The 2018 Convention will be hosted by the Town of Queensbury Fire Companies. Stay tuned for more information which includes our Mardi Gras and Dress Parades to be held in the West Glens Falls Fire District. The Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association is filled with courageous individuals serving and protecting their communities and the people within - always at the ready to answer the call. Come and honor all members of fire companies - but there is some fun to be had too! Join with the Queensbury Fire Companies as they host the annual convention and celebrate the volunteer fire service. A Memorial Service will be held in honor of the all firefighters, 1st responders, fire police and and all who have been touched by these courageous individuals.Enjoy the Mardi Gras Parade on Friday night - wait till you see their efforts - these gals and guys won't be on Mr Blackwell's list and it is great fun!The Dress Parade presents the companies at their best. The Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association was organized in 1889 and encompasses 16 Counties throughout New York State.