Kids Games and Raffles
Throughout the day of the social we raffle off dozens of prizes. The majority of the door prizes are donated by local merchants or individuals. The grand prizes are raffled off at the end of the day. In years past the grand prizes have included flat screen TVs, OSU or Bengals tickets, tablets, a BBQ grill, bicycles and much more! Raffle tickets are located at many area business locations. Tickets can also be purchased at the event or before the event on here by downloading and filling out the tickets and mailing them into our P.O. Box. To purchase tickets, click on the ticket tab above.
In additional to the raffle prizes the social offers a variety of kids' games and activity to ensure a day of fun. Kids can start the day off by bouncing in one of our multiple bounce houses before moving on and trying their hand at using a fire hose by fighting a pretend house fire and then walk on over and paint a real fire truck! Finally the kids can end the day playing in a massive pile of foam! (dish washing soap bubbles). In addition, kids can dance with sparky, tour apparatus both new and old and of course interact with their local firefighters!
As a member of the Miami Valley Antique Fire Apparatus Association the Washington Township Firefiighters Association Ice Cream Social provides one of the largest displays of operational antique fire apparatus in the area. With close to a dozen functioning antique apparatus on site the social provides a great opportunity for the public to connect with the history of the fire service. Families can see up close and personal just how much the fire service has evovled over the years.
Ice Cream, Food and Music!
The Firefighters Ice Cream Social provides a wonderful opportunity for the public to experience first hand just what our fire department is capable of! During our annual event, the Washington Township Fire Department demonstrates its service capabilities including: automobile crash extrications, fire extinguisher demonstrations, rope rescues, ladder climbs, and visit by our local rescue helicopters. Check out the Demonstration Tab for a schedule of the days events!
Generously donated by the Centerville Service Center and Ben Forshee, the Ice Cream Social dishes out hundreds of gallons of Ice Cream annually! We offer a variety of flavors to suit everyone's taste buds!
Of course, in addition we offer a variety of fresh fire house favorites like our famous BBQ chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers, cole slaw, baked beans, corn on the cob, chips and more! All food is prepared the day of by your local firefighters!
While you are enjoying your ice cream and food sit back and relax while listening to some music.