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7th Annual Tri-County Firefighters Family Fun Day

The 7th Annual Tri-County Firefighters Family Fun Day is happening on Saturday, September 14th at the Mariners Centre from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

The day is jam-packed with fun events for kids of all ages, both indoors and out. Admission is free for all activities. Look at the exciting line-up of events below!

Outside activities include:

Fire Truck Static Display - Fire trucks from participating departments will be on display around the perimeter of the parking lot. Trucks on display are entered in the "Show & Shine" where you can vote for your favourite fire truck!

Vehicle Extrication Demonstrations - Members of the Woods Harbour/Shag Harbour Volunteer Fire Department will perfrom two vehicle extrication demonstrations. Come get a firsthand look at how firefighters are able to extricate victims of motor vehicle accidents using the Jaws of Life.

Water Games -  for kids and adults! Use a real fire hose to put out a mock up fire on a mock up building.

Kids Combat Challenge - This a downsized version of the firefighter combat challenge. An event for kids that involves pulling a charged fire hose a short distance and knock tennis balls from the tops of pylons using the fire hose! From there they proceed to the next challenge which requires them to pound a block of wood through a slot using a mallet. Once completed they move on to the final challenge where they grab a manikin made of old hose and drag it to safety. 

Fire Truck Rides - Yarmouth Fire Department will give free fire truck rides around the Mariners Center. Yup!
On a real fire truck!

84th Field Battery Militia - Members of the local Militia will be in attendance with static displays.

Dept. of Natural Resources Helicopter - Department of Natural Resources will a helicopter on display (subject to being called to service). 

Dept. of National Defense (confirmation pending) - Cormorant helicopter for static display.

Yarmouth Big Bounce - HUGE bouncy slide for the kids!

Fire Extinguisher Demos - Learn about the proper use fire extinguishers.

RCMP - Members of the Yarmouth Royal Canadian Mounted Police will be present with a vehicle.

EHS Paramedics (confirmation pending) - Paramedics with Emergency Health Services will be on site with vehicle.

Dunk Booth! Enough said.

Free Hot Dogs and Water - Members of the Yarmouth Fire Department will give out free BBQ hot dogs and
bottled water (Donations to the Firefighters Museum of NS will be accepted).

 Inside Activities (small arena) include:

Free Ice Cream - Members of the Lake Vaughan Volunteer Fire Department will hand out free ice cream cones to kids.

Fire Prevention Display - Members of the Yarmouth Fire Department will have a fire prevention booth. Firefighters will explain all aspects of fire safety and prevention.

Firefighters Museum - Displays and photos depicting the history of the fire service in Yarmouth.

Chance to Win! While entry and all activities are free we will sell tickets on a chance to win an authentic fire hydrant. We will also accept donations with all proceeds of ticket sales and donations going to the Yarmouth Firefighters Museum of Nova Scotia.

Town of Yarmouth

 This is an exciting time for the Town of Yarmouth. By working together, we can meet today’s challenges and build a better future.”

Pam Mood


Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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