Clear the Derwent - the ducks are back!

Ey Up Mi Duck Race 2018

Saturday 9th June at Riverlights, Derby River Gardens

11am to 3pm

Sight Support Derbyshire's biggest annual fundraising event returns to the centre of Derby on Saturday 9th June

Watch brightly decorated giant plastic ducks take to the water with thousands of little ducks, and enjoy stalls, refreshments by the riverside from 11am to 3pm.

Key times:

Judging of the Best Dressed Duck Race: 12pm
Race starts: 1.30pm
Winners announced: 2.45pm


Before The Race: Get Creative! Go Quackers!

Buy a giant duck for £30, decorate it, and enter it in our Best Dressed Duck contest before it takes to the water for the race. It's a lot of fun, and a great way to get your company or organisation's name out there. So take your creativity for a waddle and help to make this the most colourful duck race so far!

NEW FOR 2018 - Best Dressed Duck Categories!

The winner of each category will win a fun duck trophy, with a prize going to the overall Best Dressed Duck:

  • Financial, Legal, Insurance & Corporate
  • Transport, Engineering and Construction
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Small Businesses
  • Sports, Arts & Education
  • Community
  • Individuals/ Miscellaneous

Tickets to enter little ducks in the race are £1 each and the winner receives £250 cash donated by our event sponsor, TC Harrison Ford Derby.

Books of 5 are available to sell on our behalf by contacting the fundraising office.

Or buy them online for £1 each at

Get Involved! Contact the Fundraising Team on 01332 292262 or email

Click here to see pictures from last year's event


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