2014 CARNIVAL WILL BE JULY 10, 11 and 12, 2014

2014 CARNIVAL JULY 10, 11  and 12:  Thursday night reduced prices on clams and beer. Legal Gambling every night. The Parade will be Friday night 7 pm sharp! Back by popular demand the band on Saturday night will be Reporter.  "FREE ADMISSION NO COVER" 

RIDES SPECIALS: One price ride specials Saturday 1 to 5 pm $15.00, EACH BOOK OF RAFFLE TICKETS HAS A $1.00 COUPON FOR THE RIDES SPECIAL.

SCOUTS CHICKEN BBQ: Saturday.  Noon till they run out (usually by 6 pm it is gone)

LADIES AUXILIARY: Hots, Hamburgs, Cheeseburgs, Sausage w/ peppers & onions, salt potatoes, mac salad, cold sodas & cold water. Saturday rides special - Hot dog and drink for $2.00

FIREWORKS:  10:30 pm Saturday night. 

CANIVAL RAFFLE: Due to popular demand 50/50 raffle tickets are available now.  THREE prizes will be given out. (Last year three prizes were given out at $900 each)   50/50 Raffle drawing 11 pm Saturday night.

AGAIN THIS YEAR: Two Rush businesses are sponsoring the 50/50 raffle by paying for the ticket printing cost as a donation to the Fire Department and providing coupons for their products.


We have 1,500 books of 8 tickets per book at $5.00 per book, 4  tickets for $3.00 or $1.00 each. EACH TICKET HAS A COUPON FOR A FREE SOFT CUSTARD ICE CREAM CONE WHEN YOU BUY ONE AT COLBY’S this expires September 30, 2013. OR A COUPON TO RECEIVE 10 BONELESS CHICKEN WINGS WHEN YOU BUY A LARGE PIZZA WITH ONE TOPPING AT MONTESAN’S PIZZA this expires December 31, 2013. 

A Book of 8 tickets has 4 coupons for each promotion. Each book of tickets has ONE  $1.00 OFF the RIDE SPECIAL either day also.  These coupons are being accepted now at both businesses.   

PARADES: The Fire Department, Ladies Auxiliary, Explorers, Band and Apparatus will be attending area parades. For a complete list go to and click on Parades. The ladies auxiliary have new uniforms and can’t wait to show them off.    

The RUSH FIRE DEPARTMENT thanks the following business and organizations that purchased an advertisement banner in the beer tent at the 2013 Rush Carnival - We also wish to thank KIRKWOOD FUELS of Lima for the Propane for the Clams booth and our annual clambake. Consider them for your fuel needs.........

Montesanos Pizza & Itailian Kitchen

Rush Auto Repair

Chase Farms

Chase Greenhouse

O'Neills Tree & Landscape

G & G Window Repair

Colby's Pig Roast

Moog Medcal Devices

Service Master by ASAP

Timber Creek Construction

CWC Wolcott Contract & Consulting

Bugman Pest Elimination

Convenient Gadgets & Gifts

Bakers Tree Service

Gro Moore Farms

Action Towing & Service

Kens Pizza Corner

Monroe Tractor

Bucci's Auto Repair by Bob

Vern Valance Septic

Pawla's Pet Grooming

Rush Lions Club


Local businesses have been given the opportunity to advertise their goods and services with a banner in the beer tent. Contact Jim Bucci @ 507-1025 if you were not contacted or would like to participate next year. We had 22 banners of area organizations and businesses participate this year.  

Two Rush businesses are sponsoring this years 50/50 raffle by paying for the ticket printing cost as a donation to the FD. A BIG “THANK YOU” to COLBY’S  BBQ & ICE CREAM and MONTESANO’s PIZZA.