The fun and festivities begin:
Saturday May 7, 2016
Fireman's Field Yantic Fire Dept, Yantic, CT
2:00pm - Corporate Duck Race
3:00pm - The Main Event!
This family-oriented day of fun takes place in Yantic at the Fireman's Field, next to the Yantic Fire Department. The Great Duck Race is held in conjunction with a chicken barbeque sponsored by the Yantic Fire Department. There will also be a variety of contests, children's activities, games, arts, and crafts, and music to keep spectators entertained right up until the Great Duck Race begins. Last year there were about 2000 people in attendance.
TICKETS: Tickets are being sold at area banks and are only $5 a ticket for a chance to win over $5000 in prizes, which will be given out that day. Please click here to see where tickets are being sold.
3000 rubber ducks will be launched into the Yantic River. Each duck corresponds to a raffle ticket. The first 10 ducks across the finish line will win a prize! Ducks start at the beginning of the field and end behind the Yantic River Fire Department.
The Yantic River Fire Department will be sponsoring a chicken BBQ!
Come on down and enjoy food, music, games and arts and crafts for the kids.