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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.

7 November 2015 - Nashua, New Hampshire
Handtub Junction 16th Annual Fire Memorabilia Auction.  St. Philip Greek Orthodox
Church.  Consignments now being accepted.

17 - 20 February 2016 - Houston, Texas
SPAAMFAA Winter Convention hosted by the Texas Gulf Chapter.  Clear Lake Park. 
Muster, tours, parade, swap meet and more.  Pleases visit

25 March 2016 - Cincinnati, Ohio
25th Miles Greenwood historical Fire Apparatus Society Auction.  Cincinnati Air
Conditioning Co., 2080 Northwest Dr. (note - no steps and ample parking) Preview
6 pm, auction 7 pm.  Your Auctioneer Howard Kuhnell, 513-831-6398

25 - 26 March 2016 - Cincinnati, Ohio
Miles Greenwood historical Fire Apparatus Society Indoor Fire Memorabilia Flea
Market. Conditioning Co., 2080 Northwest Dr. (note - no steps and ample parking)
Friday, 1 - 6 pm, Saturday, 8 am - 2 pm.  Admission $3 or $5 for both days.  Flea
Market info and tables contact Mark Radtke 513-721-5622

23 - 24 April 2016 - Allentown, Pennsylvania
Spring Melt and Fire Memorabilia Auction.  Allentown Fairgrounds Agri-Plex, 302 N. 17th St.
Union Historical fire Society

13 - 16 May 2016 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Lancaster County Fireman's Assoc., Fire Expo.  Harrisburg Farm Show Complex.
Contact John 717-464-3291

4 June 2016 - Westminster, Maryland
Chesapeake's Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., spring muster.  Carroll County
Farm Museum.

5 June 2016 - Newark, New Jersey
49th Annual Fire Muster and Parade.  Located at 49 Washington St., at the
Newark Museum and in Washington Park.  Our event is on the first sunny Sunday
in June of every year.  It is possibly the longest running antique apparatus muster
in the nation.  There is food, beverages, vendors, activities and more!  Contact

5 June 2016 - Cincinnati, Ohio
6th Annual National Fire Heritage Muster.  Gwen Mooney Funeral Homes & Historic
Spring Grove cemetery and Arboretum, 4389 Spring Grove Ave.  10 am - 4 pm.
Vintage and contemporary fire apparatus displays.  Miles Green Fire Apparatus Society. 
Pumping, firematic flea market and Fire Safe House demos.  FREE admission and parking.  For
info contact Paul Tieman 513-753-5990

12 June 2016 - East Islip, (Long Island) New York
Long Island Antique Fire Apparatus Photo Shoot.  Presented by the Long Island Antique
Fire Apparatus Assoc.  Heckscher Park.  Details to follow as confirmed.

13 - 16 July 2016 - Allentown, New York
101st Allegany Volunteer Fireman's Convention hosted by the Allentown Volunteer
Fire Department.  Please watch our Facebook page for updated info.

15 - 17 July 2016 - Oaks, (King of Prussia area) Pennsylvania
Keystone firefighters Conference.  Greater Philadelphia Convention Center, located
just a few miles from Valley Forge National Park.  Please join us for another great
conference.  Returning presenters, Billy G, Mike Wilbur & Harry Carter.  Also back is the
Pride and Polish Fire Apparatus Show, including modern and antique fire apparatus
and fire themed motorcycles.  To register email Bob Romig,
We are also planning a Junior Firefighter competition, firematic flea market and
apparatus rodeo.  Our hours have changed, Friday 4 - 8 pm; with keynote speaker,
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday 10 am - 2 pm.  For more info visit

3 - 6 August 2016 - Elkton, Maryland
Cumberland Valley VFA, 115th Annual Convention and Parade.  Hosted by the
VFA of Harford and Cecil Counties.  Parade August 6.  Parade contact John Denver
jdenver@singerly,com 443-945-3316

7 August 2016 - Pennsauken, New Jersey
Cradle of Liberty Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., in conjunction with the Camden
County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Annual Muster and Firematic Flea Market.
Cooper River Park, North Park Dr., and airport Highway.  10 am - 3 pm.  More
details to follow.  www.clafaa,org or email

10 - 13 August 2016 - Middletown, New York
SPAAMFAA convention and Muster.  Hosted by the Fairchester Hose
Haulers of the Hudson Valley.  Seminars by Marvin Cohen, Dept. Historian and
Sanford Fire Apparatus author, John Burzichelli, Ward LaFrance author, John Calderone,
Battalion Chief, FDNY, Fire Apparatus Journal author, and Ed May, Gold Leaf and Paint
Restoration Expert.  For info contact Robert Reynolds 845-343-4746 or Luke Payntar

18 - 19 August 2016 - Gallitzin, Pennsylvania
Central District 124th Annual Convention at Gallitzin FC #1.

10 September 2016 - Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania
Shoemakersville FC #1, Lights and Sirens Parade.  Housing of our 1927 American
LaFrance and 9/11 Remembrance, 4 pm.  Event open to all fire companies and
privately owned fire apparatus.  Note: previous date was changed to allow for this event.
Fore more info visit or contact Tim Seyfert, Parade chair, 484-797-8396.

25 September 2016 - Doylestown, Pennsylvania
10th annual Bucks County Fallen Firefighter and EMS Memorial Service.  Bucks County
Courthouse, 55 E. Court St.., 10 am.  Please join us in honoring the memory and
sacrifices of firefighters, fire police and emergency medical providers who have died
:in the line of duty.  Personnel should assemble at the corner of Court and Broad St's.,

9 October (tentative date) 2016 - York, Pennsylvania
Fire Muster and Flea Market.  Details to come.

2 - 5 August 2017 - Sackets Harbor, New York
SPAAMFAA Convention hosted by the Thousand Island Hose Haulers. Home base
hotel will be in Watertown, TBD.  Muster site at Madison Barracks Polo/Parade Grounds,
on Lake Ontario.  Further details posted as they become available,  Contact is
Bill Blunden

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.