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2020 - Dover, Pennsylvania

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

http://tinyurl.com/yclzwwnt  Video of 2018 parade https://youtu.be/RZnc9ywSh3w

 

 

25 - 26 January 2020 - Massillon, Ohio

Jackson Professional FF, 25th Fire EXPO.  Jackson High School School, 7600 Fulton Dr., NW.  Saturday, we are excited 

to announce that our presenters will be:

Battalion Chief Sean DeCrane (Ret.), Cleveland, Ohio FD -Tactics, Training, and Fire Prevention based on the latest UL 

Research & Assistant Chief Joe Pronesti, Elyria, Ohio FD-Size up, Attic and Basement Fire Tactics, Managing a MAYDAY, 

Training Ideas, and LODD Close Call Reviews.   https://tinyurl.com/yc56qvda  On Facebook https://tinyurl.com/yc8b3ls8  

Our Facebook event page https://tinyurl.com/y4kgpsq2  Registration https://tinyurl.com/y43ygqul

Contact expo@jacksonfirefighters.com

 

 

8 - 9 February 2020 - Brentwood, New York

Long Island Fire EMS Mega Show Weekend.  Suffolk County Community College. Sports and Exhibition Complex, 

1001 Crooked Hill Rd. Hosted by the Islip Town FF’S Museum.  Proceeds benefit the Islip Town Firefighters Museum https://tinyurl.com/y55yhsmn  Vendor application https://tinyurl.com/y4wv3e3e

https://tinyurl.com/y28k275p  http://liproductions.net  

 

 

15 February 2020 - Leesburg, Florida

Florida Antique Bucket Brigade will be hosting the 2nd Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Show.  Held in conjunction with the 

Florida Chapter - ATCA Vintage Truck Show.  To be held at Paquette’s Farmall Museum, 615 S Whitney Rd.  All rigs are 

invited to attend the 3 day event but our show will not be until Saturday the 15th. All motorized & hand drawn are welcome.  

Prize money for longest distance driven/transported IN/OUT of state.Pumping contest to be held weather permitting with 

prizes awarded for first water.

Drafting will be permitted all day. Awards for fastest water/Best of Show/oldest motorized/oldest non motorized and

contestants favorite.  Please join us for this event.  There is a lot to do at this facility & a lot of interesting antique trucks & 

tractors.  For more info please visit our website at www.fabbfire.org or our FB page.  

You may also contact Bob Romig at 863-393-2675 or bobrfire17@aol.comHoward Peiffer at 386-503-8242 or peimackpack1@earthlink.net.  More info on the entire show can be found at https://tinyurl.com/y52abrrj

 

 

24 - 27 February 2020 - Las Vegas, Nevada

Firehouse World, Las Vegas Convention Center.  

https://tinyurl.com/y6xy3sdz

 

 

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 https://tinyurl.com/y5jnxfqy

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

For more info contact Candy Bennett, SPAAMFAAconvention@gmail.com or 843-889-5098

 

 

5 - 7 March 2020 - Stevens Point, Wisconsin

2020 Wisconsin State Firefighters Convention. Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, 1001 Amber Ave.

https://tinyurl.com/ycj2pp7y  On Facebook https://tinyurl.com/y74fgdhv   wsfa@wi-state-firefighters.org

 

 

21 March 2020 - Peotone, Illinios

8th annual MABAS 19 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.  $5 admission at door.

Contact Pat Holohan holohanpat@att.net cell 815.482.8454

https://tinyurl.com/y54bmfjt

 

 

20 - 25 April 2020 - Indianapolis, Indiana

FDIC International Conference.  

www.fdic.com

 

 

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 infogliafaa@gmail.com  All money generated will go to the Great Lakes Chapter.   

Watch for our flier & registration formhttps://tinyurl.com/janklxq   Facebook https://tinyurl.com/hl4r3gv

 

 

24 - 25 April 2020 - Warrenton, North Carolina

19th anniversary Warren County Junior Firefighter Competition.  Warren County Recreation Complex. 

Hosted by Warren County Junior Firefighters | Fire Explorer Post 672 & Warren Counties Firemen’s Assoc. 

Competition consists of five field events and three knowledge-based events and is limited to 20 teams.

Competition is open to any youth fire academy, fire cadet, junior firefighter, and fire Explorer program.  Youth must be 

between 13 to 18 years old.  Teams consist of four youths. 

Friday evening dinner & social.

https://tinyurl.com/yy6c4dtkInfo page https://tinyurl.com/yyeytzca  

Contact WarrenCoJrFireFighters@hotmail.com

 

 

25 April 2020 - Topeka, Kansas

Come celebrate 150 years of the Topeka Fire Dept.  There will be current & antique fire apparatus from across the 

state.  Noon - 6 pm, 600 block of Kansas Ave., at the Evergy Downtown Plaza.  Activities, food trucks, vendors, 

photo display & much more.  We would like to have anyone in the area who wants to bring an apparatus over. 

We will have some limited indoor storage & other secure storage available. Contact Chief Craig Duke 785-368-4000. 

Registration form https://tinyurl.com/y635o6j6   Visit us on Facebook https://tinyurl.com/y62gfo33

 

 

1 - 3 May 2020 Kearney, Missouri

66th Annual Firefighters Assoc., of Missouri (FFAM) Convention. Hosted by Kearney Fire & Protection District 

https://tinyurl.com/y2suejqe Calling all antique fire apparatus owners.  We want to see your truck at the 2020 convention. 

Trophies will be awarded in several classes for our emergency apparatus show on May 1st & 2nd. 

Visit us on Facebook https://tinyurl.com/y6gq9okx

Questions call  816.628.4122            

Registration forms https://tinyurl.com/y4xy7or6

 

 

2 - 3 May 2020 - Dunkirk, Maryland

Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Assoc., (SMVFA) Convention.  Hosted by Dunkirk FD. www.dunkirk5.com

 

 

15 -17 May 2020 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Lancaster County Firemen’s Assoc., Annual Fire EXPO.  Harrisburg Farm Show Complex, 2300 North Cameron St.  

PA Route 22 at I-81 Exit 67. Advance ticket sales start January 2020 - May 1, 2020. https://tinyurl.com/ybvul9y4  

Admission $9 at door. Children 9 and under free.  expo@lcfs.com  http://tinyurl.com/cfll9a7

 

 

16 May 2020 - Manheim, Pennsylvania

Mack Fire Apparatus Show/Picnic, noon - 8 pm.  A family friendly meet & greet show and picnic. Drinks and food provided. 

We will be having a very nice display of unique macks at the event. Bring your truck or come to check everything out. We 

will be asking for a small donation to cover the food & drinks. Please drink responsibly. 

Also raffles & other neat door prizes. Any profits will be donated to the Old Fire Farts of York county & the Reading Area 

Fire Museum. Plenty of camping & hotels nearby. If you're coming for the weekend check us out before or after the 

PA Fire Expo in Harrisburg. Hopefully see everyone in the spring. Will update with more information in March. Open to 

anyone who owns or loves Mack fire trucks of all types. https://tinyurl.com/y5lfq7m5

 

 

17 May 2020 - Webster, Massachusetts

Southern New England FAA Tri-State (MA, CT & RI) Firefighters Meet.  Memorial Beach Park, Memorial Beach Dr.   https://tinyurl.com/yyow3jpt  https://tinyurl.com/ycjmuj89

Video of 2018 meet https://tinyurl.com/y8ohjs2p

 

 

28 - 31 May 2020 - Tupelo, Mississippi

83rd Mississippi Fire Chiefs and Firefighters Conference, BancorpSouth Arena & Conference Center.  www.mffa.com 

https://tinyurl.com/y5jyr2yu

 

 

4 June 2020 - Los Angeles, California

Hope for Firefighters raising funds for widows, orphans & disabled firefighters. The largest firefighter event of its kind in 

the nation, held the 1st Thursday in June each year.   11:30 am - 2:30 pm.  Bucket brigade, hose cart pull, timed suit up 

& life net competitions. For schedule, maps, forms & other info visit. https://hopeforfirefighters.org

 

 

5 - 6 June 2020 - Dover, Ohio

HRN Firefighter Field Day.  Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds.

Business Combat Challenge Friday night

Firefighter Events on Saturday 

Kids Challenge & Food Trucks

More Events this year plus a Fire Truck Parade!

Supporting great charities, like Aluminum Cans for Burned Children & United Way of Tuscarawas County.

2020 will be even bigger!  https://tinyurl.com/yys5dk7r

https://tinyurl.com/y2b6huzh

 

 

6 June 2020 - Westminster, Maryland

Chesapeake Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., Annual Muster & Flea Market. Pleasant Valley VFC, 2030 South 

Pleasant Valley Rd. Held rain or shine.  Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/z8zhury http://tinyurl.com/ho2ad9a

 

 

10 - 13 June 2020 - Syracuse, New York

NY State Assoc., of Fire Chiefs 114th Conference & Fire 2020 Expo.  At the Oncenter Convention Center.

Visit https://tinyurl.com/yxosm8yz  for schedule & registration. Also visit us on Facebook https://tinyurl.com/ycjfsfom

 

 

18 - 20 June 2020 - Wallkill, New York

Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Assoc., Convention & Parade.  Your host Wallkill Hook, Ladder & Hose Co.  

Parade June 20.  https://tinyurl.com/y54uawnh  https://tinyurl.com/y5vycgj5 http://www.wallkillfd.org

Contact Wallkillfd@gmail.com

 

 

19 - 25 June 2020 - Ocean City, Maryland

128th Annual Maryland State Firemen’s Assoc., Convention/Conference. For updated details & schedule visit

https://convention.msfa.org

 

 

20 June 2020 - Spencer, North Carolina

6th Annual NC Transportation Museum Fire Truck Festival, 9 am - 3 pm. 

Registrations currently being accepted  https://tinyurl.com/y3ulndrx

Fire Truck equipment Flea Market registration   https://tinyurl.com/y6xgdegk  

Waterball competition, kids activites, demos, tribute to firefighters & more.  

This event brings together antique and modern trucks from fire departments and fire truck collectors from across the 

southeast.  Enjoy a huge event that shows off fire-fighting equipment, honors firefighters for their service, and more!  

For questions contact June Hall 704-636-2889 ext. 268   https://tinyurl.com/y4wqe7u4 

2019 Parade video https://youtu.be/cztio7GaE4k

Video of 2017 event https://youtu.be/0BBcS4-kTqU

 

 

20 June 2020 - Barbourville, Kentucky

Appalachian Foothills Fire Historical Society Fire Muster.

Keep watching for further details

http://affhs.com  On Facebook http://tinyurl.com/ltqttcd

 

 

25 - 27 June 2020 - Worcester, Massachusetts

New England Assoc., of Fire Chiefs, Fire/EMS/Rescue Expo

DCU Center, 50 Foster Street.  https://tinyurl.com/yccxffsf

 

 

27 June 2020 - Reynoldsburg, Ohio

Central Ohio Antique Fire Assoc (COAFAA), 31st Annual Muster & Fire Memorabilia Flea Market. Ohio Fire Academy, 

8895 E. Main St., 10 am - 3 pm.  Display of hand, horse-drawn & motorized pieces of fire apparatus from the 1800’s 

through the 1900’s, including demos of engines pumping from a body of water.  Admission is free to the public. 

Displays of current firefighting equipment & activities for kids.  Food vendors will be available. www.coafaa.com 

Facebook https://tinyurl.com/zs46t4e  http://tinyurl.com/yyvu9jpu  For more info email Bill Davis gwilliamdavis2@aol.com  

Dan Gilmore  ladder121@horizonview.net or Andy McConnell firetique57@sbcglobal.net

 

 

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.  https://tinyurl.com/y5xvb8p9

 

 

4 - 5 July 2020 - Ramsey, Cambridgeshire UK

Ramsey Rural Museum on Wood Lane,  Steam and Fire Engine Rally. https://ramseyruralmuseum.co.uk

Facebook https://tinyurl.com/y6g4tftz

 

 

12 July 2020 - Webster, Massachusetts

175th Anniversary Muster hosted by Webster Fire 175 years.

Firefighters will be taking over Main St for a day of fun & good sportsmanship. For the first time in over 35 years Webster 

will be hosting a Fire Muster. Starting the day off with a parade (9 am) you can watch the progression of fire trucks go by, 

then root for your favorite team as they compete in different events (10 AM - 1:30 PM). Portions of Main St. will be closed 

to motor vehicle traffic. Pedestrians will be able to walk from event to event, shop at different vendors, & indulge in some 

great local food. Contact Chief Brian Hickey bhickey@webster-ma.gov 

https://tinyurl.com/y487eoft  https://tinyurl.com/y6qjt4ju

 

 

12 - 18 July 2020 - Brownsville, Pennsylvania

82nd Annual Fayette County Fireman’s Assoc., Convention.

Hosted by Brownsville FC #1 & South Brownsville VFC #1.

Annual parade 5 pm, lineup at 3 pm.  For complete schedule visit  https://tinyurl.com/y4jkkxzk

https://tinyurl.com/y4pwchpz  https://tinyurl.com/y4mq5b2v

 

 

21 - 25 July 2020 - Nashville, Tennessee

Firehouse Expo, Music Center.  

Email FirehouseExpo@xpressreg.net

https://tinyurl.com/y3cnd572  https://tinyurl.com/y5f24ywq

 

 

12 - 15 August 2020 - Rochester, New York

The Central NY, Genesee  kurycki@aol.com & Thousand Island billblunden@gmail.com  https://tinyurl.com/y4afxlkj

chapters will be hosting the Summer 2020 SPAAMFAA Convention.  Host hotel will be Double Tree & muster site will be 

at Cobb's Hill Park. Details to follow when available.

 

 

13 - 15 August 2020 - Lewistown, Pennsylvania

128th Central District Firemen’s Convention hosted by Brooklyn Hose Co.

https://tinyurl.com/y2ckvdng

 

 

15 August 2020 - Ottawa, Canada

Bytown Fire Brigade 3 rd Annual Pump Day. Mooney’s Bay Park & Beach, 2960 Riverside Dr. 10 am - 4 pm.   

Join us for this free event & see Fire fighting at work over the decades, from present time, to a number of the Brigade’s 

antique fire apparatus going back to 1850.  Pumpers will pump; there will be lots to see for all ages.

T he highlight of the day will be Man vs Machine pumping demonstration at 2:00 pm, where we will put our 1928 American 

LaFrance pumper against our 1850 Hand Pump.

Please note that food will be available for purchase on site. The Event is free for one & all to attend. Donations to the 

Bytown Fire Brigade are always welcomed & Bytown items will be available on-site for sale.  https://tinyurl.com/y364qzeu 

2019 video https://tinyurl.com/y6qhs8sk group FB page. https://tinyurl.com/yxqbkwyb web site. 

Contact info@bytownfire.ca

 

 

16 August 2020 - 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.  www.gafb.net 

On Facebook https://tinyurl.com/ycb3dz7r   Contact nandine@aol.com

 

 

21 (Friday) August 2020 - Ferndale Michigan

20th Ferndale Emergency Vehicle Show in downtown Ferndale.  More details when available.

Email Anthony J. Rzucidlo ajr107@peoplepc.com

 

 

September or October 2020 - Spring Lake, New Jersey

Exact date yet to be determined

Spring Lake Goodwill FC No. 2, Mini Muster.  Join us as we display our antique fire apparatus as well as antique trucks 

owned by other collectors!  We also have pumping.  Get an up close look at great trucks from yesteryear. Please reach 

out with any questions or if you would like to display your antique. Don Brahn Jr. can be reached at 732-245-1635 or donbrahnjr@gmail.com for further questions and registration

All trucks must be 25 years or older to participate.  More details as they become available.

Drafting spots are limited and will be first come first serve. RAIN or SHINE.  We invite anyone with antique apparatus to

attend. Visit us on Facebook https://tinyurl.com/yxfuvvh9 

https://tinyurl.com/yxa9dbtt

 

 

12 September 2020 - Bellefonte, Pennsylvania

Logan FC No1 48th Annual Parade & 150th Anniversary. Parade 3 pm, lineup at noon. Beginning at the intersection of 

East Bishop & School Streets. {Near Burger King].  Parade route will go down East Bishop St., into town, to South 

Allegheny St., turning right, with the parade ending at the intersection of Howard & North Allegheny Sts.

After the parade, there will be events taking place on East Howard Street, in front & inside the fire station.

Come, join us in our success over the last 150 years! Lets celebrate!!

https://tinyurl.com/y3ahxht9  https://tinyurl.com/y26rm8um  Contact  Parade@LoganFireCo1.org

 

 

18 - 19 September 2020 - Wildwood, New Jersey

Annual New Jersey Firemen’s Convention/Expo. For complete schedule visit https://tinyurl.com/y9ma6q8z   

 

 

19 September 2020 - Fulton, New York

Fulton Fall Cluster Muster, 3rd annual antique fire muster, 10 am - 3 pm.  Location: CCW Barrett Dr.  

Email Mark Sherman  mark@lettersnsigns.com  On Facebook https://tinyurl.com/y5hqovty

More details as I receive them.

 

 

26 September 2020 - Herculaneum, Missouri

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

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.

The rally will feature numerous fire apparatus & EMS vehicles on display, firefighter competitions, firefighter demos, 

air rescue helicopters & numerous vendor booths. Numerous activities for children will include firefighter related games, 

a bounce house and inflatable maze, scavenger hunt, face paintings & a children's firefighter challenge. Fire department 

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 the closing ceremony. 

The event is open to the public & is free of charge. https://tinyurl.com/yxt7f4l9  www.jeffcofireenginerally.com

Video from 2018 https://youtu.be/Wtc4VkBIx98

 

 

26 September 2020 - Lakewood, Colorado

26th Annual West Metro Family 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.  https://tinyurl.com/y7guatah

 

 

27 September 2020 - York, Pennsylvania

7th Annual York Fire Muster, Cousler Park, 1060 Church Rd. Featured apparatus Ward LaFrance. For more info email 

Bob strawcem@aol.com Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/gsl8hch  

Video of the 2017 muster by Mike Villanova https://tinyurl.com/ya8s8j7n

 

 

3 October 2020 - Madison, New Jersey

Stay tuned for details.

 

 

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

 

 

10 October 2020 - Farmville, Virginia

Old Dominion Historical Fire Society Annual Muster.  Wilck's Lake Park, 9 am - 3 pm.  Register on the ODHFS website 

after July 1 www.odhfs.org  For more information contact Floyd Greene at FloydPowhatan@gmail.com  

 

 

2021 - Minersville, Pennsylvania

67th Schuylkill County Volunteer Firemen Convention.  Hosted by Minersville FD.  https://tinyurl.com/y4348v6d

Video from 2019 Convention. https://youtu.be/xmr2BClB2q8

 

 

11 June 2021 - Williamstown, Pennsylvania

103rd Annual Dauphin County Firemen’s Convention. 

Hosted by Liberty Hose Co. No1 

https://tinyurl.com/y6nggbpk  https://tinyurl.com/yxllpvg3

 

 

14 - 17 July 2021 - Portland, Oregon

The Pacific NW Chapter of SPAAMFAA has announced it will be hosting the 2021 SPAAMFAA Summer Convention. 

City & state to be determined. Stay tuned for more info.

 

 

2022 - Somewhere In Sunny Florida 

Florida Antique Bucket Brigade will be hosting the 2022 Winter SPAAMFAA Convention. http://fabbfire.org/index.html

Contact Bob Romig BobRFire17@aol.com

 

 

15 - 17 September 2022 - Mohegan Lake, New York

The Mohegan VFA is hosting the 116th Annual Westchester County VFA Convention & Parade.  This is in conjunction 

with their 100th Anniversary.  Parade Saturday, 9/17.  Additional info will be posted when available on their web site.  https://tinyurl.com/yaqyttr7  https://tinyurl.com/y2pm7br7

 

 







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



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