Fire Fest 2017

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FACTS SHEET

What: FireFest 2017
When: Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 10 AM to 4 PM
Where: 3801 Parry Avenue, Dallas, Texas
Who: Dallas Firefighter’s Museum

Join the festivities as the Dallas Firefighter’s Museum launches the 3rd Annual FireFest to benefit the Museum, its scholarships and educational programs.

• Come to The Dallas Firefighter’s Museum, 3801 Parry Avenue to enjoy activities for the whole family
• The event will be held on Commerce and Exposition Avenues across from Fair Park
• Firefighter teams will race antique style hose carts for bragging rights and trophies as the FireFest Hose Cart Race Champions
• Live Band under the Big Tent throughout the afternoon
• Neighborhood cafes, restaurants and other area businesses will be open for everyone’s enjoyment

FAMIILY FUN STARTS AT 10 AM
• 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

FUN FOR ALL NOON TO 4 PM
• 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 MUSIC STARTS AT NOON on Exposition Avenue
• Local artists create art for auction

PARKING
BE GREEN! 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), across Parry Avenue from the event. Limited area street parking is available. Commerce and Exposition will be closed for FireFest activities. Off-duty Dallas Police Officers will be in attendance.

Dallas Firefighter’s Museum . 3801 Parry Avenue . Dallas, TX 75226 . (214) 821-1500
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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