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Get your “Quack On” this August for Bellaire’s annual Rubber Ducky Festival
“DUCK” into BELLAIRE…let the “QUACKIN” begin. The Bellaire Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the 29th ANNUAL RUBBER DUCKY FESTIVAL in Downtown Bellaire on August 20, 2016 sponsored by 4Front Credit Union and The Nest @ the Chief Golf Course.
Highlighting the Rubber Ducky Festival on Saturday August 20, is a quarter-mile race when 2000 yellow ducks are dumped into the Intermediate River with the finish line at RIVERSIDE MARINA. 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. Prizes: 1st– $500; 2nd -$300; 3rd – $100; 4th-7th place – $50; 8th-27th place – $10. Participants do not have to be present to win.
Also join us on Saturday for a Kids’ Duckling Park with Face Painting, Games, Bounce Houses & Slides, FREE Movie, and Bellaire’s Biggest Parade of the season (3:00). Buy treasures at the Fine Arts & Crafts Show, explore downtown Bellaire sidewalk sales and much more.
This year’s festival is part of Bellaire’s 12 Days of Summer Celebration August 12 – August 20. Other events include the 3-day Antrim County Fair, “Christians Got Talent,” Live Music Tuesday and Friday night, Commission on Aging Picnic, 5K Family Fun Glow Run and the 1st Annual Rubber Ducky Festival Golf Outing at the Farm Golf Course.
For full schedule of events or to be a vendor, visit the Bellaire Chamber of Commerce web site at www.bellairechamber.org or call Bellaire Chamber of Commerce at 231-533-6023.