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Buena Vista Gold Rush Days are coming soon and a favorite BV tradition is the “Quack”tastic Rubber Duck Race, which has supported the Buena Vista community for many years. The race will be held at McPhelemy Park Pond at 11:30 a.m. (Kids) and 1:30 p.m. (Main Race) on August 13, during the 2022 Gold Rush Days weekend.

Adopt a Duck Today

Logo courtesy Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce

You can “adopt” a duck for just $5 for the Main Race and $2 for Kids. Or you can buy a “Quack Pack” of five and get the sixth one for free.

According to the sponsor, the BV Chamber of Commerce, it’s a great way to increase your odds of winning an expanded list of great (mostly cash!) prizes:

Main Race

1st Prize during BV Chamber “Quack-tastic” Duck Race at 2022 Gold Rush Days. Photo courtesy Cannondale

  • Grand Prize: Brand New e-Bike ($1,400 Value)
  • Second Place: $1,000 CASH
  • Third Place: $500 CASH
  • LAST Place: (It’s a secret, but you’ll LOVE it.)

Kids Race
Each child that enters the race will receive TWO gift cards. Gift cards are courtesy of Once Upon A Trapeze and K’s Dairy Delite!

  • Grand Prize: $100 CASH
  • Second Place: $50 CASH
  • Third Place: $25 CASH
  • LAST Place: It’s a secret (but they’re going to LOVE it).

Featured image: The Quack-tastic” Duck Race is a favorite event during Buena Vista Gold Rush Days. Visual image is courtesy BV Chamber of Commerce.