Festival Information

   Riverside Drive (Cnr Victoria  St), West End, QLD

    Sunday 14th October 2018 11am - 5pm

AUSTRALIA'S BIGGEST DUCK RACE 4pm

It’s a quacking great race that could win  lucky ducks $25,000 cash or car or a $10,000 boat.

The 4pm show stopper event will see tens of thousands of yellow rubber ducks tipped in to the Brisbane River, turning the water into a sea of yellow as they race along a 100m course in the fight against cancer. First beaks across the line win the above prizes!

First prize: $25,000 CASH OR CAR

Second prize: $10,000 BOAT & $400 BCF VOUCHER Thanks to Port of Brisbane

Got questions about how the Duck Race works? Visit out FAQ's

GO QUACKERS KIDS' ZONE

Exactly as the name suggests this is THE area for kids to hang out have fun, learn and explore.

Meet Festival Ambassadors and Network TEN personalities, Ollie and Elly from Toasted TV and watch live stage shows from Ranger Stacey and Totally Wild!
Explore your inner artist and make your very own yellow rubber race duck.



The kids' zone will be the perfect chill-out area for the whole family during a big quacking day out with these activities to keep you occupied: 

Air Brush Tattoos  

 

Animal Farm

 

Slushies 


Popcorn   

 

Fairy Floss

   

Climbing Wall 

  

Face Painting

PRADELLA RIVER STAGE 

Come and relax along the riverside as Brisbane singer/songwriter extraordinaire Shanon Watkins entertains you throughout the afternoon. Shanon will play his signature folk-rock, acoustic hip-hop & blue-eyed soul country sounds that have made him one of Brisbane's much-loved up and coming artists.
The River Stage at Duck Race is proudly presented by Pradella.  


REGATTA GOURMET STREET BITES

What would a festival be without a lane of gourmet food to tantalise your taste buds? Take a waddle down the Regatta Gourmet Street and feast on delights that make the Regatta Hotel a much-loved Brisbane icon.

There's something to satisfy every foodie with lovingly made wood-fired pizza, calamari, an American BBQ Smoke House, an Argentinian Grill and MORE!


REGATTA DUCKS NUTS INN (18+)

The Regatta Hotel has moved to Australia's Biggest Duck Race for the party! Pull up the perfect pew, front and centre of all the festival’s best action!
The Regatta Ducks Nuts Inn will be 'ducked-out' with a bar serving your favourite drinks. Grab your flock a booth and relax for the afternoon .  You’d be quackers to miss this one.

GIANT DUCK ROW RACE 

Who doesn’t love a bit of competition between Duck Race event partners? Competitors will take on each other to see who will be the mightiest duck of them all in the Giant Duck Race. Those brave enough will embark in a giant inflatable duck on the Brisbane River and prepare for a feathery battle down a 50-metre course. Be prepared for a laugh or two as this race never disappoints!