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North Carolina Transportation Museum Fire Truck Festival

Saturday, June 18, 2022

9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Event Prices

Event and Museum Admission

$7 for Adults
$6 for Seniors/Military
$5 for Children 3-12 years of age
Free for Members & Children under 3

Event, Museum Admission & Train Ride Combo

$14 for Adults
$12 for Seniors/Military
$10 for Children 3-12 years of age
Free for Members & Children under 3

*These prices do not include taxes or fees.

Fire Truck Registration

To register your fire truck contact June Hall at june.hall@ncdcr.gov or 704-636-2889, ext. 268 or using the button below.

Schedule of Activities

Annual Fire Truck Festival Returns

Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Save the date! When you visit us this upcoming June 2022, you’ll get to meet firefighters from across the state, get a close-up look at the equipment they use, vote for your favorite fire truck, and have a fun family day at the museum. During your visit, enjoy activities and train rides throughout the day. At the end of the festival, watch the parade which begins at 3:15 p.m.

Activities to Include:

  • Inflatable Safety House
  • Obstacle Course
  • Inflatable Games
  • Jaws of Life Demonstrations
  • Discovery Map for Kids
  • Costume Contest
  • Storytime
  • Water Ball Competition
  • People’s Choice Awards
  • N. C. Forestry Service
  • Fire Truck Parade at 3:15 p.m.
  • 1902 steam pumper demonstrations

Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended. Members of the N.C. Transportation Museum enjoy this daytime event, including museum admission and train rides, for free. Strongly encouraged to reserve tickets in advance using your membership number.

Event Prices

Event and Museum Admission

$7 for Adults
$6 for Seniors/Military
$5 for Children 3-12 years of age
Free for Members & Children under 3

Event, Museum Admission & Train Ride Combo

$14 for Adults
$12 for Seniors/Military
$10 for Children 3-12 years of age
Free for Members & Children under 3

*These prices do not include taxes or fees.

Fire Truck Registration

To register your fire truck contact June Hall at june.hall@ncdcr.gov or 704-636-2889, ext. 268 or using the button below.

Schedule of Activities

Fire Truck Festival Flea Market

The Fire Truck Festival Flea market will be held Saturday, June 18, 2022, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. inside the Back Shop at the North Carolina Transportation Museum. Fire related memorabilia will be available for purchase from collectors and dealers.  Admission to the flea market is included with admission to the Fire Truck Festival. 

We’re looking for collectors and dealers who wish to sell fire related toys, books, patches, helmets, models, t-shirts, photographs, and more.   Advanced vendor registration is required (see form link)  Vendor applications will be reviewed and must be for items related to fire fighting.  Potential vendors can contact Marcus Neubacher at marcus.neubacher@nctransportationmuseum.org or call 704-636-2889 Ext 251.

Sponsored By
Atlantic Emergency Solutions

On Behalf Of

Food Vendors

Ole Doc Bells

We will also have BBQ on a Stick as a food vender.

COVID-19 Protocols

Face masks are optional for the train ride and in all areas of the N.C. Transportation Museum. As COVID-19 protocols can change, visitors to the N.C. Transportation Museum must follow requirements in effect at the time of their visit.