In 2018, the AVFD is celebrating its 75th anniversary.

Click HERE to read a Hartford Courant article about the Department’s history.

 

THE MERCHANDISE PICTURED BELOW

WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE ON

CONVENTION WEEKEND (SEPTEMBER 14-16, 2018)

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75TH ANNIVERSARY EVENTS

Friday, June 1

Library Summer Reading Program sign up begins with prizes including chance to ride in a Fire Truck

Tuesday, July 24, 2:00 p.m.

Movie Matinee, Planes: Fire & Rescue, Avon Free Public Library

August

Scavenger Hunt at Avon Free Public Library

Monday, August 6

5th Annual Golf Tournament at Farmington Woods Golf Club

Please join us in our 75th Anniversary by playing golf in our Annual event. Includes lunch and dinner as well as a tea cup raffle. There will also be golf contests as well as 50/50 raffle. Have a fun day of golf and help support your local firefighters. Click HERE for more information.

Saturday, August 11, 10-12:30 p.m.

Touch A Truck, Avon Free Public Library

Friday, September 14-Sunday, September 16

PLEASE NOTE ROAD CLOSURES BELOW

135th Annual Connecticut State Firefighters Association Convention and Parade

Friday, September 14, 6:00-10:00 p.m.

Carnival and Food Truck Festival, 99 Thompson Rd.

Special: Ride all night for $25.00 (with wrist band)

Saturday, September 15, 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Carnival and Food Truck Festival, 99 Thompson Road

Fireworks 9:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 16, Noon

135th Connecticut State Firefighters Parade

Steps off from Avon High School, proceeds south on West Avon Road to 99 Thompson Road

Sunday, September 16, 1:00-6:00 p.m.

Carnival and Food Truck Festival, 99 Thompson Road

ROAD CLOSURES

Sunday, September 16, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. for parade

Harris @ West Avon Sunrise Drive

Haynes Road (can still exit through Stratford Crossing) Sycamore Hills

Scoville Road @ West Avon Kingsbridge (can still exit via Crestwood)

Bronson Road (can still exit via Crestwood) Sudbury

Hollister @ West Avon Devonshire

Day Road West Avon @ Country Club

 

THOMPSON ROAD CLOSURE

Friday, September 14, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

 

Thursday, October 4, 1:30 p.m.

AVFD sponsored movie at Avon Free Public Library: Backdraft

Saturday, October 13, 9:00 a.m.-Noon

Open Houses at All Fire Stations: Company 1, Darling Drive; Company 2, Secret Lake Road; Company 3, West Avon Road; Company 4, Huckleberry Hill Road

Sunday, October 14

Hartford County Memorial Service

Thursday, October 18, 6:30 p.m.

AVFD sponsored movie at Avon Free Public Library: Burn

Thursday, October 25, 1:30 p.m.

AVFD sponsored movie at Avon Free Public Library: Towering Inferno

Thursday, November 1, 1:30 p.m.

AVFD sponsored movie at Avon Free Public Library: Ladder 49

Thursday, November 8, 1:30 p.m.

AVFD sponsored movie at Avon Free Public Library: 9/11

November & December

The AVFD will host an exhibit in the Avon Free Public Library History Room, focusing on fire equipment and how it has changed over the years.