Where can I watch duck Derby in Chicago?

The Virtual Festival will start at 12 PM and can be viewed live on the SOILL Facebook Page or the SOILL Twitch Page. If you’d like to join us in person, you can come to the Virtual Festival starting at 10 AM at 401 N. Michigan Ave followed by SPLASHDOWN at 1 PM at the Columbus Dr. bridge.

What time is the duck Derby in Chicago?

approximately 1 pm
A minimum of 30,000 rubber ducks will be launched on the Chicago River at approximately 1 pm on Thursday, August 5, 2021, in Chicago, Illinois. Date and location are subject to change without notice. No attempt to free or interfere with any duck will be permitted, unless deemed necessary by Sponsor.

Where is the duck race in Chicago?

Chicago River
The Annual Chicago Ducky Derby will splash down in the Chicago River from the Columbus Bridge Thursday. CHICAGO (WLS) — It’s ducky derby day in Chicago! More than 65,000 rubber ducks will splash down into the Chicago River at 1 p.m. Thursday from the Columbus Bridge.

Who won the Duck Race 2021?

4, 2021): The 2021 Great Rubber Duck Race is complete! Here’s who won: First Place: James Slamick – $4,000 prize. Second Place: Julie Savilla – $1,000 prize.

How does Chicago duck Derby work?

How does it work? Prior to the race, all ducks will have been tagged with a number corresponding to an individual who will have previously “adopted” the duck at the cost of $5. The lucky owners of the first ducks to cross the finish line will win one of our exciting grand prizes.

How do you adopt a duck?

Adopt A Duck Kits make great gifts and can be sent directly to the recipient. Simply supply the recipient’s name and mailing address as shipping information. We’ll even include a letter stating the Adopt An Animal Kit is from you. Duck is the common name for a number of species in the Anatidae family of birds.

What time is the duck race?

Our Races

Race Name Race Date / Time #Entries
One Hope United November 06, 2021 08:00 AM 1392
AFA November 06, 2021 10:00 AM 1549
Victoria Duck Safari November 06, 2021 12:00 PM 2958
Hammond Duck Race November 06, 2021 12:00 PM 563

Why did Chicago dump rubber ducks?

Rubber ducks dumped into Chicago River to raise funds for Special Olympics Illinois – Xinhua | English.news.cn.

Why do they put ducks in Chicago River?

A FLEET of yellow rubber ducks sporting sunglasses were released into the Chicago River on Thursday in an annual fundraising event. A staggering 70,000 were dumped into the water as spetators cheered them on in a bid to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois.

What time does the duck race start?

Duck Race Festival Schedule The Duck Race begins at noon with a Pre-Flight Show featuring interviews, clips from historic footage, and appearances by mascot Lucky Duck.

What is a duck derby?

Duck Derby is a fun annual event where thousands of rubber ducks—sponsored by individuals just like you—are released on an incoming tide for an epic race from Buzzards Bay into Allens Pond. With fierce determination, they fight their way to the finish line where the first five to cross win Grand Prizes!

What does the winner of the duck Derby get?

Chevy Trailblazer
The winner will be contacted by Special Olympics Illinois staff. The winner/s will receive one of many great prizes including a 2021 Chevy Trailblazer; an all-inclusive trip to Rivera Maya, Mexico; a cash prize; and more.