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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.




16 April 2016 - Alexandria, Virginia
Friendship Fire Museum Firefighting History Walking Tour.  Explore Alexandria's
firefighting history.  Participants learn about volunteer firefighting in early Alexandria,
three devastating fires and the five volunteer fire companies.  Tour begins at the


18 April (Monday) 2016 - San Francisco, California
SFFD 150th Kick-off event and 65 foot wooden ladder demo.  Display
of vintage fire apparatus, a 65 foot wooden ladder raise demonstration
by a team of firefighters.  Union Square, Geary & Stockton Sts.
10 am - noon. www.sffd150.org


18 - 23 April  2016 - Indianapolis, Indiana
FDIC Conference.  Firefighter Combat Challenge, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
and Saturday.  For complete schedule of events visit www.fdic.com/index.html


22 (Friday) April 2016 - Shepherd, Michigan
Shepherd Tri-Twnshp. Nineteenth Annual Emergency Vehicle Parade.  All vehicles
participating need to report to Shepherd Trio-Twnsp Station #1 by 8 pm for judging.
Parade will begin at dusk, approximately 9 pm.  Questions contact Kevin Salisbury


23 April 2016 - Hopewell, Virginia
City of Hopewell Fire Apparatus Parade, 6:30 pm. 


23 - 24 April 2016 - Allentown, Pennsylvania
Union Historical Fire Society Spring Melt & Fire Memorabilia Auction.  Allentown Fairgrounds
Agri-Plex, 302 N. 17th St. Saturday, Auction opens 9 am, preview 7 am.  Sunday, Spring Melt
Fire Antique and Memorabilia Marketplace opens 9 am.


24 April 2016 - Murrieta, California
Murrietta FD 69th BBQ and Annual Explorer Muster.  10 am, 41825 Juniper St.


28 (Thursday) 2016 - Winchester, Virginia
Winchester Fire and Rescue Firefighter's Muster.  Shawnee FC, 2210 Valor Dr.,
6 - 10 pm.  City, area and antique fire apparatus display.  Emergency services
vendor displays.  Food and beverage available for purchase.   Regional Fire
Apparatus History Presentation, Winchester Fire and Rescue History Project
and photography display.  For more info and apparatus registration call
Winchester Fire and Rescue 540-662-2298


29 (Friday) April 2016 - Winchester, Virginia
Note correction of date
9 am - 12 pm Firetruck Rodeo, Millbrook High School.  Hundreds of fire engines, old and new. 
Watch as firefighters drive the huge machines backwards and forward through tightly spaced
cones to the tick of a stop watch.  Held rain or shine. For registration
5:30 pm Firefighter's Parade.  Now the largest and one of the oldest firefighters' parades in
Contact for both events info@sabf.org


29 -30 April 2016 - Warrenton, North Carolina
Warrenton County 6th Junior Firefighter Competition.  Warrenton County Recreation
Complex, 7 am - 5 pm.  Seeking competition teams, event sponsors, vendors and
volunteers.  warrencountyjrfirefighters@hotmail.com  Visit us on facebook


30 April 2016 - Jackson, Michigan
Great Lakes International Antique Fire Apparatus  Assoc., Swap & Sell.
200 W. Ganson St.  8am - 2 pm. Registration deadline April 13.
Admission $3.  Host hotel Comfort Inn, 2435 Shirley Dr. 
Traffic alert: if coming from the east beware of pending southbound
I-275 shutdown. Also M-14 in Ann Harbor between US-23 and Main St.,
is closed.  http://tinyurl.com/jl4th8b  Contact Lee-Ann lamb@congeco.ca
For up to date info and registration www.gliafaa.org/Jackson-Flea-Market.html


30 April 2016 - Rutherford, New Jersey
4th Annual Rutherford Extrication Competition.  Meadows Office Complex,
301 State Rt 17, 11 am - 5 pm.  http://tinyurl.com/hzvpunl


30 April 2016 - Lampeter, Pennsylvania
Lampeter FC 100th Anniversary Celebration.  We are hosting a full day of
activities from 10 am - 4 pm.  We are asking you to bring your antique fire
apparatus to display with local and distant companies, as well as privately
owned antique fire apparatus to remind the public how it all started. 
Please let us know before April 15, that you will be joining us. ) 717-464-2561


30 April - 1 May 2016 - Lords Valley, Pennsylvania
Jr. Firefighter Weekend.  Pike County Fire Training Center, 135 Pike County Blvd.
Where Jr. Firefighters ages 14 and up  learn to become future leaders in the fire service. 
Public is invited to come and view and support this great training session. 
Contact Tim Knapp office - 570-296-6714 M - Fri., 8 am - 4 pm.


4 May (Wednesday) 2016 - San Francisco, California
SFFD chief Engineer Historical Panel.  San Francisco main public library,
Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St., at Grove St., 9:30 - 11:30 am.
Please enter via Grove St. Join us to hear from the members that have
served as Chief engineer of the Great San Francisco FD. 


6 May (Friday) 2016 - Aurora, Illinois
Aurora  Regional Fire Museum First Friday Steam Event, 6 -8 pm.


7 May 2016 - Lutherville, Maryland
Fire Museum of Maryland Annual Steam Show.  Hose wagon rides and
demos with hand and horse-drawn apparatus, kids contest, working steam
engines, antique models, working draft horse, Dalmatians and food vendors.
Fun day for the whole family.  http://www.firemuseummd.org


7 May 2016 - Clayton, Delaware
Clayton Fire Company 125th Anniversary Fire Apparatus Muster. Open to both
new  and antique fire apparatus as well as Fire Dept., and privately owned. 
Judging with awards and each participant will receive a dash plaque.  10 am - 3 pm,
apparatus may begin arriving 8:30 am.  Any FD or organization that wants to sell
any type of FD novelties may do so for free, but must provide their own table. 
www.claytonfirecompany.com/  For more info and registration contact
Cptn. Alex Carrow rescue45engine@yahoo.com 


7 May 2016 - Branson, Missouri
Ozark Mountain Fire Truck Parade.  Branson Landing 10 am.  Be a part of the
of the first Annual Firefighter Combat Challenge in Branson.  Join us for a family event.
Bring your current, vintage or unique fire apparatus.  There will be a static
display and some available spots for pumping.  Visit us on facebook
Contact Johnathan  jbutler@bransonmo.gov  


14 May 2016 - Buchanan, New York
First Responder Collectible Show hosted by Buchanan Engine Co., #1
3159 Albany Post Rd.  Firematic Flea Market, Fire apparatus display and
refreshments.  9 am - 4 pm, set up 8 am for vendors.  $5 admission. Vendor
tables $15 each For vendor registration Rich Novo 914-299-6103 or Mike Scott
914-419-4037.  Apparatus registration Andrew Grant 914-589-1573


14 May 2016 - Matawan, New Jersey
Morganville Independent FC 100th Anniversary.  Fire apparatus muster for
apparatus of all ages and types.  Judging 10 am - 12:30 pm.  Celebration
noon - 3 pm.  Food, entertainment and trophies.  Judging and registration
at St. Clements Church, 172 Freneau Ave.  Contact ladder90@gmail.com


14 May 2016 - Canton, Michigan
Police & Fire Swap Meet hosted by Priority One Emergency.  FREE admission,
FREE spaces for sellers.  Buy/Sell/Trade your new or used equipment at our
location (Register your own outdoor space for FREE.  Sellers are responsible
for all set up and material, seller is responsible for proper ID verification for any
items sold that would require such; no firearms) You MUST register your space
by May 7th (spaces are limited, first come first serve).  Contact Sarah at
sarah@priority1emergency.com  or 734-398-5900 x 201. or visit the event page


20 - 22 May 2016 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Note correction of dates
Lancaster County Firemen's Assoc., Fire Expo.  Harrisburg Farm Show
Complex.  Contact John 717-464-3291www.LCFA.com


21 May 2016 - Alexandria, Virginia
Friendship firehouse Museum, Firefighting in Civil War Alexandria Walking Tour.
When VA joined the Confederacy, Union troops occupied Alexandria and most municipal functions
were assumed by the US Army.  Walking tour explores firefighting during the occupation.  How
were volunteer fire companies treated by Federal authorities?  What happened to the firehouses?
Questions will be answered as participants visit four of the five firehouses.


21 May 2016 - Ossining, New York
Ossining VFD Annual Fire Parade.  Come and celebrate the 125th anniversary of Monitor Hose
Co. #4.  Parade line-up at 3 pm and start time 4 pm. www.facebook.com/events/186793908356463/


21 May 2016 - Succasunna, New Jersey
8th Annual Spring Antique Fire Apparatus Muster.  Hosted by the Antique Fire Assoc., of NJ.
Horseshoe Lake Park, Eyland Ave., 9:30 am - 2 pm.  Motorcade line up 9 am, start 9:30 am.
Contact Mike 973-886-0429  www.afanj.org


22 May 2016 - Swedesboro, New Jersey
Dedication of the Cradle of Liberty AFAA Fire Museum, formerly Repaupo
Volunteer Fire and Rescue, 7 Repaupo Station Rd.  More details to follow.


27 - 28 May 2016 - Perth, Ontario, Canada
Drummond/North Elmsley Tay Valley Fire Rescue & BBD and E are hosting the 2016 All
Ontario Vehicle Rescue Challenge and Learning Symposium at the Perth Fairgrounds.
Any fire department in Canada or the US may submit a team.  Tons of activities, auto extrication
demos, good food, vendors, antique fire trucks and more.  Spectators welcome.


2 June (Thursday) 2016 - Los Angeles, California
19th Annual Hope for Firefighters Event, benefiting the LA Fire Department
widows, orphans & disabled Firemen's 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 $8.  www.hopeforfirefighters.org
Contact Heather Ross 310-776-0933


3 - 4 June 2016 - Kinzer, Pennsylvania
Note correction of date.
Lancaster County Firemen's Assoc., Convention.  Hosted by the Kinzer Fire
Company who is celebrating their 100th anniversary.  Watch for updates


4 June 2016 - Westminster, Maryland
Chesapeake Antique Fire AA annual muster. Carroll County Farm Museum,
500 S. Center St.  Please note: parade has been discontinued.  Held rain or shine,
9 am - 3 pm.  Registration $15, contact Doug Wheeler dougwheeler@juno.com
Flea market ($15) registration contact Tim Jones seagrave66@aol.com


4 June 2016 - Spencerport, New York
Spencerport VFA Fire Apparatus Muster, 1 - 6 pm, 75 S. Union St.  Please bring
your antique or modern fire apparatus. www.spencerportfire.org or facebook


4 June 2016 - Montrose, New York
Montrose FD parade 6 pm. http://montrosefire.com


4 June 2016 - Hudson, North Carolina
Foothills Fire & Life Safety EXPO, presented by the Caldwell County Fire Rescue Assoc.
10 am - 3 pm at the Caldwell College and Technical Institute Hudson Campus, 2855


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 Greenwood Fire Apparatus Society. 
Pumping, firematic flea market and Fire Safe House demos.  FREE admission and parking. 
For info contact Paul Tieman 513-753-5990 paul.tieman42@gmail.com


8 (Wednesday) June 2016 - Katonah, New York
Katonah Fire Department parade, 7 pm.


10 - 11 June 2016 - Halifax, Pennsylvania
Dauphin County Volunteer Firemen's Assoc. Convention.  Hosted by the Fisherville
VFC #1.  June 11, hose and barrel competition.  For rules and registration form


11 June 2016 - Wakefield, Massachusetts
Massachusetts AFA (MAFAA) 39th Annual Fire Truck Parade and Firematic Flea Market.
Edgewater Park, 400 Audubon Rd. Route 148 to exit 42, Salem St., to Audubon Rd.
Flea market 9 am - 3 pm.  Parade 10 am from Lynfield High School, Essex St.  Static
display follows parade of over 70 antique and modern fire apparatus.  Pumping demos and
more.  Food and drink vendors on site.  Absolutely no digs, bikes, rollerblades or skateboards
will be permitted due to insurance prohibitions.  FREE parking and admission.  For more details
visit www.massmafaa.com or www.lffra.org/  or call Lynnfield FD 781-334-5152


11 June 2016 - McCloud, California
Note correction of date
7th annual McCloud FD Fire Muster.  Parade 11 am on Main St.  Events at Hoo Hoo Park,
405 E. Colombero Dr.  12 - 5 pm Firemen relay races noon - 6 pm, 6;30 pm BBQ. 


12 June 2016 - East Islip, (Long Island) New York
2nd Annual Long Island Antique Fire Apparatus Photo Shoot.  Presented by the
Long Island Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc.  Heckscher Park,  field #8, 9 am - 3 pm.  
Inviting all antique fire and rescue apparatus (1800 - 1990) whether FDS.EMS or
privately owned from across the northeast.  Going for the Guiness World Record
for most fire trucks pixed in a group.  Note: Park regulations do not permit animals.
Thank you for your cooperation.  Group hotel rates available.  Join us
for a day of firematic history including, fire museum displays, firematic photo
displays from LI, NJ and CT, pumping of hand drawn fire engines and more.
Contact Event coordinatorTom Rinelli firetruckphotoshoot@gmail.com


12 June 2016 - Fall River, Massachusetts
Fall River Fire Museum 8th Annual Fire Truck Show.  Old River & Fall River
Railroad Museum, 2 Water St., 10 am - 3 pm.  Static display of antique and


15 - 18 June 2016 - Verona, New York
NYSAFC 110th Annual Conference and Fire Expo, turning Stone Resort.
Over 300 exhibitors.  For complete details and registration visit


17 - 18 June 2016 - Quentin, Pennsylvania
94th Lebanon County firefighters Assoc. Convention.  Hosted by the Quentin VFC


17 - 18 June 2016 - Adrian, Michigan
City of Adrian FD 175th Anniversary. Tentative schedule, subject to change.
Friday, 1 - 5 pm, open house/ meet and greet for out of town visitors. 
Saturday, 9:30 am parade line up, 11 am start.  1 pm waterball, tour of
old station #1 and various activities.  Visit us on facebook


18 June 2016 - Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania
Wyndmoor Hose Co. #1 annual muster and fireworks, 3 - 7 pm.  Cash awards
and trophies. Fun for the whole family. Free admission. Food provided to
apparatus owner participants. Email whcochief82@aol.com


18 June 2016 - Corbin, Kentucky
Appalachian Foothills Fire Muster.  Hosted by Woodbine Fire & Rescue.
On the grounds of Emanuel Baptist Church, 720 Browning Acres Rd. 


18 June 2016 - Chicago, Illinois
22nd Annual 5-11 Club of Chicago and Fire Buffs of Illinois (northern IL SPAAMFAA
chapter), Fire Engine Rally and Firematic Swap Meet.  Chicago  "Quinn" Fire Academy,
558 W. DeKoven. 8 am - 1 pm.  Parade 9:30 am.  Antique and modern apparatus display
and demos. For more details and registration forms http://www.5-11clubchicago.org/
Contact Jack Connors connorsba@sbcglobal.net


18 June 2016 - Spencer, North Carolina
2nd Annual NC Transportation Museum Fire Truck Show.  10 am - 2 pm, trucks may arrive
at 8:30 am.  Kids activities and parade at 2 pm.  Our special guest The Norfolk Southern
First Responders #911 Locomotive!! Last year we saw the second largest gathering of fire trucks
for display in the state of NC.  Note:  looking for anyone interested in vendor space, modelers space
or pumping contact Tim firetoolman@hotmail.com If there is enough interest will try to accommodate,
We'd like to make it even bigger this year!  To register email


18 June 2016 - Carlstadt, New Jersey
Bergen Engine Company One Carlstadt FD Annual Bar-B-Que-Picnic Fundraiser.
500 Jefferson St., 4 - 8 pm.  Donation $20.  Music by Cross Over Band.  Good food,
Good music, Good times.  Info 201-939-1779


18 - 24 June 2016 - Ocean City, Maryland
Maryland State Firemen's Assoc., 124th Annual convention & Conference. 
Parade Wednesday, June 22, 1 pm, in downtown Ocean City. 
For registrations and details visit http://msfa.org/  and


19 June 2016 - Berkley, Massachusetts
33rd Berkley FD Annual Fire Muster and Parade.  Free admission, food and refreshments.
Parade lineup 10 am lineup Berkley Station 2, 4 Grove St., enter from Church St. Parade start
time 11 am to Station 1, Berkley Common, the Muster Field. Visit us on facebook


24 -25 June 2016 - McAdoo, Pennsylvania
113th Six County Firemen's Assoc., Convention hosted by the McAdoo FC.
Parade June 25.  Registration and judging begins at 0900 and parade at 1400.


25 June 2016 - Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Central Ohio AFA Annual Muster, 9 am - 3 pm.  Ohio Fire Academy 
8895 E. Main St. www.coafaa.org or visit us on Facebook


25 June 2016 - Ballston Spa, New York
200th Year Anniversary Eagle Matt Lee FC. We are hosting the New England
State Veterans Firemen's League muster at noon.  Saratoga Fairgrounds.
Antique, modern and Fire Apparatus on display. 
 

26 June 2016 - Jamesburg, New Jersey
Tri-Counties Fire Assoc., 25th Annual Antique Fire Apparatus show.  Thompson Park,
Forsgate Dr. & Perrinville Rd., off exit 8A of New Jersey Turnpike.  Registration 8:30 am,
parade 10:30 am.  Tree shaded picnic and vendor area, drafting and firematic flea market. 
Contact dburns2563@comcast.net or David Napier 732-938-2685


2 July 2016 - Bath, Maine
New England State Veterans Fireman's League Muster. 33 summer St., at noon,
held rain or shine.


4 July 2016 - Brookside, New Jersey
Brookside Engine Co. #1 100th Anniversary parade.


8 July 2016 - Mount Kisco, New York

8 - 16 July 2016 - Wrightwood, California
2016 Hal Bruno Comfort Zone Camp, for children of fallen firefighters, ages 7 -17 who have been
honored at Emmitsburg.  Lions Camp at Teresita Pines.  http://www.firehero.org/event/2016-czc/


9 July 2016 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
PA Pump Primers 41st Annual Muster.  Held rain or shine at Riverfront Park.
Note:  street parking is not free on weekends There are kiosk on streets where you can pay
on cell phone with PANGO app.  For listings of parking lots and fees visit
Watch our web site for updates and registration form. www.papumpprimers.org/muster.html


9 July 2016 - Unionville, Connecticut
Tunxis Hose Co., #1, firemen's parade.


9 July 2016 - Millbrook, New York
Dutchess County VFA Convention parade, 6 pm.


9 July 2016 - Germantown, Ohio
20th Annual MVAFAA Fire Apparatus show.  This event will take place in a beautiful
park near the center of historic Germantown.  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 will offer a variety of items.  Bring the entire family for a fun "step
back in time" adventure.  Support the Germantown FF Assoc., by having lunch at their
food stand.  Visit www.mvafaa.org or email Jeff Tingle tingled@woh.rr.com


10 - 16 July 2016 - Dunbar, Pennsylvania
Fayette County Firemen's Assoc., Convention.  Hosted by Dunbar and Morrell


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, Pennsylvania
Keystone Firefighters Conference at the Greater Philadelphia Convention Center
(King of Prussia area).  Friday: Forcible Entry Academy Saturday: Pride and Polish
apparatus show and firematic flea market with many antiques on display in the main
exhibit hall all 3 days.  Over $2000 in prize money for antique apparatus,  Also
Jr/Explorer Firefighter competition at noon.  Sunday: Fire Truck Rodeo at 9 am.
Trophies for competition winners.  Hours Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday 10 am -2 pm.
For more info and full schedule visit www.keystonefirefighterconference.com
or on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/pcj8q69 or contact Bob Romig bobrfire17@aol.com


16 July 2016 - Trexlertown, Pennsylvania
Good Will FC #1 100th Anniversary and host of the Four County Firemen's Assoc.,
parade.  Please check our web site for updates


16 July 2016 - Dover Plains, New York
Dover Plains Fire Department Parade 6:00pm


16 July 2016 - Verplank, New York
Verplank Fire Department Parade 6:00pm


16 July 2016 - Independence, Missouri
Independence 76 FC Firefest 2016.  Silverstein Eye Center Arena
parking lot, 19100 E. Valley View Pkwy.  9 am - 3 pm.  Fire truck rides, water
display, kids games and more.  Contact Rick Webb 816-520-8510


17 July 2016 - Davisburg, Michigan
2nd annual Family Safety Day, at noon, part of the Oakland County Fair.  If you are
interested in participating or need more info contact Dave Page almont2@yahoo.com
For map & directions www.oakfair.org  More details to follow


23 July 2016 - Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania
"Step Up and Lead" Fire Service Leadership Seminar.  Location Shoemakersville
FC.  9 am - 3 pm.  Limited seating, please register as soon as possible.


23 July 2016 - Shartlesville, Pennsylvania
Shartlesville FC #1 annual Lights and Sirens parade.  Judging 3 - 6 pm, step off
at 7 pm.  Games, food and music 6 - 11 pm.   All trucks welcome.  Monetary
awards for longest distance, loudest truck and more.  Contact  Shane co41ff@comcast.net
Please put "parade" in subject line.  Follow us on facebook http://tinyurl.com/hb885nd


29 - 30 July 2016 - Frankenmuth, Michigan
Great Lakes International AFAA Annual Fire Muster.  Heritage Park, 601 Weiss St.
Friday: registration 2 - 5 pm. Chicken dinner 6 pm.  Saturday: registration 8 - 10 am,
flea market 8 am, parade lineup 10:45 am with step-off at 11 am, opening ceremony
at noon, pumping and static display all day.  Please visit us at
www.gliafaa.org/Frankenmuth-Muster.html for updates and further info.  Or on Facebook


29 - 30 July 2016 - Niverville, New York
Columbia County VFA 91st Convention.  Hosted by Niverville FC who is celebrating
their 100th Anniversary.  Location Kinder Hook Town Park, Farm Rd. Parade July 30,


30 July 2016 - Newbury, Massachusetts
New England State Veterans Fireman's League Muster. High Rd. at Hanover,
at noon, held rain or shine. 


31 July 2016 - Newberg, Oregon
Newberg Classic Fire Apparatus Show, pump-in, swap meet & Junior challenge.
Part of the Newburg Old Fashioned Festival.  Details available soon. Please check
back here and our facebook page for updates.  mattsimek@earthlink.net


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 http://cvvfa.org


6 August 2016 - New Hampton, New York
Catskill Fire Cats 40th Annual Fire Truck Show, Muster and Family Day.  Orange
County Fire Training Center, 9 Training Center Lane, 9 am - 4 pm rain or shine!


6 August 2016 - Salem, Massachusetts
Salem Willows Fire muster at noon


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.  Free to
apparatus owners and spectators. More details to follow. 


10 - 13 August 2016 - Middletown (Circleville), 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, Ed May, Gold Leaf and Paint
Restoration Expert and Harvey Eckhart, History of Mack Fire Apparatus.
  2618 State Route 302.  For info contact Robert Reynolds 845-343-4746


12 - 14 August 2016 - Wallaceburg, Ontario
28th Annual WAMBO.  One of Canada's largest transportation show.  FREE admission.
Includes fire apparatus, hose carts, ladder trucks and more.  Fire truck parade Saturday 3 pm. 
For complete schedule www.kent.net/wambo/schedule.php
Antique fire truck contact Lee Burrows fire@wambo.ca


13 August 2016 - North Haverhill, New Hampshire
Note change of date Due to unforeseen circumstances we had to change
the date of the event.  4th Annual Dan Jock Memorial Fireman's Muster. 
VFW Memorial Field.  Watch our Facebook page for updates


14 August 2016 - Warminster, Pennsylvania
German American Firefighters Assoc., is again teaming up with Gibson Road Antique Fire Assoc.,
to present the 34th Annual Muster and Firematic Flea Market.  10 am - 3 pm.
Location: Vereinigung Erzgebirge German Club, 130 Davisville Rd., 10 am - 3 pm.  Free admission
and parking.  We appreciate our joint musters in the past and look forward to another great joint muster. 
Contact gafanews@yahoo.com For online registration visit http://igafa.org/


16 - 20 August 2016 - New Orleans, Louisiana
IFBA Convention.  Details available soon at http://ifba.org/


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


20 August 2016 - Winchendon, Massachusetts
Winchendon Firemen's Muster at noon.


21 August 2016 - Millville, New Jersey
Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade muster and firematic flea market.
Wheaton Art Center.  www.gafb.net


27 August 2016 - Middlebury, Connecticut
76th Annual Fire parade, 6 pm  www.middleburyfire-ct.org/


27 August 2016 - Denville, New Jersey
2nd Annual Revolutionary FOOLS Fire Muster and Model Show.
Main Street Fire House, 2 Indian Rd., 9 am - 3 pm. 


27 August 2016 - Ypsilanti, Michigan
Michigan Firehouse Museum Fire Truck Muster, 10 am - 3 pm.  Open to the
public FREE of charge.  Operate a hand pumper.  Bucket Brigade demo 11 am - 1 pm,
Kid's FF obstacle course, noon - 2 pm and much more


3 September 2016 - Denver, Colorado
Denver Firefighters Museum Wee Firefighters series  6 week Fire safety series for
3 - 6 year olds.  http://tinyurl.com/z2zfwgg
For registration contact Sarah Crocker sarah@denverfightersmuseum.org


3 September 2016 - Boonton, New Jersey
Boonton Fire Dept., 125th Anniversary Parade, 1:30 pm sharp.  Rain date Monday,
Sept., 5.  All units should plan to arrive by 12:30 pm.  Email kcosborne@optonline.net


3 - 4 September 2016 - St. Thomas, Ontario
34th Annual St. Thomas Fire Muster Days.  2 days of family entertainment! Muster
competitions, antique fire trucks and apparatus, emergency service displays and demos,
food, vendors, fire truck rodeo, HUGE car show, parade, interactive children's area, and
so much more! Hosted by the St. Thomas Professional Firefighter's Assoc.


4 September 2016 - Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
Fire Department of Mount Horeb Fire Muster.  Details not yet available.


9 - 10 September 2016 - Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
Northeastern PA Volunteer Firemen;s Federation Annual Convention.
Hosted by the Lake Ariel FC


7 - 11 September 2016 - Burnsville, Minnesota
Burnsville Fire Muster. We will be introducing a dynamic website in the
coming weeks and will keep you advised of exciting developments on


9 - 11 September 2016 - York, Maine
Maine State Federation of FF Convention.  Hosted by York Fire Department
who is celebrating 100 years of service.  Saturday, 7 - 10 am parade lineup,
parade 10:30 am.  Sunday, 9 am muster at York High School, team captains
must attend meeting at 8:30 am.  http://100years.yorkvillagefire.com/


10 September 2016 - Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania
Shoemakersville FC #1 Lights and Siren Parade, 4 pm.  After the parade we will house our
1927 American LaFrance and hold a special 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony.  Parade is
open to all FC's, Police Depts., EMS agencies, Military units and privately owned fire
apparatus.  Note:  previous date was changed to allow for this event.  For more info
and registration visit www.shoeyfire.com  or on facebook at http://tinyurl.com/j6j8eq9


10 September 2016 - Lutherville, Maryland
Fire Museum of Maryland Cruisin' For Heroes.  10 am - 2 pm.  Baltimore County Sheriff's
Dept., salute to fire, police, EMS and military personnel.  With antique fire engines demos
and car show.    http://www.firemuseummd.org


10 September 2016 - Garnerville, New York
Rockland VFA Convention parade.  S.W.Johnson SFE Co #1


10 September 2016 - Milford, Connecticut
Engine 260, 45th Annual Fire Apparatus show & Muster.  10  am - 5 pm,
Eisenhower Park, 121 North St.  Activities include parade of antique fire apparatus.
firefighter competitions, exhibitions, demos and firematic flea market.  Free admission
to the general public.  All proceeds benefit Milford Recreation Department program for
children with special needs.  Further information 203-874-2605. Email engine260@aol.com


11 September 2016 - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
Heroes Fighting Cancer Combat Challenge.  Shippensburg Fire Activity Center, 33 W.
Orange St., Teams will compete in the following events:  High Rise Pack Carry, Hose Hoist,
Victim Rescue & Kaiser Sled,  We will also have a Junior Firefighters division.


11 September 2016 - Hellertown, Pennsylvania
Dewey Fire Co. #1, Firemen's Memorial Muster.  Saluting the firemen who
died on 9/11, along with all firemen that have past.  More details to follow.


11 - 17 September 2016 - Tremont, Pennsylvania
62nd Annual Schuylkill County Firefighters Convention, hosted by the Tremont Fire
Co. #1.  Parade September 17, 1 pm.  Judging 9 am - noon.


15 - 17 September 2016 - Wildwood, New Jersey
New Jersey State Firemen's Convention and Expo.  Expo Friday, 8 am - 6 pm, Saturday
8 am - 1 pm, Montgomery and Ocean Aves.  Parade Saturday, 2 pm.  For complete schedule
and further details visit http://www.njfireexpo.com/  For general info email info@njfireexpo.com


16 -17 September 2016 - Chatham, Ontario
FireFest V downtown Chatham on King St.  Canada's largest show of antique fire apparatus
and emergency response vehicles. FREE.  Open to the public 10 am - 4 pm.  Fun day for
the entire family.  http://firefest.ca/ Facebook www.facebook.com/ckfirefest
Contact Brent DeNure brent@firefest.ca


17 September 2016 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania National Fire Museum 1st Annual Firematic Sale and Flea Market.
1820 N. 4th St., held rain or shine, 9 am - 5 pm.  Indoor and outdoor spaces
available $15.  Includes 8 foot space, vendors are required to bring their own tables and
chairs.  Parking is free in off street parking lot.  There will be no charge this day for Fire
Museum.  To reserve call 717-232-8915  Email info@pnfm.org Online registration 


22 - 24 September 2016 - Hastings on Hudson, New York
110th Westchester County VFA Convention.  Your host Hastings on Hudson FD
Saturday, dress parade.  Line up Warburton Ave. (south of Pinecrest). Step off 1:30 pm,
down Warburton Ave., to Maple Ave., end at MacEhran Park (River St.) Trophies
scheduled for 5 - 5:30 pm.


24 September 2016 - Frackville, Pennsylvania
Schuylkill Historical Fire Society Annual Muster.  Schuylkill County Training
Academy, Morea Rd.  Just off Route 61 and I-81, exit 124. 11 am - 2 pm. 
Featured apparatus commercial chassis fire trucks.  Parade preceding
from Schuylkill Mall.  For more info call museum 570-462-4400


24 September 2016 - Monroe, New York
Orange County VFA Convention Parade.  Line up 1 pm, stepoff 2 pm.


24 September 2016 - Lakewood, Colorado

West Metro 22nd Family Fire Muster.  West Metro Fire Rescue's Fire Center,

10 am - 2 pm. Please no pets  http://westmetrofire.org/878/Family-Fire-Muster



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.,


25 September, 2016 - East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Antique Fire Apparatus Society 12th annual Antique Fire Apparatus and
Equipment Show.  New England Tech, 1 New England Tech Blvd.,10 am - 3 pm.  Admission
is free! 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.  For registration visit
secretary@riafas.org  Please put in subject RIAFAS 2016 Muster


25 September 2016 - San Francisco, California
SFFD Civic Celebration and Members appreciation Day.  10 am - 5 pm.  This will be the
largest family-friendly event of the year, free to the public.  A display of vintage and current fire
apparatus, antique fire apparatus and artifacts, activities for children, food and other vendors.


29 September (Thursday) 2016 - Kingwood, West Virginia

Preston County Buckwheat Festival Famous Firemen's Parade. Judging

5 - 7 pm, St. Sebastian Church parking lot.  Parade 7:30 pm.   

www.buckwheatfest.com/schedule.htm



30 September - 1 October 2016 - Lititz, Pennsylvania

Mack Day, all Mack trucks, buses and fire apparatus are welcome.  Location:

Gerhart Equipment Co., 910 Brunnerville Rd. Public welcome, no entry fee, food

available and truck related vendor area.  Info 484-955-0155 or 610-589-4667.

www.gerhartmachinery.com/about/gerharts-all-mack-truck-event



30 September - 1 October 2016 - Ripon, California
Menlo Park and Ripon Police Departments invite you to attend the 26th Annual Emergency
Vehicle and Display Show.  Ripon Community Center and Park, 412 W. 4th St., 8 am - 3 pm
Saturday " Code 3" parade approximately 1 pm. For complete schedule visit
Registration http://tinyurl.com/hezrydj  Contact Darryl Lindsay inpursuitmppd@yahoo.com


1 October 2016 - Stoneham, Massachusetts
Stoneham Fire Station 100th Anniversary celebration.  Plans are underway to have an
antique fire apparatus, police car parade and more.  More to come.  http://tinyurl.com/hrqoz9s


2 October 2016 - Fryeburg, Maine
Firemen's Muster, dry hose, wet hose, ball squirt and more.  Part of Fryeburg Fair,
Contact Corliss Watson 207-890-7334


2 October 2016 - York, Pennsylvania
3rd Annual Fire Muster & Flea Market, 8 am - 4pm.  Cousler Park, 1060
Church Rd.  Featured apparatus American LaFrance.
A special ALF challenge with a special award.  Apparatus photo sessions, live
music, kids corner (8AM - 3 PM)with games, firematic flea market (8 am - 3 pm),
pumping contest (10 am - 2 pm) and fire prevention demos.  Food trucks available
all day.  Awards announced 3 - 4 pm.Truck may be trailered, doesn't need to be
running.  This year we are adding Best Appearing Fire Dog, can be any breed. 
All proceeds go to support the Preservation of Fire History in York County and our
First Responder's Scholarship Fund. Contact Bob strawcem@aol.com 


7 - 8 October 2016 - Lititz, Pennsylvania
25th Annual All Mack Truck Show, Gerhart's


8 - 9 October 2016 - Emmitsburg, Maryland
35th Annual National Fallen Fighters Memorial Weekend. Every October, the

Foundation sponsors the official national tribute to all firefighters who died in the

line of duty during the previous year. 

For full schedule of events visit www.firehero.org/events/memorial-weekend/



9 October 2016 - Nationwide

Bells Across America.  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 fighters.  For the 6th year bells will ring coast to coast

as a grateful nation pauses to honor those firefighters who die in 2015 and previous

years.  Help us honor our fallen firefighters.  Registration available

www.firehero.org/events/memorial-weekend/about/bells-across-america/participation-form



29 October 2016 - 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
1/2 price off admission.  www.firemuseummd.org/


3 December 2016 - San Francisco, California
SFFD 150th Birthday Celebration www.sffd150.org


????  February 2017 - Lutherville, Maryland
Fire Museum of Maryland Great Baltimore Firecoach Tour.  Meet at the museum for
a multimedia presentation and discussion, followed by a bus and walking tour of
the Burnt District of Baltimore.  Tour and discussion are led by Baltimore historian
Wayne Schaumburg and Curator Steve Heaver.  Call for details 410-321-7500


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 billblunden@gmail.com







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.