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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.

17 - 20 July 2019 - Jeffersonville, Indiana

Indiana SPAAMFAA chapter, Pompier, Pump & Playpipe Society of Indiana is pleased to announce they will be hosting 

the SPAAMFAA National 2019 Summer Convention. Host hotel, Radisson Hotel (formerly the Clarion) 

Louisville North, 505 Marriott Dr.,Clarksville.  812.283.4411 mention SPAAMFAA for special rate of $98.95. Also 

Louisville Campgrounds 900 Marriott Dr., Clarksville.  812.282.4474.  

Tours: Historic Madison - Jefferson County Historical Society, Washington Hose Company No. 2, the longest standing 

fire house in the nation & Walnut Street Fire House, home to Charlotte and Frank Taff’s collection of firefighting history, 

antique trucks in the area & a visit to Vintage Fire Museum Annex, in Kentucky with 30 pieces of antique fire apparatus.  

French Lick Tour - West Baden Springs Hotel, which was known as the 8th Wonder of the World, French Lick Scenic 

Railway for a 90 minute ride.  

Carmel IN - Carmel Fire Buffs Museum, Indianapolis Professional Firefighter Museum & Fallen FF’s Memorial Plaza & 

a catered lunch & a visit to Randy Koorsen’s Fire Museum.  

   An early Flea Market on the hotel parking lot Friday afternoon.

   Muster & Flea Market Saturday, on the Ohio River, 100 W. Riverside Dr., Jeffersonville, drafting available.   

Visit us at Convention details and on Facebook

Questions contact Jeff Rider, Muster Chairman  or 812.498.4777

*****Also see American LaFrance gathering on 20 July, below.



18 July 2019 - Saxonburg, Pennsylvania

Saxonburg Volunteer Fire Co., Firemen’s Parade.  Largest firemen’s parade east of the Mississippi.  Parade starts 6 pm.  

FAQ (route, registration etc.)  

For video from 2018 by Mike Villanova visit  For more info



20 July 2019 - Jeffersonville, Indiana

NOTE from Katrina: If you're bringing a truck to the Muster, Saturday, July 20th (for the SPAAMFAA National,

in Jeffersonville), be sure to register it. Registration is required for this event.

Visit the following website to download and print the registration form:

Registration forms and fees ($10.00 per truck) can be turned in the day of the event; however, if you're bringing a 700 

or 800 Series, please, let me know in advance as we would like to stage them together, if possible. We won't be able 

to re-arrange apparatus once we park at the river front.

Official gathering of 700/800 series American LaFrance owners, enthusiasts & rigs.  

Let's break the record for 700 and 800 Series attendance at recent events! The DuBois Parade in 2013 had a showing 

of four 700s, and the York Fire Muster in 2016 had a showing of five 700s. This gathering will be a part of the 2019 

SPAAMFAA National Summer Conference & Muster that is being hosted by the Indiana Chapter (PPPSI). Members of 

the American LaFrance 700/800 Series Fire Apparatus Facebook Group  will also be 

displaying memorabilia, restoration materials, & more. At the end of the day, we would like to gather all of the 700s & 

800s together for a group picture.  Please share this with every 700 and 800 Series owner/enthusiast who may be 

interested. For more information on the event see the Indiana Chapter's event page



20 July 2019  -  Meriden ,  Connecticut

10th Annual Silver City Fire Fest.  Sponsored by CT Fire Photographers Association, Southern Connecticut Antique 

Fire Apparatus Collectors, &  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 & photographers.  Special guest, Randolph Mantooth, star 

of of TV’s Emergency show will be hosting a fundraising autograph session in the hotels main ballroom.  Also Squad 51 

replica will attend.  Outdoor apparatus displays, indoor model & photography displays and vendors.  The Fire Fest has 

something for anyone interested in emergency service.  

Contact Mike Quinn  203-213-3056  On Facebook



20 July 2019 - East Windsor, Connecticut

Connecticut Trolley Museum Fire Truck Show, 10 am - 4:30 pm.  Come see the Connecticut AFA Assoc., Fire Truck 

Museum's collection and see some vehicles on display from local fire departments at the trolley museum - there will be 

over 20 fire trucks on display! Don't miss an opportunity to sit in a real fire truck, try on firefighter's turnout gear, & take 

home a souvenir children's fire hat. The Shaker Pines Fire Department will have their Kid's Smoke Trailer Simulator, 

which teaches drills of how to handle a fire at home. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase.  860.627.6540



20 July 2019 - Deale, Maryland

Deale Volunteer Fire Department Parade, 6:30 pm.



20 July 2019 - Blanford, Massachusetts

Blanford Fire & Rescue Firefighter’s Muster, 10 am - 3 pm.  Our muster is being held at 1 pm at the Fairgrounds in 

conjunction with a FREE Touch a Truck event.

Tentative events
1. Midnight Alarm (turnout donning drill)
2. Fast Attack Drill
3. Tug of war
4. Obstacle Course
5. Bucket Brigade
Requirements to participate
A team of at least 3 members.
An operational fire truck.
Permission from your department's chief.

Positive attitude & a willingness to have fun!Watch our Facebook page for more details.



20 July 2019 - Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Humane Fire Company Dual dedication and parade.  Parade 1pm, ceremony 2 pm.



20 July 2019 - Arlington, Virginia

Cherrydale Volunteer Fire Department is celebrating the 100th year of our firehouse.  

Festivities will kick off at 10 am with a parade through the Cherrydale neighborhood, followed by a celebration at the 

Fire House from 11 am - 7 pm. Go back in time with us to the roaring 1920's & enjoy swing music, dancing, special guest 

speakers and exhibitions, & immersive historic displays in our expansive Social Hall. Highlights will also include fire truck 

tours, safety information, equipment displays, demonstrations presented by the firefighters, & the opportunity to operate 

a fire extinguisher and fire hose (weather permitting). All funds will be used to help preserve the historic firehouse for 

another 100 years.



25 July 2019 - New Hartford, New York

New Hartford FD 16th Annual Fire Truck Spectacular. The show has approximately 40 departments that show apparatus. 

Held in the New Hartford Shopping Center 6 - 9 pm.  Visit us on Facebook   Email  



25 - 27 July 2019 - Lockport, New York

The Cambria VFC would like to extend to you a warm welcome to the Town of Cambria NY & invite you to attend 

the 120th annual convention of the Western NY VFA.

Convention will be held on our grounds at 4631 Cambria - Wilson Road.



25 - 28 July 2019 - North Attleboro, Massachusetts

North Attleboro Firefighters Kids Day.  

Sat., July., 27 - Fire truck parade with apparatus from all over southern New England.  Staging 10 am at Mason Field on 

Elm St.  Step-off 11 am.  Parade info, route & contact form for participation in parade can be found at this link

Sun., July., 28 - Touch-a-truck, noon - 3 pm.  Staging 10:30 am - noon.  For participation please use contact form found 

at this link



26 - 27 July 2019 - Frankenmuth, Michigan

Great Lakes International AFAA 22nd Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Muster, parade and firematic flea market. 

Friday: BBQ 6 pm.  


        Registration     8 AM - 10       AM

        Flea Market                 8        AM

        Parade Form Up        10:45   AM

        Parade                       11        AM

        Opening Ceremony   12        noon

        Pumping and Static Display

Muster flier and registration form  Facebook

Video from 2018



26 - 27 July 2019 - Highland, New York

Ulster County Volunteer Firemen’s Assoc., 84th Annual Parade.  Hosted by the Highland Hose Co., #1, who are 

celebrating 125 years of service.

The Parade, July 27, is open to all Fire Companies in Ulster County and the surrounding Counties.
The parade route will be New Paltz Main St. to Church St. to Vineyard Ave. to Van Wagner to Milton Ave to 

Vineyard Ave.

The Parade will Line up on New Paltz Rd starting at 5:00pm with Step Off at 6:00 pm and end in the Town Field.

The Parade Event Reviewing Stand will be located on the South side of Highland Station # 1 (Van Wagner Rd.)

 At the end of the parade and celebration, we will be having a Fireworks Display in the Town Field which will be open to 

the Public. We hope that you will come out and join us for this event.

If you have any questions about the event email



28 July 2019 - Newberg, Oregon

Newberg Classic Fire Apparatus show & Junior Firefighter Challenge Course, 9 am - 4 pm.  Renne Field, 6th & Blaine 

Sts.  Always takes place last Sunday in July. One of the largest displays of classic fire apparatus & emergency vehicles 

in the Pacific Northwest.  Part of the Newberg Old Fashioned Festival & co-sponsored by PNW Chapter of SPAAMFAA.  

Saturday morning parade, evening fireworks, and the fantastic rotary pancake breakfast!  

For detailed info, contact coordinator Matt Simek



28 July 2019 - Swansea, Massachusetts

Swansea Fire Department Fire Apparatus Parade & Muster.

Brown Elementary School, 29 Gardeners Neck Rd. Parade at noon, staging 11 am at Case Jr. High School, 195 Main St.

Blacktop parking available for antique apparatus. Muster begins 1 pm.  Concessions available.  Please join us. For more 

info & to RSVP for muster/parade call 508.672.4305 or email  

Visit us on Facebook.



29 July - 6 August 2019 - Ontario, Canada

Approximately 2 hours west of Buffalo, NY 

County of Brant Fire & Paris FF’s the Annual Firefighter’s Assoc., of Ontario (FFAO) Convention

August 3 & 4: Firefighter Games & Competitions, waterball, bucket, hose & ladder races, pumper pull, steamer & 

hand pump fast water & more.  August 4: Firefighters Memorial Parade, trophy presentations & Firefighter Social Night.

Complete details, registration & schedule visit  We are also on Facebook



31 July -  3 August 2019  -  Berkeley  Springs,  West Virginia

The Berkeley Springs Volunteer Fire Co. presents the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Assoc., 118th Annual 

Convention. Preliminary Agenda:

Wednesday July 31  6:00 p.m .-  Audit Committee & Board of   

                                 Directors Meet at Best Western

Thursday August 1- Opening Ceremonies

                                 Annual Memorial Service

                                 Business Meeting

                                 Keynote Speaker


Friday August 2 -      Presidents Council Meeting

                                 Training Session

                                  Installation and Awards Banquet

Saturday August 3 -  Noon Parade step-off & Muster opens     

                                  Kirkwood Park, Hancock MD, held rain

                                  or shine.  Food will be available.

Agenda & convention registration

Parade registration

Muster registration & list of awards

More info contact Greg Yost

Updated information about the convention will be posted at  

Also visit CVVFA on Facebook  Berkeley Springs  VFC



(Friday) August 2019 - Ossining, New York

Ossining Fire Department parade, 7 pm, lineup 6 pm.



3 August 2019 - Salem, Massachusetts

Salem Willows Firemen’s Muster, noon - 3 pm.  Salem Willows, 167 Fort Ave. 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

Video by Erik Smith


3 August 2019 - Hampton, New York

Catskill Fire Cats Annual Fire Truck Show, Muster & Family Day.  Orange County Fire Training Center, 9 Training 

Center Lane, 9 am - 4 pm rain or shine!  FREE admission. 

For more info email Visit us on Facebook and our event page



4 August 2019 - Alliance, Ohio

Fire-truck Pump-In & Muster, held at the beautiful lakes in front of Glamorgan Castle, this event is a Carnation Festival 

fan favorite and has something for all ages!  From watching the engines pump into the Glamorgan Castle lakes, to the 

Muster competitions, and, of course, food (available for purchase). This event is FREE and open to the community. 

Stop by anytime between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to see this very unique event! Pump-In Parade (ushering the fire trucks 

onto the castle grounds) at 1 p.m. Pump-In & Muster event chair: Lt. Bill Yarnell  330-704-7914



4 August 2019 - 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. Free admission.  Please join us for a family friendly event.  For apparatus and vendor 

registration forms  We are also on Facebook



4 August 2019 - Monongahela, Pennsylvania

Mon Valley antique Fire Truck Muster.  Monongahela Aquatorium, 200 Railroad St.  9 am -  3 pm.   Kids games, food, 

music & fun.



6 - 10 August 2019 - Hampton, Virginia

First Responder Virginia Conference.  Hampton Roads Convention Center. This is the first joint conference of the VA 

State FF’s Assoc.(VSFA) and the VA Assoc., of Volunteer Rescue Squads (VAVRS). Check our website for updates  1.888.640.5655



8 - 14 August 2019 - Arnold, Pennsylvania

Western Pennsylvania Firemen’s Assoc.,Conference/Parade. Hosted by Citizens Vol. Fire Company #1 & Arnold Engine 

Company #2.  Battle of Barrel: Saturday, August 10,  9 a.m.  

Parade: Sunday, August 11, 6 p.m. (Prejudging 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.).

Video from 2017 by Mike Villanova



9 - 11 August 2019 - Syracuse, New York

Fire Assoc., of the State of NY (FASNY) invites you to the 147th Annual Convention.




9 - 11 August 2019 - 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 with sirens going full blast!  This is a 

great show for fire buffs interested in participating, or just enjoying a show featuring an array of fire fighting apparatus 

including hose carts, ladder trucks, and much more.  For complete schedule visit

For registration contact Lee Burrows Facebook



10 August 2019 - Castle Rock, Minnesota

The Minnesota Fire Engine Club, SPAAMFAA chapter will hold its first Burger Feed/Fire Muster.  There will be 

many activities going on including the parade to kick it off, waterball, pumping, food, and many more. More details 

will be provided as the event gets closer. Hope to see you there! email  

On Facebook



10 August 2019 - Kingston NY

Volunteer Firemen’s Hall & Museum of Kingston NY 16th Annual Antique Fire Engine 

Muster. At the museum 10 am - 4 pm, antique, vintage and new emergency vehicles.   Closing parade 4 pm.  Bucket 

brigade contest, child’s battery powered fire truck raffle, silent auction & free hotdogs & soda. 

More info Bill Knowles



10 August 2019 - Olympia, Washington

Gathering of “Retired Fire Engines of Thurston County & BBQ.  Co-sponsored by Firehouse 5 & Pacific NW SPAAMFAA 

chapter. 10 am - 3 pm at Mark Noble Regional Fire Training Center, 1305 Fones Rd., SE, behind Home Dept.  For more 

info contact Mike Turcott



15 - 17 August 2019 - Clymer, Pennsylvania

127th Annual Central District Firemen’s Convention.  Hosted by the Clymer Volunteer Fire Co. #1.  

Friday: Memorial Service & Battle of Barrel Contest.

Saturday: Pumping contest 10 am, parade judging 1 - 4 pm, Grand Parade 6 pm.  More info Email



16 August 2019 - Ferndale, Michigan

19th Ferndale Emergency Vehicle Show, 1 - 8 pm, in downtown Ferndale.  

On display during the course of the show will be around 100 emergency vehicles that will be comprised of ambulances, 

fire apparatus & police vehicles.  During the course of the show, the Ferndale FD will be offering “lift rides” utilizing their 

aerial platform.  At 5:30 P.M., all of the vehicles taking part in the emergency vehicle show will take part in a “Lights & 

Sirens” cruise.  The “Lights & Sirens” cruise is the kick off event for the Woodward Dream Cruise which takes place the 

very next day.  The “Dream Cruise” is the world’s largest one day car event with over one million people in attendance, 

and over 20,000 cars taking part in the cruise.

If interested in taking part in the Ferndale Emergency Vehicle Show or need more information, please contact Event 

Coordinator, Anthony J. Rzucidlo by phone at 313-563-6065 or email  If you plan on bringing 

a vehicle to the show pre-registration is highly suggested.  Because of space limitations large size vehicles such as 

ladder trucks can not be accommodated.



16 - 17 August 2019 - Yorkanna, Pennsylvania

107th York County Firefighters Assoc., Convention & Parade.  Hosted by Community FC No.1, station 38. Parade 

August 17, apparatus & equipment judging 8 am - noon, parade staging 8 :30 am - 2 pm, parade through Yorkanna 

Borough 2 pm. Join us for lots of fellowship & fun.



16 -17 August 2019 - Red Hook, NY

Dutchess County Firemen’s Assoc., 73rd Convention.  Hosted by the Red Hook FC who are celebrating 100 years 

of service.  August 17, join us for a parade with over 100 fire companies, step off 5 pm.

2018 parade video.



17 August 2019 - Kearney, Nebraska

Nebraska Firefighters Museum & Education Center presents Show & Shine & Firematic Flea Market, 2834 E. 1st St. 

Located off I-80 exits 272 & 275.   

Show & Shine 9 am - 5 pm, Firematic Flea Market 11 am - 5 pm. Spaces are $25 each.  

We are looking for individuals interested in displaying vintage fire equipment.

Come help us celebrate our 10 year anniversary. 

To register your truck or reserve a flea market spot contact Joel Cerny 402-720-4100

Facebook event page



17 August 2019 - 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 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




17 August 2019 - Parsippany, New Jersey

Revolutionary FOOLS of Northern NJ, 5th 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 & 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 to register. 

On Facebook



17 August 2019 - North Haverhill, New Hampshire

Dan Jock MemorialFiremen’s Muster, VFW Memorial Field.   Join us for our 6th Dan Jock Memorial Fireman's Muster! 

After a brief hiatus last year, we are back & ready to go big or go home. The day consists of exciting events for 

firefighters, food, vendors and children’s activities. Admission is always by donation and fun is sure to be had by all!

All proceeds benefit the Dan Jock Memorial Scholarship fund.

To Register as a Team, Vendor, or Sponsor  Also visit our web site & Facebook pages.



17 August 2019 - Winchendon, Massachusetts

*** This event has been canceled - no further info available

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. Visit us on Facebook



17 August 2019 - York, Maine

York Village Fire Department 103rd Annual Parade & Muster.  

1 Firehouse Dr., noon - 3:30 pm. We are holding strong with this tradition & making each year better than before.

Parade begins at 12:00 noon. It runs from Woodbridge Rd. at Rt. 1A & travels through York Harbor, ending at the York 

Village monument. Join us at Moulton Park in York Harbor on York St (Rt. 1A) for food, kids events, vendors & a classic 

New England Fireman's Muster.
The general public is urged to attend & participate in the muster events. Five people are needed to form a team. Team 

"Captains" meet after the parade to go over the competitions.



18 August 2019 - Millville, New Jersey

Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade 39th Annual Fire Muster & Firematic Flea Market. Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center, 

1000 Village Dr., 10 am - 4 pm.  Note: apparatus must be at least 25 years old. 

On Facebook   Contact



18 August 2019 - Pittsburgh, PA

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.  Info Bob Clifford



19 August 2019 - Kingston, New York

Volunteer Firemen’s Hall & Museum 16th Annual Antique Fire Muster.  Antique, Vintage & New Emergency Vehicles, 

10 am - 4 pm at the museum.  Bucket brigade, child’s battery powered firetruck raffle, silent auction & free hot dogs 

& soda.  A closing parade starts at 4 pm.  

We are also hosting our 2nd annual golf outing at Twaalfskill Golf Club, check-in 9 am.

For more info contact Bill Knowles 



23 - 24 August 2019 - Elkton, Maryland

The Singerly Fire Company in partnership with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation & the National Fire Heritage 

Center is pleased to host the following:

Friday, Fire apparatus Cruise-in 5 - 9 pm downtown Elkton.

Saturday, Firematic Flea Market ($25) 8 am - 4 pm, & Muster, 9 am - 3 pm, & Fire Apparatus Model Show at the 

Singerly Station. 

Advance registration for muster is free, $10 day of event. 

This event benefits the Singerly FC Nat’l Fallen Firefighters Foundation & 

National Fire Heritage Center 

For registration, directions, list of awards & details on all events

Venue layout on Facebook  



24 August 2019 - New Haven, Indiana

3rd Annual New Haven Fire Muster & Expo, with the Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum & Hoosier Burn Camp.  Historic 

Downtown New Haven on Broadway. This is a free event with activities for all ages.   Adult bucket brigade, cot races,

waterball & speed bunker gear pack competitions.  11 am - 4 pm, parade 10 am.  

On Facebook for event schedule, registration & vendor forms visit  

contact Ray Easterly 2018 video



24 August 2019 - Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

Schulykill County Firemen’s Parade hosted by Tamqua FD.  

Registration – South Ward Fire Co. 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Judging – Tamaqua Area Senior High School and Middle School 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Line Up – Lehigh St., Rowe St., Swatara St. and Old Rt. 209
1:00 p.m. – Parade Starts
Refreshments – East Side of Tamaqua, Area of the old CVS Store and Maff Motors

For parade registration, map, award list & further details Note: Parade registration can 

only be submitted via our Web Site. Facebook event page



25 August 2019  -  Fairhaven ,  Massachusetts

Fairhaven Call Firefighter’s Assoc., 10th Annual Fairhaven FF’s Muster & Parade.  Parade starts  11:30 am , and muster 

begins at  1 pm , in   Livesey   Park. 

The parade is a wet parade, so bring your water balloons, water guns, and any other water ammo.

Food, drinks, t-shirts & other apparel will be available for purchase. Everyone is welcome, this is a family event. 

Contact  Video from 2018

Visit us on Facebook   



31 August 2019 - St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada

St. Thomas Fire Muster Days, & parade. Pinafore Park, 9 am - 4 pm.  

Hosted by the St. Thomas Professional FF’s Assoc.

Fire truck parade,10:30 am, car show, vendors, food, children's play area, emergency service displays & demos.  

Everyone welcome! All proceeds to local charities! Follow us on Facebook  Photos from 2018



1 September 2019 - Oakland, Rhode Island

Oakland Mapleville Fire Department 60th annual Field Day & Muster.  Corner of Victory Hwy., & Oakland School St.  

Parade 11 am, muster starts immediately after.Bring your family & friends and enjoy.  Rain date 9/2/19



1 - 9 September 2019 - Manchester, Iowa

The Manchester FD is hosting the 141st Iowa FF’s Assoc., Annual Convention at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. 

Sat., 9/7, Parade 6:30 pm, lineup begins at 5 pm.  Registration form

Schedule Facebook



4 - 7 September 2019 - Burnsville, Minnesota

Burnsville Fire Muster, Civic Park.  Come & 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.    

Burnsville FD Equipment/Demos, 1 - 4:00 pm, Fire Truck Equipment/Water Demos Noon - 9:30 pm  

Watch our web site for updates.

Parade registration


Email or 



7 September 2019  -  Frackville ,  Pennsylvania

Schuylkill  Historical Fire Society Annual Antique Muster & Open House.   Schuylkill   Fire   Training   Center , 1 Fireman’s 

Rd., just off Route 61 and I-81, exit 124.  11 am - 3 pm .  Free registration. Registation 9:45 am, parade at  10:45 am , 

lineup 1 0:15 am  from Schuylkill Mall, exit 124 of I-81.  Kids fire engine rides, food vendors, pumping competition  noon , 

firematic flea market, drive a tiller & more.  Rescue demo at  noon .  Memorial service at  1:30 pm . Awards 2 pm. 

Info 570-462-4400 or email Doug Evans Visit us on Facebook                                                           2018 parade video



7 September 2019 - Milford, Connecticut

Engine 260 will host the 48th Annual Engine 260 Fire Apparatus Show & Muster. 10AM – 5PM at Eisenhower Park, 

located on Rt. 121 (North Street). New this year All makes & Years of Apparatus Welcome to Enter. Activities include 

a parade of fire apparatus (motorcade), firefighter competitions, exhibitions and demonstrations, along with a firematic 

flea market. Free admission to the general public. All proceeds benefit the Milford Recreation Department program for 

children with special needs. For further information call or write: Engine 260 Inc., 4 Flax Mill Terrace Milford, CT 06461

203-874-2605 Email



7 September 2019 - Oak Creek, Wisconsin

The Milwaukee Fire Historical Society & Milwaukee Area Technical College present MATC Fire Police EMS Expo.  

Location: Milwaukee Area Technical College, 6665 S. Howell Ave., 9 am - 2 pm. Antique Fire & Police Vehicles on 

Display & Fire/Police/EMS Flea Market.  9 am, Emergency vehicle parade; 9:30 am, 911 Memorial Service; challenge 

activities for children & adults; demos - vehicle extrication, flight for life, police canines & more. Food will be available 

for purchase. Auction of items benefitting Milwaukee Area Junior Fire Institute.

Email  for further details.



11 - 15 September 2019 - Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

World Firefit & Canadian National Championships.

The FireFit Championships is a competition based on fire fighting tasks commonly performed in emergency situations. 

We have a number of Events to participate in depending upon your level of fitness & commitment!  

FireFit Relay (3 - 5 person relay); FireFit X3 (2 person technical relay); FireFit Individual / Team (Team made of 

3 - 5 team members). Check each of these events out on the need to know page.   



13 - 14 September 2019 - Wildwood, New Jersey

Annual New Jersey Firemen’s Convention/Expo. For complete schedule visit   

Parade Saturday 2 pm. New Jersey Avenue, starts at Cresse avenue and heads North on New Jersey to 20th Ave. Vendor registration  Parade registration                                                                                                            



13 - 15 September 2019 - Fryeburg, Maine

56th Annual Maine State Federation of FF’S Convention. Fryeburg Fairgrounds. A weekend full of firefighter activities.  

Vendors, apparatus & equipment demos, parade, muster & more.  Sept. 14, parade line up 9 am step off 10 am.



13 - 15 September 2019 - Shelton, Connecticut

136th Annual Connecticut State Firefighter’s Assoc., Convention.  Hosted by Huntington FD who are celebrating 

100 yrs. Parade Saturday 9/15.  Parade registration form

Video from 2018 parade by Mike Villanova



14 September 2019 - Lutherville, Maryland

Fire Museum of Maryland, Honoring Our Heroes Motor Muster, 10 am - 2 pm.

Our annual salute to fire, police, EMS, and 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. 



14 September 2019 - Rock Hill, New York

Sullivan County Firefighters Assoc., parade.  Watch our web site for updates  We are 

also on Facebook



14 September 2019 - Tullytown, Pennsylvania. 

Tullytown FC 100 year Anniversary Celebration Parade, We will start our parade at Walt Disney school to Levittown 

Parkway to Route 13, over Tullytown Bridge, down Main Street And ending at Tullytown Fire Company.
There will be a celebration afterwards behind the Firehouse and ALL are welcome! There will be food, beverages as 

well as  mugs & T Shirts. 

We are accepting vendors for this day, if interested reach out to Karen at



14 September 2019 - Harrison, New York

Harrison FD 125th Anniversary parade and block party.  Parade 4 pm.,  with over 15 fire departments and antique 

apparatus. Please join us for a fun filled day, food, music and more. 



15 September 2019 - Citrus Heights, California

17th Annual Northern California Fire Equipment and Memorabilia Swap Meet. Co-sponsored by the Sacramento 

Metropolitan Fire District, Pioneer Mutual Hook and Ladder Society, and the California Chapter of SPAAMFAA. Swap 

meet is behind Sac Metro Station 21 at 7641 Greenback Lane. Sellers set-up begins at 7 a.m., & is open to the public 

starting at 8 a.m. Free admission, free selling spaces. Buyers park outside. Nozzles, hose, fittings, lights, sirens, 

hydrants, helmets, clothing, etc. For info or to request a selling space, contact Gil Aymeric at 916.408.3710 or Randy 

Wootton at 916.216.1407. This is the largest fire-related swap event on the West Coast.



19 - 21 September 2019 - Roscommon, Michigan

Annual Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival. Roscommon County Fire Training Grounds (formerly known as 

Roscommon Fairgrounds).  

Friday: Bright Light Vehicle Showdown, 7 pm followed by Bright Light Parade. 

Saturday: 9 am Roscommon Firemen’s Memorial Service, Parade through downtown.  Free admission and parking.  Email



21 September 2019 - Jeffersonville, Indiana

Vintage Fire Museum Annual Muster, 10 am - 3 pm.  Food, swap meet etc.  Parade on Spring St., 11 am, pumping 

2 pm at the Ohio River  On Facebook

Contact 812-282-4705 or email



21 September 2019 - Fulton, New York

Fulton Fall Cluster Muster, 3rd annual antique fire muster,

10 am - 3 pm.  Location: CCW Barrett Dr.  In conjunction with SPAAMFAA chapters from CNY, Rochester & 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. Email  On Facebook



21 September 2019 - Wallington, New Jersey

Wallington FD Truck Company 201, 125th Anniversary Celebration, 2 - 6 pm.



21 September 2019 - Chatham, Ontario, Canada

FireFest downtown Chatham, Canada’s largest show of antique fire apparatus & emergency response vehicles.

We are back!!! It will become official in the next few weeks. Details to follow.



21 September 2019 - Newbury, Massachusetts

Newbury Firemen’s Muster, Handtub Lane, 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



21 September 2019  -  Succasunna ,  New Jersey

Antique Fire Assoc., of NJ, Antique Fire Truck Show.

Horseshoe   Lake   Park ,  72 Eyland Ave. ,  9 am - 2 pm .

  9:00    Motorcade lineup

  9:30    Motorcade starts

10:00   Food stand opens

  1:30 PM  awards ceremony

Visit us at or on Facebook

Contact Mike Foote 973.886.0429 or



21 September 2019 - Merrionette Park, Illinois

Merrionette Park FD is hosting a Firematic Flea Market, Parade and Modern & Antique Fire Apparatus Display.

8 am - 1 pm.  Parade at 9 am.  Come help us celebrate 70 years of service.  Location: 3359 W. 115th St.  All FD’s 

& privately owned apparatus are welcome.  Privately owned must have proof of liability insurance.  For more info 

contact Dennis McGuire



22 September 2019  - Port  Jervis ,  New York

Port Jervis Tourism Board is hosting an Antique Fire Truck Show,  Downtown Port Jervis,  10 am - 5 pm .  All fire dept. 

& privately owned antique apparatus are welcome. Vendor registration Facebook  For application 845-856-6741.  

Contact  Please put “Antique Fire Truck Show” in subject line.  



22 September 2019 - East Greenwich, Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Antique Fire Apparatus Society, the Rhode Island chapter of the Society for the Preservation and 

Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in America (SPAAMFAA) will be holding its 15th Annual Antique Fire 

Apparatus and Equipment Show. 

Show will run from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at the New England Institute of Technology East Greenwich campus, located 

at 1 New England Tech Blvd. Admission to the show is free. We will however be collecting new, unwrapped toys that 

will be distributed to needy families during the holiday season.

   The show will consist of a display of antique motorized fire apparatus & other fire memorabilia. There will be a Fire 

Safety Smoke House for children to go through. Smokey Bear & Sparky the Fire Dog are also scheduled to make an 

appearance during the show.

   Anyone who wishes to display fire apparatus can download a registration form 

or register online  (if your vehicle is insured, a scan of your insurance card will be required 

to be uploaded with your registration).   Deadline to register for the show is Sunday, September 8th.

Hamburgers, hot dogs, & refreshments will be available & RIAFAS souvenir t-shirts and hats will be sold during the 

show to help raise money for the Society. Visit us on Facebook or online



22 - 28 September 2019 - Warwick, New York

Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Assoc., Convention.104th parade Saturday 9/28, lineup 1 pm, step off 2 pm, 

trophies 6:30 pm.



26 - 29 September 2019 - Los Angeles, California

Fire Museum Network Seminar.  Check for details  Visit us on Facebook



27 - 28 September 2019 - Hudson, New York

Hudson Department of Fire 164th Annual Inspection & Parade.  This year the 225th anniversary of New York State’s 

oldest active volunteer fire companies, J. W. Edmonds Hose Company No. 1 & H. W. Rogers Hose Company No. 2, will 

be celebrated. Inspection of the apparatus & firefighting equipment of Hudson's all volunteer fire department will begin 

at 6 PM on Friday at the J. W. Hoysradt Hose Company, No. 8 firehouse at 515 Warren Street.  

The 163rd Annual Inspection Parade will be held on Saturday, September 28th. Parade will line up on North 7th & State 

Streets beginning at 1 PM. Step off at 2 PM.

Any questions or concerns feel free to contact Chief Schermerhorn at (518)-929-1974.  For more details, parade routes & 

registration visit



28 September 2019 - Farmville, Virginia

Old Dominion Historical Fire Society Annual Muster.  Wilcks Lake Park, 10 am - 3 pm.  For more info & to register 

after June 1, see the ODHFS website at:  

Contact Floyd Greene  



28 September 2019 - Herculaneum, Missouri

Jefferson County Firefighters Assoc., 26th Annual Jeffco Fire Engine Rally at Herculaneum City Park, 776 Joachim Ave., 

9 am - 3 pm. Rally begins with parade of fire & EMS apparatus at 9:00 am.  Parade will begin at St. Pius X High School 

& travel north on Highway 61-67 to the fairgrounds. 

      At 10:00 am, the opening ceremony will begin with a memorial service & a special 9/11 memorial. Rally will feature 

numerous fire apparatus and EMS vehicles on display, firefighter competitions, firefighter demos, air rescue helicopters, 

kids activities & numerous vendor booths.  Firefighter competitions will include Axe Throwing Contest & Giant Jenga. 

Dalmatian contest, scavenger hunt, face paintings, balloon artist & children's firefighter challenge.FD patch trading & 

selling will also be available.  Food, drink & other concessions will be available for purchase. No alcohol is permitted

Awards for truck categories & competition winners will be presented at closing ceremony. 

The event is open to the public and is free of charge. For more info, call 314.852.4964 or 636.475.3080.



28 September 2019 - Hamburg, Pennsylvania

Hahn 30th Anniversary Reunion Muster.  Hamburg Fire Co., Field House, rear of 127 S. 4th St., 9:30 am - 4 pm. Flea 

market & parade (11 am - noon).  Video by Mike Villanova from 2014 reunion

Held rain or shine.  Questions & registration ($25) contact Lori Rausch  



28 September 2019 - East Rutherford, New Jersey

East Rutherford FD 125th parade & celebration.  2 mile parade 1 pm.  Come & celebrate with us.

Our web site  On Facebook 

Facebook event page  To register

Info Email questions to



28 September 2019 - Lakewood, Colorado

25th Annual West Metro Family Fire Muster.  West Metro Fire Rescue’s Training Center, 3535 S. Kipling St.,

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.



28 September 2019 - Aiken, South Carolina

Aiken County Firefighters Assoc., presents Aiken County 2019 Fire Muster.
Aiken County Fairgrounds, 9 am - 3 pm. Proceeds benefit Forces United (formerly Aiken Warrior Project)

Everyone is welcome to this FREE event.

  There will be family friendly events, firefighter challenges between 15 teams of Aiken County’s finest firefighters,

firefighter challenges, vendors of food & speciality items and much more! “Firefighters, make sure you & your 

department sign up with a team of five to show off your amazing team work, skill & strength.




28 September 2019 - Salisbury, Massachusetts

Salisbury Beach Firemen’s Muster, 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



29 September 2019 - York, Pennsylvania

6th Annual York Fire Muster, Cousler Park, 1060 Church Rd. Registration 7 am, awards 3 pm.  Firematic Flea Market, 

food trucks, firefighter skills challenge, kids games, bucket brigade, hose roll & safety displays.

Featured apparatus Hahn.  For more info email Bob 

Visit us on Facebook  

Video of our 2017 muster by Mike Villanova



29 September 2019 - Allentown, New Jersey

Note: change of date

NJ Fire Museum & Fallen Firefighters Memorial is hosting its’ 4th 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! 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 Event page



29 September 2019 - Fryeburg, ME

Firemen’s Muster part of Fryeburg Fair, 1154 Main St.  Contact Clyde Watson or Twyla 

Watson 207.441.6022



4 - 5 October 2019 - Lititz, Pennsylvania

The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the Antique Truck Club of America will hold Mack Day, Gerhart Equipment, 

910 Brunnerville Rd  Friday is a casual day when trucks arrive.  The show field is started to be filled as well as the 

vendor area.  Friday evening is when the Mack Brothers Clam Bake Reenactment takes place. 

Contact Doug Maney



5 October 2019 - Beaumont, Texas

Fire Museum of Texas Fire Prevention & Family Safety Festival.  Always held the first Saturday in October.  This is

a free event, 10 am - 2 pm.  Activities include safety and health info & giveaways, children’s games & activities, live fire 

& technical rescue, EMS & Hazmat demos, free food & drinks.



5 October 2019 - Woolrich, Maine

Woolrich Firemen’s Muster, 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



5 - 6 October 2019 - Emmitsburg, Maryland

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



6 October 2019 - Davenport, Iowa

Village of East Davenport 6th Annual Fire Muster & Lights & Siren Parade. Fire truck & 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 & enjoy all of the antique fire 

trucks.  Free event, but donations to the International Fire Museum are accepted.  

This family event runs from noon - 4 pm.  For more info call 563.391.6431  8 - 10 pm. 



6 October 2019 - 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 

& memorial services for firefighters.  Bells will ring coast to coast as a grateful nation pauses to honor those firefighters 

who died in 2018 and previous years.

  The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is asking communities, fire service organizations, and religious

organizations to help us honor our fallen firefighters by participating in Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters.  

A moment of remembrance can occur any time during Memorial Weekend, October 5 - 6. 

Fire department representatives are encouraged to work with their clergy and community leaders to develop an 

appropriate ceremony.



6 October 2019 - Manheim, Pennsylvania

1st annual Mack CF & Mack fire apparatus family picnic & meet & greet. 11 am, 3133 Pirsh Rd..Open to anyone who 

owns or loves Mack fire apparatus. Food and Drinks provided. Anyone is welcome to bring your Mack to display. There 

will be some unique bulldogs on display & some special guests as well. We will be asking for a $10.00 per adult & $5.00 

per child donation to cover our food and drink costs. This is a all u can drink and eat event but ask everyone to drink  

responsibly. If any profits are obtained the money will be donated to the Reading area fire museum and the Old Fire Farts 

of York Pa. There’s tons of motels within 2 miles and a campground adjacent to the location. The huge Mack show at 

Gerharts in Lititz is the day before. Come out to that & spend the weekend here. We are looking forward to meeting new 

friends and talking with old ones. This will be a great time for all and is a family friendly event. There will be some very 

nice door prizes and raffles at the event. Visit our Facebook event page



8 - 12 October 2019 - Nashville, Tennessee

Firehouse expo, Music City Center.




19 October 2019 - Allentown, Pennsylvania

Mack Trucktoberfest.  Mack Trucks Historical Museum & Custom Center.  Actual address 2402 Lehigh Parkway South.  

Note: for GPS, use 11 Grammes Rd.



26 October 2019 - Lutherville, Maryland

Fire Museum of Maryland Lantern Night 6 - 8 pm.  

A family-friendy 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 in for 1/2 price!



26 October 2019 - Mundelein, Ilinois

Northern IL Fire Museum Mundelein Swap Meet.  Mundelein High School, 1350 W. Hawley St.  For reservations email or call 262.620.0669.  Visit us on Facebook

or our web site



27 - 29 February 2020 - North Charleston, South Carolina

Join us for the 2020 SPAAMFAA Winter Convention.  

Since no chapter bid for the 2020 Winter Convention, SPAAMFAA National will be hosting an abbreviated 3 day event.

We will offer “Explore on Your Own” info regarding the many attractions in Charleston.  There will be no scheduled bus 

tours. But you can enjoy visiting with friends old & new or shop ’til you drop at the Tanger Outlets.  

Thursday will feature 2 seminars, Waterous Apparatus 1904-1938 and Photo Karaoke.  

Friday evening will include the Chapter Presidents’ & Membership Meetings.  There will be an indoor Flea Market on 

Saturday & a banquet.   

Host hotel is the Crowne Plaza Charleston Airport Convention Center, 4831Tanger Outlet Blvd.  For reservations call the 

hotel directly  843.744.4422 by January 26. Mention SPAAMFAA for the special rate of $124 per night.  

For copy of complete brochure with individual/vendor registration forms & schedule visit

Banquet deadline February 10, 2020.  No refunds after February 15, 2020.

For more info contact Candy Bennett, or 843-889-5098



21 March 2020 - Peotone, Illinios

Fire & Police Swap Meet, Will County Fairgrounds, 710 S. West St., 8 am - 2 pm.  Sponsored by the Peotone FF’s.  

Indoor & outdoor spaces will be available.  Contact Pat Holohan cell 815.482.8454



24 - 25 April 2020 - Jackson, Michigan

43rd Great Lakes International Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc.,(GLIAFAA) Swap & Sell (fire apparatus parts, equipment 

& FD related items only). St. John Elementary School in Jackson. Early setup and seminar Friday.  

Info Dave Watts  All money generated will go to the Great Lakes Chapter.   

Watch for our flier & registration forms   Facebook



2020 - Dover, Pennsylvania

108th Firefighters Assoc., of York County Convention/Parade.  Hosted by Dover Township FC



28 June 2020- Jamesburg, New Jersey

Tri-Counties Fire Assoc.,  29th Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Show,  Thompson   Park ,  Forsgate Dr.  & Perrinville 

Rd. off exit 8A of New Jersey Turnpike.  



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



2021 - Minersville,Pennsylvania

67th Schuylkill County Volunteer Firemen Convention.  Hosted by Minersville FD.



2022    Mohegan Lake, New York

Mohegan Volunteer FA is hosting the 116th Annual Westchester County VFA Convention & Parade in conjunction with

our 100th Anniversary. Details will be posted here when available  

We are also on Facebook


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.