Father’s Day Firehouse Fun

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Event Overview:

This event is a fundraiser to fund the installation of fire sprinklers in Phase 1 of our new building project. Thank you for your support!

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Date: June 18th, 2023 (Father's Day)

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Time: 8am-2pm

Breakfast is 8am-10am, demonstrations begin after this.

Cost: $10 Entry + $10 Breakfast + $5 Cruise-In.

Breakfast and Cruise-In are optional add-ons (but you should do them, they will be awesome). 

Location: Powerland Heritage Park.

We are 1 minute off I-5 at the Brooks, Exit. Just North of Salem. Click here for directions.

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Detailed Ticket Information
  • Entry + Breakfast + Auto Show: $25
  • Entry + Breakfast: $20
  • Entry + Auto Show: $15
  • Entry: $10
  • Special discounts for veterans, military personnel, and first responders
  • Children age 12 to 5: $5 Entry + $5 Breakfast
  • Children age 4 and under: FREE
Detailed Event Schedule

8am to 10am: Delicious traditional firefighter breakfast – enjoy pancakes, eggs, bacon, juice, and coffee!

10am to 2pm: Enjoy our demonstrations and kids activities, noted below. Check out our vintage fire apparatus parked inside and out. Explore partner museums at Powerland Heritage Park (including PNW Truck Museum, Oregon Electric Railroad, and more!)

ALL DAY: Cruise-In (Showcase your vehicle alongside real fire trucks! All types of vehicles welcome.)

What does breakfast include?

Our traditional fire fighter breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, bacon, juice, and coffee!

Will there be gluten-free options?

Unfortunately, we will not have a specific gluten free option for breakfast. We will have eggs and bacon prepared and available. Sadly we cannot guarantee against cross-contamination.

Will there be other food options?

During the afternoon, Bakerz Dozen will be cooking up hamburgers and other related options.

What is the Cruise-In? Where will everyone else park?

The Cruise-In gives you preferred parking across from our museum. It’s in a grass field but is reasonably level for lowered vehicles. We will have several apparatus that you can park next to, which is great for photo ops! ADA parking is also across from the museum with van access.

Everyone else will park at the gate which is a short walk down the road. See this map below.

Are Dogs Welcome?

Yes! Please keep them on a leash and bring poop bags.

Will there be kids activities?

Yes, as of 6/3, a bouncehouse is planned, and a Jr. Firefigher challenge is going to be a main event.

Where are the restrooms?

There are restrooms located primarility near the general admission gate, as well as in the space between the Oregon Fire Service Museum and the Oregon Electric Railway (click here to find it)

Can I bring my wife/grandpa/kids, etc?

Yes! Everyone is welcome. It will be a relaxed, family friendly environment.

What activities will be going on during the event?

🚨 Exciting Activities Include:

  • Live demonstration of an 1860’s hand pump
  • Fun-filled junior firefighter challenges
  • Experience sitting inside a REAL firetruck
  • Exclusive preview of our new building, showcasing a 1902 Metropolitan steamer and two Model TT firetrucks
  • Fire-themed swap meet with unique antiques and toys

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Everyone is invited to join our Father’s Day Firefighter Celebration & Fundraiser. Let’s come together and support the Oregon Fire Service Museum!

Will other Powerland museums be open?

Yes! There are more than a dozen museums at Powerland Heritage Park, including the Pacific NW Truck Museum, the Oregon Electric Railway Museum, and more! Each museum sets their own schedules, but are usually open during events like this!

Other Upcoming Events:

S.T.E.A.M.'d Up for Kids

Saturday, May 20, 2023
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Father's Day Firehouse Fun!

Sunday, June 18, 2023
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

The Great Oregon Steam-Up

Saturday, July 29 - Sunday July 30, 2023
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Saturday, August 5 - August Sunday 6, 2023
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Pacific Northwest Truck Show

Friday, Aug 25, 2023
10:00 AM to 10 PM

9:00 AM to 5 PM


The Oregon Fire Service Museum is located at Powerland Heritage park, just north of Salem, Oregon and just 1 minute off I-5