Dallas FireFest

Dallas Firefighters Museum

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Benefitting Dallas Firefighter’s Museum, this fourth annual event features safety programs, a 911 simulator, museum tours, an appearance by Sparky the Fire Dog, a giant fire truck inflatable slide, face painting, chalk art, games, prizes, photo opportunities on the museum’s engines and hose cart races with antique fire equipment.

Join the festivities as the Dallas Firefighter’s Museum launches the fourth annual FireFest to benefit the museum, its scholarships and educational programs. The event will be held on Commerce and Exposition across from Fair Park. The streets will be closed for FireFest activities. Off-duty Dallas Police Officers will be in attendance.

• Fun, educational safety programs, 911 Simulator, Safety Place video presentations, Museum Tours
• Sparky the Fire Dog will be a special guest
• Giant Fire Truck Slide N Bounce
• Face Painting, Chalk the Street, Games & Prizes
• Climb on the Museum’s fire engines, photos encouraged

• Hose Cart Races will get underway at noon on Exposition Avenue. Timed races will feature two historically replicated hose carts, carrying actual fire hose, pulled by 5-person teams along the race course
• Food and beverages by area merchants
• Live bands under the big tent starts at noon on Exposition Ave.
• Local artists create art for auction
• Neighborhood cafes, restaurants and other area businesses will be open for everyone’s enjoyment.

Take DART’s Green Line, which stops at the Fair Park Station directly across from the Museum. Parking is available in the Fair Park lot (nearest the Women’s Museum Building), across Parry Avenue from the event. Limited area street parking is available.

The purpose and mission of the Dallas Firefighters Museum is to provide the City of Dallas a thriving and well-attended historical and educational asset. The Museum will teach fire safety, honor fallen heroes of the Department and preserve firefighting heritage.

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