Annual Duck Derby

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Event# 308-382-9210

Event Details

The duck derby is a fund raising event that has grown into a community festival. Duck adoptions will be available for $5 each. The winners will receive prizes valued between $100 and $2,500. Proceeds benefit Leadership Tomorrow and Youth Leadership Tomorrow. There will be children's games, activities and food vendors. Doors open at 8:30AM and the duck derby begins at 10AM. Families can enjoy FREE carnival type games with prizes. Area organizations also provide activities such as an obstacle course and large blow-up jumper. Come take your picture with our giant duck, take a chance at winning great prizes and let your children enjoy a fun morning in a wonderful facility. 8:30 am to 11:00 am

Annual Duck Derby

Address : Island Oasis Water Park Grand Island NE
Phone : 308-382-9210   (Always call and confirm events.)

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Admission Fee : Free to watch


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