Austin Duck Derby, August 4

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Date: August 04, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

The Fifth Annual Austin Duck Derby will make a big splash for a good cause on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Presented by Austin Sonic Drive-Ins, the signature derby race will begin at 11 a.m. launch of more than 17,000 eco-friendly rubber ducks into Lady Bird Lake from the Ann. W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge. The quacky event will also feature a mix of tasty food for savoring, music for shaking those tail feathers and other family-friendly activities in the grassy area and parking lot between the lake and the Austin American-Statesman.

Austinites are invited to participate by adopting a duck to compete in the race (all adoptions are facilitated online starting June 1), with great prizes to be awarded to top-finishing ducks. The community is encouraged to adopt one duck or a family of ducks. Proceeds will benefit the Austin Boys and Girls Clubs Foundation, a nonprofit that provides assistance and scholarships to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area—ensuring that local youth who need us most can reach their full potential to become productive, caring and responsible citizens.

Location

Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge
1 CONGRESS Ave
Austin, Texas 78704

Website: http://www.duckrace.com/austin

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