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Nationwide Listing of Musters, Parades and Special Events

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.




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.  
Contact Mike 973-886-0429   mfoote@afanj.org  Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/lshms7k


21 July 2018 - Meriden, Connecticut
9th Annual Silver City Fire Fest.  Sponsored by the CT Fire Photographers Association, Southern Connecticut Antique 
Fire Apparatus Collectors, and Meriden FF's Benevolent Soc., 9 am-3 pm.  Comfort Inn 900 E. Main St .   A day for fire 
buffs, emergency model builders and collectors, apparatus and photographers.  Outdoor apparatus displays, indoor 
model and photography displays and vendors.  The Fire Fest has something for anyone interested in emergency service.  
Contact Mike Quinn  M1968Q@aol.com  203-213-3056   On Facebook https://tinyurl.com/yavx9fnv


21 July 2018 - Dover Plains, New York
J.H. Ketcham Hose Company annual parade.  Step-off 6 pm. https://tinyurl.com/ycmwos3u


21 - 22 July 2018 - Napoleon, Ohio
Antique Fire Muster hosted by Deshler FD. Henry County Fairgrounds, 821 S. Perry St. State Route 108.


27 - 28 July 2018 - Frankenmuth, Michigan
Great Lakes International AFAA 21st Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Muster, parade and firematic flea market. BBQ 
Friday 6 pm.  For full details & registration form visit  https://tinyurl.com/m7cp8e7


28 July 2018 - Newbury, Massachusetts
Newbury Firemen’s Muster, noon - 3 pm. High Rd (route 1A) at Hanover 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 


29 July 2018 - Newberg, Oregon
Newberg Classic Fire Apparatus show & Junior Firefighter Challenge Course, 9 am - 4 pm.  Renne Field, 6th & Blaine Sts.  
One of the largest displays of classic fire apparatus & emergency vehicles in the Pacific Northwest.  Part of the Newberg 
Old Fashioned Festival, July 26 - 29, and co-sponsored by the PNW Chapter of SPAAMFAA.  Saturday morning parade, 
evening fireworks, and the fantastic rotary pancake breakfast!  For detailed info, contact coordinator Matt Simek  


1 - 4 August 2018 - Pennsauken/Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Cradle of Liberty Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc.,  is hosting the SPAAMFAA 2018 Summer Convention. Host hotel 
Holiday Inn, Route 70, Cherry Hill, 1-800-465-4329  Be sure to mention Cradle of Liberty Antique Fire Assoc., for special 
rate.  Tours/trips: Atlantic City Casino, KME, Mack Museum, Aquarium, NJ Battleship, Fire Museums and more. 
Saturday, August 4,Muster & Firematic Flea Market, Cooper River Park, North Park Dr.,  & Airport Highway, Pennsauken. 
Drafting and children’s activities.
       On site registration for the August 4 summer national muster will be at the Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pk, 
at Harrison Avenue, in Collingswoood NJ. On site registration will be held from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM. 
The parade will step off at 9:30 AM from the Scottish Rite Auditorium. The parade route will be Harrison Avenue to West 
Browning Road, left onto West Browning Road, cross Haddon Avenue and continue to South Park Drive, Right onto South 
Park Drive to Cuthbert Boulevard, Left onto Cuthbert Boulevard, Cross the Cooper River, left onto North Park Drive and 
continue to the muster area of the Cooper River Park.

    Tentative schedule:
8 - 9 am              flea market setup
9 am - 3 pm        flea market open
8 am - 9:30 am   on site muster registration and parade staging
9:30 am              apparatus parade and muster activities
3 pm                   muster awards and with demobilization  
                           immediately following
Food will be available for sale.  Email modeltees@gmail.com  Watch our web site for updates www.clafaa.org Link to
list/photos of attending apparatus https://tinyurl.com/ydffrn6x  which is updated as more register.   Also on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/kgg2r95  Checkout a video of our 2013 SPAAMFAA Convention by Mike Villanova 


1 - 5 August 2018 - Fairplay, Maryland
Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Assoc., (CVVFA) 117th Annual Convention.  Parade Saturday August 5, in 
Sharpsburg. 9 am - noon prejudging, Step off at noon.  Prize list https://tinyurl.com/ya93hvkp


3 - 4 August 2018 - Paw Paw, Michigan
Please join the Paw Paw Fire Department in celebrating 150 years of Volunteer Service. On August 4th, we are having a 
fire truck parade, an antique fire truck show, along with firefighter games. Location: Paw Paw Middle School, 313 W. 
Michigan Ave.  Parade lineup 7:30 am, stepoff 10 am.  Parade starts at Freshwater Church, 600 E. Michigan Ave., and 
ends at the Paw Paw Middle school where all the events will take place. Antique fire truck show follows parade, 1 - 4 pm.  
Find us online for updates & events! www.pawpawfiredepartment.com & our Facebook page https://tinyurl.com/yc7cg8pj 
If you are able to attend or if you would like to bring apparatus to the parade please e-mail us.  Any questions contact  ppfd150th@gmail.com


4 August 2018 - Salem, Massachusetts
Salem Willows Firemen’s Muster, noon - 3 pm.  Salem Willows, Fort Ave., at Memorial Dr.  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. 
Visit us on Facebook https://tinyurl.com/ydewfet2    


4 August 2018 - Ontario, Canada
The Annual F irefighter’s Assoc., of Ontario (F F AO )  Convention Truck Muster .  Celebrate and discover the world of 
firefighters during the 12th edition of the Great Festival of firefighters of Laval. We invite all those departments or 
individuals with new or old Fire Fighting Apparatus to join us for a display of new and old Fire Fighting Apparatus! 
Located  at the Grand Valley Community Centre, 90 Main St North, Grand Valley. Trophy's awarded for best original 
condition, best  equipped and best restoration. http://ffao.on.ca/convention-2018/   



10 - 12 August 2018 - 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,  has the sirens going full blast! This is a 
great show for fire buffs interested in participating, or just enjoying a great show featuring an array of fire fighting apparatus 
including hose carts, laddertrucks, and much more.  For complete schedule visit www.kent.net/wambo/schedule.php  
For registration contact Lee Burrows fire@wambo.ca  On Facebook http://tinyurl.com/n362xn6


11 August 2018 - Kingston, New York
Volunteer Firemen’s Museum 15th annual Fire Muster and Open House.  
10 am - 3:30 pm. Closing parade at 3:30 pm. Please join us!  No admission and free refreshments! Lots of old & new 
emergency equipment to see!  Bucket Brigade contest, child’s battery powered firetruck raffle and free hot dogs and soda.  
Donations are welcome to help us keep the museum running for everyone to enjoy!  If interested in bringing apparatus for 
exhibit please call us by August 1.   Info call Bill Knowles 845-443-3905 or email museum vfmuseumofkingston@gmail.com   


11 August 2018 - Parsippany, New Jersey
Revolutionary FOOLS of Northern NJ, 4th Annual Fire Apparatus Muster and Fire Show.  Parsippany PAL Bldg/lot, 
33 Baldwin Rd.   9 am - 3 pm, admission $5 for 12 and over.  Modern, antique apparatus and Scale emergency vehicle 
models on display.  Fire equipment, food and t-shirt vendors. Fun for entire family.  Trophies for apparatus. Parade 10 am.  
Vendor space available $50 per table.  Looking for rigs to join us for a parade and muster. 
Email Steve Jason trruckie52@gmail.com to register. On Facebook https://tinyurl.com/yd86gslr


11 August 2018 - New Hampton, New York
Catskill Fire Cats Annual Fire Truck Show, Muster 7 Family Day.  Orange County Fire Training Center, 9 Training Center 
Lane, 9 am - 4 pm rain or shine!  FREE admission https://tinyurl.com/yavkruyx https://tinyurl.com/yammbum2


16 - 18 August 2018 - East Freedom, Pennsylvania
Central District Volunteer Firemen’s Assoc., 126th Annual Convention. Hosted by Freedom Township VFC.  
Friday: Memorial Serivce, Battle of the Barrel & Corn hole Tournament.  
Saturday: Breakfast, Pumping Contest, Children’s Battle of the Barrel, Grand Parade 5 pm. 


17 August (Friday) 2018 - Ferndale, Michigan
Ferndale Emergency Vehicle Show in downtown Ferndale, 1 - 8 pm, admission is free. The show will consist of over 100 
emergency vehicles from various states as well as Canada.  "Lights and Sirens” cruise begins at 5:30 pm. If interested in 
taking part with an emergency vehicle (fire apparatus or police unit) antique or modern please contact Anthony J. Rzucidlo 
event coordinator, 313-563-6065 or by email ajr107@peoplepc.com  The Ferndale fire and police departments will also be 
recognized for 100 years of service to the residents of Ferndale.  https://tinyurl.com/y94u9o9u


18 August 2018 - Emigsville, Pennsylvania
Alert Fire Company on North George St.,  is hosting a community celebration to help celebrate their 100th Anniversary. 
Event will coincide with 106th Annual Convention for the Firefighters Assoc.,  of York County.  Parade Apparatus judging 
takes place between 8 am -noon.  A parade will be held 1:00 pm , spanning from Masonic Drive to Emig Rd.  We will have 
a series of food trucks at the fire station along with many family friendly activities.  In the morning we are planning to have 
a children’s firefighter for a day event in which kids will have a chance to participate in an obstacle course made up of 
different firefighting skills. At the conclusion of the parade the activities will kick off at the station including live music, 
games, bounce houses and many other family friendly activities. 
We cordially invite all members of the community to attend & help us celebrate this momentous occasion. If any questions 
arise or you would like to volunteer to help with this event please message the fire company's Facebook page and we will 
give you contact info.  Check the Event and Alert Fire Company's Facebook page for updates!  


18 August 2018 - 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. https://tinyurl.com/yc4bq2ww   https://tinyurl.com/y6u4y2yb


19 August 2018 - Millville, New Jersey
Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade 38th Annual Fire Muster and Firematic Flea Market.  Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center, 
1000 Village Dr., 10 am - 4 pm. Note: apparatus must be at least 25 years old.  www.gafb.net


19 August 2018 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Tri State Antique Fire Engine Assoc., Annual Antique Fire Muster.  Pittsburgh’s Mon Parking Wharf, near 289 Fort Pitt Blvd., 
9 am - 2 pm.  Take ramp down to Wharf.  Registration $20.  Static display, pumping from draft, vendors welcome no fee. 


19 - 25 August 2018 - Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
2018 Schuylkill County Firefighters Convention.  Hosted by the Pine Grove Hose Hook & Ladder Co. August 19, Memorial 
Service; August 22, delegates meeting; August 25, parade www.hosehookandladder.org   https://tinyurl.com/y9yzt2dv


24 - 25 August 2018 - New Haven, Indiana
New Haven Muster and EXPO, with the Fort Wayne Fire Museum & Hoosier Burn Camp. Location: downtown New Haven 
on Broadway, 10 am - 4 pm. Parade 10 am. This family event offers an apparatus parade, antique fire and ambulance 
muster, kids activities and games, firematic flea market, surplus equipment sales, new equipment vendors and much more.  
For complete list of activities and registration forms visit wwww.nhfiremuster.com
New this year Friday Aug. 24 - Pre-Muster Meet and Greet, Fort Wayne FF Museum, 7 - 10 pm. $15 at door.  Includes 
museum admission, hors d’oeuvres and finger food. Beverages will be available for purchase.We are also on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/n6lrbat  For questions or more info call Ray Easterly 260-740-1916 or email ray@priority1safety.com


25 August 2018 - Lake Barrington Illinois
4th Annual Antique Fire Truck Show. 11 AM - 3 PM.  Family Friendly event, no admission.  Food, fire trucks old and new.  
Open House, blood drive kid’s activities  and local vendors.  To register a truck or for more details email Cptn. Angela 


26 August 2018 - Fairhaven, Massachusetts
Fairhaven FF’s Muster. Livesey Park 1 - 5 pm. Parade starts promptly at 11 am from Tractor Supply Plaza.  Food & drinks 
available for purchase as well as t-shirts and other apparel. Contact fairhavenfiremuster@yahoo.com 


1 September 2018 - St.Thomas, Ontario
In Pinafore Park, 95 Elm St., 9 am - noon.  Car show, antique fire trucks and apparatus, emergency service displays and 
demos, food  and  vendors, children play area, Muster Parade and lots more. Admission to the park by donation. 
Hosted by the St. Thomas  Professional  Firefighter's Assoc.    https://tinyurl.com/y8ro25sl


5 - 8 September 2018 - Seattle, Washington
Fraternal Order of Leatherheads (F.O.O.L.S) Int'l Convention. https://tinyurl.com/y7rp468q Itinerary and registration 
available soon. Hosted by the Puget Sound area F.O.O.L.S.  https://tinyurl.com/ya5txhaw Lodging Crowne Plaza Seattle 


5 - 8 September 2018 - Burnsville, Minnesota
Burnsville Fire Muster, Civic Park.  Come and see the Minnesota Fire Engine Club (new SPAAMFAA chapter), participate 
in fire truck water displays and parade.
Friday:  Fire Truck Equipment/Water Displays, 6 - 9:30 pm.  
Saturday: Community & Fire Truck Parade, 11 am - 12:30 pm.  Burnsville FD Equipment/Demos , 1 - 4:00 pm, Fire Truck Equipment/Water Demos Noon - 9:30.  Watch the web site and Facebook pages for updates. https://tinyurl.com/y9bndanu  


5 -9 September 2018 - Waverly, Iowa
Waverly Fire Department and the Waverly Volunteer Firefighters Assoc.,  welcome the Iowa Firefighters Assoc.,  140th 
Annual Convention.  The members are working to finalize details.  We look forward to seeing everyone for another 
successful IFA Convention.  Watch our Facebook page for details https://tinyurl.com/y8uuthsp


6 - 9 September 2018 - Cleveland, Ohio
Fire Museum Network Seminarm hosted by the Western Reserve Fire Museum & Education Center.  Host hotel Hilton
Garden Inn Cleveland/Downtown.  1.877.782.9444 ask for rate for Western Reserve Fire Museum.   


8 September 2018 - Little Creek, Delaware
Little Creek FC 75th Anniversary Parade and Open House, at noon. Watch our web site https://tinyurl.com/y8otvdbj
Facebook page https://tinyurl.com/y8v66aus for details.


8 September 2018 - Lutherville, Maryland
Fire Museum of Maryland, Honoring our Heroes Motor Muster, 10 am - 2 pm. Our annual salute to fire, police, EMS, & 
military personnel, with antique fire engine demonstrations and rides Sponsored by area businesses and the citizens of 
Baltimore County, Honoring our Heroes is a great way to say "Thank You” to all of our community members in uniform.  www.firemuseummd.org


8 September 2018 - Milton, Connecticut
Engine 260 will host the 47th Annual Engine 260 Fire Apparatus Show and Muster. 10 am – 5 pm at Eisenhower Park, 
located on Rt. 121 (North Street). New this year All makes and years of apparatus welcome to enter. Activities include a 
parade of fire apparatus (motorcade), firefighter competitions, exhibitions & demonstrations, along with a firematic flea 
market. FREE admission to the general public . All proceeds benefit Milford Recreation Department program for children 
with special needs.  For further information call or write: 4 Flax Mill Terrace, Milford CT 06461   203 -874-2605  


8 September 2018 - Frackville, Pennsylvania
Schuylkill Historical Fire Society Annual Muster/Parade, Schuylkill Training Academy,100 Fireman Rd., just off Route 61 
and I-81, exit 124.  10 am - 2 pm.  Registration 9:30 am, parade 10:30 am, noon pumping contest, 1:30 pm Memorial 
service awards 2 pm.  Free kids fire engine rides, food vendors.  Drive a tiller, $20.  
More info email schuylkillmuster@gmail.com  or call Scott 201-538-3853. https://tinyurl.com/y7atmogb


8 September 2018- Brooks, Oregon
Celebrate the Construction of the Oregon Fire Service Museum.  Power land Heritage Park, 3995 Brook Lake Rd. NE.  
A Firemen's fundraising breakfast will begin at 8 am. Bring your fire apparatus to display, antique or modern. Water 
pumping demonstrations, kids events, and more. 
If you plan to bring an apparatus please RSVP at oregonfiremuseum@gmail.com   or call 1-888-313-6873   


8 September 2018 - Croydon, Pennsylvania
Croydon Fire Co. #1 is celebrating 100yrs of dedicated service to the residents of Croydon, Bristol twp and surrounding 
communities.  Parade 11 am and Open House.
We would love to get some antique apparatus in the parade all are welcome! We ask that if anyone would 
like to participate email Parade@croydonfireco.com and let us know by August 14, that you will be attending and with 
what type of apparatus. Note: this is a silent parade and not a trophy parade! This is a celebration and we would love to see many 
antique trucks.  Parade is 1 1/4 miles long, starting at 3000 block of State Rd., and ending at Cedar Ave.  Staging time and lineup
Begin at 9:30 am, at 3001 State Rd.  There will be food and drinks available compliments of the FC.


9 September 2018 - Johnston, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Antique Fire Apparatus Society 14th Annual Antique Fire Truck Show.  Location Johnston Memorial Park, 
10 am - 3 pm. For GPS use 1583 Hartford Ave., Johnston.  Admission is free but we are collecting new, unwrapped toys to 
be distributed to needy children during the holidays.  Info email riafas_secretary@cox.net. For registration form visit https://tinyurl.com/y86o6zlx  For complete muster info https://tinyurl.com/y8sgaftl


14 - 15 September 2018 - Wildwood, New Jersey
Annual New Jersey Firemen’s Convention/Expo. For complete schedule visit https://tinyurl.com/y9ma6q8z   Parade 
Saturday 2 pm. New Jersey Avenue, starts at Cresse avenue and heads North on New Jersey to 20th St. For parade and 
vendor registration www.njfireexpo.com


14 - 16 September 2018 - Avon, Connecticut
The Avon VFD will be hosting the 135th Annual CT State Firefighters Assoc., Convention/Parade.  The festivities are in
 conjunction with Avon’s 75th Anniversary celebration.  Parade Saturday 9/16, check-in 8 am, Avon High School, 510 W. 
Avon Rd. Parade step-off at noon.  On Facebook https://tinyurl.com/ydxl2jww   http://csfa.org  


15 September 2018 - Ballston Spa, New York
Ballston Spa Firemen’s Muster, 162 Prospect St., noon -3 pm.  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.  Visit us on Facebook https://tinyurl.com/yaxm7rwy  https://tinyurl.com/y6u4y2yb


15 September 2018 - Aspinwall, Pennsylvania
Aspinwall VFD 125th Anniversary Firefighters Parade and Celebration.  Lineup 11 am with step off at 1:30 pm.  Trophies 
to be awarded.RSVp and question contact Asst. Chief  J.C. Teyssier  jcteyssier102@yahoo.com   


16 September 2018 - Citrus Heights, California
16th Annual Northern California Fire Equipment and Memorabilia Swap Meet.  
Co-sponsored by Pioneer Mutual H & L Society, Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District & the CA Chapter of SPAAMFAA.  
Located behind Sac Metro Station 21, 7641 Greenback La.  Vendor set-up starts at 7 am.  Open to public 8 am - 1 pm.  
Free admission and free selling spaces.  For info or to request a space contact Gill Aymeric 916.216.1407   Largest fire 
related swap meet on West Coast. www.calspaamfaa.com


16 - 22 September 2018 - Greenwood, New York
Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Assoc., Convention.  Parade Saturday 1 pm line up, 2 pm step off.  


19 - 21 September 2018 - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Firemen’s Assoc., State of Pennsylvania Conference.  Hosted by the Gettysburg FD. There is no parade this year.  
Rooms available at Days Inn, 865 York Road, 717-334-0030 www.gettysburgfd.com  https://tinyurl.com/ya9lyzfd


22 September 2018 - Fulton, New York
Fulton Fall Cluster Muster, 9 am - 4 pm, 2nd annual antique fire muster.  In conjunction with SPAAMFAA chapters from 
CNY, Rochester and Thousand Islands Hose Haulers.   Event includes invitation to all vintage public safety vehicles and 
apparatus which includes fire trucks, carts and trailers, police and ambulances.  A kid friendly event.  


22 September 2018 - Lakewood, Colorado
West Metro Family Fire Muster.  West Metro Fire Rescue Center, 10 am - 2 pm.  Bring your family to this fun annual 
event and learn how West Metro Firefighters prepare for emergencies. Attendees get to see live fire demonstrations, 
participate in fun activities and learn how to prepare their families for emergencies. Please remember no pets allowed.  


29 September 2018 - Farmville, Virginia
Old Dominion Historical Fire Society Annual Muster.  Wilcks Lake Park, 10 am - 3 pm.  For more information & to register 
after June 1, see the ODHFS website at: https://tinyurl.com/yd23756j  Contact Floyd Greene FloydPowhatan@gmail.com  


29 September 2018 - Herculaneum, Missouri
Jefferson County FF’s Assoc., 25th Annual Jeffco Fire Engine Rally Herculaneum City Park, Joachim and Hwy 61-67.  
Apparatus parade 9 am.  Antique and modern apparatus, EMS vehicles, air Rescue helicopter, memorial service, kids 
activities, food vendors and more.  
Contact billh6300@hotmail.com or visit our Facebook page https://tinyurl.com/y72pfvsn


29 September 2018 - Chatham, Ontario, Canada
Firefest downtown Chatham, 10 am - 4 pm.  Canada’s largest show of antique fire apparatus and emergency response 
vehicles.   More details when known.  www.firefest.ca  www.facebook.com/ckfirefest 


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 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.
"Wing Eating Contest" at noon.  Enter the contest with a $5 donation to our Emergency Responders Scholarship Fund. 
You will get 10 wings to eat as fast as you can. The first person to finish all ten wings is the winner. We will have prizes 
for the 1st and 2nd place winners. Visit the Quaker Steak and Lube tent the day of the Muster by 11 am to sign up. 
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 strawcem@aol.com Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/gsl8hch  
Video of our 2017 muster by Mike Villanova https://tinyurl.com/ya8s8j7n  


October 2018 - Allentown, Pennsylvania
There will not be a Trucktoberfest at the Mack Museum this year.  Event will now be held every two years. Next date is 
tentatively Fall of 2019. 


6 October 2018 - Branson, Missouri
Enjoy a Fire Truck Parade at Branson Landing during the National Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge Weekend 11 AM!
Antique and current Fire Trucks, plus entertaining surprises, will parade down the Branson Landing Boardwalk next to 
Lake Taneycomo. The parade will begin in the south parking lot, going north past the Branson Landing Fountains - for a 
parade you don't want to miss! Visit Facebook https://tinyurl.com/y9qrdh9e Contact Chris Ely   firescapes@live.com                                                                                
 

6 - 7 October 2018 - Lititz, Pennsylvania
Mack Day, Gerhart Equipment Co., 910 Brunnerville Rd.  Classic and antique trucks will be on display; vendors will be 
selling parts, accessories, memorabilia, and of course, food and refreshments.  Exhibit your own Mack truck, vintage circa 
1900 to the present, or simply stroll around and enjoy the vehicles.  Admission is free as is parking. 
For more info Doug Maney dmaney@comcast.net    


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 http://tinyurl.com/k3z4dfh  
Candlelight and Memorial Services will be live-streamed   http://live.firehero.org


7 October 2018 - East Davenport, Iowa
Village of East Davenport 5th Annual Fire Muster and Lights and Siren Parade. Fire truck and emergency vehicle lights & 
sirens parade starts at Modern Woodman Park at 11:30 am.  Should be circling the Village of East Davenport around noon.  
Great entertainment for the kids.  Learn about fire safety, see Sparky the fire dog and enjoy all of the antique fire trucks.  
Free event, but donations to the International Fire Museum are accepted.  Event is from noon - 4 pm.   
https://tinyurl.com/y8jh533x   For more info contact 563.391.6431   8 - 10 pm. 


13 October 2018 - Acton, Massachusetts
Acton Fire Department 125th Anniversary Celebration. We have many events planned throughout 2018 wrapping up with 
our 125th anniversary parade & open house.  Open house 10 am - 2pm, parade 10 am.  Antique fire apparatus, Smokey 
the Bear, Safe House, Fire demos and more. Enjoy pizza cooked in the back of a fire truck. https://tinyurl.com/y9bj5z3z
Join our email list Email  bcarter@acton-ma.gov



13 October 2018 - Houston,Texas
Houston Fire Fest, Val Jahnke Training Facility, 10 am, free to the public Watch our web site for updates. 


14 October 2018 – Newton New Jersey
10 th Annual Fall Foliage Muster on the grounds of the Public Safety Training Academy, 114 Morris Turnpike.  
Set up 9:30 am, show goes from 10 am - 2 pm.  Free admission, free registration, hamburger/hot dog giveaway.  
Information contact lbono@sussex.edu or 973-948-7897    


18 October 2018 - Houston, Texas
Houston Fire Fest, Val Jahnke Training Facility, 10 am - 5 pm.  Live fire demos,kid’s zone, Antique cars and fire trucks, 
vendors, exhibits, food and fun.  Deadline to turn in forms and payment September 28.  For more info and all registration 


21 October 2018 - Allentown, New Jersey
New Jersey Fire Museum & Fallen FF's Memorial is holding the 2nd Annual Open House, Location: 4 Polhemustown Rd., 
10 am - 3 pm. In 2016 it was the first time the collection had been seen in 40 years! The collection has over 60 antiques, 
contains examples of fire engines powered by hand, chemical reaction steam, gasoline and diesel fuel.  
In addition to the fire apparatus, many examples of tools, art, memorabilia and other items of interest will be on display.  http://www.njfiremuseum.org  https://tinyurl.com/y8ujnr2a Video of museum  https://youtu.be/iQAJdJRdwBs 


27 October 2018 - 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 & get 
in for 1/2 price!  www.firemuseummd.org


10 November 2018 - Lutherville, Maryland
Fire Museum of Maryland Five Alarm Party, 6 - 10 pm.  Join us as we honor 250 yrs of firefighting and first responders. 
We will have great food and beverages from local restaurants, caterers, and breweries. Your jaw will drop when you see 
our more-than 40 pieces of fire apparatus. Visit our working fire alarm office and tour our Great Baltimore Fire of 1904 
exhibit. See our huge collection of buckets and badges, hoses and hydrants, axes and alarm boxes, plus fire-themed toys 


17 November 2018 - Cockeysville, Maryland
Please mark your calendars for our 7th Annual Joint Program with the Baltimore City Historical Society.  Presenters 
Stephen Heaver of the Fire Museum of Maryland, James Doran of the Baltimore County Volunteer Firemen’s Association, 
and others TBA will discuss the historic work of firefighters in protecting Baltimore County and City residents’ safety. 
www.hsobc.org   On Facebook  https://tinyurl.com/yagmwbcs  Admission is free to all.  Free parking on site. Doors will 
open at 1:15 pm. Questions? Please contact HSBC at 410-666-1878 or info@hsobc.org


26 - 27 January 2019 - Massillon, Ohio
24th Annual Jackson Fire Expo.  Jackson High School, 7600 Fulton Dr., N.W.  Feature presentations by Deputy Chief 
Frank Viscuso, Kearney, NJ FD.  And Cptn. Rod Cloud, Prairie Township FD, West Columbus OH.  


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.  https://tinyurl.com/y8ur6ndc


13 - 14 April 2019 - Allentown, Pennsylvania
Union Historical Fire Society Annual Spring Melt Fire Memorabilia Auction & Flea Market.  Agricultural Hall 302 N.17th St.  


29 June 2019 - West Falls, New York
Members of the West Falls Fire Company will be hosting their 100 
year Celebration!!! We ask the community to come join us & celebrate with us. We are in the beginning stages of planning 
our Celebration and will post more as everything becomes finalized.  https://tinyurl.com/y9q5szmb


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 http://tinyurl.com/zg9mbdu & www.pppsiwebpage.com  
Contact Jeff Rider firetruckjr@yahoo.com


2019 - Yorkanna, Pennsylvania
107th Firefighters Assoc., of York County Convention/Parade.  Hosted by Yorkanna FC http://tinyurl.com/yb2qmxse


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 http://tinyurl.com/k3z4dfh  
Candlelight and Memorial Services will be live-streamed http://live.firehero.org


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 www.massmafaa.com


2020 - Dover, Pennsylvania
108th Firefighters Assoc., of York County Convention/Parade.  Hosted by Dover Township FC http://tinyurl.com/yclzwwnt


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 http://tinyurl.com/k3z4dfh 
Candlelight and Memorial Services will be live-streamed http://live.firehero.org










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.