Grand Duck Derby

Date/Time

September 04, 2022

Location

Grandscape View map
5752 Grandscape Blvd.,
The Colony, TX, 75056

Additional Information

Description

On Sunday, September 4, join the North Texas community in supporting 25 local nonprofit organizations while 35,000 ducks race through the Grandscape Lagoon, and stay for The Taste of The Colony food festival at Grandscape.

Come watch the spectacle just for fun, or come to see if your duck is the one to win the race. Individual ducks are available for purchase online for $5, and $1 from every purchase supports community organizations, with the goal to raise up to $35,000 in donations. The Colony Chamber of Commerce and their nonprofit partners are committed to serving our community through collaboration, education and advocacy.

Each duck is racing to the finish line for the grand prize of $5,000 cash. Over $12,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to winning ducks.

The Grand Duck Derby:
9:30am Festivities kick off with performances on the community stage and final duck purchases
10am Stop by the Duck Tent to purchase your last lucky duck, sales end at 10:15am. Then head on over to The Colony Economic Development tent to claim your duck whistle.
10:30am The official duck call, join thousands of guests in a collective duck call
11am The luck ducks drop into the lagoon and start their race to the finish line.
Noon While the ducks are racing visit the SCHEELS Kid Zone, sponsors and partners tents, and take in the fantastic entertainment on the community stage.

The Taste of The Colony:
Noon–1pm Live DJ during VIP Opening
1pm Emcee opens the event and Grand Duck Derby winners are announced
1:30–2:30pm Zak Webb
3–4pm Band
4:30–6pm Band

The Colony is home to everything from cozy sidewalk cafes to world-class first-in-market concepts offering unique dining experiences. Come hungry and be prepared to be wowed in The City by the Lake. Plus, photo booth activations, a Kids Zone and family-friendly activities for all. Bands will be announced as they are booked.

Parking for The Grand Duck Derby event is in the multi-level garage off Destination Drive by Galaxy Theatres. Parking in any of the surface parking lots is not permitted.

Find more family fun events every day of the week at dfwchild.com/calendar.