10 - 16 September 2017 - Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
12 - 16 September, Dover, Delaware
Delaware Valley Volunteer Firefighter’s Assoc., Conference. Please note parade has been canceled.
14 - 16 September 2017 - Briarcliff Manor, New York
Briarcliff Manor FD is hosting the 111th West Chester County VFA Convention. Judging 9:30 - 11:30 am,
Todd School, 45 Ingham Rd. Parade hosted by the Briarcliff FD, Saturday, 1 pm.
14 - 16 September 2017 - Wildwood, New Jersey
New Jersey State Firemen’s Convention/EXPO. For registration http://www.njfireexpo.com/fire-expo Parade
14 -17 September 2017 - Roscommon, Michigan
35th Annual Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival. Roscommon County Fire Training Grounds. Friday: Bright Light
Vehicle Showdown, 7 pm followed by Bright Light Parade. Saturday: 9 amRoscommon Firemen’s Memorial Service,
Parade through downtown 11 am, Extrication competition at noon and Waterball contest 12:30 pm. Antique Fire
Truck display all day! FREE activities for the kids and much more!
For full schedule, map and registration visit www.firemensmemorial.com
15 -17 September 2017 - Taftville, Connecticut
The Taftville FD will be hosting the 134th Annual CT State Firefighters Convention. This event is in conjunction with
the 100th Anniversary of the Taftville FD. We are pleased to announce that the Stiller Family 9/11 Never Forget
Mobile Exhibit will be available during the convention. http://tinyurl.com/y9ps8voz Parade 9/17, noon. For parade
15 September - 15 October 2017 - Denver, Colorado
Denver Firefighters Museum Exhibit: Hispanic Firefighters of the Denver Fire Dept. Celebrating the contributions of
Hispanic firefighters in the Denver FD. In honor of Hispanic Heritage month. http://tinyurl.com/ybrk83vr
16 September 2017 - Funkstown, Maryland
Funkstown VF Heroes for Cancer Combat Challenge. Opening ceremony 9 am. Heroes compete in the following
events: High Rise Pack Carry, Hose Hoist, Victim Rescue and Kaiser Sled. There will be a Junior FF division also.
16 September 2017 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania National Fire Museum 2nd Firematic Sale and Flea Market, 9 am - 5 pm. 1820 N 4th St., held rain or
shine. Indoor and outdoor spaces available. $15 for an 8 X 8 space, tables and chairs not provided. To reserve a
space call 717-232-8915 Fax 717-232-8916 Or register online http://www.pnfm.org/form-page-1.html Deadline 9/2.
16 September 2017 - Safety Harbor, Florida
Community event sponsored by the city of Safety Harbor Recreation Dept. Rescheduled see 28 October.
17 September 2017 - Westerly, Rhode Island
Westerly Firemen’s Muster. Misquamicut State Beach, noon - 3 pm Facebook http://tinyurl.com/zadcekw
17 September 2017 - Citrus Heights, California
15th Annual Northern CA Fire Equipment and Memorilbilia Swap Meet, 7 am - 1 pm. Sponsored by the Sacramento
Metropolitan Fire District, CA chapter of SPAAMFAA and Pioneer Mutual H & L Society. Free spaces and admission.
Sac Metro Station 21, 7641 Greenback La. Largest fire swap meet on the west coast. Contact Gil 916-408-3710 or
17 September 2017 - Warren, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Antique Fire Apparatus Society, 13th Annual Antique Fire Apparatus and Equipment Show. Burrs Hill
Park, 540 Water St., 10 am - 3 pm. Admission tot he show is free. We will however be collecting new unwrapped
toys that will be distributed to needy families during the holiday season. Display of antique motorized fire apparatus
and other fire memorabilia. Fire Safety Smoke House, Smokey the Bear and Sparky the Fire Dog for the kids.
Anyone with an antique fire apparatus who wishes to display at the show should contact RIAFAS Bill Willet
Deadline to register is September 3rd. For complete details visit http://tinyurl.com/y8sgaftl
17 - 23 September 2017 - Sparrowbush, New York
Orange County VFA Convention. Parade September 23, 1 pm lineup, step off 2 pm. Parade route Park Ave/Rt 42
and 97 to Main St., to Sparrowbush fire house. https://www.ocvfa.us/2016-parade
19 - 21 September 2017 - Healdsburg, California
California State Firefighter’s Assoc., Conference. Best Western Dry Creek Inn. http://tinyurl.com/mwcjvdu
20 - 23 September 2017 - Penn Hills, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Fire Convention, hosted by the Penn Hills Fire Departments. Friday, 3 - 11 pm, Fire EXPO. Saturday,
7:30 - 10:30 AM, parade registration, Linton Middle School, 7 - 11 am apparatus judging, Linton Middle School.
Parade starts at 1 pm, St. Bartholomew Parish.
22 - 23 September 2017 - Ontario, Canada
Firefest downtown Chatham on King St., 10 am - 4 pm. Canada’s largest show of antique fire apparatus and
23 September 2017 - Lakewood, Colorado
West Metro Family Fire Muster. West Metro’s Fire Rescue Training Center, 3535 S. Kipling St., 10 am - 2 pm.
23 September 2017 - Newington, Connecticut
Newington VFD 100th Anniversary Parade. Kickoff 4:30 pm on Main St., followed by our celebration activities in Mill
Pond Park from 5 - 10 pm. We would like to cordially invite everyone to join in the celebration. Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/y8jsfqkb
23 September 2017 - Jeffersonville, Indiana
Vintage Fire Museum Annual Fire Muster and Parade. Parade 11 am on Spring St. Vintage fire trucks will be pumping
water at the Jeffersonville River Front at 1 pm. There will be a day full of activities. Food, swap meet of fire equipment
parts etc., and more from 10 am - 5 pm. For further info email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our web site
23 September 2017 - Greenport, New York
The newly formed, Eastern Long Island Fire Apparatus Assoc. First Annual Antique Fire Truck Show. Firefighter Pier,
9 am - 3 pm. Fundraiser for Fireboat Fire Fighter and Eastern LI FAA. Antique fire apparatus on display, tour the fire
boat, 50/50 raffle. Food will be available. For more info email@example.com
24 September 2017 - Metamora, Michigan
The Metamora FD will host several other local fire departments in a renewal of an ancient firefighter tradition, Water
Ball. Fire departments from across Lapeer County are expected to attend, as well as other local departments. The
event is paired with the Metamora Fall Festival and will have other attractions for families, live jaws demo, dunk tank,
kids games and raffles. Free admission. For more info call Trevor Vuorenmaa 906-390-0023 or the Metamora FD
24 September 2017 - Port Jervis, New York
Port Jervis Tourism Board is hosting an Antique Fire Truck Show, Downtown Port Jervis, 10 am - 5 pm. All fire
department and privately owned antique apparatus are welcome. For application 845-858-4000.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Please put “Antique Fire Truck Show” in subject line.
28 (Thursday) September 2017 - Kingwood, West Virginia
Preston County Buckwheat Festival Famous Firemen’s Parade. Judging 5 - 7 pm, St. Sebastian Church parking lot.
30 September 2017 - Herculaneum, Missouri
Jeffco Fire Engine Rally, 9 am - 3 pm. Herculaneum Park, 776 Joachin Ave. Parade 9 am. Opening ceremony
10 am. Displays of apparatus and EMS vehicles, firefighter competitions and demos, air rescue helicopters and
numerous vendor booths. Also many activities for children. FD patch trading and selling available. Food, drink and
Email Bill Haggard email@example.com
30 September 2017 - Farmville, Virginia
Old Dominion Historical Fire Society Annual Muster. Wilcks Lake Park, 9 am - 3 pm. For more info or to register
30 September 2017 - Wallington, New Jersey
Wallington Park Row Hose Co. 3, Fire Truck Pull. Proceeds to benefit Hose Co. 3, and Tackle Kids Cancer Foundation.
Held rain or shine, 10 am - 5 pm, 125 Main St. 10 people per team $250 per team. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
30 September 2017 - Freehold, New Jersey
East Freehold FC, 50th Anniversary. Noon - 5 pm, Lake Topanemus aka “The Pond” on Pond Rd.
30 September 2017 - Dallastown, Pennsylvania
Rescue FC #1, 125th Anniversary Celebration and Muster. 50 S. School Place, 8 am - 4 pm. Apparatus Muster,
Fire related Flea Market, food vendors and kids activities. To register apparatus or for vendor space cell Richard
30 September 2017 - Kannapolis, North Carolina
Kannapolis FD will host a Fire Truck Parade as part of their 100th birthday and annual Open House, 10 am - 3 pm.
Parade will start at 10 am. The route will be long Laureate Way and North Research Campus Dr., between City Hall
and the North Carolina Research Campus. Indoor festivities will be in the Laureate Center at City Hall. Emergency
vehicles, music, entertainment, helicopter and food vendors will be available.
Info contact Maria Bostian email@example.com
30 September - 1 October 2017 - Lititz, Pennsylvania
Mack Day. Location: Gerhart Equipment Co., Inc., 910 Brunnerville Rd. All Mack trucks, buses and fire apparatus
Are invited to attend. Other brand display area available. Public welcome, no entry fee, food available and truck
related vendor area. Info 484-955-0155 or 610-589-4667
30 September - 1 October 2017 - Shandon, Ohio
Auction of 50 year fire memorabilia collection of Ralph Stetler. Salty Dog Museum, 4985 Cincinnati-Brookville Rd.
8 am - 5 pm both days. Hundreds of fire collectibles, hand-pulled apparatus, extinguishers, game well equipment,
hydrants, nozzles, play pipes etc. All items tagged with fair prices.
For more info Mark Radtke 513-265-8750 or Jim Cogswell 859-394-5367.
1 October 2017 - York, Pennsylvania
4th Annual Fire Muster & Flea Market. Sponsored by the newest 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
Seagrave, but all types of apparatus are welcome. Pumping contests, kids activities, firefighter challenge contest
and plenty of food trucks. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/gsl8hch
1 October 2017 - East Davenport, Iowa
International Fire Museum Annual Muster and Lights and Sirens Parade. Fire truck and emergency vehicles lights
and sirens parade starts at Modern Woodmen Park at 11:30 am, and should be circling the Village of East
Davenport about noon. Great entertainment for the kids. Learn about fire safety, see Sparky the fire dog and enjoy
all the antique fire trucks. Free event but donations to the fire museum are accepted. This family event runs from
noon - 4 pm. For more info call 563-391-6431, 8 - 10 pm. Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/h6z7jxk
1 October 2017 - Fryeburg, Maine
Firemen’s Muster: dry hose, wet hose, ball squirt and more. Part of Fryeburg Fair, 1154 Main St.
http://tinyurl.com/o9gxo8t Contact Corliss Watson 207-890-7334
7 October 2017 - Ripon, California
27th Annual Emergency Vehicle Display show and Law Enforcement Recruitment Fair. Ripon Community Center
and Park, 334 W. Fourth St., 8 am - 3 pm. Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/humeh6d
7 October 2017 - Beaumont, Texas
Fire Museum of Texas Fire Prevention and Family Safety Festival. Always held the first Saturday in October. This
is a free event. Activities include safety and health info and giveaways, children’s games and activities, live fire and
technical rescue, EMS and Hazmat demos, free food and drinks. http://tinyurl.com/h2dx2ky
7 October 2017 - Hingham, Massachusetts
Bare Cove Fire Museum Semi-annual Barn Sale. Rain or shine, indoors. Look for building #52 in Bare Cove Park,
7 October 2017 - Solomons, Maryland
Solomons Rescue Squad and Fire Department, Open House 11 am - 3 pm. Come and join us and many other local
organizations as we celebrate another great year serving our community. Fun for the entire family. Vehicle
extrication, interactive smoke building, helicopters, Mr. Tom’s Critters and much more! For more info contact
Scott Strandberg email@example.com
7 October 2017 - Hudson, New York
FASNY Museum of Firefighting Dalmatian Day, 10 am - 3 pm. Join us for this “spotacular" event! All activities, shows
and games are free. Mr. Twisty’s Fabulous Magic Show, kids games, crafts, and puppet show. And of course lots and
lots of Dalamatians and much more http://tinyurl.com/ycs575ca
7 October 2017 - Dundalk, Maryland
Wise Avenue VFC 75th Anniversary, 9 am - 3 pm. Parade starts at 9 am (line up 8 am) from Wise Ave., & Grays Rd.,
for activities at North Pt.,Government Center following parade. For more info or parade RSVP contact
7 - 8 October 2017 - Emmitsburg, Maryland
36th 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
8 October 2017 - Nationwide
Bells Across America. Fire Departments sounded a series of bells when firefighters died in the line of duty to alert
all members that a comrade had made the ultimate sacrifice. This time-honored tradition continues today during
funerals and memorial services for firefighters. For the 7th year bells will ring coast to coast as a grateful nation
pauses to honor those firefighters who died in 2016 and previous years.
The Nat'l Fallen Firefighters Foundation is asking communities, fire service organizations and religious organizations
to help us honor our fallen firefightersby participating in Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters. A moment of
remembrance can occur anytime during Memorial Weekend, October 7 - 8. Fire department representatives are
encouraged to work with their clergy and community leaders to develop an appropriate ceremony.
8 October 2017 - Barrington, Massachusetts
Berkshire SPAAMFAA chapter Fire Muster. Butternut Ski Resort, 380 State Rd. 10 am - 3 pm. Display area plus
8 October 2017 - Manchester, New Hampshire
The Manchester NH Fire Department will kick off National Fire Prevention Week with New England’s largest parade
of firefighting and emergency apparatus. The 63rd Annual Parade. Starting time is noon from the assembly point at
Elm and Webster Sts. Line-up for the parade starts at 11 am. Regional fire departments interested in participating
should contact the Fire Prevention Bureau 603-669-2256 x 3862 for more info. Please register by 1 October.
14 October 2017 - Williamsburg, Michigan
3rd Annual Travers City Area Police and Fire Collectible. Turtle Creek Casino and Hotel, 9 am - 3 pm. Collectors
show for police and fire patches and other related memorabilia. Admission $4. 6 foot tables $20 each, and must be
paid in advance. For more info and reservations contact Dave Sprinkle firstname.lastname@example.org
14 October 2017 - Lancaster, South Carolina
Lancaster City FD Fire Safety Expo. Walmart parking lot 10 am - 2 pm. Food, safety programs, fire trucks and
rescue vehicles. Also games, activities and info tents for kids. Visit us http://www.lancastercityfire.com/
15 October 2017 - Newton, New Jersey
9th Annual Fall Foliage Fire Muster at Sussex County Public SafetyTraining Academy, Hampton Twp., 10 am - 2 pm.
GPS use 114 Morris Turnpike, Newton, NJ. Medivac landing, smoke house trailer and bounce house for kids.
Vendor space available. Contact Lbono@sussex.edu for more details.
17 - 21 October 2017 - Nashville, Tennessee
Fire house EXPO, Music City Center. https://www.firehouseexpo.com
21 October 2017 - Allentown, Pennsylvania
Mack Trucktoberfest. Mack Trucks Historical Museum and Custom Center. Actual address 2402 Lehigh Parkway
South. Note: for GPS use 11 Grammes Rd. http://tinyurl.com/ybvo6qq3
22 October 2017 - Allentown, New Jersey
The New Jersey Fire Museum and Fallen Firefighters Memorial is holding the 2nd Annual Open House, 10 am - 3 pm.
If you missed the first one here’s another opportunity to see this collection. In 2016 the collection had not 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
28 October 2017 - Safety Harbor, Florida
Rescheduled from 16 September, due to cleanup from hurricane Harvey.
Community event sponsored by the city of Safety Harbor Recreation Dept. A fun day for kids of all ages. Come on
out and have fun with the kids as they have an opportunity to operate a hand line from one of the trucks.
1 November - 30 December 2017 - Denver, Colorado
Denver Firefighters Museum Exhibit: Collecting Fire Toys. Join us for an exhibit of toys and models inspired by the
firefighting profession. A perfect outing for the holiday season.http://tinyurl.com/ybrk83vr
4 November 2017 - Nashua, New Hampshire
Triple Nickle Fire Memorabilia Auction. St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church, 500 W. Hollis St. http://tinyurl.com/yacyvz9e
4 - 8 March 2018 - San Diego, California
Firehouse World, San Diego Convention Cntr. For exhibiting info contact Brian Cassell email@example.com
Registration info 508-743-8523 toll free 877-398-6843 email firstname.lastname@example.org Details to follow on
7 - 10 February 2018 - Kissimmee, Florida
Florida Antique Bucket Brigade is hosting the SPAAMFAA 2018 Winter Convention. Host hotel Park Inn - Radisson
Resort and Conference Center, 3011 Maingate Ln, www.piresortorlando.com 407-396-1400 Be sure to identify
yourself as attendees of the FABB, February 2018 Annual event. Please watch our web site www.fabbfire.org or
17 March 2018 - Peotone, Illinois
6th Annual MABAS 19 Fire Investigators, Fire and Police Swap Meet. Will County Fairgrounds Atrium. Again we
will be offering the same expanded indoor space rental and outdoor area for apparatus viewing and vendors.
Anyone wishing vendor information please contact Pat Holohan email@example.com cell 815-482-8454 or Jerry
22 April 2018 - Asheville, North Carolina
2018 Asheville Fire Truck Festival 55 Woodfin St., 11 am - 3 pm. Asheville is one of the top cities known for it’s 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.
Web site http://tinyurl.com/janklxq
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. For more info visit www.unionhistoricalfiresociety.com
12 May 2018 - Epsom, New Hampshire
2nd Annual Walter Sanborn and John Sawyer Memorial Fire Truck Show. Location: Webster Park. Main 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. Please watch our Facebook page for more details as they become
18 - 20 May 2018 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Lancaster County Firemen’s Assoc., Fire EXPO. Harrisburg Farm show Complex. http://tinyurl.com/cfll9a7
20 May 2018 - Webster, Massachusetts
Tri State Firefighters Meet. Memorial Beach Park,
1 Memorial Beach Dr. Facebook http://tinyurl.com/y8k9llr5
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
23 June 2018 - Spencer, North Carolina
4th Annual NC Transportation Museum Fire Truck Festival.2017 truck and emergency vehicle count was 94! Details
as they become available. For questions contact June Hall 704-636-2889 ext. 268. http://tinyurl.com/y7wsvv2s
14 July 2018 - Village of Port Lambton, Ontario, Canada
St. Clair Parkway Fire and Safety Awareness Day. Brander Park. Further details to be announced.
1 - 4 August 2018 - Pennsauken, New Jersey
Cradle of Liberty Antique Fire Apparatus is hosting the SPAAMFAA 2018 Summer Convention. Muster, Copper River
Park, North Park Dr., and Airport Highway, Pennsauken. Host hotel Holiday Inn, Route 70, Cherry Hill, NJ. Watch
SPAAMFAA Convention by Mike Villanova. https://youtu.be/7zo2A3FReGc
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 www.unionhistoricalfiresociety.com
27 February - 2 March (tentative dates) 2019 - 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.
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.
Contact Jeff Rider firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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