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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.

Permanent display - Lansing, Michigan
R.E. Olds Transportation Museum now has a permanent First responders exhibit.
Includes a 1938 Reo Speed Wagon and a Gold Crown fire truck that served the
Bainbridge FC in PA.  All first responders who show i.d. badge, uniform etc., will
receive free admission into the museum.

12 (Friday) August 2016 - Pittsford, New York
Part of Walnut Hill Driving Competition 10 -14 August.  At the conclusion of
the days programs a re-enactment of fighting a mutual aid response to a 1880
FFD will be responding to the Mendon VFD.  The Mendon VFD will be responding
with two crews from their Explore post.  They will be responding with two hose carts.

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 (Friday) August 2016 - Pittsford, New York
Part of Walnut Hill Driving Competition 10 -14 August.  At the conclusion of
the days programs a re-enactment of fighting a mutual aid response

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
Antique fire truck contact Lee Burrows

13 August 2016 - North Haverhill, New Hampshire
Note Cancellation and new date:  In order to allow local firefighters the opportunity to attend
the funeral of long time firefighter and instructor Tim Moore of the Corinth Fire Department, we
have chosen to postpone this year's event.  Our new date September 11
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Corinth
Fire Department and Captain Moore's family during this difficult time. 4th Annual Dan Jock
Memorial Fireman's Muster.  VFW Memorial Field.  Watch our Facebook 

13 August 2016 - New Foundland, Pennsylvania
Greene-Dreher VFA parade.  Line up at noon, start 1 pm.

13 August 2016 - Estacada, California
Five Alarm Fun hosted by Colton and Estacada Volunteer Firefighters Assoc.
Family fun day featuring fire department skills and vintage apparatus from both
private collectors and departments.  Truck cruise, Oregon Fire Museum displays
and muster events.  Contact

13 August 2016 - Parker, Pennsylvania
Parker City VFD Firefighter Challenge and BBQ.  Phillips Municipal Park.
Firefighter Challenge between local fire companies 2:30 pm. 

13 August 2016 - Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania
Nesquehoning Hose co. #1, parade, 6 pm.  Judging at 4 pm. 

13 August 2016 - Sayville, New York
West Sayville FD hosts the Islip Town Firefighters Parade.  Celebrating
125 years of the West Sayville FD.  6 pm

14 August 2016 - Warminster, Pennsylvania
At the time of our scheduled muster we were not aware of the location of the National
SPAAMFAA Convention/Muster which will be held August 10 - 13, in Middletown, NY.
As a member of SPAAMFAA and a mutual interest in the fire service we do not want
to conflict with our colleagues so we are canceling our muster.

14 August Standish, Michigan
Arenac County Public Safety Day.  Sterling Area Health Center Customer Appreciation
Day.  Standish-Sterling Middle School, 3789 Wyatt Rd., 11 am - 4 pm. 

14 August 2016 - Alliance, Ohio
Alliance Firefighters Pump-In Parade, 1 pm.  Route begins at Main St., and S. Union Ave., follows 
S. Union Ave.,  and ends on Glamorgan St.  More info contact

14 - 15 August 2016 - Baltimore, Maryland
First Responders Day sponsored by the Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd St.
Something for everyone.  Both modern and vintage fire trucks.  Wm. Roulett, Education
Director at the Fire Museum of MD, joins us for his presentation "The History of the American
Fire Service as seen through the eyes of the collection of the Fire Museum of MD.

17 - 20 August 2016 - New Orleans, Louisiana
IFBA Convention.  Details available

17 - 20 August 2016 - Hampton, Virginia
130th VA State Firefighters Assoc., Conference and Expo.  Hampton Roads

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

19 (Friday) August 2016 - Ferndale, Michigan
Ferndale Emergency Vehicle Show, East Nine Mile Rd., 1 - 8 pm.
Lights and Siren Cruise, 5:30 pm. 

19 -20 August 2016 - Wellsville, Pennsylvania
104th York County Firefighter's Assoc., Convention.  Your host Wellsville
FC.  Parade Saturday, registration and pre-judging, 8 am - noon.

20 August 2016 - Winchendon, Massachusetts
Winchendon Firemen's Muster at noon.  Eugene M Conner Post 193,

20 August 2016 - Ypsilanti, Michigan
Michigan Firehouse Museum Fire Muster.  Riverside Park,  10 am - 3 pm.
FREE family event.  Get up close with fire trucks in original and fully restored
condition.  Hold a fire hose and spray into the Huron River!  Listen to the sirens
and the history about firefighting and the fire rigs on display.  Visit us at

20 August 2016 - Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
Gibaltar FC #1 Annual Lights and Sirens Parade and Firefighters challenge 4 pm.

20 August 2016 - Crothersville, Indiana
Please note date change - originally 13 August
Pompier, Pump and Playpipe Society of Indiana will be hosting their
Annual Muster, alongside Jeff Rider's Annual Antique Fire Engine Show
(Uniontown Muster).  Jeff Rider's house, 1628 South US Hgwy 161, 10 am
- 3 pm.   For more info contact Jeff Rider 812-498-4777

20 August 2016 - Canandaigua, New York
Canandaigu FD 200TH anniversary.  Antique Fire Muster, Lakeshore Dr., near
Murr St.  Firematic flea market, BBQ and kids activities.

20 August 2016 - Petaluma, California
California Firemen's Assoc., 150th Anniversary.  State Championship Muster.
Contact Devon Gambonini

20 August 2016 - Bridgeport, Michigan
Bridgeport FD 75th Anniversary Open House.  11 am - 3 pm. 

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

27 August 2016 - Middlebury, Connecticut
76th Annual Fire Parade, 6 pm

27 August 2016 - Denville, New Jersey
Note change of venue:
2nd Annual Revolutionary FOOLS Fire Muster and Model Show.
Denville FD #1, 2 Indian Rd., 9 am - 3 pm.  Contact Steve Jason

27 August 2016 - Wyoming, New York
Wyoming Hook and Ladder Co., hosting the "Pride of Fire Service Antique
Display Day" Old Fashioned Fire Muster.  Wyoming Fire Hall Grounds 10 am - 5 pm.
Dash plaques to units on display.  No judging.  Any units displayed may bring items for
swap meet.  Please register by July 15.  Contact Mike Smith

27 August 2016 - Kingston, New York
Volunteer Firemen's Hall and Museum 13th Annual Antique Fire Engine Muster.
10 am - 3 pm.  Closing parade 5 pm.  Silent auction and raffle, free hot dogs and soda.
If you have an antique, vintage or in service fire or emergency apparatus that you
would like to display, please contact us at 845-443-3905

27 August 2016 - Neptune City, New Jersey
Antique Fire Truck Show and BBQ, 1 - 6 pm.  Hosted by the Bradley Beach and Neptune City FD's 
Memorial Park and Riverview Dr.  All benefits go to Thomas Bennett  Anyone interested in displaying
or bringing their apparatus please contact  Please RSVP by 20th

27 August 2016 - Shelburne, Vermont
Shelburne Fire Dept., 75th Anniversary Parade, 2 pm.  Featured in parade will be Old Engine 1,
the 1941 GMC/Buffalo apparatus.

27 august 2016 - Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Kennett Fire Company Housing of our new ladder truck 24 along with ambulance 24-1
and tanker 24 and static parade. Truck registration 8:30 - 10 am. 

28 August 2016 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Tri State Antique Fire Engine Assoc., Fire Muster, 9 am - 2 pm.  Pittsburgh's Mon Parking wharf
near 289 Fort Pitt Blvd.  Take ramp down to wharf.  Fire related vendors, pumping, and Dalmatian

3 September 2016 - Denver, Colorado
Denver Firefighters Museum Wee Firefighters series.  6 week fire safety series for 3- 6 year olds.
contact Sarah Crocker

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

3 September 2016 - Hazlet, New Jersey
Hazlet FC #1 Auxiliary 1st Annual Fire Truck Show.  Hazlet FC #1 station noon - 5 pm.
Fund day for the entire family.

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
FD of Mount Horeb Volunteers Jamboree. or visit us on facebook

4 September 2016 - Oakland, Rhode, Island
Oakland Mapleville FD 5th Annual Field Day and Muster.  Rain date Sept. 5.
Corner of Victory Hwy. and Oakland School St.,  Parade starts at 11 am at
Oakland Triangle with Muster immediately following.  Also children's games.

7 - 11  September 2016 - Burnsville, Minnesota
38th Burnsville Fire Muster.  Friday: Fire truck water display 6 - 9:30 pm.
Saturday: Fire truck and safety displays noon - 9:30 pm. 

9 - 10 September 2016 - Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
Lake Ariel VFC 100th Anniversary Celebration.  Sept., 9, 6 pm hospitality. 
Sept., 10 all day activities, view fire truck judging and inspections 9 am - noon.
Fire trucks from all over NE PA.  chicken BBQ at noon and super parade 2:30 pm.
Northeastern PA Volunteer Firemen's Federation ceremony awards 5 pm.

9 - 10 September 2016 - Mt. Holly Springs, Pennsylvania
89th Cumberland County Volunteer FFA Convention hosted by the Yellow
Breeches EMS.  Parade September 10, 2 pm in Boiling Springs.

9 -11 September 2016 - York, Maine
Maine State Federation of FF Convention.  Hosted by York FD, 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

9 -11 September 2016 - St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis and Metro Firefighter's Weekend.  Saturday: 10 am, Market St. and N. 20th,
Great Fire Engine Rally.  Sunday: Clayton Stair Climb, Pierre Laclede Building.  Visit us

10 September 2016 - Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania
Shoemakersville FC #1 Lights and Sire 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.
Fore more info and registration visit or on facebook

10 September 2016 - Lutherville, Maryland
Fire Museum of Maryland, Honoring Our  Heroes, 10 am - 2 pm.  Baltimore Sheriff's
Dept., salute to fire, police, EMS and military personnel.  With antique fire engine demos

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

10 September 2016 - Milford, Connecticut
Engine 260, 45th Annual Fire Apparatus Show and 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 Dept., program for children with special needs.

10 September 2016 - National Harbor, Maryland
St. Florian 9-11 Lodge #238, the only Masonic Lodge of firefighters in North America,
Antique Apparatus Fire Muster. 10 am - 5 pm.  Event is in conjunction with the Prince
George County FD's Stair Climb.  The Stair Climb is used to raise funds and support
the National Fallen Fighters Foundation.  Location:  National Harbor, along the Potomac
River, just south of Washington DC.

10 September 2016 - Allentown, Pennsylvania
Mack Trucktoberfest.  Mack Trucks Historical Museum and Custom Center.  Actual address
2402 Lehigh Parkway South.  Note: for GPS purposes use 11 Grammes Rd.  Gates open
8 am.  New and antique truck displays, Mack Museum Garage Sale and Auction, luncheon and
more.  Pre-registration is required.  Space is limited so register early.  For registration form
or call 610-351-8999 for form.  Email

10 September 2016 - Southampton, New York
35th Annual Southampton FD Antique Truck and Muster.  Agawam Park on Pond Lane in
downtown Southampton Village.  Motorcade, show judging, competition events, food and
merchandise booths.  Parade 9:30 am at Railroad Plaza.  Details and registration form

10 September 2016 - Oak Creek, Wisconsin
Greater Milwaukee Fire and Police Expo, Milwaukee Area Technical College, 9 am - 3 pm.
Great family fun,  antique fire apparatus, fire related flea market, emergency service demos.
Info contact Dan Rode 414-817-1467

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 and Kaiser Sled.  We will also have a Junior Firefighters division. 

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

11 September 2016 - Wheeling West, Virginia
11th Annual Panhandle Pumpers Fire Muster, 9 am - 3 pm.  Held rain or shine at the
Heritage Port, 12th and Waters Sts, downtown,  All age apparatus welcome.  Fire
prevention trailer, short parade, hot dogs and pop and trophies.

11 September 2016 - Bradford, Pennsylvania
The Street Dream Car Club is foregoing this fall's Autumn Daze Car Classic Show and
holding instead a 9/11 Tribute to be held on Main St.  This year we will salute all Emergency
Responders.  We invite all fire, police, and ambulance vehicles to come and honor those who
were lost on 9/11 and honor all Emergency Responders.  The host sponsor is Bradford City FD.
Emergency Responders, departments and vendors interested in participating please contact

11 - 16 September 2016 - Waverly, Iowa
Waverly FD and the Waverly VFA, welcome the Iowa Firefighters Assoc., 138th Annual
Convention.  Saturday, games and parade.  Parade lineup 5 and start 6 pm. 

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

15 - 17 September 2016 - Wildwood, New Jersey
NJ State Firemen's Convention and EXPO.  EXPO Friday, am - 6 pm, Saturday
8 am - 1 pm.  Montgomery and Ocean Aves.  Parade Saturday, 2 pm.  For complete
schedule and further details visit General info

17 September 2016 - Chatham, Ontario
Firefest downtown Chatham on King St.  Canada's largest show of antique fire apparatus
and emergency response vehicles.  FREE!  Junior Firefighter Challenge, children 12 and under.
Parade of vehicles 4 pm.  Open to the public 10 am - 4 pm.  Fun  Contact day for the entire family.

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 717-232-8915 Email  or visit us on facebook

17 September 2016 - Farmville, Virginia
Old Dominion Historical Fire Society State Wide Fire Apparatus Muster, Show and Flea Market.
Wilck's Lake Island Park, 1623 W. Third St.  9 am - 3 pm

18 September 2016 - Rollinsford, New Hampshire
Rollinsford Fire Apparatus Show, Old Star Park, Foundry St., 9 am - 3 pm.  Join us for
a day of fun.  Trucks, games, vendors, food and more.  Award presentation at noon. 
Apparatus and vendor registration form

18 September 2016 - Citrus Heights, California
14th Northern California Fire Equipment and Memorabilia Swap Meet.  Sacramento Metro
Fire Station #1,  7641 Greenback Lane.  Free admission, opens 7 am.  Free selling spaces
to anyone selling fire-related items.  Nozzles, hoses, fittings, lights, sirens, hydrants, helmets,
clothing etc,  Largest fire-related fire swap meet on the west coast.

18 September 2016 - Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Sun Prairie FD 125th Anniversary Celebration.  noon - Parade on Main St.,
1 pm - Firetruck/Car/Truck/Motorcycle Show, 1:30 pm - ceremony at Angeli Park.
2:30 pm - waterfights.  Visit us on facebook for more info.

22 - 24 September 2016 - Hastings on the 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

24 September 2016 - Frackville, Pennsylvania
Schuylkill Historical Fire Society Annual Muster. Schuylkill County Training
Academy, 1 fireman's Rd.  Just off Route 61 and I-81, exit 124.  11 am - 2 pm.
Featured apparatus, commercial chassis fire trucks.  Parade, 10:45 am, line up 10 am
from Schuylkill Mall, exit 124 off I-81.  Kids fire engine rides, food vendors, pumping
competition and rescue demo at noon.  Memorial service 1:30 pm.  Drive a tiller $20.
Contact Kurt Tadich 717- 440-1964

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

24 September 2016 - Lakewood, Colorado
West Metro 22nd Family Fire Muster.  West Metro Fire Rescue Fire Center.  10 am - 2 pm.

24 September 2016 - Concord, New Hampshire
10th Anniversary of the New Hampshire Fallen Firefighters Memorial.  New Hampshire
Firefighter Academy, 10 am.

24 September 2016 - Herculaneum, Missouri
23rd Annual JEFFCO Fire Engine Rally.  Herculaneum City Park 10 am - 3 pm.
Parade 9 am.  Antique and modern fire apparatus, EMS vehicles, air rescue helicopters,
parade, memorial service, vendor booths, concessions, firefighter competitions and demos.
Children's activities and vendor booths,  Food, drink and other concessions available for purchase. 
Awards for truck categories and competition winners will be presented at the closing ceremony.
Event is open to the public FREE of charge. 

24 - 25 September 2016 - San Francisco
Note; now a 2 day event !
The San Francisco FD is celebrating it's 150th birthday! Fishermen's Wharf District, 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, artifacts, activities for children, food and other vendors.
Watch our web site for updates

24 September - 1 October 2016 - College Park, Maryland
94th Annual Price George's County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assoc., Convention.  Hosted by
Parade is scheduled for Saturday, 1 October.  All antique fire apparatus owners are welcome.
Line up is 9 am, in REI parking lot, 9900 block of Rhode Island Ave.  Step off 10 am.  Other
activities truck rodeo, corn hole tournament, 1st alarm dressing, bucket brigade, battle of the
bucket, tug of war and hook up competitions.  Details and full schedule

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 Sts, at 9:30 am.

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.  Note  for GPS use 1408 Division Rd. 
FREE admission and parking.  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
Please put in subject  "RIAFAS 2016 Muster."

29 September (Thursday) 2016 - Kingswood, West Virginia
Preston County Buckwheat Festival Famous Firemen's Parade.  Judging 5 -7 pm.  St. Sebastian Church
parking lot.  Parade 7:30 pm.

30 September - 1 October 2016 - Lititz, Pennsylvania
Mack Day, all Mack trucks, buses and fire apparatus are welcome.  Note that most trucks/vendors are
here on Saturday!  Location:  Gerhart Equipment Co., 910 Brunnerville Rd.  FREE event, public welcome.
Food available and truck related vendor area.  Info Sandy or Ron 717-626-8544 

30 September - 1 October 2016 - Ripon, California
Menlo Park and Ripon Police Departments invite you to attend the 26th Annual Emergency Vehicle Show.
Ripon community Center and Park, 412 W. 4th St., 8 am -3 pm.  Saturday,  "Code 3" parade approximately
Contact Darryl Lindsay

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. 

2 October 2016 - Fryeburg, Maine
Firemen's Muster, dry hose, wet hose, ball squirt and more.  Part of Fryeburg Fair, 1154 Main St.

2 October 2016 - York, Pennsylvania
3rd Annual Fire Muster and Flea Market, 8 am - 4 pm.  Cousler Park,1060 Church Rd..  Featured
apparatus American LaFrance.  A special ALF challenge with a special award.  Apparatus photo
sessions, live music, kids corner (8 am - 3 pm) with games, firematic flea market ( 8am - 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 Responders Scholarship Fund.  Contact Bob

2 October 2016 - South Chesterfield, Virginia
The Chesterfield County Dept., of Fire and Emergency Medical Services, cordially invites you to
 the grand opening of the Chesterfield County Fire Museum.  2 pm at Fire Station 12.  Among other
memorabilia on display will be a 1935 Ford Oren originally from the Ettrick VFD along with other
retired Chesterfield fire apparatus.  Contact Susan Jones

8 October 2016 - Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Williamsport Firefighters Local 736 will hold a benefit Muster in honor of Platoon Chief Jeff Cole.
the fire muster will have a full day of events including an apparatus pumping competition, vehicle
extrication demo and apparatus displays.  At the conclusion come with us on a historic trolley
ride to old city firehouse.  To enter please contact Mike Gardner 570-777-3810.  Proceeds to
benefit Foundation 58. 

8 -9 October 2016 - Emmittsburg, Maryland
35th Annual National Fallen Firefighters 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

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 firefighters.
For the 6th year bells will ring coast to coast as a grateful nation pauses to honor those
firefighters who died in 2015 and previous years.  Help us honor our fallen firefighters.
Registration available

19 -22 October 2016 - Nashville, Tennessee
Firehouse EXPO, Music City Center.  For full schedule 

22 October 2016 - Dover, New Hampshire
Woodman Museum 100th Anniversary, noon - 4 pm.  Fire apparatus static display.
Note: driveway entrance to grounds is 13.5 feet between 2 granite posts which may
restrict larger apparatus from attending. Tentative events hand tub demo and fire
safety house for kids.  Email

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.

3 - 6 November 2016 - San Antonio, Texas
27th Fire Museum Network Seminar.  For more info and registration please visit

????? 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
Brunt District of Baltimore.  Tour and discussion are led by Baltimore Historian Wayne
Schaumburg and Curator Steve Heaver.  Call for details 410-321-7500

22 -25 February 2017 - Pelham, Alabama
The Alabama Bucket Brigade SPAAMFAA Convention and Muster.  You don't want
to miss what promises to be an exciting and affordable convention, with a mission
based focus topics such as preservation, restoration, operation, fire service and
fellowship.  Excursions, muster, flea market, fire truck rodeo and more. 
For a complete schedule and tickets for excursions and banquet

29 April 2017 - Jackson, Michigan
Great Lakes Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., Swap and Sell.
200 W. Ganson St..  Details forthcoming

5 (Friday) May 201 6- Winchester, Virginia
Millbrook High School 9 am - noon Fire Truck Rodeo.  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. 
5:30 pm Firefighters Parade. 

19 -21 May 2017 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Lancaster County Firemen's Assoc., Fire EXPO.  Harrisburg Farm Show Complex

20 May 2017 - Hudson, New York
The Firemen's Assoc., of the State of NY Museum of Firefighting is revising the
muster on the grounds of the FASNY Firemen's home.  The first muster will coincide
with the 125th Anniversary Celebration at the FASNY Firemen's Home.  We will also
be partnering with the Hudson FD Inspection Day Parade on this special day.  There
are plans to add demos and games to the muster as well,  Stay tuned for further

4 June 2017 - Cincinnati, Ohio
Miles Greenwood society 7th National Fire Heritage Muster.  Gwen Mooney Funeral
Home and Historic Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum, 4389 Spring Grove Ave.
10 am - 4 pm.  Vintage and contemporary fire apparatus displays.  Firematic flea
market and Fire Safe House demos.  FREE admission and parking.  For info

9 July 2017 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Pump Primers 42nd annual Fire Muster.  Held rain or shine at
Riverfront Park.  Note:  street parking is not free on weekends.  There are
kiosks on streets where you can pay on cell phone with PANGO app.  For listings
of parking lots and fees visit  Please watch
our web site for updates and registration form.

28 - 29 July 2017 - Frankenmuth, Michigan
Great Lakes International AFAA Annual Fire Muster.  Heritage Park, 601 Weiss St.
Pumping, flea market, parade, bbq.  Please visit us at for updates and further info.  Or on Facebook

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.

6 August 2017 - Pennsauken, New Jersey
Cradle of Liberty Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., Annual Muster and Firematic 
Flea Market. Cooper River Park, North Park Dr., and Airport Highway.  
Details TBA

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.