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September 24th and September 25th: 150th Anniversary Parade & Historical Exhibition. A Civic Celebration to take place at Fisherman’s Wharf.

Come celebrate 150 years of emergency response and firefighting in San Francisco with the brave men and women of the SFFD.
Historic apparatus & vehicles will be on display at Fisherman’s Wharf on the waterfront between Pier 39 and Pier 45.


Saturday September 24th

10:00AM – 150th Anniversary Grand Parade.  The parade reviewing stand will be at Pier 43. There will be free to the public bleacher seating offered on a first come, first serve basis.

Noon – Opening Ceremony. The SFFD 65ft Ladder Team will provide a live ladder demonstration at Pier 43 on our event course. A sight to see!

The day continues with live demonstrations of an 1890 1st alarm building rescue (with all horse drawn apparatus), a 1910 1st alarm response (with all horse drawn apparatus), and a 1930 1st alarm motorized pumping response evolution.

Sunday September 25th

10:00AM – 3:00PM: On our event course on the Little Embarcadero in from of Pier 43. See 1895 steam pumping engines in action and horse drawn apparatus galore as the San Francisco Fire Department flashes back to gone-days making history come to life. Opposite the Reviewing Stand at Pier 43 are free bleacher seating available on a first come, first served basis.



150th ParadeRoute

150th Flyer Volunteers