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Submit fire musters, parades, firematic flea markets etc. to Anita Ford.
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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.

7 November - 23 December 2017 - Salem, Oregon

Fire:  Celebrating 160 years of the Salem FD.  An exhibit in partnership with the Salem FD and the Salem Fire 

Foundation.  Williamette Heritage Center, 1313 Mill St. SE, Suite 200.   

On Facebook

8 December 2017 - Salisbury, North Carolina
Salisbury FD 200th Anniversary.  One of the oldest documented fire departments in the state of N.C., will celebrate 
its 200th anniversary, Friday, Dec. 8 with a historical marker dedication and a fire truck parade in downtown 
Salisbury.  To honor its 200 years of service from firefighters past and present, the historical marker in the form of 
a timeline plaque will be placed on the 100 block of E. Innes St., on the spot where the cityís first hook and ladder 
building once stood. The plaque dedication will begin at 10 a.m. The anniversary celebration will continue with a 
nighttime fire truck parade beginning at 7 p.m., featuring dozens of fire vehicles, complete with blazing lights. The 
parade will travel through downtown Salisbury along Main St. from Kerr to Fire Station No. 5.  Both anniversary events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 
SFD at (704) 638-4457 or email Capt. RodneMisenheimer

17 December 2017 - New Egypt, New Jersey

Fire Hall Society Swap Meet /Emergency Vehicle Show. Location New Egypt FC, 59 Main St., 10 am - 2 pm.  

Free admission. Vendors wanted, call James 484-800-1533 for details. On Facebook

13 - 14 January 2018 - Massillon, Ohio

Jackson Professional FF, 22nd Fire EXPO, Jackson High School, 7600 Fulton Dr., N.W.  Fire & EMS exhibitors 

will be present.

Registration, directions, accommodations etc.

2 - 10 February 2018 - Kissimmee, Florida

SPAAMFAA 2018 Winter Convention at the Park Inn-Radisson, hosted by Florida Antique Fire Brigade (FABB).  

Firematic Flea Market on Friday afternoon, February 9th and Saturday February 10 as well as our Antique Fire 

Apparatus Muster from 10 am - 3 pm.  For more info or Facebook 

or contact Bob Romig.  863-427-4717

4 - 8 March 2018 - San Diego, California

Firehouse World, San Diego Convention Center.  For exhibiting info Brian Cassell  

Registration info 508-743-8523  toll free 877-398-6843  email  Details to follow on

17 March 2018 - Peotone, Illinois

6th Annual MABAS 19 Fire Investigators, Fire and Police Swap Meet.  Sponsored by the Peotone Firefighters.  

Will County Fairgrounds Atrium. 8 am - 2 pm. Again we will be offering the same expanded indoor space rental 

and outdoor area for apparatus viewing and vendors.  Admission $5 at the door. Anyone wishing vendor info

please contact Pat Holohan  Cell 815-482-8454  or Jerry Dole  

815-739-3486  Visit us on Facebook

3 March 2018 - Cleveland, Ohio

Western Reserve Fire Museum Annual Firematic Flea Market.  Cleveland Fire Training Academy, 3101 Lakeside 

Ave. Starts 8 am.  Info and booth space Bob Shimits 440-248-3686 or Bob Gahr 220-286-6110, evenings.  

22 April 2018 - Asheville, North Carolina

2018 Asheville Fire Truck Festival 55 Woodfin St., 11 am - 3 pm.  Asheville is one of the top cities known for itís 

craft food, wine and coffee.  Fire trucks old and new will be on display.  Activities for the kids, music and fun.  A 

fundraiser will be conducted to raise money for academic scholarships for children of firefighters.  Free admission.  

Come out have fun, and support our first responders. 

23 - 28 April 2018 - Indianapolis, Indiana

FDIC International Conference.  Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium.  

For complete schedule

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 lamb@congeco.caFlyer  Registration 

Web site

28 - 29 April 2018 - Allentown, Pennsylvania

Union Historical Fire Society Annual Spring Melt Fire Memorabilia Auction and Flea Market.  Agricultural Hall, 

302 N.17th St.  

Saturday:  Firematic Antique Auction, starts 9 am. Preview  7 am.  Admission $5.  

      Auction info 

Sunday: Flea Market opens 9 am.  Admission $10, children under 12 free. 8 x 10 space $65, Tom DíArcangelo 

631.348.3787  For more info visit

4 (Friday) May 2018 - Winchester, Virginia

86th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Firefighterís Events/Parade. Part of the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival.  

9 am - 2 pm.  Fire truck Rodeo and Display of new and antique firefighting equipment. Held rain or shine. Millbrook 

High School.  Watch as firefighters drive the huge machines backwards and forward through tightly spaced cones 

to the tick of a stop watch.  Registration will be available on site January, 2018.

Email Clyde Clark

12 May 2018 - Epsom, New Hampshire

2nd Annual Walter Sanborn and John Sawyer Memorial Fire Truck Show.  Webster Park.  Entrance 1044 Short 

Falls Rd., 10 am - 2 pm. 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 more details as they become available

18 - 20 May 2018 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Lancaster County Firemenís Assoc., Fire EXPO.  Harrisburg Farm show Complex.  Admission $9 at door.

20 May 2018 - Webster, Massachusetts

Tri State Firefighters Meet.  Memorial Beach Park, 1 Memorial Beach Dr.Facebook

26 May 2018 - Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania

6th Annual Car/Truck Show.  Location, Robert Fulton Co., 2271 Robert Fulton Hgwy.  Noon - 4 pm.  Cars,

antique fire apparatus, motorcycles etc.  717-548-8995

27 May 2018 - Cleveland, Ohio

14th Annual Firefighters Memorial Ride.  Watch our web site and Facebook page for updates.   

2 June 2018 - Westminster, Maryland

Chesapeake Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., annual muster and flea market.  Carroll County Farm Museum.

Held rain or shine, 9 am - 3 pm.  Please note:  parade has been discontinued.  This years featured apparatus are 

brush trucks and mini-pumpers.  Registration $15,   contact Doug Wheeler  Flea market 

registration $15, contact Tim Jones  Visit us on Facebook 

3 June 2018 - 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

7 June (Thursday) 2018 - Los Angeles, California

21st Annual Hope for Firefighters Event, benefiting the LA Fire Department widows, orphans & disabled Firemenís 

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 $14. The purpose of 

the event is to honor the firefighters who risk their lives to serve and protect us, and to raise funds for the Widows, 

Orphans & Disabled Firemenís Fund, a valuable 501(c)(3)   Contact Heather Ross 310-776-0933

13 - 16 June 2018 - Verona, New York

Fire 2018 NYSAFC 112th Conference /Expo, Turning Stone Resort Casino.  The Northeast fire industry, rescue, 

and EMS expo, featuring exhibits, education, hands-on training and networking.  Conference: June 13 - 16.  

Exhibits: June 14 - 16, 2018.  Note: Exhibit and program times vary.  For registration visit our web site  On Facebook

16 June 2018 - Manchester, Kentucky
Appalachian Foothills Fire Muster, hosyed by Lockardís Creek FD.  Location Clay County High School.

16 - 22 June 2018 - Ocean City, Maryland

126th Annual Maryland State Firemenís Assoc., Convention/Conference. Check our web site for more info

and registration

22 - 23 June 2018 - Bethelehem, Pennsylvania

115th Annual Six-County Firemenís Assoc., Convention.  Host Hanover Twnshp., Fire Department.

23 June 2018 - Spencer, North Carolina

4th Annual NC Transportation Museum Fire Truck Festival.2017 truck and emergency vehicle count was 94!  

More details when available.  For questions contact June Hall 704-636-2889 ext. 268

8 - 14 July 2018 - Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania

Fayette County Firemenís Assoc., 80th Convention and 96th Memorial Service.  Hosted by Washington Twp., 


14 July 2018 - Village of Port Lambton, Ontario, Canada

St. Clair Parkway Fire and Safety Awareness Day.  Brander Park.  Further details to be announced.  

Email  View a video from last year here

15 July 2018 - Davisburg, Michigan

4th Annual Family Safety Day  Location Oakland County Fair, noon - 4 pm.  Fun filled day of learning how to stay 

safe, seeing antique and modern emergency vehicles and more.  We are accepting 

emergency vehicles (new, antique, unique etc.) for display, offers for demonstrations, booth/table set-ups etc. 

Info contact Dave Page 

21 July 2018 - Succasunna, New Jersey

Antique Fire Assoc., of NJ 10th Annual Spring muster.  Horseshoe Lake Park, 72 Eyland Ave., 10 am - 2 pm.  

Visit us on Facebook  For registration form For more info 

contact Mike 973-886-0429

1 - 4 August 2018 - Pennsauken, New Jersey

Cradle of Liberty Antique Fire Apparatus is hosting the SPAAMFAA 2018 Summer Convention. Muster, Copper 

River Park, North Park Dr., and Airport Highway, Pennsauken.  Host hotel Holiday Inn, Route 70, Cherry Hill, NJ.  

Watch our web site for updates  Email   

Also on Facebook  Checkout a video of our 2013 SPAAMFAA Convention by Mike 


1 - 4 August 2018 - Fairplay, Maryland

Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemenís Assoc., (CVVFA) 117th Annual Convention.

19 - 25 August 2018 - Pine Grove, Pennsylvania

2018 Schuylkill County Firefighters Convention.  Hosted by the Pine Grove Hose Hook and Ladder Co.

August 19, Memorial Service; August 22, delegates meeting; August 25, parade.

22 September 2018 - Fulton, New York

Fulton Fall Cluster Muster, 9 am - 3 pm, 2nd annual antique fire muster. Event includes invitation to all vintage 

public safety vehicles and apparatus which includes fire trucks, carts and trailers, police and ambulances.  This 

is a kid friendly event.  Email  On Facebook

28 September 2018 - Farmville, Virginia

Old Dominion Historical Fire Society Annual Muster.  Wilcks Lake Park, 10 am - 3 pm.  For more information and 

to register after June 1 see the ODHFS website at: Farmville Lodging information can be found at:  Contact Floyd Greene 

30 September 2018 - York, Pennsylvania

5th Annual Fire Muster (The Bulldog Pound) & Flea Market.  Sponsored by the 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 Mack, but all types of apparatus are welcome. Judging begins at 9:15 am.  Macks will be judged 

separately and get special trophies.  Pumping contests (10 am) , kids corner (1 pm), firefighter challenge contest 

(9:30 am) , flea market (8 am) and plenty of food trucks (8:30 am).  Awards 3 pm.

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


7 October 2018 - Emmitsburg, Maryland

37th 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  Candlelight and Memorial Services will be live-streamed

21 October 2018 - Allentown, New Jersey

New Jersey Fire Museum and Fallen Firefighters Memorial is holding the 2nd Annual Open House, 10 am - 3 pm. 

In 2016 it was the first time the collection had 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 

itemsof interest will be on display.  Video of museum 

Visit us on Facebook

27 February - 2 March (tentative dates) 2019 - North Charleston, South Carolina

Palmetto Lowcountry Vintage Fire Apparatus Assoc.,  is hosting the SPAAMFAA Winter National Convention.  

Host hotel Crown Plaza at Tanger Outlet. Details and exact dates TBA.

13 - 14 April 2019 - Allentown, Pennsylvania

Union Historical Fire Society Annual Spring Melt Fire Memorabilia Auction and Flea Market.  Agricultural Hall 

302 N.17th St.  For more info visit

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

6 October 2019 - Emmitsburg, Maryland

38th 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  Candlelight and Memorial Services will be live-streamed

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 when available

4 October 2020 - Emmitsburg, Maryland

39th 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 Candlelight and Memorial Services will be live-streamed

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.