Rockwall, Texas – Rockwall is set to come alive with the spirited quack of thousands of rubber ducks racing down The Harbor and the roar of Jeep engines as it hosts the annual Rubber Duck Regatta and Jeep Festival on Saturday, October 14th, 2023. Established in 2012, this beloved community event promises a day filled with thrills, excitement, and the chance for one lucky participant to drive home in a brand-new Jeep Wrangler.
Rubber Duck Regatta and Jeep Festival will take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The event, which runs from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM CDT, promises endless entertainment for all ages. Children can dive into a gigantic Kids Zone replete with huge inflatables, games, rides, and more. For those with a penchant for speed, the Mini-Jeep races are a must-see, offering adrenaline-pumping action that will have onlookers on the edge of their seats.
The Harbor, located at 2079 Summer Lee Dr, Rockwall, TX 75032, will reverberate with the tunes of live music acts, ensuring that attendees have a rhythm to move to throughout the day. Festival-goers can indulge in a smorgasbord of culinary delights from an array of fantastic food trucks. The event will also feature a special yoga session, RTI Ramp, Jeep Zone Health Zone, a ‘Show & Shine’ segment, vendor market, and a unique pet parade.
Of course, the highlight of the day will be the eagerly anticipated Rubber Duck Race at 5 pm. Those who adopt rubber ducks stand a chance to win not only the coveted Jeep Wrangler but also cash prizes of $1,000 and $500. With each duck priced at $10, and discounted Quack Packs on offer using the promo code ‘DUCKDUCKJEEP’, everyone has a golden opportunity to be part of the excitement. Moreover, participants need not be present to claim their winnings, making it all the more enticing to join in on the fun.
In the lead-up to the race, the public can also vote in the People’s Choice Duck Pageant by visiting this link. It’s a fantastic way to participate and ensure your favorite duck waddles away with the title!
For businesses and individuals looking to contribute, the event is offering sponsorship and vendor opportunities. It’s a golden opportunity to be part of a community-driven event that sees thousands of attendees each year.
One of the most heartwarming aspects of the Rubber Duck Regatta and Jeep Festival is its commitment to giving back. All proceeds from the event will be directed towards the Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Texas and the Rockwall Grace Clinic, two organizations that have continually worked towards uplifting and supporting the community.
To adopt ducks, inquire about sponsorship, or gather more information about the festival, interested parties can visit the official website at www.rockwallduckrace.org.