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Nationwide Listing of Musters, Parades and Special Events

Submit fire musters, parades, firematic flea markets etc. to Anita Ford.
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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.

1 - 4 February 2023 - Phoenix, Arizona
2023 SPAAMFAA Winter National Convention.  The SPAAMFAA Board of Trustees in partnership with the Hall of 
Flame Fire Museum invite you to join us.  Hotel: Residence Inn, Tempe Downtown/University, 510 S. Forest Ave., 
$179 + taxes & fees per night.  
Convention will center around the efforts the Hall of Flame Fire Museum has been building for over 60 years.  
The museum is over 70,000 square feet with over 130 pieces of apparatus.  There will be a bus tour including the 
Gilbert FD & Gilbert Public Safety Training Facility.  
We’ve also received special permission to visit the museum accession building to see their unseen collection.
T-shirts & challenge coins will be available. 
For questions on registration email 
For all other info email 
For all details & registration visit 

3 - 5 February 2023 - Uniondale, New York
The NY State Assoc., of Fire Chiefs (NYSAFC) & the Islip Town Fire/EMS Museum Education Center have once 
again partnered for the Long Island Metro Fire/EMS Expo.
The 2023 Long Island Metro Fire/EMS Expo will feature even more vendors displaying apparatus, tools, equipment, 
and services for fire and EMS agencies, as well as nine 90-minute educational seminars for fire/EMS responders of 
all ranks. This event benefits the museum and the association, supporting their shared mission to serve the fire and 
emergency services personnel of Long Island and New York state. 
$20 per person, per day (includes entry to the expo and seminars). 
Tickets are available online through (credit card only – service fees will be applied).
Tickets can be purchased at the door (cash, credit card, and voucher accepted).
FREE parking!
Email questions to NYSAFC,

5 February 2023 - Lutherville, Maryland
Great Baltimore Fire Event at the Fire Museum of Maryland, 1301-R York Road, Lutherville, MD 1 - 4 pm. Join us at 
the Museum to learn all about the 1904 blaze that destroyed over 1,500 buildings in Baltimore’s downtown business 
district.Tickets are $20 for members, $25 general public. Tickets online at or call 

11 February 2023 - Mount Dora, Florida
Mount Dora History Museum 100th Celebration, 450 Royellou Lane, 10 am - 3 pm.  There will be fire trucks on 
display, from the 1910’s to today, live demos of a hand cart,  police vehicles and more. 

4 March 2023 - Cleveland, Ohio
Western Reserve Fire Museum & Education Center Annual Flea Market.  The Cleveland Fire Training Academy, 
3101 Lakeside Ave., 8 am - 1 pm.  Donation $3 per person, children under 12 free! There will be coffee and donuts; 
hot dogs, chips, water and soft drinks for sale. All attendees will receive a chance for door prizes. Something for 
everyone! A great opportunity to add to your own collection, or, pick up a gift for that some special. Everything from 
toys, books, patches, and helmets to models, t-shirts, photographs, extinguishers and more!
Please save the date. We look forward to seeing you!
Vendors please reply by February 21. 
To view flier and vendor registration form visit 
For info Bob Shimits  440.248.3586 or email    

May be held in conjunction with June muster
18 March 2023 - Cincinnati, Ohio
Miles Greenwood Historical Fire Apparatus Society,  SPAAMFAA chapter Flea Market. More details when 

26 March 2023 - Mount Airy, Maryland
The Mount Airy Volunteer FC Fire Memorabilia & Equipment Sale.Sale takes place at the MAVFC Reception Hall and 
Carnival Grounds, 1008 Twin Arch Rd., Mt. Airy, MD 21771. Admission $2.  Sale will be open from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. 
Vendors may begin to set up at 6:00 am. Food will be available on site.  Indoor tables, 3’x8’ with space behind the table, 
includes 2 chairs, @ $25/table. Outdoor covered space, approx. 10’x20’, no tables or chairs, @ $25/space. Outdoor 
open space, approx. 10’x20’, no tables or chairs (vehicles OK), @ $25/space. Vendor registration includes 2 adult 
admissions per space, children under 12 free. We look forward to seeing you on March 26th. 
For more info or spaces email

1 April 2023 - Kissimmee, Florida
Osceola County FR & Florida Antique Bucket Brigade are hosting a Mini Muster/Flea Market.  Location OCFR 
Training Center, 3186 Pershing St., 9 am - 3:30 pm, judging begins at 10 am.  Antique & modern apparatus will be 
on display, firefighter games, hose cart race, pumper pull & bucket brigade.  Any motorized, hand/horse drawn 
apparatus 1997 and older are welcome. 
Food trucks will be available.  Funds raised will be donated to The Children’s Burn Foundation of FL.  
For more info contact Bob Romig at or 863.427.4717 or

15 April 2023 - Lebanon, Indiana
The Pompier, Pump & Playpipe Society of Indiana Annual Firematic Flea Market & Swap Meet.  Boone County 
Fairgrounds, Farm Bureau Community Bldg., 1300 E. 100 S.   9 am - 3 pm, admission $5 at the door.  
Early-bird (8 am) admission $20.  
Indoor flea market space 10 x 10 (includes one table and 2 chairs) at $25 each. Extra tables (inside booths only) 
$5 each.  
Outdoor flea market space 10 X 20, (no tables or chairs included) at $25 each.
Vendor Registration due 4/8/23. Registrations received after 4/8/23 are $30.
Please make checks or money orders 
payable to PPPSI and mail to:Flea Market, 4486 Hadley Road, Mooresville, IN 46158.
Vendor set up Friday night 6 to 9 pm or Saturday at 8 am.

22 - 23 April 2023 - Allentown, Pennsylvania
Union Historical Fire Society Annual Spring Melt Fire Memorabilia Auction (Sat) & Flea Market (Sun).  Agricultural Hall, 
302 N.17th St. Come visit the nations premier and largest fire memorabilia Auction and Marketplace .
The marketplace contains over 250 vendor spaces. Find Fire Antiques to Fire Apparatus parts and used fire equipment. 
Sat., 34th Annual Firematic Auction, 8 am (preview 7 - 8 am). (Fri., preview noon - 3 pm). 
Sun., Market Place opens 9 am (7 am for Early Bird passes). Food & refreshments will be available.
Hotel Holiday Inn Allentown - Bethlehem, 4325 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown, PA.  610.366.1600 “0” for reservations. 
$139 a night with code “Allentown Fire Show.”
Link to vendor registration & early bird & general admission tickets

29 April 2023 - Allentown, New Jersey
NJ Fire Museum, 3rd Annual Swap Meet. Rain date 4/30.  
4 Polhemustown Rd., 9 am -3 pm.  Vendors needed reserve now! $25 per 20’ X 20’ space.  
Contact Dave Napier 732-995-4172 or 

29 - 30 April 2023 - Prince Frederick, Maryland
The Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department (PFVFD) is proud to announce that we will be hosting the 76th 
Annual Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen's Association (SMVFA) Convention. Sunday 4/30, parade registration 
10 - 11:30 am, Calvert High School, start time at noon.  Contests and activities following parade, awards following 
activities.  All take place at the Calvert County Fairgrounds.
Registration packet 
Questions contact chairman Brian Ficke 

4 May 2023 - International
International Firefighters’ Day (IFFD) is a time where the world’s community can recognize and honour the sacrifices 
that firefighters make to ensure that their communities and environment are as safe as possible. It is also a day in 
which current & past firefighters can be thanked for their contributions.
International Firefighters’ Day is observed each year on 4th May. On this date you’re invited to remember past 
firefighters who have died while serving our community or dedicated their lives to protecting the safety of us all. At the 
same time, we can show our support & appreciation to the firefighters world wide who continue to protect us so well 
throughout the year.
By proudly wearing & displaying blue & red ribbons pinned together or by participating in a memorial or recognition 
event, we can show our gratitude to firefighters everywhere.
The IFFD ribbons are linked to colours symbolic of the main elements firefighters work with – red for fire and blue for 
water. These colours also are internationally recognized as representing emergency service.  

5 (Friday) May 2023 - Winchester, Virginia
Old Dominion Historical Fire Society, 96th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Firefighters’ Parade & Muster. Red Bud Run 
Elementary School, 250 First Woods Dr.   
10 Judging Classes for Privately & Fire Department Owned Antiques, 4 Major Judging Awards.  
9:30 am – 12:30 pm Antiques Check-in and Judging
2:30 pm Awards Presentation and Driver’s Meeting
3:00 pm Antiques parading with their own fire department & those hauling dignitaries will proceed downtown at this time
3:15 pm Line up for trip downtown with law enforcement escort. All decorations (banners, flags, etc.) are to be placed 
on vehicle once it is parked downtown. Modern units will NOT parade
downtown with antiques 5:30 pm Apple Blossom Firefighter’s Parade starts
There is no entry fee and event is held rain or shine.
For parade route visit 
To register online or to print application visit  
Contact David Gantt at

6 May 2023 - Lutherville, Maryland
The annual Steam Day at the Fire Museum of Maryland, 1301-R York Road, Lutherville, MD. 10 am - 2 pm. See 
working steam & hand engines. Wagon rides. Family activities too. Free admission.  To register apparatus, please 

6 - 7 May 2023 - Emmitsburg, Maryland
42nd Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.  More details when available. 

13 May 2023 - Greenwood Lake, New York
Greenwood Lake FD 100th Anniversary.  Please join us as we celebrate 100 years of dedicated service to Greenwood 
Lake Fire District.  There will be a parade followed by an open house and BBQ at the firehouse.  More details to come.

18 - 21 May 2023 - Wenatchee, Washington
The Washington State Firefighters Assoc., will be celebrating 100 years at the 2023 Convention. Details when available. 

19 - 20 May 2023 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Lancaster County Firemen’s Assoc., Annual Fire EXPO.  Harrisburg Farm Show Complex, 2300 N. Cameron St., PA 
Route 22 at I-81 Exit 67.   Details on tickets coming soon.

20 May 2023 - Ringoes, New Jersey
Amwell Valley FC is celebrating 100 years of service.
You are cordially invited to our parade and festivities celebrating AVFC's 100 years of service to the community.
Parade: Line up starts at 10:00 am, kick off at 11:00 am
Festivities: Immediately following the parade at our firehouse: 22 Route 579 Ringoes, NJ 08551
Food, Music, Antique & Modern Apparatus, Displays, Fire Memorabilia & Collectibles Market, Family & Community 

27 May 2023 - Tannersville, Pennsylvania
Hometown Heroes Muster on the Mountain at Camelback Resort, rain date May 28th.  
Apparatus judging, firematic games. 
More details to come on how to pre-register.
Also looking for vendors.  Questions email

1 June (Thursday) 2023 - Los Angeles, California
We invite you to join the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), corporate sponsors & teams, 
and thousands of Angelinos for the annual Hope For Firefighters event along Hope Street in Downtown Los Angeles. 
The event honors firefighters who risk their lives to serve and protect us and raises funds for the Widows, Orphans & 
Disabled Firefighter's Fund.
The event features live music, delicious meals provided by more than 25 different fire stations, fire apparatus and 
demonstrations, LAFD gift merchandise booths, raffle drawings, prizes, trophies & exciting firefighter “Muster Games” 
where more than twenty sponsored teams compete for top honors. 
Contact co-chairman Heather Ross

3 June 2023 - Westminster, Maryland
The Chesapeake Antique Fire Apparatus Association will hold their 53rd annual spring muster at the grounds of the 
Pleasant Valley Community FC, 2030 South Pleasant Valley Rd.   
We encourage all apparatus owners to attend. 
Further details to follow.

3 June 2023 - Hancock, New York
Catskills Leatherheads SPAAMFAA Chapter Muster & Firematic Flea Market.  Hancock VFD Fireman’s Field, Park St., 
along the Delaware River. Easy access off state highway 17.  
Field will be available on Friday for early arrivals.  
Saturday, registration 8 - 10 am, parade line-up 10:30 am & parade through Hancock 11 am.  
Throughout the afternoon, pumping, games, firematic relay race & on site concession.
Flea Market spaces available under the pavilion or outdoors.
For info call 607.643.2288 or email
For online forms visit
Facebook event page

14 - 17 June 2023 - Syracuse, New York
NY State Assoc., of Fire Chiefs (NYSAFC) 117th Annual Conference & Fire Expo.  Location the Oncenter, 800 S. 
State St.   More details when available.  Contact

17 June 2023 - Queensbury, New York
134th Hudson Valley VFA Dress Parade. 
Our host West Glens Falls VFC.  
Parade lineup 11 am, step-off 1 pm.  
Chris Kilmartin 

17 - 22 June 2023 - Ocean City, Maryland
131st Annual Maryland State Firemen’s Assoc., Convention/Conference. More details when available.

8 July 2023 - Mechanicsburg, Ohio
Mechanicsburg Fire Dept., Parade.  Lineup & start time TBD. The parade will originate at the South Main St., grain 
elevators, by the railroad tracks. It will proceed north on South Main St., and terminate at Goshen Memorial Park 
(approx. one mile).  We welcome any privately owned apparatus to join us in the parade.  
This yearly event always takes place on the second Saturday of July or the weekend after the July 4th  holiday. 
More details on parade time when available.
Please contact Asst. Chief Steve Castle 

8 July 2023 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Pump Primers 46th Annual Muster & Firematic Flea Market.  Riverfront Park, across from Harrisburg 
Hospital.  More details when available

8 July 2023 - Port Jervis, New York
Annual Inspection Day Parade of the Port Jervis FD. Lineup begins at 1 pm.  Step-off 2 pm.  Parade route from Sussex 
St., to Ball St to Pennsylvania Ave.,  to Front St.,  to Pike St., to East Main St., to Kingston Ave., and disbanding on 
Hamilton St.  Hosted on the first Saturday after the Fourth of July weekend. 
Visit us on Facebook  or on the web where we have listed the parade route. 

11 - 15 July 2023 - Warwick, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Antique Fire Apparatus Society is hosting the SPAAMFAA Summer Convention & Muster.
Crowne-Plaza Providence-Warwick (Airport) is our convention headquarters at 801 Greenwich Ave., Warwick.  
Room rates are $149 per night which includes a continental breakfast  
Or without breakfast $139
Tours/activities available, Newport Mansion, West Bay Fire Museum/Station, Wires & Fires Antique Fire Truck Museum, 
East Bay Fire Museum & Waterfront Fireboat demo & Steak Fry.
There will also be several seminars.
T-shirts & challenge coins will be available for sale. 
Muster & Firematic Flea Market, Saturday, 9 am - 3 pm.  Registration 8 am.
Saturday 7 pm banquet.
Get ready for 4 days of Friends, Fun, and Fire Trucks!

5 August 2023 - Meriden, Connecticut
13th Annual Silver City Fire Fest.  Sponsored by CT Fire Photographers Association, Meriden FF’s Benevolent Society & 
Southern Connecticut Antique Fire Apparatus Collectors. 
Vendor booths & apparatus displays available.
More details when available.  
Contact Mike Quinn CFPA VP

12 August 2023 - York, Pennsylvania
The West Manchester Township Fire Department will be hosting the Firefighters Association of York County 111th 
Annual Convention.  
Parade (noon) from the Church of the Open Door located at 8 Carlisle Ct. , and end at The West York Middle School on 
Bannister St.,
Along with hosting the convention, this event will be a celebration of the 100 year anniversary for the Shiloh Fire Station 
and the 75 year anniversary for the Lincolnway Fire Station. Please join us in celebrating these significant milestones 
for both stations within our department. This event will be held at the York State Fairgrounds .
We will post the parade route, information and prices on memorabilia for sale and a list of food trucks on our Facebook 
page as well as other information as details become available!

18 August (Friday) 2023 - Greenville, Michigan
Greenville Department of Public Safety Annual Fireman’s Parade, held every 3rd weekend (Friday) in August.  Meet & 
Greet 6:30 pm. Parade at 8 pm.  Meet at Greenville High School 111 N. Hillcrest St.  
First round will be silent to remember/ tribute the fallen. The second round will be all light and sirens! 
We are looking for older fire apparatus to join our local fireman’s parade! 
Privately owned apparatus are welcome.
Old and new are welcome! Questions contact Zach Ensing 616.232.9856

19 August 2023 - Kingston, New York
Volunteer Firemen’s Hall & Museum of Kingston 19th Annual Antique Fire Engine Muster.  
More details when available.

19 August 2023 - York, Maine
York Village Fire Department Annual Parade & Muster. Always the 3rd Sat in August. More details when available. 

26 August 2023 - Hanover, Pennsylvania
Pleasant Hill VFC 2nd Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Muster.  More details when available.

26 August 2023 - New Haven, Indiana
Emergency: The Ultimate First Responder Event (previously known as New Haven Fire Muster). In the streets of 
historic downtown New Haven.
More details when available.

26 August 2023 - Ypsilanti, Michigan
Michigan Firehouse Museum Fire Muster, Riverside Park, 2 E. Cross St., 10 am – 2 pm.  FREE for attendees & 
We welcome individual antique apparatus owners to join us.  No need to register.
Get up close with antique fire trucks in original and restored condition. Listen to the sirens and the history of firefighting 
and the fire rigs on display, some will be pumping water.
Kids activities including pedal cars, a hand pumper & bucket brigade.  
For more information, visit us at or on Facebook

3 September 2023 - Oakland, Rhode Island
Oakland Mapleville FD 64th Annual Field Day & Muster.  Corner of Victory Hwy & Oakland School St.  More details 
when available.

5 - 9 September 2023 - Burnsville, Minnesota
Burnsville Festival Fire Muster.  
Friday 9/8, City Hall parking lot,  water display, 6 - 9:30 pm.
Saturday 9/9, Fire Truck & community parade, 11 am - 1 pm.
Civic Center Park - Ice Arena Lot,  truck & water display noon to 11 pm.
Parade application

9 September 2023 - Boardman, Ohio
The Boardman FD will be celebrating it’s 100th Anniversary.
Southern Park Mall, 7401 Market St., noon - dusk followed by fire works.  We would love to have some antiques for 
display.  If you are interested please contact Jim Dorman 
More details as they become available.

9 September 2023 - Lutherville, Maryland
Honoring our Heroes Motor Muster at the Fire Museum of Maryland, 1301-R York Road, Lutherville, MD 10 am - 3 pm. 
See antique & modern fire engines as we salute Fire, Police & EMS. Free admission. To register apparatus, please 410-321-7500

9 September 2023 - Roscoe, New York
94th Sullivan County VFA Parade.  Hosted by Roscoe-Rockland FD.  More details when available. 

15 - 17 September 2023 -Roscommon, Michigan
44th Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival.
Join us at the 44th Memorial the third weekend in September.
More details when available.

17 September 2023 - Wildwood, New Jersey
Cradle of Liberty AFAA, Wildwood NJ Fire Apparatus Muster.  Wildwood Convention Center.
All private apparatus owners and companies are invited to display apparatus.  More details when available. 

17 September 2023 - West Sacramento, California
20th Annual Northern California Fire Equipment and Memorabilia Swap Meet.
Your hosts Pioneer Mutual H & L Society & Sacramento Regional Fire Museum & 
Location: Sacramento Regional Fire museum, 8 am - 2 pm, set up starts at 7 am.  
Vendor spaces $25, day of registration $40.  
Limited to fire department related items only.  To reserve a space or information contact Gil Aymeric or Randy Wootton 
916.859.4181 or 

21 - 23 September 2023 - Wallkill, New York
108th Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Assoc. (OCVFA) Convention & Parade.  Hosted by Washington Heights FC.  
Parade 9/23.  More details when available.

23 September 2023 - Shartlesville, Pennsylvania
Shartlesville Community Fire Co. #1, 22nd Annual Lights and Siren Parade.
More details when available.

25 - 29 September 2023 - Columbus, Ohio
Firehouse Expo 40th Anniversary. 
Greater Columbus Convention Center.  
Visit the exhibition free of charge to network with thousands of fellow firefighters and 150+ vendors and manufacturers 
showcasing the latest products, technologies, equipment and services.
For registration inquiries, please contact Customer Service at: 913.565.2199 or email

30 September 2023 - Herculaneum, Missouri
29th Annual Jeffco Fire Engine Rally takes place at the Herculaneum City Park, 776 Joachim Ave., 10 am - 3 pm.
The rally begins with a parade of fire and EMS apparatus at 9:00 am. The parade will begin at  St. Pius X High School 
and travel north on Highway 61-67 to the fairgrounds in Herculaneum. At 10:00 am, the opening ceremony will begin 
with a memorial service and a special 9/11 memorial.  The rally will feature numerous fire apparatus and EMS vehicles 
on display, firefighter competitions, firefighter demonstrations, air rescue helicopters & numerous vendor booths. 
Numerous activities for children will include firefighter related games, a bounce house and inflatable maze, build it 
workshops by Home Depot and Lowe's, scavenger hunt, face paintings and a children's firefighter challenge. Fire 
department patch trading and selling will also be available. Food, drink and other concessions will be available for 
purchase. No alcohol is permitted. Awards for truck categories and competition winners will be presented at the closing 
ceremony. The event is open to the public and is free of charge.

1 October 2023 - Fryeburg, Maine
Firemen’s Muster part of Fryeburg Fair, 1154 Main St. Always the first Sunday of the Fair.
Events include:
Dry Hose
Wet Hose
Ball Squirt
Barrel Roll
Ladder event  Contact Clyde Watson - 207.446.8169
Gabe Watson - 207.441.6022

7 October 2023 - Westminster, Maryland
Westminster FD 200th Anniversary Muster, 28 John St.  Parade lineup 9 am, 60 Monroe St., step-off 10 am.  We will go 
from Monroe Street,  to Pennsylvania Ave., to Main Street, to Longwell Ave., to Tuc Road, to Railroad Ave. (some rigs 
will exit the route from here to lots behind our firehouse), to Winters St., to John St., & then enter parking lot off John St.
Following the parade, all antique fire apparatus will be parked at Westminster FD & surrounding parking lots for viewing. 
Many activities will be happening for all to enjoy, including games, music, and multiple food trucks!
Apparatus registration is FREE. Registration due by noon on 9/30/2023.  
For registration form visit 
First 65 preregistered apparatus will receive a token of appreciation for attending the Westminster FD 200th Anniversary 
Fire Muster. Visit us on the web or on Facebook 
Any questions email or call  410.848.1800

8 October 2023 - Madison, Wisconsin
Dane County Fire Truck Parade.  Event by Downtown Madison, Dane County Fire Chiefs Assoc. & City of Madison 
FD.  More details when available.

14 October 2023 - Farmville, Virginia
Old Dominion Historical Fire Society Annual Muster & Flea Market.  Wilck's Lake Park, 1623 W. Third St., 9 am - 3 pm.
FREE to attend and display apparatus.  You do not have to be a member of ODHFS to attend!
This family event celebrates the history of the fire service.  Open to all antique & in-service fire & rescue apparatus.  
Drafting is available. 
If you desire to stay in the area, I recommend you make your reservations now. With two colleges in Farmville, there is 
always something going on every weekend and the hotels fill up fast.For more information contact Floyd Greene at 

14 October 2023 - Concord, New Hampshire
Amoskeag Reserve Engine Company’s Annual Show, Muster & Parade, at the NH Fire Academy, 65 Smokey Bear Blvd.  
Link to video of 2022 parade   More details when available.

21 October 2023 - Lutherville, Maryland
Lantern Night at the Fire Museum of Maryland, 1301-R York Road, Lutherville, MD 6 - 8 pm. See the Fire Museum by the 
light of candle and kerosene lanterns. Historic re-enactors. snacks and beverages. Tickets at the door. 410-321-7500.

18 May 2024 - Alexandria, Virginia
Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Assoc., Non-motorized Muster.  Location: Friendship Firehouse, 107 S. Alfred.
More details when available.
Contact Frank Tremel 

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.