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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.

5 - 8 March 2015 - Leesburg, Florida
Antique Fire Truck Show at Paquette's Historical Farmall Museum. Flea market for
fire related items & antique truck & tractor items.  For more details & registration

7 March 2015 - Cleveland, Ohio
Western Reserve Fire Museum and Education Center 32nd Annual Firematic
Flea Market.  Cleveland Fire Training Academy 3101 Lakeside Ave.  8 am - 1 pm.
For more details 440-835-1791

11 - 15 March 2015 - Timonium, Maryland
The Chesapeake Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., will be hosting
the winter SPAAMFAA Convention.  For complete list of tours, seminars
and registration form visit see links under "headlines."

27 (Friday) - 28 March 2015 - Cincinnati, Ohio
March 27, Howard Kuhnell's Fire Memorabilia Auction.  2080 Northwest Dr., 7 pm. March 28, Mils Greenwood FA Society Firematic Flea Market,

18 April 2015 - Morro Bay, California
Morro Bay Police, Harbor & Fire 5th Annual Emergency Vehicle Show. 
Main Street & Morro Bay Boulevard, 9 am - 3 pm.  Mike 559-281-0902.

18 - 19 April 2015 - Allentown, Pennsylvania
Spring Melt Fire Memorabilia Auction and Flea Market.
Allentown Fairgrounds Agri-Plex.  Auction Sat., with preview at 7 am,
start 9 am.  Sun., flea market beginning at 9 am.

19 April 2015 - Murrieta, California
Murrietta Fire Department Explore Muster & BBQ.  Location:
41825 Juniper, 10 am.  For more info 951-304-3473.

25 April 2015 - Jackson, Michigan
Great Lakes International Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., 38th Annual
Swap & Sell, 8 am - 2 pm.  Jackson County Fairgrounds, 200 W. Ganson St.  For fire apparatus
parts & equipment only.  Registration deadline April 15.  For further details and registration

25 April 2015 - Warrenton, North Carolina
Warren County 5th Junior Firefighter Competition.  Warren County Recreation
Complex.  Seeking competition teams, event sponsors, vendors & volunteers.

2 May 2015 - Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania
Shoemakersville Fire Co., Lights and Sirens Parade & Open House. After the parade
we will be housing our Rescue, Engine, Brush and Tanker trucks.  We will be giving awards
for the usual for some out of the ordinary things such as Best appearing & equipped POV &
most "Whackerized" vehicle. Registration 1 - 4 pm, parade 5 pm. To register please Email the
parade chairman at or visit

2 May 2015 - Peotone, Illinois
MABAS 7 Fire Investigators Fire & Police Swap Meet.  Will County Fairgrounds, 8 am - 2 pm.
Indoor and outdoor spaces available.  Under "show dates."
Contact Pat Holohan, Kankakee Township Fire Dept. 815-482-8454

3 May 2015 - Woodland Park (West Patterson) New Jersey
24th Annual Firematic Expo and Flea Market.  Rifle Camp Fire Co. 3

15 - 17 May 2015 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Lancaster County Firemen's Assoc., Fire EXPO. 
Farm Show Complex.  Advance tickets available January 2015.

17 May 2015 - Succasunna, New Jersey
Antique Fire Assoc., of NJ spring fire muster.

27 May (Thursday) 2015 - Culpeper, Virginia
Annual Culpeper Firemans Parade, 6 pm in Historic Downtown Culpeper.

31 May 2015 - Canaan, Connecticut
Canaan Fire Company 5th Annual Fire Muster.  Location Lawrence Field across from
Mc Donald's in the center of North Canaan.  Participating teams should arrive by
9 am for registration.  There will be 5 events, requiring a minimum of 5 firefighters per teams
and limited to 20 teams.  An additional event Motorized Truck Fast Pump for departments able
to bring an operational pumper. It is preferable the truck is an antique, but older trucks will be
allowed.  For further rules and details visit

6 June 2015 - Westminister, Maryland

Chesapeake Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc. 46th annual spring muster,

at the Carroll County Farm Museum.  Drafting, pumping, large static display 

and more. Parade details to be announced. Featuring non-motorized apparatus. 


6 June 2015 - Cincinnati, Ohio
6th Annual National Fire Heritage Muster.  Gwen Mooney Funeral Homes & Historic Spring
Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, 4389 Spring Grove Ave.  10 am - 4 pm.   
Vintage and contemporary fire apparatus displays, pumping and Fire Safe House demonstrations.
FREE admission and parking. For registration and info Gwen Mooney 513-853-1031

7 June  2015 - Newark, New Jersey
Newark Fire Department Historical Assoc., 48th Annual Antique Fire
Apparatus Muster and Parade.  Registration begins at 9 am at Washington
Park.  Contact FF Rich Mackey

7 June 2015 - Fall River, Massachusetts
Fall River Fire Museum 7th Annual Fire Truck Show.  Location: Old Colony &
Fall River Railroad Museum, 2 Water St.  10 am - 3pm. Contact

7 June 2015 - Canaan, Connecticut
Canaan Fire Co., is holding it's 4th annual fire Muster starting at 10 am.  Participating
teams should arrive at 9 am for registration.  Location Lawrence Field, across from
Mc Donald's in the center of North Canaan.  There will be 5 events with a minimum of 5
firefighters per team.  There will be an additional event, Motorized Truck Fast Pump for
departments who are able to bring an operational pumper.  It's preferable it's an antique
truck but any older one will do.  For more details and registration visit

13 June 2015 - Wakefield, Massachusetts
Massachusetts Antique Fire Apparattus Assoc., 38th Anniversary Fire Apparatus
Parade, Show & Firematic Flea Market.   Edgewater Office Park, Audubon Rd.,
10 am - 2 pm.  Parade 10 am from Lynnfield High School, Essex St.  Lynnfield Fire
Department 781-334-5152

13 June 2015 - Mc Cloud, California
Mc Cloud FD 6th annual parade and Fireman's Relay Races.  Parade 11 am Main St.
Relay Races noon - 5 pm at Hoo Hoo Park, 405 E. Colombero Dr.  All fire departments
invited.  For registration call

14 June 2016 - Dublin, Virginia
Claytor Lake Festival & Muster.  9:45 am - 3 pm.  Drive - in parade starts at I-81 exit 101
at 9:45 am. 

14 June 2015 - Littleton, Colorado
Mile High Hook & Ladder Annual Muster.  Arapahoe Community College.  Parade from Littleton
High School at 9am.  Muster 10 am - 2 pm.

14 - 20 June 2015 - Ocean City, Maryland
MSFS Convention & Conference.  Parade Wednesday, June 18, 1 pm, downtown. 
For complete schedule visit 

19 - 20 June 2015 - Jonestown, Pennsylvania
93rd Lebanon County Firefighter's Assoc., Convention, at Lickdale Community

20 June 2015 - Chicago, Illinois 
Annual 5-11 Club Inc., Muster at the Robert J. Quinn Fire Academy.

21 June 2015 - Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Rhode Island AFA Society's 11th Annual Antique Fire Apparatus & Equipment Show. 
Time 10 am - 3 pm at the Glen Farm, 163 Glen Farm Rd.  Admission is free.  Anyone
wishing to display apparatus contact Paul Salvas Registration form

25 - 27 June 2015 - Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
112th Six County Firemen's Assoc., Convention, by Honey Pot Fire Company.

27 June 2015 - Ashburnham, Massachusetts
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Hancock VFA and the 250th Anniversary
of the Town of Ashburnham.  Antique hand pumped fire engine muster at noon.

27 June 2015 - Reynoldsburg, Ohio
COAFAA Fire Muster.  We'd like to extend an invitation to ambulance, police vehicle
and hearse owners.  Held at the Ohio Fire Academy.

27 June 2015 - Oak Creek, Wisconsin
The Milwaukee Fire Historical Society presents Metro Milwaukee Fire &
Police Exposition.  8 am.  16th Great Milwaukee Muster.  Milwaukee Area
Technical College, south campus, 6665 S. Howell Ave.  Antique fire apparatus,
fire related flea market and emergency service fire demonstrations.
Contact Dan Rode 414-817-1467

28 June 2015 - Jamesburg, NJ
Tri-Counties Fire Assoc., fire muster and flea market.
Thompson Park 10 am - 3 pm.

July 2015 - Friendship, New York
HELP NEEDED! The Volunteer Fireman's Association of Allegany County, will be
celebrating their centennial.. The Alfred Station FD is looking for their 1st fire truck,
a model T combination ladder chemical truck from the 1915 to 1925 range. If you know
where this truck is, please let us know! Also the organizing group in completing a photo
of all apparatus over 50 years of age. If you know of any apparatus that fits this description
please let us know.

11 July 2015 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Pump Primers annual muster.  Riverfront Park in front of the Harrisburg
Hospital (11 S Front St., Harrisburg Hospital address). 
Details to follow.  Parking info visit

11 July 2015 - Port Jervis, New York
Port Jervis Fire Department Inspection Day Parade. The oldest, continuous
parade in New York.   Line up 1 pm, step off promptly at 2 pm.

14 - 18 July 2015 - Baltimore, Maryland
Fire House EXPO.  Baltimore Convention Center.

19 July 2015 - Hellertown, Pennsylvania
Dewey Fire Company #1, 100th Anniversary Emergency Services Fire Muster.  With
antique fire trucks, ambulances, police cars and more.  Please check our site for

19 - 25 July 2015 - Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Fayette County Firemen's Assoc., 77th Annual Convention. 
Hosted by the Connellsville Township Volunteer Fire Dept.

24 - 25 July 2015 - Frankenmuth, Michigan
Great Lakes International AFA Muster.  Heritage Park, 601 Weiss St. 
Friday registration and chicken bbq. Saturday registration, flea market,
parade, pumping and static display.

26 July 2015 - Trexlertown, Pennsylvania
Union Historical Fire Society Fire Muster.  Location Goodwill Fire Company,
7723 Hamilton Blvd.  Antique fire apparatus, public safety displays & firemen's

29 July - 1 August 2015 - Delaware City, Delaware
Annual CVVFA Convention hosted by Delaware City Fire Company.

29 July - 1 August 2015 - Syracuse, New York
SPAAMFAA Summer Convention.  Details coming soon.

1 August 2015 - Delaware City, Delaware
Cumberland Valley VFA Conference and Annual Parade.  Pre-judging and
lineup Governor Bacon Health Center, 8 - 11 am.  Parade starts at noon.
For more info 302-373-4703

1 August 2015 - Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey
Lanoka Harbor Volunteer Fire Co., #1, 75th Anniversary & Housing.  Parade
registration begins promptly at 9 am until 11:30 am.  Parade commences at 12:30 pm.

2 August 2015 - site to be determined
Cradle of Liberty Fire Muster.  10 am - 3 pm.

7 - 9 August 2015 - Oaks, Pennsylvania
Keystone Firefighter's Conference, "Restoring the Brotherhood." 
Location Philadelphia EXPO Center.  Saturday, Aug. 8,
10 am,- 4 pm, Bob Romig's Pride & Polish Show, outside of the
center.  3 exhibits, modern and antique apparatus & fire themed
motorcycles.  For further details and registration form visit 

8 August 2015 - Goshen, New York
The Catskill Fire-Cats will be holding thier 39th Annual Antique Fire Truck Show/Muster
and Family Day.  Location the Orange County Government Center, 9 am - 4 pm.

12 - 15 August 2015 - Hartford, Connecticut
IFBA Convention.  Meet us in the capitol city, we have many events planned.

13-15 August 2015 - Saxton, Pennsylvania
Central District Firefighters of Central Pennsylvania Convention & Parade.
Saxton Volunteer Fire Company 

16 August 2015 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   
Tri State Antique Fire Engine Assoc., SPAAMFAA chapter Annual Fire muster, Memorial and fire
related vendors. Location: Pittsburgh's North Shore, near Heinz Field (Steelers), 9 am - 2 pm. 
Held rain or shine.  GPS to intersection of North Shore Dr. & Allegheny Ave.  All activities on
waterfront, apparatus  access near Carnegie Science Center.  Public parking (fee) at Heinz Field.   
Dalmatian contest, pumping and more.  Contact Bob Clifford

22 August 2015 - Carmel, New York
Carmel Fire Department 100th Anniversary Parade 4 pm.   We are hoping
to find some apparatus that served in Putnam County or the Carmel FD,
and have them attend our celebration.  If you know of their whereabouts
please contact Mike

22 August 2015 - Ypsilanti, Michigan
Michigan Firehouse Museum Fire Muster, Riverside Park,  10 am - 3 pm. 
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 1920ís through the late 1970ís.
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

25 August 2015 - Rollinsford, New Hampshire
Rollinsford Antique Fire Apparatus Show.  The Mills at Salmon Falls,
1 - 3 Front St., 9am - 3 pm.  Truck sign in begins at 7 am.  For
directions and registration forms
Vendor registration coming soon. 

6 September 2015 - Frackville, Pennsylvania
Schuylkill Historical Fire Society Annual Muster.  Schuylkill County Fire School,
11 am.  Featured apparatus Seagrave.  Pumping contests; static and operational
displays of antique fire apparatus; vendor/flea market area and Annual Memorial
Service.  Directions  For more info call Museum

11 - 12 September 2015 - Olyphant, Pennsylvania
Northeastern PA Volunteer Firemen's Federation 85th Annual Convention/Parade.
Hosted by Olyphant Fire Companies.

11 - 13 September 2015 - St. Louis, Missouri 
Firefighters Weekend.  Friday, 7th Annual Firefighters' Candlelight Vigil.  Saturday
32nd Annual Great Fire Engine Rally.  Sunday 4th Annual Clayton Stair Climb.
Watch our web site for further details 

17 - 10 September 2015 - Buchanan, New York
West Chester County VFA Convention and Buchanan Engine Co. #1, 75th
Anniversary.  Parade September 19, 2 pm.

23 - 26 September 2015 - Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania
136th Firemen's Assoc., of the State of Pennsylvania State Convention & parade. 
Location Galleria Sports Complex.  Parade on Saturday.  More details to follow

25 September (Thursday) 2015 - Kingwood, West Virginia
Preston County Buckwheat Festival Famous Firemen's Parade. Judging
5 - 7 pm, St. Sebastian Church parking lot.  Parade 7:30 pm.   

26 September 2015 - Rutherford, New Jersey
Rutherford West End Engine and Hose Co., #3, 125th Anniversary Parade and
celebration.  Registration at 9 am, step-off 1 pm.  Party and trophies to follow.
For more info For online registration visit

26 September 2015 - Highland Mills, New York
Orange County VFA Convention parade 1 pm.   Hosted by Highland Mills
Fire Co., 1 pm.

2 - 3 October 2015 - Lititz, Pennsylvania

All Mack show.  Gerhart Machinery.  Free admission no entry fees.


3 October 2015 - Ripon, California

25th Annual Emergency Vehicle Display Show.  Ripon Community

Center & Park, 412 W. 4th St., 8 am - 3 pm.

11 October 2015 - York, Pennsylvania    

2nd Fire Muster & Flea market 8 AM to 4 PM.  Coulser Park, 1060 Church Rd.  Featured
Apparatus will be Ahrens-Fox.  Static Display with Pumping available. Apparatus photo session,
Live music, Kids Corner with games, and fire Prevention demonstrations and firematic flea market.
Please notify anyone owning an Ahrens-Fox about our muster.  Truck may be trailered, doesn't
need to be running. For more info email Bob

16 - 18 October 2015 - Bartlett, New Hampshire
118th Annual State Firemen's Convention.  Please watch our web site for updates

24 October 2015 - Phoenix, Arizona
Hall of Flame Fire Museum Open House.  9 am - noon.  Free admission.  Many activities
for kids, which includes fire engine rides and pumping from a fire engine.

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

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.