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Raleigh Fire Department Centennial Celebration – Saturday, June 12, 2012

Downtown Raleigh


10:00 a.m. – Fire apparatus parade begins at Hillsborough and Boylan streets.

Parade proceeds east to the Capitol, turns south on Salisbury Street, left on Morgan Street, and continues onto Fayetteville Street.

Please note that the best viewing will be on Fayetteville Street.

Planned participants:

11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. – Apparatus muster, in parking lots at the end of Fayetteville Street along Lenoir Street.

Antique apparatus will be pumping, as well as both antique and modern apparatus in static (stationary) display.

Special feature:

Planned displays:

Trophies to be awarded for:

11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. – Kidde Kid’s Zone in parking lots bordered by Lenoir, McDowell, and South streets.

This family-friendly event will feature numerous activities as displays for children of all ages.


11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. – Raleigh Fire Department and Raleigh Fire Museum displays, in parking lots on Lenoir Street at the end of Fayetteville Street.

Come inside the large white tent and:

1:00 p.m. until... – Firefighter challenges (games) begin in parking lots bordered by Lenoir, Wilmington, and South streets.

Four-person teams from around the area will compete in four events:

Also at the Event

Food vendors will be present all day, including Barry’s Café.  Portable restrooms will be present. Free parking is available at all city of Raleigh parking decks. See maps to parking locations at http://rfd100.com/maps

Learn more about the event at www.RFD100.com

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