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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.

9 - 11 June 2016 - Irwin, Pennsylvania
Westmoreland County Firemen's Convention, Paintertown Volunteer
Fire Company.  Parade 5 pm, June 11.

10 (Friday) June 2016 - Colonial Beach, Virginia
Colonial Beach VFD "The Pride of the Potomac" invites everyone to the Nations
Noisiest Fire/Rescue Parade. Be sure to bring a chair and earplugs.  Parade 
registration 1 pm, judging 4 pm and parade 7:30 pm.   For rules and registration

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

10 - 11 June 2016 - Texas City, Texas
Texas City FD's 2nd Annual Firefighter Games on 6th St.  Friday June 10,
Antique Fire Truck show.  Visit us on Facebook 
Truck registration 

10 - 13 June 2016 - Tamaqua, Pennsylvania
East End Fire Company 100th Celebration.  Parade Friday, June 10 , 7 pm

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 or  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, 6 pm BBQ.  

11 June 2016 - West Deptford, New Jersey
Verga Fire Company is celebrating 100 years of service and housing their new
Heavy Rescue with a parade and a day of festivities.  Please visit our web site and click on parade registration tab for parade.
Watch our facebook page for updates

11 June 2016 - Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Kilbourn Fire Department 125th Anniversary.  Fire departments from all over
the state have been invited.  Beginning at 1 pm with an antique fire truck show,
including Kilbourn's 2 antiques and prize winning pre-1900 hand-pulled ladder
and hose carts.  Water-ball fights, extrication demo and Medflight landing

11 June 2016 - Littleton, Colorado
Mile High H & L Fire Muster and parade.  Parade 9 am, downtown.  Fire Muster
Arapahoe Community College, 10 am - 1 pm.  Antique and modern fire apparatus,
fire truck rides, rescue demos and kids games.  Visit us on facebook

12 June 2016 - Newark, New Jersey
New date - postponed from June 5 due to weather
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

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

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 

12 June 2016 - Denver, Pennsylvania
Makin' the Hit 2nd Annual Public Safety Day.  Rain or shine 1 - 4 pm.  Ck Grill & BBQ,
323 Main St.  Over 30 awards and prizes being awarded. Judging based off poplar vote
from the general public.  To be involved in judging please respond by 5.20.16  Static 
apparatus displays, demos, raffles, fire equipment vendors and food.  FREE event for all ages.  
For complete list of categories visit us on facebook

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 

16 (Thursday) June 2016 - Hegins, Pennsylvania
Hegins Valley Fire Rescue Annual Parade, 7 pm.  Formation on Industrail
Rd., starting at 5 pm.  Cash pizes!  Stay after for our carnival, great fun, food,
and entertainment which includes fireworks.  Please visit us on facebook

16 - 18 June 2016 - Lake George, New York
Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen's Assoc., Convention.  
Dress parade, 18 June, 1 pm. 

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

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
Contact Jack Connors

18 June 2016 - Spencer, North Carolina
2nd Annual NC Transportation Museum Fire Truck Show.  9 am - 3 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 If there is enough interest will try to accommodate,
We'd like to make it even bigger this year!  To register email or call 704-636-2889 x 268 

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 June 2016 - Littleton, Colorado
Mile High Hook and Ladder Fire Muster.  Arapahoe Community College, 9 am - noon
Please join us for this family event.

18 June 2016 - Fowlerville, Michigan
Fowlerville Area Fire Department #41,  Open House, 10 am - 2 pm. 
Vehicle extrication demo, Smoke House Simulation, fire trucks and more. Day
for the entire family.  Come and see what were are all about.

18 - 24 June 2016 - Ocean City, Maryland
Maryland State Firemen's Assoc., 124th Annual convention & Conference.  
Sunday, 19 June, Firematic Flea Market, 1- 4 pm, main foyer of Performing 
Arts Center.  Set up at 9 am.  Free admission and tables.  Contact Frank 
Underwood 301-318-9212  Tuesday, 21 June, Mack 
Fire Truck Rally at the OC Convention Center.  On the north parking lot next to 
the sunset room noon - 4 pm.  Wednesday, 22 June, Parade 1 pm. lineup Inlet 
parking lot.  For registrations and schedule details visit  

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. Contact

19 June 2016 - Amenia, New York
Amenia Fire Department parade 7 pm.  

19 June 2016 - Holden, Massachusetts
Join us for an Old Fashioned Fire Muster, on Father's Day.  Fire truck parade kicks off

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. 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.  

25 June 2016 - Vernon, Vermont
Vernon Fire Department 2nd Annual Fire Muster, Vernon Rec. Department Field on 
Hucklehill Rd., at noon.  Come and see local FD's compete head-to-head.
Junior FF Muster at 9 am - noon.  

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 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 - 10 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.

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.

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 or email Jeff Tingle tingled@woh.rr.comVisit us on Facebook

9 July 2016 - North Attleboro, Massachusetts
North Attleboro Firefighters Kids' Day Assoc., invites you to the 36th Annual
Fire Apparatus Parade.  Lineup 10 am, start 11 am.  RSVP Chris Cornetta

9 July 2016 - Port Jervis, New York
Port Jervis FD Inspection Day Parade.  Lineup at City Hall 1 pm.  Step off at 2 pm.

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

13 July 2016 - Summersworth, New Hampshire
Summersworth History Museum, 157 Main St.,  Fire Memorabilia Explored, 7 pm.

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

14 (Thursday) July 2016 - Hilton, New York
Hilton Fire Department Parade 7 pm

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 Friday 4 - 9 pm, Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
and Sunday 9 am -2 pm. 
For more info and full schedule visit
or on Facebook or contact Bob Romig

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 - 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

16 July 2016 - Meriden, Connecticut
7th Annual silver City Fire Fest, 9 am - 3 pm.  Comfort Inn, 900 E. Main St.
Sponsored by the Connecticut Fire Photographers Assoc., Meriden
Firefighters Benevolent Society and Southern Connecticut Antique Fire
Apparatus Collectors.  Features model emergency vehicles display,
firematic vendors, photography/video displays, and real emergency
vehicle displays.  Vendor space $50 a table.  Contact Mike Quinn to reserve a space or for any questions. 
Visit us on Facebook - Silver City Fire Fest

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
For map & directions  More details to follow

17 July 2016 - Suffern, New York
Suffern Volunteer Hose Co., #1  Truck Show 10 am.  New this year, class for antique 
fire apparatus.  Rain date July 24!!

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
Please put "parade" in subject line.  Follow us on facebook

23 July 2016 - Deale, Maryland
Deale Volunteer Fire Department Parade.  Line up 5:30 pm, start 6:30 pm.

23 July 2016 - Dover Plains, New York
Note: date moved from 16 July.
Dover Plains Fire Department Parade 6:00pm

25 - 30 July 2016 - Mt. Airy, Maryland
Mt. Airy VFC Annual Carnival and Parade.  Thursday, 28 July, parade 6:30 pm.
RSVP for parade Web site

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 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.  Held on the Upper Green at noon.  This is a competition
to see which crew can play the longest stream of water with a hand pumped fire engine.
Built in the 1800's It's FREE and fun! If you are so inclined you can even try pumping a

31 July 2016 - Newberg, Oregon
Newberg Classic Fire Apparatus Show, pump-in, swap meet & Junior challenge.
Part of the Newburg Old Fashioned Festival.  .

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

(Friday) August 2016 - Clifton, New York
Clifton Fire Department annual parade, 7 pm

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.  Near Fort Lee.

6 August 2016 - Sackets Harbor, New York
Thousand Island Hose Haulers Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Muster.  Held 
downtown in front of the gazebo.   Admission is free an d we welcome all fire apparatus. 
There will be space to pump from Lake Ontario.  Prizes awarded and dash plaques
provided for each piece.  Contact Bill Blunden

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.  For registration email
Rick Schumacher

8 August 2016 - Auburn, Pennsylvania
Auburn Fire Co., Lights and Siren Parade, 4 pm.
Line up Perfect Temp parking, Market St.

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
Antique fire truck contact Lee Burrows

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 For muster info and online registration visit

16 - 20 August 2016 - New Orleans, Louisiana
IFBA Convention.  Details available soon at

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 Sirens Cruise at 5:30 pm.  

19 - 20 August 2016 - Wellsville, Pennsylvania
104th York County Fiefighter's Assoc., Convention.  Your host Wellsville
Fire Company.  Parade Saturday, registration and pre-judging, 8 am - noon.
Step-off 1 pm.

20 August 2016 - Winchendon, Massachusetts
Winchendon Firemen's Muster at noon.  Eugene M Conner post 193,
295 School St.

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, Pennsylvani
Gibraltar 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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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  or on facebook at

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.

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

10 September 2016 - Oxon , Maryland
St. Florian 911 Lodge #128, the only Masonic Lodge firefighters in North America, Antique
Apparatus Fire Muster.  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 Firefighters 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 at 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 visit 

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

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  For general info email

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. Facebook
Contact Brent DeNure

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  or visit us on facebook

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 registration form
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,
hose, fittings, lights, sirens, hydrants, helmets, clothing etc.  Largest fire-related
fire swap meet on the west coast.  

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, 1 Fireman's Rd.  Just off Route 61 and I-81, exit 124. 11 am - 2 pm. 
Featured apparatus commercial chassis fire trucks.  Parade at 10:45 am, line up
at 10 am from Schuylkill Mall, exit 124 off I-81. Kids fire engine rides, food vendors,
pumping competition, rescue demo at noon.  Memorial service at 1:30 pm.
Drive a tiller $20.  Registration forms and more info available soon on our web site  Or call the 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

24 September 2016 - Concord, New Hampshire

10th Anniversary of the New Hampshire Fallen Firefighters Memorial.  New

Hampshire Firefighter Academy, 10 am.

24 - 25 September 2016 - San Francisco, California
Note: now a two 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

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.
NOTE: For GPS directions 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 visit  Please put in subject RIAFAS 2016 Muster

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.

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.

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  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.  More to come.

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 

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

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

19 - 22 October 2016 - Nashville, Tennessee

Firehouse EXPO, Music City Center.  For full schedule

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.

????  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

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 International Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., Swap and Sell,
200 W. Ganson St.  Details to follow.

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 event as well.  Stay tuned for further details.

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

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.