  For registration form For info contact Mike 973-886-0429 

27 (Thursday) July 2017 - Mt. Airy, Maryland

Mt. Airy Volunteer Fire Co., annual parade 6:30 pm. RSVP for parade  Email Web site

28 - 29 July 2017 - Frankenmuth, Michigan

Great Lakes International AFAA Annual Fire Muster.  Heritage Park, 601 Weis St.  Pumping, flea market, parade and BBQ.  Host hotel Bavarian Inn, 1 Covered Bridge Lane.  Please visit us at for updates 

and further info. 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

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, 

315-788-1234 $139 includes breakfast.  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

3 - 5 August 2017 - McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania

116th Cumberland Valley VFA Convention hosted by the McConnellsburg VFC. 

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

5 August 2017 - Angels Camp, California

Gold Country Firemen’s Muster, Calaveras County Fairgrounds.  Enjoy an olde time tradition of friendly firemen’s competition and camaraderie.  Antique engine competitions, hand pumpers, kids games, bucket brigades, hose carts and equipment display.  For more info call 209-984-5887 or 209-768-0016

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.  No registration fee.  Free admission.  Please join us for a family friendly event.  Fire safety house and activities for the kids.  Photo area for fire apparatus photographers.  

8 - 9 am Flea Market setup

8 - 10:30 am On site apparatus registration

9 am - 3 pm Flea Market

10 am - 3 pm Muster activities

3 pm. Competition awards presentation

For apparatus and vendor registration forms are also on Facebook

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  For registration contact Lee Burrows  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.

12 August 2017 - Medford, New York

Medford FD 95th Anniversary Celebration.  Firefighters parade down Rt. 112 with firefighters from all over Long Island.  Start time 6 pm.  Please join us after the parade in Firemen’s Park on Peconic Ave.

12 August 2017 - Crothersville, Indiana

Pompier, Pump and Playpipe Society of Indiana will be hosting their annual muster alongside Jeff Rider’s Annual Antique Engine show.  1628 South US Hgwy 161, 10 am - 3 pm.  Contact Jeff Rider for more information    

13 August 2017 - North Haverhill, New Hampshire

Dan Jock Memorial Firemen’s Muster.  VFW Memorial Hall.  Gates open 7:30 am for vendors setup.  Spaces $20 each.  For further details and registration visit Facebook

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 Visit us on Facebook

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.

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  Email

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 Email Visit us on Facebook

20 August 2017 - Millville, New Jersey

Glasstown Fire Brigade 37th 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 chairs.  Email

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 Josh 508-844-9106

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 pleasecall us by August 1.  845-331-0866 or Facebook

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  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.  Antique fire truck display and drafting demos.  Chicken BBQ and music.  Please bring your antique or modern fire apparatus.  Registration Facebook  Email

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 Watch our web site 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  Email  Facebook

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. On Facebook

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.  Facebook

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. 

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. Parade Saturday 2 pm.

14 - 17 September 2017 - Dover, Delaware

Delaware Volunteer Firefighters Assoc., Conference. Parade Saturday 1 pm.

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 convention.  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.

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  Facebook

17 September 2017 - Citrus Heights, California

15th Annual Northern CA Fire Equipment and Memorilbilia Swap Meet, 7 am - 1 pm.  Sponsored by the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District, CA chapter of SPAAMFAA and Pioneer Mutual H & L Society. Free spaces and admission. Sac Metro Station 21, 7641 Greenback La.  Largest fire swap meet on the west coast.  Contact Gil 916-408-3710 or Randy 916-216-1407.

19 - 21 September 2017 - Healdsburg, California

California State Firefighter’s Assoc., Conference.  Best Western Dry Creek Inn.

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 under “info” tab.  Or visit us

on Facebook

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 or on Facebook 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.  Facebook

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

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

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 

Facebook   Email Bill Haggard

30 September 2017 - Wallington, New Jersey

Wallington Park Row Hose Co. 3, Fire Truck Pull.  Proceeds to benefit Hose Co. 3, and Tackle Kids Cancer Foundation.  Held rain or shine, 10 am - 5 pm, 125 Main St.  10 people per team $250 per team.  Contact  


30 September 2017 - Freehold, New Jersey

East Freehold FC, 50th Anniversary.  Noon - 5 pm, Lake Topanemus aka “The Pond” on Pond Rd.

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 East 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

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 Visit us on Facebook

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 Facebook

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.

7 - 8 October 2017 - Emmitsburg, Maryland

36th 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.

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 firefightersby participating in Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters.  A moment of remembrance can occur

anytime 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 for kids. Vendor space available. 

Contact 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 Museumand 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. Video of museum


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.

7 - 10 February 2018 - Kissimmee, Florida

Florida Antique Bucket Brigade is hosting the SPAAMFAA 2018 Winter Convention.  Please watch our web site or Facebook  for updates. Contact Bob Romig

28 April 2018 - Jackson, Michigan

41st Great Lakes international Fire Apparatus Assoc., Swap and Sell.  Jackson County Fairgrounds, 200 W. Ganson St., 8 am - 2 pm.  Admission $3.  Registration deadline April 13, 2018.  After that date tables will be $10 more each.  Contact

Flyer  Registration Web site

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.  Host hotel Holiday Inn, Route 70, Cherry Hill, NJ.  For registration visit  Watch here for further details and on Facebook

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

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 and  Contact Jeff Rider

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

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.