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Submit fire musters, parades, firematic flea markets etc. to Anita Ford.
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rescheduling, cancellation or change of venue.




14 October 2017 - Williamsburg, Michigan

3rd Annual Travers City Area Police and Fire Collectible.  Turtle Creek Casino and Hotel, 9 am - 3 pm.  Collectors show for 

police and fire patches and other related memorabilia.  Admission $4.  6 foot tables $20 each, and must be paid in advance.  

For more info and reservations contact Dave Sprinkle dave_sprinkle@hotmail.com



14 October 2017 - Lancaster, South Carolina

Lancaster City FD Fire Safety Expo.  Walmart parking lot 10 am - 2 pm.  Food, safety programs, fire trucks and rescue 

vehicles.  Also games, activities and info tents for kids.  Visit us  http://www.lancastercityfire.com/



15 October 2017 - Newton, New Jersey

9th Annual Fall Foliage Fire Muster at Sussex County Public SafetyTraining Academy, Hampton Twp., 10 am - 2 pm.  For 

GPS use 114 Morris Turnpike, Newton, NJ.  Medivac landing, smoke house trailer and bounce house for kids. Vendor space

available. Contact Lbono@sussex.edu for more details.  

 


17 - 21 October 2017 - Nashville, Tennessee

Fire house EXPO, Music City Center.  https://www.firehouseexpo.com



21 October 2017 - Allentown, Pennsylvania

Mack Trucktoberfest.  Mack Trucks Historical Museum and Custom Center.  Actual address 2402 Lehigh Parkway South.  

Note: for GPS use 11 Grammes Rd.  http://tinyurl.com/ybvo6qq3



22 October 2017 - Allentown, New Jersey

The New Jersey Fire Museum and Fallen Firefighters Memorial is holding the 2nd Annual Open House, 10 am - 3 pm.  If 

you missed the first one hereís another opportunity to see this collection.  In 2016 the collection had not been seen in 40 

years.  Location: 4 Polhemustown Rd.  Thecollection has over 60 antiques, contains examples of fire engines powered by 

hand, chemical reaction steam, gasoline and diesel fuel.  In addition to the fire apparatus, many examples of tools, art, 

memorabilia and other items of interest will be on display.  http://www.njfiremuseum.org  

Video of museum  https://youtu.be/iQAJdJRdwBs Facebook http://tinyurl.com/gmd2e3h



28 October 2017 - Safety Harbor, Florida

Rescheduled from 16 September, due to cleanup from hurricane Harvey. 

Community event sponsored by the city of Safety Harbor Recreation Dept.  A fun day for kids of all ages.  Come on out and 

have fun with the kids as they have an opportunity to operate a hand line from one of the trucks.  http://tinyurl.com/yajrf7sl



28 October 2017 - Mudelein, Illinois

Northern IL Fire Museum Mundelein Fire Swap Meet.  Mundelein High School.  Any questions contact

Jim Carew jecarew@gmail.com  262-620-0669 Registration available on our Facebook page http://tinyurl.com/yb9xx5d9



1 November - 30 December 2017 - Denver, Colorado

Denver Firefighters Museum Exhibit:  Collecting Fire Toys.  Join us for an exhibit of toys and models inspired by the 

firefighting profession.  A perfect outing for the holiday season.http://tinyurl.com/ybrk83vr



2 - 5 November 2017 - Tampa, Florida

28th Annual Fire Museum Network Seminar.  Hosted by the Tampa Firefighters Museum.  The museum and hotel are only 

3 blocks apart - a 4 minute walk.  Host hotel is Le Meridien, Tampa.  An opening reception and networking social will be 

held for all paid registrants, Thursday afternoon at the Tampa FFís Museum, at 4 pm.  

Friday: morning Seminar with TFM President Bill Wade and TFM Executive Director Nick Ligori. Saturday: Annual Member 

Business meeting followed by a field trip to the Henry B. Plant Museum. Sunday: tour of the Tampa FD facilities, limited to 

25 prepaid attendees.  Check our Facebook page for more details and registration form http://tinyurl.com/ydbfaf87



4 November 2017 - Nashua, New Hampshire

Triple Nickle Fire Memorabilia Auction.  St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church, 500 W. Hollis St.  http://tinyurl.com/yacyvz9e



16 November 2017 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Firemanís Hall Museum memberís nights. Weíre back!   After an absence of several years, Firemanís Hall will 

begin hosting memberís nights again. We will be hosting the meetings in the community room at Engine 38ís firehouse. 

The station is located at 4931 Magee Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19135. It is easily accessible from I-95 and the Delaware 

River bridges and offers plenty of on-street parking. 

The first meeting will take place Thursday November 16, at 1930 hours. Our guest speaker will be Chief Greg Masi of the

Philadelphia Second Alarmers. Chief Masi will provide a photo presentation of Philadelphia fires. 

     If you have interest in the Philadelphia FD, or firefighting in general, come on out. Your membership helps the Museum 

with its mission of preserving the history of firefighting in Philadelphia. We hope to see you there. Mark your calendars! 

Light refreshments will be served. For membership information visit www.firemanshallmuseum.org/membership/



2 - 10 February 2018 - Kissimmee, Florida

SPAAMFAA 2018 Winter Convention at the Park Inn-Radisson, hosted by the Florida Antique Fire Brigade (FABB).  

Firematic Flea Market on Friday afternoon, February 9th and Saturday February 10 as well as our Antique Fire Apparatus 

Muster from 10 am - 3 pm.  For more info visit our web site www.fabbfire.org or on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/l8yuobw 

or contact Bob Romig 863-427-4717. bobrfire17@ol.com



4 - 8 March 2018 - San Diego, California

Firehouse World, San Diego Convention Center.  For exhibiting info contact Brian Cassell brian.cassell@firehouse.com  

Registration info 508-743-8523  toll free 877-398-6843  email firehouseworld@xpressreg.net  Details to follow on

www.firehouseworld.com    http://tinyurl.com/y8oksctm



17 March 2018 - Peotone, Illinois

6th Annual MABAS 19 Fire Investigators, Fire and Police Swap Meet.  Will County Fairgrounds Atrium.  Again we will be 

offering the same expanded indoor space rental and outdoor area for apparatus viewing and vendors.  Anyone wishing 

vendor information please contact Pat Holohan holohanpat@att.net  Cell 815-482-8454  or Jerry Dole acdole@yahoo.com  

815-739-3486  Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/y8gfwzfn



22 April 2018 - Asheville, North Carolina

2018 Asheville Fire Truck Festival 55 Woodfin St., 11 am - 3 pm.  Asheville is one of the top cities known for itís craft food, 

wine and coffee.  Fire trucks old and new will be on display.  Activities for the kids, music and fun.  A fundraiser will be 

conducted to raise money for academic scholarships for children of firefighters.  Free admission.  Come out have fun, and 

support our first responders. 



23 - 28 April 2018 - Indianapolis, Indiana

FDIC International Conference.  Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium.  

For complete schedule http://tinyurl.com/ja6xs7h



28 April 2018 - Jackson, Michigan

41st Great Lakes International Fire Apparatus Assoc., Swap and Sell.  Jackson County Fairgrounds, 200 W. Ganson St., 

8 am - 2 pm.  Admission $3.  Registration deadline April 13, 2018.  After that date tables will be $10 more each.  Contact lamb@congeco.caFlyer http://tinyurl.com/l4x7dlt  Registrationhttp://tinyurl.com/kg4yd27 Web site http://tinyurl.com/janklxq



28 - 29 April 2018 - Allentown, Pennsylvania

Union Historical Fire Society Annual Spring Melt Fire Memorabilia Auction and Flea Market.  Agricultural Hall, 302 N.17th St.  

Saturday:  Firematic Antique Auction, starts 9 am. Preview  7 am.  Admission $5.  Auction info donnDRZ22@aol.com 

Sunday: Flea Market opens 9 am.  Admission $10, children under 12 free. 8 x 10 space $65, call Tom DíArcangelo 

631.348.3787  For more info visit www.unionhistoricalfiresociety.com



12 May 2018 - Epsom, New Hampshire

2nd Annual Walter Sanborn and John Sawyer Memorial Fire Truck Show.  Webster Park.  Entrance 1044 Short Falls Rd., 

10 am - 2 pm. The show will be dedicated to the memory of Walter Sanborn and John Sawyer, both longtime chiefs and 

vehicle enthusiasts.  Watch our Facebook page for more details as they become available http://tinyurl.com/y8t4wyc9



18 - 20 May 2018 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Lancaster County Firemenís Assoc., Fire EXPO.  Harrisburg Farm show Complex. http://tinyurl.com/cfll9a7



20 May 2018 - Webster, Massachusetts

Tri State Firefighters Meet.  Memorial Beach Park, 1 Memorial Beach Dr.Facebook http://tinyurl.com/y8k9llr5



2 June 2018 - Westminster, Maryland

Chesapeake Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc., annual muster and flea market.  Carroll County Farm Museum.

Held rain or shine, 9 am - 3 pm.  Please note:  parade has been discontinued.  This years featured apparatus are brush 

trucks and mini-pumpers.  Registration $15,   contact Doug Wheeler dougwheeler@juno.com  Flea market registration $15, 

contact Tim Jones seagrave66@aol.com  Or visit us on Facebook  http://tinyurl.com/z8zhury  http://tinyurl.com/ho2ad9a 



13 - 16 June 2018 - Verona, New York

Fire 2018 NYSAFC 112th Conference /Expo, Turning

Stone Resort Casino.  The Northeast fire industry, rescue, and EMS expo, featuring exhibits, education, hands-on training 

and networking.  Conference: June 13 - 16.  Exhibits: June 14 - 16, 2018.  Note: Exhibit and program times vary.  

For registration visit our web site http://tinyurl.com/ycb8844w  On Facebook http://tinyurl.com/y8t29b9b



23 June 2018 - Spencer, North Carolina

4th Annual NC Transportation Museum Fire Truck Festival.2017 truck and emergency vehicle count was 94!  Details as 

they become available.  For questions contact June Hall 704-636-2889 ext. 268. http://tinyurl.com/y7wsvv2s



8 - 14 July 2018 - Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania

Fayette County Firemenís Assoc., 80th Convention and 96th Memorial Service.  Hosted by Washington Twp., VFC. 

http://pafcfa.org/  http://tinyurl.com/y86jp8ve



14 July 2018 - Village of Port Lambton, Ontario, Canada

St. Clair Parkway Fire and Safety Awareness Day.  Brander Park.  Further details to be announced.  

Email brent@denure.ca  View a video from last year here https://youtu.be/qSltMMnxlb4



21 July 2018 - Succasunna, New Jersey

Antique Fire Assoc., of NJ 10th Annual Spring muster.  Horseshoe Lake Park, 72 Eyland Ave., 10 am - 2 pm.  Visit us on 

Facebook http://tinyurl.com/lshms7k  For registration form http://tinyurl.com/y7reunhp 

For more info contact Mike 973-886-0429  mfoote@afanj.org



1 - 4 August 2018 - Pennsauken, New Jersey

Cradle of Liberty Antique Fire Apparatus is hosting the SPAAMFAA 2018 Summer Convention. Muster, Copper River Park, 

North Park Dr., and Airport Highway, Pennsauken.  Host hotel Holiday Inn, Route 70, Cherry Hill, NJ.  Watch our web site 

for updates www.clafaa.org  Email modeltees@gmail.com   Also on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/kgg2r95  

Checkout a video of our 2013 SPAAMFAA Convention by Mike Villanova.  https://youtu.be/7zo2A3FReGc   



22 September 2018 - Fulton, New York

Fulton Fall Cluster Muster, 9 am - 3 pm, 2nd annual antique fire muster. Event includes invitation to all vintage public safety 

vehicles and apparatus which includes fire trucks, carts and trailers, police and ambulances.  This is a kid friendly event.  

Email mark@lettersnsigns.com  On Facebook http://tinyurl.com/ybj5mggm


 

7 October 2018 - Emmitsburg, Maryland

37th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.  Every Oct. the Foundation sponsors the official national 

tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year.  For a full schedule of events

 http://tinyurl.com/k3z4dfh  Candlelight and Memorial Services will be live-streamed http://live.firehero.org



27 February - 2 March (tentative dates) 2019 - North Charleston, South Carolina

Palmetto Lowcountry Vintage Fire Apparatus Assoc.,  is hosting the SPAAMFAA Winter National Convention.  Host hotel 

Crown Plaza at Tanger Outlet. Details and exact dates TBA.



13 - 14 April 2019 - Allentown, Pennsylvania

Union Historical Fire Society Annual Spring Melt Fire Memorabilia Auction and Flea Market.  Agricultural Hall 302 N.17th St.  

For more info visit www.unionhistoricalfiresociety.com



17 - 20 July 2019 - Jeffersonville, Indiana

Indiana SPAAMFAA chapter, The Pompier, Pump and Playpipe Society of Indiana is pleased to announce they will be 

hosting the SPAAMFAA National 2019 Summer Convention. Host hotel, Clarion Hotel, 505 Marriott Dr., Clarksville, 

812-283-4411  More details coming soon.  Visit us on Facebook http://tinyurl.com/zg9mbdu and www.pppsiwebpage.com  

Contact Jeff Rider firetruckjr@yahoo.com



6 October 2019 - Emmitsburg, Maryland

38th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.  Every Oct. the Foundation sponsors the official national 

tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year.  For a full schedule of events

http://tinyurl.com/k3z4dfh  Candlelight and Memorial Services will be live-streamed http://live.firehero.org



June 2020

SPAAMFAA Summer National Convention.  Hosted by the Massachusetts Antique Fire Apparatus Assoc.  This will be a joint 

effort with: Berkshire Chapter & the Amoskeag Reserve Engine Co. More details to come. www.massmafaa.com



4 October 2020 - Emmitsburg, Maryland

39th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.  Every Oct. the Foundation sponsors the official national 

tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year.  For a full schedule of events

 http://tinyurl.com/k3z4dfh Candlelight and Memorial Services will be live-streamed http://live.firehero.org









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.