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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.




18 - 21 May 2016 - Collinsville, Connecticut
50th Annual Collinsville VFD Jamboree.  Parade Saturday, 21 May, 6 pm.


20 - 22 May 2016 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Note correction of dates
Lancaster County Firemen's Assoc., Fire Expo.  Harrisburg Farm Show
Complex.  Contact John 717-464-3291www.LCFA.com


21 May 2016 - Alexandria, Virginia
Friendship firehouse Museum, Firefighting in Civil War Alexandria Walking Tour.
When VA joined the Confederacy, Union troops occupied Alexandria and most municipal functions
were assumed by the US Army.  Walking tour explores firefighting during the occupation.  How
were volunteer fire companies treated by Federal authorities?  What happened to the firehouses?
Questions will be answered as participants visit four of the five firehouses.


21 May 2016 - Ossining, New York
Ossining VFD Annual Fire Parade.  Come and celebrate the 125th anniversary of Monitor Hose
Co. #4.  Parade line-up at 3 pm and start time 4 pm. www.facebook.com/events/186793908356463/


21 May 2016 - Succasunna, New Jersey
8th Annual Spring Antique Fire Apparatus Muster.  Hosted by the Antique Fire Assoc., of NJ.
Horseshoe Lake Park, Eyland Ave., 9:30 am - 2 pm.  Motorcade line up 9 am, start 9:30 am.
Contact Mike 973-886-0429  www.afanj.org


22 May 2016 - Swedesboro, New Jersey
Dedication of the Cradle of Liberty AFAA Fire Museum, formerly Repaupo
Volunteer Fire and Rescue, 7 Repaupo Station Rd.  Please join us as we
dedicate our Fire Museum.  A great day for the entire family.  FREE to
the public.  Kid's activities, parade, firematic flea market, parade, car
corral and apparatus display.
Schedule is as follows:
0800 - 0945 - Parade Participant check in at CLAFAA fire museum
0800 - 0900 - Flea Market vendor setup
1000            - Parade with dedication ceremony immediately following
1100 - 1400 - Open house with apparatus displays
1400            - Awards with demobilization immediately following
Please send advanced parade and vendor registration to Treasurer
Rick Schumacher oldshoes11@verizon.net  Event day check in will be in
the parking lot of the CLAFAA Fire Museum www.clafaa.org


26 (Thursday) May 2016 - Culpepper, Virginia
Culpepper Fireman's Parade.  Downtown Culpepper. 


27 - 28 May 2016 - Perth, Ontario, Canada
Drummond/North Elmsley Tay Valley Fire Rescue & BBD and E are hosting the 2016 All
Ontario Vehicle Rescue Challenge and Learning Symposium at the Perth Fairgrounds.
Any fire department in Canada or the US may submit a team.  Tons of activities, auto extrication
demos, good food, vendors, antique fire trucks and more.  Spectators welcome.


29 May 2016 - Rochester, Michigan
Rochester Fire Department 32nd Annual Antique Fire Truck Muster.  Rochester
City Park 10 am - 3 pm.  For more info call Bob Tyrell 248-766-0785 or the Fire House
248-651-4470.  Visit us on Face Book


2 June (Thursday) 2016 - Los Angeles, California
19th Annual Hope for Firefighters Event, benefiting the LA Fire Department
widows, orphans & disabled Firemen's Fund.  Location Hope St., between 3rd St.,
and Hope Place, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm.  Live music, delicious meals prepared by
fire stations, fire apparatus and demos, raffle, prizes, trophies and exciting
Firefighter Muster games with more than 20 sponsored teams competing for
top honors.  Entry is FREE!  Meals cost $8.  www.hopeforfirefighters.org
Contact Heather Ross 310-776-0933


3 - 4 June 2016 - Kinzer, Pennsylvania
Note correction of date.
Lancaster County Firemen's Assoc., Convention.  Hosted by the Kinzer Fire
Company who is celebrating their 100th anniversary.  Watch for updates


4 June 2016 - Westminster, Maryland
Chesapeake Antique Fire AA annual muster. 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 dougwheeler@juno.com
Flea market ($15) registration contact Tim Jones seagrave66@aol.com


4 June 2016 - Spencerport, New York
Spencerport VFA Fire Apparatus Muster, 1 - 6 pm, 75 S. Union St.  Please bring
your antique or modern fire apparatus. www.spencerportfire.org
Registration http://tinyurl.com/zk4rsfd or visit us on facebook


4 June 2016 - Montrose, New York
Montrose FD parade 6 pm. http://montrosefire.com


4 June 2016 - Hudson, North Carolina
Foothills Fire & Life Safety EXPO, presented by the Caldwell County Fire Rescue Assoc.
10 am - 3 pm at the Caldwell College and Technical Institute Hudson Campus, 2855
Hickory Blvd.  Please watch for updates www.caldwellncfire.com/ 


4 June 2016 - Girardville, Pennsylvania
Rangers Hose Company celebrating our 100 year old 1916 Model T fire truck.
11 am - 6 pm.  Rain date June 5th.  Antique fire truck parade 1 pm.
Visit us on facebook http://tinyurl.com/grdka6y


4 June 2016 - Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Newtown Square FD 100th Anniversary parade, in conjunction with the
Delaware County Firemen's Assoc. parade.  For registration form visit


4 June 2016 - Whanganui, New Zealand
Wanganui Fire Brigade Appliance Parade at noon.  In celebration of our
150th Jubilee on Victoria Ave.  Contact  wanganuifire150th@gmail.com
 

5 June 2016 - Newark, New Jersey
49th Annual Fire Muster and Parade.  Located at 49 Washington St., at the
Newark Museum and in Washington Park.  Our event is on the first sunny Sunday
in June of every year.  It is possibly the longest running antique apparatus muster
in the nation.  There is food, beverages, vendors, activities and more!  Contact


5 June 2016 - Cincinnati, Ohio
6th Annual National Fire Heritage Muster.  Gwen Mooney Funeral Homes & Historic
Spring Grove cemetery and Arboretum, 4389 Spring Grove Ave.  10 am - 4 pm.
Vintage and contemporary fire apparatus displays.  Miles Greenwood Fire Apparatus Society. 
Pumping, firematic flea market and Fire Safe House demos.  FREE admission and parking. 
For info contact Paul Tieman 513-753-5990 paul.tieman42@gmail.com


5 June 2016 - Canaan, Connecticut
Canaan Fire Company, 6th annual Fire Muster.  Lawrence Field located across from
Mc Donald's, in the center of North Canaan at 10 am.  Muster will consist of 5 events with a
minimum of 5 firefighters per team.  Also a Motorized Fast Pump competition. 
Muster limited to 20 teams.  For complete details, rules and registration visit


8 (Wednesday) June 2016 - Katonah, New York
Katonah Fire Department parade, 7 pm.


10 (Friday) June 2016 - Colonial Beach, Virginia
Colonial Beach VFD "The Pride of the Potomac" invites everyone to the Nations
Noisiest Fire/Rescue Parade. Be sure to bring a chair and earplugs.  Parade
registration 1 pm, judging 4 pm and parade 7:30 pm.   For rules and registration


10 - 11 June 2016 - Halifax, Pennsylvania
Dauphin County Volunteer Firemen's Assoc. Convention.  Hosted by the Fisherville
VFC #1.  June 11, hose and barrel competition.  For rules and registration form


11 June 2016 - Wakefield, Massachusetts
Massachusetts AFA (MAFAA) 39th Annual Fire Truck Parade and Firematic Flea Market.
Edgewater Park, 400 Audubon Rd. Route 148 to exit 42, Salem St., to Audubon Rd.
Flea market 9 am - 3 pm.  Parade 10 am from Lynfield High School, Essex St.  Static
display follows parade of over 70 antique and modern fire apparatus.  Pumping demos and
more.  Food and drink vendors on site.  Absolutely no digs, bikes, rollerblades or skateboards
will be permitted due to insurance prohibitions.  FREE parking and admission.  For more details
visit www.massmafaa.com or www.lffra.org/  or call Lynnfield FD 781-334-5152


11 June 2016 - McCloud, California
Note correction of date
7th annual McCloud FD Fire Muster.  Parade 11 am on Main St.  Events at Hoo Hoo Park,
405 E. Colombero Dr.  12 - 5 pm Firemen relay races, 6 pm BBQ. 


11 June 2016 - West Deptford, New Jersey
Verga Fire Company is celebrating 100 years of service and housing their new
Heavy Rescue with a parade and a day of festivities.  Please visit our web site
www.vergafirecompany.com and click on parade registration tab for parade.
Watch our facebook page for updates www.facebook.com/events/102090510168759/


11 June 2016 - Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Kilbourn Fire Department 125th Anniversary.  Fire departments from all over
the state have been invited.  Beginning at 1 pm with an antique fire truck show,
including Kilbourn's 2 antiques and prize winning pre-1900 hand-pulled ladder
and hose carts.  Water-ball fights, extrication demo and Medflight landing


12 June 2016 - East Islip, (Long Island) New York
2nd Annual Long Island Antique Fire Apparatus Photo Shoot.  Presented by the
Long Island Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc.  Heckscher Park,  field #8, 9 am - 3 pm.  
Inviting all antique fire and rescue apparatus (1800 - 1990) whether FDS.EMS or
privately owned from across the northeast.  Going for the Guiness World Record
for most fire trucks pixed in a group.  Note: Park regulations do not permit animals.
Thank you for your cooperation.  Group hotel rates available.  Join us
for a day of firematic history including, fire museum displays, firematic photo
displays from LI, NJ and CT, pumping of hand drawn fire engines and more.
Contact Event coordinatorTom Rinelli firetruckphotoshoot@gmail.com


12 June 2016 - Fall River, Massachusetts
Fall River Fire Museum 8th Annual Fire Truck Show.  Old River & Fall River
Railroad Museum, 2 Water St., 10 am - 3 pm.  Static display of antique and


12 June 2016 - Denver, Pennsylvania
Makin' the Hit 2nd Annual Public Safety Day.  Rain or shine 1 - 4 pm.  Ck Grill & BBQ,
323 Main St.  Over 30 awards and prizes being awarded. Judging based off poplar vote
from the general public.  To be involved in judging please respond by 5.20.16  Static
apparatus displays, demos, raffles, fire equipment vendors and food.  FREE event for all ages. 
For complete list of categories visit us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/MAKINTHEHIT/


15 - 18 June 2016 - Verona, New York
NYSAFC 110th Annual Conference and Fire Expo, turning Stone Resort.
Over 300 exhibitors.  For complete details and registration visit


16 (Thursday) June 2016 - Hegins, Pennsylvania
Hegins Valley Fire Rescue Annual Parade, 7 pm.  Formation on Industrail
Rd., starting at 5 pm.  Cash pizes!  Stay after for our carnival, great fun, food,
and entertainment which includes fireworks.  Please visit us on facebook


16 - 18 June 2016 - Lake George, New York
Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen's Assoc., Convention. 
Dress parade, 18 June, 1 pm. 


17 - 18 June 2016 - Quentin, Pennsylvania
94th Lebanon County firefighters Assoc. Convention.  Hosted by the Quentin VFC


17 - 18 June 2016 - Adrian, Michigan
City of Adrian FD 175th Anniversary. Tentative schedule, subject to change.
Friday, 1 - 5 pm, open house/ meet and greet for out of town visitors. 
Saturday, 9:30 am parade line up, 11 am start.  1 pm waterball, tour of
old station #1 and various activities.  Visit us on facebook


18 June 2016 - Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania
Wyndmoor Hose Co. #1 annual muster and fireworks, 3 - 7 pm.  Cash awards
and trophies. Fun for the whole family. Free admission. Food provided to
apparatus owner participants. Email whcochief82@aol.com


18 June 2016 - Corbin, Kentucky
Appalachian Foothills Fire Muster.  Hosted by Woodbine Fire & Rescue.
On the grounds of Emanuel Baptist Church, 720 Browning Acres Rd. 


18 June 2016 - Chicago, Illinois
22nd Annual 5-11 Club of Chicago and Fire Buffs of Illinois (northern IL SPAAMFAA
chapter), Fire Engine Rally and Firematic Swap Meet.  Chicago  "Quinn" Fire Academy,
558 W. DeKoven. 8 am - 1 pm.  Parade 9:30 am.  Antique and modern apparatus display
and demos. For more details and registration forms http://www.5-11clubchicago.org/
Contact Jack Connors connorsba@sbcglobal.net


18 June 2016 - Spencer, North Carolina
2nd Annual NC Transportation Museum Fire Truck Show.  10 am - 2 pm, trucks may arrive
at 8:30 am.  Kids activities and parade at 2 pm.  Our special guest The Norfolk Southern
First Responders #911 Locomotive!! Last year we saw the second largest gathering of fire trucks
for display in the state of NC.  Note:  looking for anyone interested in vendor space, modelers space
or pumping contact Tim firetoolman@hotmail.com If there is enough interest will try to accommodate,
We'd like to make it even bigger this year!  To register email


18 June 2016 - Carlstadt, New Jersey
Bergen Engine Company One Carlstadt FD Annual Bar-B-Que-Picnic Fundraiser.
500 Jefferson St., 4 - 8 pm.  Donation $20.  Music by Cross Over Band.  Good food,
Good music, Good times.  Info 201-939-1779


18 - 24 June 2016 - Ocean City, Maryland
Maryland State Firemen's Assoc., 124th Annual convention & Conference. 
Sunday, 19 June, Firematic Flea Market, 1- 4 pm, main foyer of Performing
Arts Center.  Set up at 9 am.  Free admission and tables.  Contact Frank
Underwood 301-318-9212 funderwood@msfa.org  Tuesday, 21 June, Mack
Fire Truck Rally at the OC Convention Center.  On the north parking lot next to
the sunset room noon - 4 pm.  Wednesday, 22 June, Parade 1 pm. lineup Inlet
parking lot.  For registrations and schedule details visit http://msfa.org/ 


19 June 2016 - Berkley, Massachusetts
33rd Berkley FD Annual Fire Muster and Parade.  Free admission, food and refreshments.
Parade lineup 10 am lineup Berkley Station 2, 4 Grove St., enter from Church St. Parade start
time 11 am to Station 1, Berkley Common, the Muster Field. Contact joeyinacio@gmail.com


24 -25 June 2016 - McAdoo, Pennsylvania
113th Six County Firemen's Assoc., Convention hosted by the McAdoo FC.
Parade June 25.  Registration and judging begins at 0900 and parade at 1400.


25 June 2016 - Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Central Ohio AFA Annual Muster, 9 am - 3 pm.  Ohio Fire Academy 
8895 E. Main St. www.coafaa.org or visit us on Facebook


25 June 2016 - Ballston Spa, New York
200th Year Anniversary Eagle Matt Lee FC. We are hosting the New England
State Veterans Firemen's League muster at noon.  Saratoga Fairgrounds.
Antique, modern and Fire Apparatus on display. 
 

26 June 2016 - Jamesburg, New Jersey
Tri-Counties Fire Assoc., 25th Annual Antique Fire Apparatus show.  Thompson Park,
Forsgate Dr. & Perrinville Rd., off exit 8A of New Jersey Turnpike.  Registration 8:30 am,
parade 10:30 am.  Tree shaded picnic and vendor area, drafting and firematic flea market. 
Contact dburns2563@comcast.net or David Napier 732-938-2685


2 July 2016 - Bath, Maine
New England State Veterans Fireman's League Muster. 33 summer St., at noon,
held rain or shine.


4 July 2016 - Brookside, New Jersey
Brookside Engine Co. #1 100th Anniversary parade.


8 July 2016 - Mount Kisco, New York

8 - 10 July 2016 - Wrightwood, California
2016 Hal Bruno Comfort Zone Camp, for children of fallen firefighters, ages 7 -17 who have been
honored at Emmitsburg.  Lions Camp at Teresita Pines.  http://www.firehero.org/event/2016-czc/


9 July 2016 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
PA Pump Primers 41st Annual Muster.  Held rain or shine at Riverfront Park.
Note:  street parking is not free on weekends There are kiosk on streets where you can pay
on cell phone with PANGO app.  For listings of parking lots and fees visit
Watch our web site for updates and registration form. www.papumpprimers.org/muster.html


9 July 2016 - Unionville, Connecticut
Tunxis Hose Co., #1, firemen's parade.


9 July 2016 - Millbrook, New York
Dutchess County VFA Convention parade, 6 pm.


9 July 2016 - Germantown, Ohio
20th Annual MVAFAA Fire Apparatus show.  This event will take place in a beautiful
park near the center of historic Germantown.  The park contains numerous shade
trees, a shelter house, railroad depot, gazebo, railroad caboose, log house, playground
area and ample space.  Approximately 40 antique fire apparatus will be on display.  Fire
related flea market will offer a variety of items.  Bring the entire family for a fun "step
back in time" adventure.  Support the Germantown FF Assoc., by having lunch at their
food stand.  Visit www.mvafaa.org or email Jeff Tingle tingled@woh.rr.comVisit us on Facebook


9 July 2016 - North Attleboro, Massachusetts
North Attleboro Firefighters Kids' Day Assoc., invites you to the 36th Annual
Fire Apparatus Parade.  Lineup 10 am, start 11 am.  RSVP Chris Cornetta


9 July 2016 - Port Jervis, New York
Port Jervis FD Inspection Day Parade.  Lineup at City Hall 1 pm.  Step off at 2 pm.


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


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


14 (Thursday) July 2016 - Hilton, New York
Hilton Fire Department Parade 7 pm  http://hiltonfd.org/


15 - 17 July 2016 - Oaks, Pennsylvania
Keystone Firefighters Conference at the Greater Philadelphia Convention Center
(King of Prussia area).  Friday: Forcible Entry Academy Saturday: Pride and Polish
apparatus show and firematic flea market with many antiques on display in the main
exhibit hall all 3 days.  Over $2000 in prize money for antique apparatus,  Also
Jr/Explorer Firefighter competition at noon.  Sunday: Fire Truck Rodeo at 9 am.
Trophies for competition winners.  Hours Friday 4 - 9 pm, Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
and Sunday 9 am -2 pm. 
For more info and full schedule visit www.keystonefirefighterconference.com
or on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/pcj8q69 or contact Bob Romig bobrfire17@aol.com


16 July 2016 - Trexlertown, Pennsylvania
Good Will FC #1 100th Anniversary and host of the Four County Firemen's Assoc.,
parade.  Please check our web site for updates


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


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


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


17 July 2016 - Davisburg, Michigan
2nd annual Family Safety Day, at noon, part of the Oakland County Fair.  If you are
interested in participating or need more info contact Dave Page almont2@yahoo.com
For map & directions www.oakfair.org  More details to follow


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


23 July 2016 - Shartlesville, Pennsylvania
Shartlesville FC #1 annual Lights and Sirens parade.  Judging 3 - 6 pm, step off
at 7 pm.  Games, food and music 6 - 11 pm.   All trucks welcome.  Monetary
awards for longest distance, loudest truck and more.  Contact  Shane co41ff@comcast.net
Please put "parade" in subject line.  Follow us on facebook http://tinyurl.com/hb885nd


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


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


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


30 July 2016 - Newbury, Massachusetts
New England State Veterans Fireman's League Muster. High Rd. at Hanover,
at noon, held rain or shine. 


31 July 2016 - Newberg, Oregon
Newberg Classic Fire Apparatus Show, pump-in, swap meet & Junior challenge.
Part of the Newburg Old Fashioned Festival.  Details available soon. Please check
back here and our facebook page for updates.  mattsimek@earthlink.net


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


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


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


6 August 2016 - Salem, Massachusetts
Salem Willows Fire muster at noon


7 August 2016 - Pennsauken, New Jersey
Cradle of Liberty Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., in conjunction with the Camden
County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Annual Muster and Firematic Flea Market.
Cooper River Park, North Park Dr., and Airport Highway.  10 am - 3 pm.  Free to
apparatus owners and spectators. More details to follow.  For registration email
Rick Schumacher oldshoes11@verizon.net


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


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


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


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


14 August 2016 - Warminster, Pennsylvania
German American Firefighters Assoc., is again teaming up with Gibson Road Antique Fire Assoc.,
to present the 34th Annual Muster and Firematic Flea Market.  10 am - 3 pm.
Location: Vereinigung Erzgebirge German Club, 130 Davisville Rd., 10 am - 3 pm.  Free admission
and parking.  We appreciate our joint musters in the past and look forward to another great joint muster. 
Contact gafanews@yahoo.com For muster info and online registration visit http://igafa.org/?page_id=1035


16 - 20 August 2016 - New Orleans, Louisiana
IFBA Convention.  Details available soon at http://ifba.org/


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


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


20 August 2016 - Winchendon, Massachusetts
Winchendon Firemen's Muster at noon.


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


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


27 August 2016 - Middlebury, Connecticut
76th Annual Fire parade, 6 pm  www.middleburyfire-ct.org/


27 August 2016 - Denville, New Jersey
2nd Annual Revolutionary FOOLS Fire Muster and Model Show.
Main Street Fire House, 2 Indian Rd., 9 am - 3 pm. 


3 September 2016 - Denver, Colorado
Denver Firefighters Museum Wee Firefighters series  6 week Fire safety series for
3 - 6 year olds.  http://tinyurl.com/z2zfwgg
For registration contact Sarah Crocker sarah@denverfightersmuseum.org


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


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


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


7 - 11 September 2016 - Burnsville, Minnesota
Burnsville Fire Muster. We will be introducing a dynamic website in the
coming weeks and will keep you advised of exciting developments on


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


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


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


10 September 2016 - Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania
Shoemakersville FC #1 Lights and Siren Parade, 4 pm.  After the parade we will house our
1927 American LaFrance and hold a special 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony.  Parade is
open to all FC's, Police Depts., EMS agencies, Military units and privately owned fire
apparatus.  Note:  previous date was changed to allow for this event.  For more info
and registration visit www.shoeyfire.com  or on facebook at http://tinyurl.com/j6j8eq9


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


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


10 September 2016 - Milford, Connecticut
Engine 260, 45th Annual Fire Apparatus show & Muster.  10  am - 5 pm,
Eisenhower Park, 121 North St.  Activities include parade of antique fire apparatus.
firefighter competitions, exhibitions, demos and firematic flea market.  Free admission
to the general public.  All proceeds benefit Milford Recreation Department program for
children with special needs.  Further information 203-874-2605. Email engine260@aol.com


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


10 September 2016 - Allentown, Pennsylvania
Mack Trucktoberfest, Mack Trucks Historical Museum and Custom Center, actual address
2402 Lehigh Parkway South.  Note: for GPS purposes use 11 Grammes Rd.  Gates open at 8 am.   
New and antique truck displays, Mack Museum Garage Sale and Auction, luncheon and more.
Pre-registration is required.  Space is limited so register early. For registration form visit
http://tinyurl.com/znhb57z  or call 610-351-8999 for form.  Email mack.museum@macktrucks.com


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


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


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


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


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


17 September 2016 - Chatham, Ontario
FireFest V downtown Chatham on King St.  Canada's largest show of antique fire apparatus
and emergency response vehicles. FREE.  Open to the public 10 am - 4 pm.  Fun day for
the entire family.  http://firefest.ca/ Facebook www.facebook.com/ckfirefest
Contact Brent DeNure brent@firefest.ca


17 September 2016 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania National Fire Museum 1st Annual Firematic Sale and Flea Market.
1820 N. 4th St., held rain or shine, 9 am - 5 pm.  Indoor and outdoor spaces
available $15.  Includes 8 foot space, vendors are required to bring their own tables and
chairs.  Parking is free in off street parking lot.  There will be no charge this day for Fire
Museum.  To reserve call 717-232-8915  Email info@pnfm.org 
www.pnfm.org  or visit us on facebook http://tinyurl.com/j4rtuhf


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


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


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


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


24 September 2016 - Lakewood, Colorado

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

10 am - 2 pm. Please no pets  http://westmetrofire.org/878/Family-Fire-Muster



24 September 2016 - Concord, New Hampshire

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

Hampshire Firefighter Academy, 10 am.  http://nhsfa.org/firefighters-memorial/



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


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


25 September 2016 - San Francisco, California
SFFD Civic Celebration and Members appreciation Day.  10 am - 5 pm.  This will be the
largest family-friendly event of the year, free to the public.  A display of vintage and current fire
apparatus, antique fire apparatus and artifacts, activities for children, food and other vendors.


29 (Thursday) September 2016 - Kingwood, West Virginia

Preston County Buckwheat Festival Famous Firemen's Parade. Judging

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

www.buckwheatfest.com/schedule.htm



30 September - 1 October 2016 - Lititz, Pennsylvania

Mack Day, all Mack trucks, buses and fire apparatus are welcome.  Location:

Gerhart Equipment Co., 910 Brunnerville Rd. Public welcome, no entry fee, food

available and truck related vendor area.  Info 484-955-0155 or 610-589-4667.

www.gerhartmachinery.com/about/gerharts-all-mack-truck-event



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


1 October 2016 - Stoneham, Massachusetts
Stoneham Fire Station 100th Anniversary celebration.  Plans are underway to have an
antique fire apparatus, police car parade and more.  More to come.  http://tinyurl.com/hrqoz9s


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


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


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

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

line of duty during the previous year. 

For full schedule of events visit www.firehero.org/events/memorial-weekend/



9 October 2016 - Nationwide

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

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

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

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

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

years.  Help us honor our fallen firefighters.  Registration available

www.firehero.org/events/memorial-weekend/about/bells-across-america/participation-form



19 - 22 October 2016 - Nashville, Tennessee

Firehouse EXPO, Music City Center.  For full schedule

http://firehouseexpo.com/conference-2016.php



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


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


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


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








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.