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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 March 2018 - Peotone, Illinois

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

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

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

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

815-739-3486  Visit us on Facebook

23 - 24 March 2018 - Cincinnati, Ohio

The Miles Greenwood Historical Fire Apparatus Society Indoor, Fire Memorabilia Flea Market & Fire Memorabilia Silent 

Auction.  Location:  Cincinnati Air Conditioning Co., 2080 Northwest Dr. (off Hamilton Ave).  

Friday,  2 - 6 pm.  Saturday, 8 am - 2 pm.  Flea Market admission: $3.00 or $5.00 for both days.
Flea Market Info: Mark Radtke 513-721-5622 or

4 April 2018 - Kingwood, Texas
Moonshine Hill Involuntary FD, 15th annual Pumpnic Fire Apparatus.  Itís that time of the year again.  Birds are 
heading north, leaves are returning, alligators are sunning, snakes come out of hibernation. The elite of collectors are 
returning to sparkling downtown Moonshine Hill for the thrills and spills 15th annual Texas Gulf Coast SPAAMFAA 
Pumpnic.  10 am to whenever we run out of gas.  Location: Kingwood River Grove Park, at the south dead end of 
Woodland HIlls Dr.  Come one, come all, drive, drag, or haul your machines if you have one or just bring yourself.  
(We always need extra help rolling hose or pushing rigs out of the mud).  Admission is free and lunch is provided.  
Awards for longest traveled, oldest fire apparatus, best all around pumper, best all around ladder truck.  Please RSVP 
so we can plan lunch. Contact Clinton Johnson   Our web site   
View our 2017 Muster video

7 April 2018 - Cheraw, South Carolina

Rekindle Society Annual Fire Truck Parade.  Line-up 10 am at Cheraw High School.  

Parade followed by a static display.  For more info email Tom

7 April 2018 - Georgetown, Massachusetts

For the 12th year in a row, join us for the New England FOOLS' annual Fire Buff Photo Night, New England's premium

firematic event!  Black Swan Country Club.  Liar's hour from 5-7, presentations start promptly at 7pm.  $25 admission 

at the door.  Light fare, cash bar, old friends, new friends and friends you didn't know you knew yet.

Presenters TBD, you won't be disappointed! Facebook

8 April 2018 - Mount Airy, Maryland

Annual Spring Mt. Airy Memorabilia and Equipment Sale.  Mt. Airy VFC Reception Hall, 1008 Twin Arch Rd.,

9 am - 2 pm.  Sale of fire and emergency service related equipment, apparatus parts, photos, models, patches, and 

other related items. (No general antique or craft items). Info  


14 April 2018 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia FD Engine 28 is celebrating 140 years of service, 10 am - 4 pm.  More details to follow as they become 


14 April 2018 - Reading, Pennsylvania
Reading Area Fire Museum Re-Grand Opening.  We are finally opening after all our restoration and building repairs. 
New exhibits and rework of old displays. Please join us.

22 April 2018 - Asheville, North Carolina

2018 Asheville Fire Truck Festival, Family Justice Center, 55 Woodfin St., 11 am - 3 pm.  Asheville is one of the top 

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

and fun.  A fundraiser will be conducted to raise money for academic scholarships for children of firefighters.  

Free admission.  Come out have fun, and support our first responders.

23 - 28 April 2018 - Indianapolis, Indiana

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

For complete schedule

28 April 2018 - Jackson, Michigan

41st Great Lakes International Fire Apparatus Assoc., Swap and Sell.  Jackson County Fairgrounds, 200 W. 

Ganson St., 8 am - 2 pm.  Admission $3.  Registration deadline April 13, 2018.  After that date tables will be $10 

more each.  Contact Flyer  Registration 

Web site   Host hotel, Comfort Inn, 2435 Shirley Dr., Jackson. Call 517-768-0088 and 

mention group account 3235506.  Please reserve no later than Mach 27, 2018.

28 - 29 April 2018 - Allentown, Pennsylvania

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

302 N.17th St.  

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

      Auction info To view auction items visit

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

631.348.3787  For more info visit or on Facebook

(Friday) May 2018 - Winchester, Virginia

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

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

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

to the tick of a stop watch.  Registration forms available on site.  

Email Clyde Clark

5 May 2018 - Lutherville, Maryland

Fire Museum of Maryland Annual Steam Show.  10 am - 2 pm.  Hose wagon rides, demonstrations with hand and 

horse-drawn apparatus, working steam engines, antique models, kids' contests, working draft horses, Dalmatians, and

food vendors! Fun for the whole family!  Check our video from a past Steam Show

12 May 2018 - Epsom, New Hampshire

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

Falls Rd., 10 am - 2 pm. The show will be dedicated to the memory of Walter Sanborn and John Sawyer, both 

longtime chiefs and vehicle enthusiasts.  Watch our Facebook page for more details as they become available   Link to photos from last years show.

18 - 20 May 2018 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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

20 May 2018 - Webster, Massachusetts

Tri-State (Mass-Conn and RI) Firefighters Meet.  Memorial Beach Park, 1 Memorial Beach Dr. New, in-service, antiques 

and vendors.  For more info call Don Lennerton 508-892-8014 or 774-696-2098. Set up on19th allowed. Look for 

Southern New England Fire Apparatus Association on Facebook.

26 May 2018 - Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania

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

apparatus, motorcycles etc.  717-548-8995

27 May 2018 - Cleveland, Ohio

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

2 June 2018 - Westminster, Maryland

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

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

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

contact Tim Jones  Visit us on Facebook 

2 June 2018 - Colonia, New Jersey

Colonia FD 75th Anniversary.  Parade starts 12 PM, parade route begins Cleveland & Montrose to Inman Avenue and 

ends at Colonia Middle School  On Facebook

3 June 2018 - Cincinnati, Ohio

Miles Greenwood Society 7th National Fire Heritage Muster.  Gwen Mooney Funeral Home and Historic Spring Grove 

Cemetery, 4389 Spring Grove Ave.,10 am - 4 pm.  Vintage and contemporary fire apparatus displays.  

Firematic Flea Market and Fire Safe House demos.  FREE admission and parking.  

For info Paul Tieman

7 June (Thursday) 2018 - Los Angeles, California

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

Fund.  Location Hope St., between 3rd St., and Hope Place, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm.  Live music, delicious meals 

prepared by fire stations, fire apparatus and demos, raffle, prizes, trophies and exciting Firefighter Muster games 

with more than 20 sponsored teams competing for top honors.  Entry is FREE!  Meals cost $14. The purpose of 

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

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

8 - 9 June 2018 - Williamstown, Pennsylvania
100th Annual Dauphin County Volunteer Firemenís Assoc., Convention. Hosted by Liberty Hose Co. No 1.

9 June 2018 - Wakefield, Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc. (MAFAA) invites you to our 41st Anniversary Fire Apparatus 

Parade, Show and Firematic Flea Market.  Edgewater Office Park, Audubon Rd., 10 am - 3 pm.  Parade starts 

10 am from Lynnfield High School on Essex St.   Please note: no dogs, bikes, rollerblades, or skateboards will be 

permitted on muster site.  ** service dogs are permitted.  

Visit  for vendor and apparatus registration forms.  We are also on Facebook   Visit for a video from 2017.

9 June 2018 - Aberdeen Twp., New Jersey

Aberdeen Twp Hose and Chemical #1, 100th Anniversary. Parade at noon from Line and Lloyd Rd's, to our fairgrounds, 

Cambridge Park, 400 Lloyd Rd.  Live entertainment and food available.  Visit our web site for judging 

and entry forms.  Held rain or shine.

13 - 16 June 2018 - Verona, New York

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

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

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

15 - 16 June 2018 - Gibsonburg, Ohio

143rd Northwestern Ohio Volunteer Firemenís Assoc.  (NOVA) Convention.  Hosted by the Gibsonburg VFD.  

Watch our Facebook page for updates 

16 June 2018 - Manchester, Kentucky

Appalachian Foothills Fire Muster, hosted by Lockardís Creek FD.  Location Clay County High School.  On Facebook

16 June 2018 - Stroud, Oklahoma

Second annual Mother Road Fire Truck Show and Muster will be held on Route 66 from noon - 4 p.m.  Also, this year 

there will be firefighter games. Contact Adam Chace with Stroud FD for more information at 405-334-1059  


16 June 2018 - Mystic, Connecticut

Mystic Firemenís Muster, noon - 3 pm.  Old Mistick Village, 27 Coogan Blvd.  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

16 June 2018 - Mc Cloud, California
McCloud Firemanís Muster and Parade.  Come and join in on the fun for the 9th Annual McCloud Fireman's Muster! 
Watch as department battles department in a demonstration of skill and teamwork! Support the men and women who 
serve your community! Parade begins at 10 am on Main Street, followed by the competition at Hoo Hoo Park,
405 E. Colombero Drive, beginning at 11 am.    530-964-3113

16 - 22 June 2018 - Ocean City, Maryland

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


20 - 23 June 2018 - Queensbury, New York

129th Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemenís Assoc., Convention.  Hosted by West Glens Falls VFC.   Stay tuned for 

more information which includes our Mardi Gras and Dress Parades.  Please watch our Facebook page for updates. 

20 - 23 June 2018 - Queensbury, New York

129th Annual Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association Convention and Parades.  Held at the West Glens Falls 

VFC by the Town of Queensbury Fire Companies.  The fire house located at 33 Luzerne Road will host meetings, a 

memorial service, training and education seminars, awards ceremony, trade show, carnival, entertainment, fireworks 

and more.  Friday:  3 pm Antique Fire Apparatus Competition.  Saturday:  1 pm Dress Parade.  Please monitor our 

Facebook page for future announcements.

21 - 23 June 2018 - Wilkes-Barre (Hanover Twnshp) Pennsylvania

115th Annual Six-County Firemenís Assoc., Convention.  Hosted by the Hanover Twnshp., FD at the Breslau Hose Co. 

Grounds.  Judging 9 am, at Hanover Jr/Sr High School.  Parade Saturday 2 pm. 

23 June 2018 - Spencer, North Carolina

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

More details when available.  Deadline to register is June 16!  For questions contact June Hall 704-636-2889 ext. 268   For a video of past event visit  


23 June 2018 - Reynoldsburg, Ohio

Central Ohio Antique Fire Assoc (COAFAA), 30th Annual Muster.  Ohio Fire Academy, 8895 E. Main St.  For more info

email on Facebook

24,June 2018 - Jamesburg New Jersey

Tri-Counties Fire Association's 27th Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Show at Thompson Park Forsgate Dr. & 

Perrinville Rd. off exit 8A of the New Jersey Turnpike. Registration starts at 8:30 AM, parade starts at 10:30 AM. 

Tree shaded picnic and vendor areas, drafting at the lake, firematic flea market with food and drink by the 

Jamesburg Fire Company.  Contact Dave Burns at or Dave Napier at 732-938-2685

24 June 2018 - Wallingford, Connecticut

Wallingford FD 150th Anniversary Show.  9 am - 2 pm, 95 S. Turnpike Rd.  Fire apparatus and attendees FREE.  

Cars $20 and bikes $10.  We will have Pig Rig BBQís and Firehouse Grillís food trucks there along with an appearance 

from Chaz and AJ from 99.1 PLR.  Trophies for 1st and 2nd place in each class.  Dash plaque for first 200 paid 

registrations.  To register contact Michael DePaolo 

Visit our Facebook page

30 June 2018 - Vahalla, New York

Farichester Hose Haulers Antique Apparatus Muster, Kenisco Dam Plaza,  1 Bronx River Parkway Rd.

More info when available.

30 June 2018 - Bath, Maine

Bath Firemenís Muster, noon - 3 pm.  Front St., and Linden 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.

7 July 2018 - Germantown, Ohio

22nd Annual Miami Valley Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc. (MVAFAA) Fire Apparatus Show.  Event will take place in  

beautiful Veteranís Park near the center of historic Germantown, Ohio. The park contains numerous shade trees, a 

shelter house, railroad depot, gazebo, railroad caboose, log house, playground area and ample space.

Approximately 40 antique fire apparatus will be on display. Fire related flea market vendors will offer a variety of items. 

Bring the entire family for a fun "step back in time" adventure. Support the Germantown Firefighters Association by 

having lunch at their food stand. Website: or email Jeff Tingle at

7 - 8 July 2018 - Ramsey, Cambridgeshire UK

Ramsey Rural Museum, Steam and Fire Engine Rally. Wood Lane.  Facebook

8 - 14 July 2018 - Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania

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

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

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

Email  View a video from last year here

14 July 2018 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Pump Primers 43rd Annual Antique Fire Truck Muster and Flea Market.  Held rain or shine Riverfront 

Park, across from the Harrisburg Hospital. Held rain or shine!  Details TBA in February on our web site.                                                          

Note:  street parking is not free on weekends!  There are kiosks on streets where you can pay on your cell phone 

with PANGO app.  For listings of parking lots and fees  For registration forms visit   Email

14 July 2018 - Gardner, Massachusetts

Gardner Firemenís Muster, noon - 3 pm.  Gardner Fish and Game Club, 538 Clarke 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

15 July 2018 - Davisburg, Michigan

4th Annual Family Safety Day. Location Oakland County Fair, noon - 4 pm.  Event free with your paid fair admission.  

Fun filled day of learning how to stay safe, seeing antique and modern emergency vehicles and more.  We are accepting emergency vehicles (new, antique, unique etc.) for display, offers for 

demonstrations, booth/table set-ups etc. Info contact Dave Page 

21 July 2018 - Succasunna, New Jersey

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

Visit us on Facebook Contact Mike 973-886-0429

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 Firefighters Benevolent Soc., 9 am-3 pm.  Comfort Inn 900 E. Main 

St.  A day for firebuffs, 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  203-213-3056 On Facebook

21 July 2018 - Dover Plains, New York

J.H. Ketcham Hose Company annual parade.  Step-off 6 pm.

21 - 22 July 2018 - Napoleon, Ohio

Antique fire Muster hosted by Deshler FD. Henry County Fairgrounds, 821 S. Perry St. 

(State Route 108)

28 July 2018 - Newbury, Massachusetts

Newbury Firemenís 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 out pumping the machines.

29 July 2018 - Newberg, Oregon

Newberg Classic Fire Apparatus show and 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.

Muster and Firematic Flea Market, Saturday, August 4, Cooper River Park, North Park Dr., and Airport Highway, 

Pennsauken. Drafting and childrenís activities:

    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  Watch our web site for updates  Also on 

Facebook  Checkout a video of our 2013 SPAAMFAA Convention by Mike Villanova 

1 - 4 August 2018 - Fairplay, Maryland

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

4 August 2018 - Salem, Massachusetts

Salem Willows Firemenís 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

11 August 2018 - Kingston, New York

Volunteer Firemenís Museum 15th annual Fire Muster & Open House.  10 am - 3:30 pm.  Please join us!  No admission 

and free refreshments! Lots of old & new emergency equipment to see! 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.  

845-331-0866 Facebook event page  Web site

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 the 106th Annual Convention for the Firefighters Assoc.,  of York County.  Parade Apparatus 

judging takes place between 8 am -noon.  A parade will be held at 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 childrenís 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 and 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 Firemeníís 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.

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.

19 - 25 August 2018 - Pine Grove, Pennsylvania

2018 Schuylkill County Firefighters Convention.  Hosted by the Pine Grove Hose Hook and Ladder Co. August 19, 

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

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

New this year Friday Aug. 24 - Pre-Muster Meet and Greet, Fort Wayne FF Museum, 7 - 10 pm. $15 at the door.  

Includes museum admission, hors díoeuvres and finger food. Beverages will be available for purchase.

We are also on Facebook  For questions or more info call Ray Easterly 260-740-1916 or email

5 - 8 September 2018 - Seattle, Washington

Fraternal Order of Leaherheads (FOOLS) International Convention. Itinerary and 

registration available soon.   Hosted by the Puget Sound area F.O.O.L.S.

Lodging Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown

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

6 - 9 September 2018 - Cleveland, Ohio

Fire Museum Network Seminar details to follow

On Facebook

8 September 2018 - Little Creek, Delaware

Little Creek FC 75th Anniversary Parade and Open House, at noon.

Watch our web site  and Facebook page 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, 

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.

8 September 2018 - Milton, Connecticut

Engine 260 will host the 47th Annual Engine 260 Fire Apparatus Show and Muster. 10 am Ė 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  

Email on Facebook

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.  

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 Avonís 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  

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 the public 8 am - 1 pm.  Free admission and 

free selling spaces.  For info or to request a space contact Gill Aymeric 916.216.1407 This is the largest fire related 

swap meet on the West Coast.

16 - 22 September 2018 - Greenwood, New York

Orange County Volunteer Firemenís Assoc., Convention.  Parade Saturday 1 pm line up, 2 pm step off.

19 - 21 September 2018 - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Firemenís 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

22 September 2018 - Fulton, New York

Fulton Fall Cluster Muster, 9 am - 3 pm, 2nd annual antique fire muster.  In conjunction with SPAAMFAA chapters from 

CNY, Rochester and Thousand Islands Hose HaulersEvent includes invitation to all vintage public safety vehicles and 

apparatus which includes fire trucks, carts and trailers, police and ambulances.  This is a kid friendly event.  

Email  On Facebook

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 and to 

register after June 1, see the ODHFS website at:  

Contact Floyd Greene  

30 September 2018 - York, Pennsylvania

5th Annual Fire Muster (The Bulldog Pound) & Flea Market.  Sponsored by the SPAAMFAA chapter White Rose Fire 

Preservation of York, PA. (Old Fire Farts) Cousler Park, 1060 Church Rd., 8 am - 4 pm.  This year the featured 

apparatus is Mack, but all types of apparatus are welcome. Judging 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 Quacker 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 Visit us on Facebook

See a video of our 2017 muster by Mike Villanova  



7 October 2018 - Emmitsburg, Maryland

37th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.  Every Oct. the Foundation sponsors the official 

national tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year.  For a full schedule of events  Candlelight and Memorial Services will be live-streamed

13 October 2018 - Acton, Massachusetts

Acton Fire Department 100th Anniversary Celebration. We have many events planned throughout 2018 wrapping 

up with our 125th anniversary parade and open house.  To get on our email list Email :

14 October 2018 Ė Newton New Jersey

10th 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/hotdog giveaway.  

Information contact or 973-948-7897   

21 October 2018 - Allentown, New Jersey

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

In 2016 it was the first time the collection had been seen in 40 years!  Location: 4 Polhemustown Rd.  

The collection has over 60 antiques, contains examples of fire engines powered by hand, chemical reaction steam, 

gasoline and diesel fuel.  In addition to the fire apparatus, many examples of tools, art, memorabilia and other 

items of interest will be on display.  Video of museum 

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 and get in for 1/2 price!

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 and artwork. For tickets go to

27 February - 2 March (tentative dates2019 - North Charleston, South Carolina

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

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

13 - 14 April 2019 - Allentown, Pennsylvania

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

302 N.17th St.  For more info visit

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 and celebrate with us. We are in the beginning stages of planning our Celebration and will post more as 

everything becomes finalized.

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 &  

Contact Jeff Rider

2019 - Yorkanna, Pennsylvania

107th Firefighters Assoc., of York County Convention/Parade.  Hosted by Yorkanna FC

6 October 2019 - Emmitsburg, Maryland

38th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.  Every Oct. the Foundation sponsors the official national 

tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year.  For a full schedule of events  Candlelight and Memorial Services will be live-streamed

June 2020 - 

SPAAMFAA Summer National Convention.  Hosted by the Massachusetts Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc.  This will be a 

joint effort with: Berkshire Chapter & the Amoskeag Reserve Engine Co. More details to come

2020 - Dover, Pennsylvania

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

4 October 2020 - Emmitsburg, Maryland

39th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.  Every Oct. the Foundation sponsors the official 

national tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year.  For a full schedule of events Candlelight and Memorial Services will be live-streamed

Be sure to check out the calendar of events at the following sites

Spaamfaa Calendar of Events

Old Dominion Historical Fire Society Calendar of Events

Submit fire musters, parades, firematic flea markets etc. to Anita Ford.
Please try to give at least 4 weeks notice when possible to allow time for posting.