Rubber Ducky Festival

Downtown Bellaire
200 Broad Street,
Bellaire, MI 49615
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“DUCK” into BELLAIRE…let the “QUACKIN” begin. The Bellaire Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the 32nd  ANNUAL RUBBER DUCKY FESTIVAL in Downtown Bellaire on August 12 - 18, 2019, sponsored by Bellaire Family Health Center and Fischer Insurance.

The Rubber Ducky festival kicks off on Monday, August 12 and runs through Sunday August 18. Featuring a week long of events including Bay Area Big Band, Community Paddle Event, Commission on Aging Picnic, Duck and Glow 5k Run/Walk and 1 Mile Kiddie Dash, Grass River’s “Riverfest & Auction,” Corn Hole Tournament, Kids Activities, Rubber Ducky Parade and Race, and “Woodstock 2” Live Music. Finish the week with the return of the Short’s Glacial Hills Challenge XC on Sunday.

Rubber Ducky Festival’s biggest day is on Saturday August 17, featuring  a quarter-mile race when 2000 yellow ducks are dumped into the Intermediate River. Visitors can buy a $5 race ticket that corresponds to the number on a Rubber Duck. Ducks finishing the “Top 27” win a cash prize.

Saturday also features a Fine Arts & Craft Show with over 50+ vendors, Kid’s “Ducking Park”, store specials and sidewalk sales, a FREE kid’s movie.

Event Dates
August 17, 2019
(All day)
August 18, 2019
(All day)
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