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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.




20 October 2018 - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Meet the Experts:Early Firefighting in Bethlehem.  Presented by the National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E 2nd St., 


21 October 2018 - Allentown, New Jersey
New Jersey Fire Museum & Fallen FF's Memorial is hosting its' 3rd 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! 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.  http://www.njfiremuseum.org  https://tinyurl.com/y8ujnr2a Video of museum  https://youtu.be/iQAJdJRdwBs 


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 & get 
in for 1/2 price!  www.firemuseummd.org


27 October 2018 - Mundelein, Illinois
Northern Illinois Fire Museum, Mundelein Fire Swap Meet. Mundelein High School, 1350 W. Hawley St., 7:30 am - 2 pm.  
Tables $35, admission $5.  For more info or table reservations email nifmswapmeet@gmail.com   or call 262.620.0669 


27 October 2018 - Tyler, Texas
East Texas Historical Societyís 32nd Annual Muster & Fire Memorabilia Swap Meet. 9 am - 4 pm??
   Friday evening, October 26, we will gather at Central Station South, 8219 Robert E. Lee Dr., go to dinner (optional) and 
tour Alex McCommasí antique auto collection.This is a family event centered on the fire service with something for everyone.  
Location: Brookshire Food Storesí, Lake Palestine campgrounds.  A catered lunch is included in the $15 registration fee.  
Apparatus judging in several categories and awards will be presented.  Parking for apparatus will be provided at the lake 
Friday & Saturday night.  
Please note the campground rules prohibit any pets.  For schedule, directions and registration form please email 
Earle Crim earle@crimcpa.com or Davis Schlottach schlottach@att.net  Visit us on Facebook https://tinyurl.com/y9fucrbj


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 


17 November 2018 - Cockeysville, Maryland
Please mark your calendars for our 7th Annual Joint Program with the Baltimore City Historical Society.  Presenters 
Stephen Heaver of the Fire Museum of Maryland, James Doran of the Baltimore County Volunteer Firemenís Association, 
and others TBA will discuss the historic work of firefighters in protecting Baltimore County and City residentsí safety. 
www.hsobc.org  On Facebook  https://tinyurl.com/yagmwbcs  Admission is free to all.  Free parking on site. Doors will open 
at 1:15 pm. Questions? Please contact HSBC at 410-666-1878 or info@hsobc.org


2019 - Yorkanna, Pennsylvania
107th Firefighters Assoc., of York County Convention/Parade.  Hosted by Yorkanna FC http://tinyurl.com/yb2qmxse


26 - 27 January 2019 - Massillon, Ohio
Jackson Professional FF, 24th Fire EXPO.  Jackson High School School, 7600 Fulton Dr., NW.  Saturday, ď tep Up & LeadĒ, 
Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso, Kearny, NJ FD.  Sunday, "Making Decisions that MatterĒ, Cptn., Rob Cloud, Prairie Twp., FD, 


27 February - 2 March 2019 - North Charleston, South Carolina
Palmetto Lowcountry Vintage Fire Apparatus Assoc.,  is hosting the SPAAMFAA Winter National Convention.  Host hotel 
Crown Plaza Airport Convention Center, 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd. Please make reservations by January 31, 2019, directly 
with the hotel at 843.744.4422.  Be sure to mention SPAAMFAA for the rate of $119.   
Seminars/tours, Patriotís Point/Medal of Honor Museum, Magnolia Plantation, Historic Firehouses & area Fire Departments.  
Saturday fire muster and flea market.
Registration packet will be in September, 2018 issue of Enjine! Enjine!.  https://tinyurl.com/y8ur6ndc
More info contact Candy Bennett plvaainquiries@gmail.com


31 March 2019 - 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 SLichtman@MAVFC.org  www.mavfc.org


13 - 14 April 2019 - Allentown, Pennsylvania
Union Historical Fire Society Annual Spring Melt Fire Memorabilia Auction & Flea Market.  Agricultural Hall 302 N.17th St.  


27 April 2019 - Jackson, Michigan
42nd Great Lakes International Fire Apparatus Assoc., Swap and Sell.  Jackson County Fairgrounds, 200 W. Ganson St.  
More details when available.


17 - 19 May 2019 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Lancaster County Firemenís 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 2019 - May 1, 2019. https://tinyurl.com/ybvul9y4  Admission 
$9 at door. Children 9 and under free.  expo@lcfs.com  http://tinyurl.com/cfll9a7


1 June 2019 - Lititz, Pennsylvania
Lancaster County Firemenís Assoc., 99th Convention.  Registration 8 am, with the meeting at 9 am.  


8 June 2019 - Wakefield, Massachusetts
The Massachusetts Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc. (MAFAA) invites you to our 42nd Anniversary Fire Apparatus Parade, 
Show and Firematic Flea Market.   Visit https://tinyurl.com/y89pupes  for vendor and apparatus registration forms.  We are 
also on Facebook https://tinyurl.com/ycjmgdxl   Visit https://youtu.be/RXUvoK-KJp8 for a video from 2018.


12 - 15 June 2019 - Syracuse, New York
Fire 2019, 113th Annual Conference & Expo. Hosted by the New York State Assoc., of Fire Chiefs (NYSFAC). Oncenter, 
800 S. State St.  Northeastís largest fire industry, rescue, & EMS expo, featuring exhibits, education, hands-on training, & 
networking.
Conference: June 12-15, 2019
Exhibits: June 13-15, 2019
Exhibit and program times vary.  https://tinyurl.com/yb8hca2f


13 - 15 June 2019 - North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
Westmoreland County Firemenís Convention.  Hosted by Fairmont Hahntown VFD Station #6.  Watch our web site for 


22 June 2019 - Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Central Ohio Antique Fire Assoc (COAFAA), 31st Annual Muster.  
Ohio Fire Academy, 8895 E. Main St., 9 am - 3 pm.  Display of hand, horse-drawn and motorized pieces of fire apparatus 
from the 1800ís through the 1900ís, including demos of engines pumping from a body of water.  Admission is free. 
Displays of current firefighting equipment and activities for kids.  Food vendors will be available.  www.coafaa.org Facebook https://tinyurl.com/yaudjj3p   For more info email  gwilliamdavis2@aol.com or Dan Gilmore  ladder121@horizonview.net


23 June 2019 - Jamesburg, New Jersey
Tri-Counties Fire Association's 28th Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Show at Thompson Park, Forsgate Dr. & Perrinville Rd. 
off exit 8A of the New Jersey Turnpike. Registration starts at 8 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.  
https://tinyurl.com/y9dom65s  Contact Dave Burns at dburns2563@comcast.net or  Dave Napier at 732-938-2685


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 & celebrate with us. We are in the beginning stages of planning our Celebration and will post more as everything 
becomes finalized.  https://tinyurl.com/y9q5szmb


14 - 20 July 2019 - Farmington, Pennsylvania
81st Annual Fayette County Firemanís Assoc., Convention.  Hosted by Farmington VFC.  www.farmingtonvfd.org 


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 http://tinyurl.com/zg9mbdu & www.pppsiwebpage.com  
Contact Jeff Rider firetruckjr@yahoo.com


26 - 27 July 2019 - Frankenmuth, Michigan
Great Lakes International AFAA 22nd Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Muster, parade and firematic flea market. BBQ 
Friday 6 pm.  More details when available.


17 August 2019 - Kearney, Nebraska
Nebraska Firefighters Museum 10th Anniversary Celebration.  We are looking for volunteers to help plan the event.  We 
can be contacted at mail@neffm.org or on our facebook page https://tinyurl.com/ycl2anv8  
Details as they become available www.neffm.org


28 September 2019 - Farmville, Virginia
Old Dominion Historical Fire Society Annual Muster.  Wilcks Lake Park, 10 am - 3 pm.  For more information & to register 
after June 1, see the ODHFS website at: https://tinyurl.com/yd23756j  Contact Floyd Greene FloydPowhatan@gmail.com  


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 http://tinyurl.com/k3z4dfh  Candlelight and Memorial Services will be live-streamed 


2020 - Dover, Pennsylvania
108th Firefighters Assoc., of York County Convention/Parade.  Hosted by Dover Township FC http://tinyurl.com/yclzwwnt


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 www.massmafaa.com


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 












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.