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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.

11 (Friday) July 2014 - Dalton, Pennsylvania
Dalton Fire Co., parade 7 pm



12 July 2014 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

*****Please see change in apparatus registration area *****

PA Pump Primers Annual Muster at Riverfront Park, 9 am - 4 pm. Registration

deadline July 9.  No registration day of muster.


12 July 2014 - North Attleboro, Massachusetts
Kids Day fire truck parade (North Attleboro Firefighters Kids Day Association)
12 July 2014 - Amagansett, New York
Amagansett Fire Department 100th Anniversary.  Parade 11 am, lineup 10 am.
Muster follow parade.  Includes Fastest Water, Bucket Brigade & Antique Fire
vehicle display.  Full schedule, rules and registration forms available
12 July 2014 - Capitol Heights, Maryland
Capitol Heights VFD, 100th Anniversary Parade. 

12 July 2014 - Deale, Maryland
Deale Volunteer Fire Co., Annual Firemen's parade.  Line up
5:30 pm, step off 6:30 pm.

12 July 2014 - Kulpsville, Pennsylvania
Montgomery County 5th Fire District 14th annual Water Battle & Showdown.
Hosted by Towamencin Township on the grounds of their main fire station at
1590 Bustard Rd.  14 fire departments & several hundred firefighters are expected
to attend.  Registration begins at 8:30 am.  Events include, barrel on a wire,
tug-of-war, midnight ride & "ye old fashioned Bucket Brigade."

12 July 2014 - Lake Ariel, Pennsylvannia
Lake Ariel Fire Co. parade 7 pm.

12 July 2014 - Olyphant, Pennsylvania
Queen City # 8 & Olyphant #2 parade 7 pm.
12 -13 July 2014 - Wareham, Massachusetts
Saturday town parade that includes modern & antique fire apparatus.
Sunday, Handtub Fire Muster, part of Wareham 275th birthday celebration, 1 - 5 pm.
Antique hand tub fire muster presented by the New England States Veteran Fireman's League.  
Competitions between the Wareham and Onset fire departments. There will also be modern and
antique fire apparatus on display.  There will be public safety (including jaws of life, rappelling
and police K-9) and military demonstrations and displays, along with a "touch-a-truck" event with
municipal and private vehicles on display. Email contact

13 July 2014 - Davisburg, Michigan
1st Annual Firefighter Jackpot Muster at Oakland County Fair.
10 am.  Midnight Alarm, Fire Hose Relay, Waterball & Bucket Brigade competitions. 

13 - 20 July 2014 – York County, Pennsylvania
The 2014 Can-Am Police-Fire Games will feature more than
50 sporting events, including traditional athletic competitions
such as swimming, softball, golf and cycling as well as
profession-specific events such as SWAT, police service dog,
toughest firefighter alive and toughest competitor alive. Police,
fire personnel and EMS from across the United States and Canada
will join emergency responders and other service personnel for the
ultimate celebration of camaraderie and competition.
15 - 18 July - Citrus Heights, California
Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Camp. 
Local 4-day camp, dedicated to teaching  kids what it is like to be a firefighter
for the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District. Fire Camp is a great opportunity for
firefighters to help kids build a sense of teamwork and responsibility.
We only accept applications from children that are 11, 12 or 13 years of age.


15 - 19 July 2014 - Baltimore, Maryland

Firehouse EXPO.  Baltimore Convention Center.



18 July 2014 - White Haven, Pennsylvania

White Haven FC annual parade.



19 July 2014 - Maybrook, New York

Maybook Engine Co., #1, 100th Anniversary Parade & celebration.

For details visit

or email



19 July 2014 - Ridgway, Pennsylvania

Ridgway Fire Department parade.
19 July 2014 - Independence, Missouri
Independence 76 Fire Company presents Firefest 2014.  Location Independence
Events Center parking lot, 9 am - 3 pm.  Classic car & truck show.  Fire truck rides,
kids games, water display & more.  Contact 816-520-8520 or email
19 July 2014 - Perryville, Maryland
The Community Fire Company of Perryville, MD Inc. will be hosting it's first Annual Fire & 
EMS Muster to be held on the Company's property.  Various fire & ems competitions.
We are currently ISO of vendors selling FIRE & EMS merchandise new, used , collectables, etc. 
Come join us for a fun day of competition and brotherhood.
19 July 2014 - Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
Maplewood Fire Co.  Parade 4 pm
19 July 2014 - Mayfield, Pennsylvania
William Walker Hose Co., parade 7 pm
19 July 2014 - Sturbridge, Massachusetts
A day of Fire & Ice at Old Sturbridge Village, 9:30 am - 5 pm. Old time Fire muster. 
See an exciting demonstration of historical 19th-century hand-pump fire trucks, and
lend a hand by helping to pump the water. Enjoy a fire truck parade around the Common,
including historic motorized fire trucks.
We will also host Massachusetts' premier Fire Explorer Scout Muster, providing the
opportunity for teams of scouts to compete in several events. Visitors will also have the
chance to compete in the same events!
For registration form email Be certain to put Fire & Ice on
subject line.
19 - 20 July - 2014 - Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin
Mt. Horeb FD muster.  Parade, bucket brigade, water fights & ladder & hose competitions.
24 (Thursday) July 2014 - Clifford, Pennsylvania
Clifford Township VFC parade 7pm.


25 - 26 July 2014 - Frankenmuth, Michigan
Great Lakes International Antique Fire Assoc., annual chicken barbeque (Fri),
cavalcade through town & muster (Sat). 
25 - 26 July 2014 - Raleigh, North Carolina
South Atlantic Fire Rescue EXPO, Raleigh Convention Center.
Saturday, fire truck parade at noon and firefighter competitions, 1 - 2:30 pm.
26 July 2014 - Meriden, Connecticut
5th Annual Silver City Fire Fest.  Executive Inn & Conference Center, 900 E. Main St.,
9 am - 4 pm.  Firematic vendors, apparatus displays, photo & video presentations and
more.  Fore more info email
26 July 2014 - Goshen, New York
*******Note: change of date - see 9 August, 2014 for update
Annual Catskill Fire Cats Fire Truck Show/Muster.
26 July 2014 - Shartlesville, Pennsylvania
15th annual block party and lights & siren parade.  Judging from 3-6 parade at 7 pm.
Games, food, and music from 6-11.   Can contact us at and put
parade in subject line and also follow us on Facebook @ Shartlesville Community fire co #1,
station 41.  All trucks welcome with awards for longest distance and loudest truck awarded
along with plenty more.

26 July 2014 - Crownsville, Maryland
77 Rescue Fire Truck Show noon - 5 pm.  Trophy categories:  best appearing; Stan & Joe's
favorite; contestant favorite; crowd favorite; longest distance traveled; most unique and oldest
operated.  For registration form
26 - 27 July 2014 - Madera, California
California Fire Muster Assoc., Fire Muster.  Madera Fair Grounds
27 July 2014 - Trexlertown, Pennsylvania
Union Historical Fire Society & Goodwill Fire Company Muster. 
27 July 2014 - Kittanning, Pennsylvania
Kittanning Hose, Hook & Ladder Co.# 1 will be celebrating 125 years
of pride driven service to the Borough of Kittanning and local neighboring municipalities.
In honor of those who have served before us and those who will carry on this fine tradition,
we will celebrate by inviting the community out for a fire truck muster and apparatus show
on the Allegheny River. We would like to fill the streets (and river bank) with all Emergency
Services Apparatus, old and new.


30 July - 2 August 2014 - Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Cumberland Valley Volunteers Firemen's Assoc., 113th Annual Convention.



1 (Friday) August 2014 - Baltimore, Maryland

North Point-Edgemere Volunteer Fire Department parade, 6:30 pm


1 August (Friday) 2014 - Clifton, New York
Clifton Fire Department annual parade, 7 pm.


2 August 2014 - Sidney, British Columbia
Sidney Volunteer Fire Co., 100th anniversary.  Location Beacon Park.  Parade 11 am.
1 - 3 pm, Truck Displays, Live Demonstrations, and Open House at Sidney Fire Hall &
3 August 2014 - Pennsauken, New Jersey
Cradle of Liberty SPAAMFAA chapter annual muster.  Cooper River Park, N. Park Dr.,
near Browning Rd.  Firematic flea market will open at 9:00 AM. Opening Ceremonies
at 10:00 AM and awards at 3:00 PM..  Flea Market setup and on site muster registration
will begin at 8:00 AM.


3 - 9 August 2014 - Hastings, Pennsylvania

Western PA Firemen's Assoc., 121st Convention.  Parade Saturday 5 pm

7 (Thursday) August 2014 - Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
Triton Hose Co., parade 7 pm.
8 - 9 August 2014 - Bendersville, Pennsylvania
Bendersville Fire Company 100th anniversary and the Adams County Firemen's
Convention.  Watch our web site for more details
9 August 2014 - New Haven, New York
The New Haven VFD & Thousand Islands Hose Haulers SPAAMFAA chapter will be holding
 a muster and fleamarket at the new haven firemens field, 4211 state route 104, noon - 5 pm
Approximately30 miles north of Syracuse in Oswego County! We are looking for any SPAAMFAA
chapters, groups, individuals, dept's, and vendors who will participate in this event! Anyone
interested in taking part please call, 315-532-8691 
9 August 2014 - Goshen, New York
********change of date - originally 26 July ******
Catskill Fire Cats 38th annual Fire Apparatus Show, Muster & Family Day. 
Orange County Government Center, 255 Main St., 9 am - 4 pm.  
10 August 2014 - Warminster, Pennsylvania
German American FA, Karl Blank Fire Apparatus & Muster.  Location
Vereinigung Erzgebirge, 130 Davisville Rd., 10 am - 3 pm.
14 - 16 August 2014 - Duncansville, Pennsylvania
Freedom Township VFC is hosting the 122nd Central Firemen's Convention. 
Saturday Aug. 16, 9 am pumping contest, 1 - 4:30 pm apparatus judging and parade lineup and 6 pm

15 August 2014 - Ferndale, Michigan 
14th Annual Ferndale Emergency Vehicle Show, 1 - 8 pm. For more info about the show  
or taking or taking part in the show with an emergency vehicle, please contact the coordinator,  
Anthony Rzucidlo, by email

16 August 2014 - Slatington, Pennsylvania
150th Anniversary parade at noon.  Expecting over 25 fire departments.  If you are
interested in bringing apparatus contact

16 August 2014 - Warren, New Jersey
Washington Valley Volunteer FC #1, 75th Anniversary.

17 August 2014 - Millville, New Jersey
Glasstown Antique FA Muster & Flea Market.  Wheaton Arts.
17 August 2014 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Tri State Antique Fire Assoc., muster & Memorial. Pittsburgh's North Shore
behind Heinz Field, 9 am - 2 pm.  Held rain or shine.

17 - 23 August 2014 - Pottsville, Pennsylvania
60th Annual Schuykill County Vol. Firefighter's Convention.  Hosted by the Pottsville FD.
Parade Saturday, Aug., 23, 1 pm.  For awards, registration, map and complete schedule visit
21 (Thursday) August 2014 - Libertytown, Maryland
Libertytown Volunteer Fire Company Firefighters Parade.  Lineup 5:30 pm,
start promptly at 7 pm.  Rain or shine.
23 August 2014 - Mahopac, New York
Mahopac Volunteer FC 100th Anniversary.  We will be holding
several major events including the feature formal Dress Parade.
70 fire departments/companies have registered to attend and we are
still accepting responses from departments interested.  The celebration
festivities will include food, beverages, entertainment and numerous awards.
Please contact or for information
Please watch our web site for updates   
23 August 2014 - Eliot, Maine
Eliot Fire Dept. 100th Anniversary. Parade and muster.
Details upcoming

23 August 2014 - Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Forestville Volunteer FC , antique fire muster & flea market.
Call 301-440-7915

23 August 2014 - Ypsilanti, Michigan
Michigan Firehouse Museum Fire Truck Muster 10 am - 3 pm,
at Riverside Park, 5 E. Cross St.  A gathering of fire trucks, owners
and enthusiasts who have fun displaying their fire engines, and
sharing their experiences and expertise with others. The diverse
collection of fire rigs will range in era from the 1920's through the
late 1970’s. Some of them are in original running condition and
others have been beautifully restored. Free and open to the public.
The Michigan Firehouse Museum will also be open during the

23 August 2014 - Kingston, New York
Volunteer Firemen's Museum of Kingston 11th Annual Antique Fire Engine
Muster & Open House.  10 am - 3 pm, setup 9 am.  Closing parade 3 pm.

23 August 2014 - Felton, Delaware
Felton Community Fire Company 75th Anniversary.  Parade 1 pm. 
Judging 9 am, lineup 11 am.  Registration deadline July 25.

30 August 2014 - Warrenville, Illinois
Warrenville Fire Protection District 75th anniversary. Pancake breakfast, Fire muster
water fights and more.  Visit for updates.
30 - 31 August 2014 - St. Thomas, Canada
31st Annual St. Thomas Fire Muster Days, Pinafore Park. Parade Saturday.
Sunday, Muster competitions, antique fire trucks & emergency service displays
& food, vendors.  Interactive children's area, firetruck rodeo, & much more! 
Hosted by the St. Thomas Professional Firefighter's Assoc. all proceeds to
local charities. For info call 519-631-0210 or email
31 August - 1  September (Monday) 2014 - Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania
Lookout Fire Company #1.  Sunday 2 pm, firemen's competitions.
Monday parade 1pm.

3 - 4 September 2014 - Dallas, Texas

International Fire Buff Associates Annual Convention, at the Doubletree by Hilton Dallas –

Campbell Centre  Details:

3 - 7 September 2014 - Grinnell, Iowa
Iowa Firefighters Convention.  Hosted by the Grinnell Fire Dept. 
4 - 7 September 2014 - Burnsville, Minnesota
Burnsville Fire Muster. Civic Center Park. 
Fire Truck parade is on Saturday September 6.
6 September 2014 - Westhampton, New Jersey
Stop, Drop & Roll Guinness World Record attempt.  Westhampton
Township Emergency Services. Noon - 4 pm, record attempt 2 pm.
We were accepted to try &  break a Guinness World Record of 1719 people
set by the Indianapolis FD in 2011.
6 September 2014 - Milford, Connecticut
43rd Annual Antique Fire Apparatus show and muster.  Presented by Engine 260 Inc.
Eisenhower Park, 10 am - 5 pm.  Team & pumping competitions, firematic flea market, hand pumpers
and more.  For more info email or visit
6 September 2014 - St. Louis, Missouri
31sr Annual Great Fire Engine Rally.  Parade 10 am.  Apparatus display, demos, food and

6 September 2014 - Rew, Pennsylvania
Rew VFD 3rd Annual fire Equipment Auction.  10 am, 1105-1113 Summit Rd.
New, used, modern, vintage surplus etc.  Contact Chie Todd Burkhouse
7 September 2014 - Shenandoah, Pennsylvania
Schuylkill Historical Fire Society annual Muster.  This year's featured truck American
LaFrance.  11 am - 3 pm.  For more info visit
or email Mike Kitsock

14 September 2014 - Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Lancaster 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb at Clipper Magazine Stadium. For registration & details
19 - 20 September 2014 - Chatham - Kent, Ontario
50 miles east of Detroit.  Firefest, a  weekend that will feature Canada's largest antique fire
apparatus and emergency response vehicle show. In addition to 70+ vintage fire trucks, enjoy
scheduled appearances by Tim Cheveldae, Brendan “Doogie” Milewski and Randolph Mantooth.
Teams from across North America will also be competing in FireFest Combat Challenge. Saturday
concludes with a parade at 4pm. Visit or to register or
for further details. Direct contact can be made via email:
19 - 21 September 2014 - Litchfield, Connecticut
131st Annual Connecticut State Firefighters Convention.   
Hosted by the Litchfield Fire Department.  Parade Sunday
at noon.  Check-in 8 am.  For complete schedule visit
20 September 2014 - Attleboro, Massachusetts
Maxim 100th Anniversary Meet.  Greenwood Emergency Vehicles, 2 Vaillancourt Drive,
9 am - 4 pm.  Open to any & all Maxim fire apparatus. Email

20 September 2014 - Medford, New Jersey
Union Fire Co., #1, 200th Anniversary.  Fire Muster at station
11 am - 4 pm.  This muster is for all emergency apparatus, old & new, including
department owned & privately owned. Registration 8:30 - 10:30 am.   
24 - 27 September 2014 - Meadville, Pennsylvania
Firemen's Assoc., of the State of Pennsylvania Convention.
Hosted by West Meadville 2, VFD.  Parade Saturday, September 27,
1 pm.  Details and registration forms
27 September 2014 - Newburgh, New York
Orange County VFA 99th Annual Convention Parade. Hosted by the
Cronomer Valley FD.  Parade step off 2 pm. or

27 September 2014 - Lakewood, Colorado
West Metro Fire Rescue 20th annual Family Fire Muster.  Meet West Metro's Firefighters
and see where they work doing the job they love.  Kids of all ages will enjoy fun activities
like the Junior Firefighter Challenge, Teddy Bear Clinic, Bike Rodeo and inflatable slides. 
West Metro Fire Rescue's Training Center, 3535 South Kipling St., 10 am - 2 pm.

28 September 2014 - Hamburg, Pennsylvania
HAHN reunion parade, muster & flea market.  Hamburg FC #1, Cradle of Liberty
Antique Fire Assoc., & Schuylkill Historical Society is hosting a celebration of
HAHN Motor Trucks & former HAHN employees.  A motorcade of HAHN fire apparatus
will parade through downtown Hamburg at 9:30 am.  Muster follows at the Field House.
Fire service collectors flea market inside the Field House, 10 am - 4 pm.  Hamburg FC
engine house & fire apparatus tours featuring their 1877 Silsby steam fire engine will
be conducted throughout the day.  Registration forms available April 1.  Free admission
For more details contact Ken Buohl
3 -4 October 2014 - Lititz, Pennsylvania
25th Annual all Mack truck show.  Gerhart Machinery Co., 910 Brunnerville Rd.
4 October 2014 - Carteret, New Jersey
Carteret FD 1st Annual Fire Safety Festival.  Carteret Park noon - 5 pm.  Includes
Antique Fire Apparatus Muster. If interested in displaying your antique apparatus please
contact Jason Lombardi

4 October 2014 - Hamilton, New Jersey 
Note: change of date originally June 14
White Horse VFC 100th Anniversary Parade.  Fire companies throughout 6 states

are invited or contact Woody Emmons



4 October 2014 - Buchanan, New York

Buchanan Engine Co. #1, firematic flea market.  10 am - 3pm.

3159 Albany Post Rd.  914-299-6103.  First come first serve basis.


5 October 2014 - New Albany, Ohio 
Plain Township FD, Open House Mini Muster.  10 am -4 pm,
at Station 121.  All types of emergency vehicles welcome. 
For more info contact

5 October - York, Pennsylvania
Fire Muster, Firematic Flea Market (8am - 3 pm) and Games.  Cousler Park,
1060 Church Rd.  10 am - 1 pm, Pump contest in the following order:
Hand pumps. steamers and motorized. Free admission to York Fire Museum
4 - 6 pm.  Proceeds to benefit York & Hanover Fire Museums. 
Contact Bob

11 October 2014 - Montauk, New York
Montauk Fire Dept., A 75th Anniversary Parade and Muster will run down Main St.
ending at Lions Field with an antique fire truck display starting at 12 noon.
11 - 12 October 2014 - Emmitsburg, Maryland
National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.  Every October, the Foundation
sponsors the official national tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty
during the previous year.  The Memorial Weekend is a time for sharing and healing
for the families of our fallen firefighters. Representatives from Honor Guard and Pipe
Band Units participate as part of this solemn tribute and commemoration of your

12 October 2014 - Newton, New Jersey

6th Annual Fall Foliage Muster, Flea Market & Truck show at the Sussex County Public.
Safety Training Academy, 114 Morris Turnpike.  10 am - 2 pm, held rain or shine.

19 October 2014 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2014 Fireman's Hall Museum Fire Safety Exposition & Muster.
Location Philadelphia Fire Academy from 9 am - 4 pm.  Rain date
October 26.  Fire safety demos; firefighter contests; kids activities;
firematic flea market; equipment demos; health fair; live entertainment &
more.  Proceeds benefit Fireman's Hall Museum & Fire Prevention programs.
Free admission and parking. Location: 5200 Pennypack St. For details and 
online registration
8 November 2014 - Nashua, New Hampshire
Handtub Junction USA 15th Annual Fire Memorabilia Auction.  St. Philip
Greek Orthodox Church, 500 W. Hollis St.  Preview 4 - 6 pm.  Auction at 6 pm.
11 - 15 March 2015 - Timonium, Maryland
The Chesapeake Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc. will be hosting
the winter SPAAMFAA Convention.
15 - 17 May 2015 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Lancaster County Firemen's Assoc., Fire EXPO. 
Farm Show Complex.  Advance tickets available January 2015.

7 - 9 August 2015 - Oaks, Pennsylvania
Keystone Firefighters Conference "Restoring the Brotherhood."
Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center.

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.