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.
Explore your inner artist and make your very own yellow rubber race duck.



Ollie McCormack and Elly Awesome from ELEVEN’s Toasted TV will introduce the following live stage shows:

Totally Wild
Crocamole
Scope TV


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

GIANT DUCK RACE

Who doesn’t love a bit of competition? 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! 

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 pizza, calamari, tandoori skewers, sausage rolls and pies and a mouth-watering spit roast.


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.
 

Festival attractions are subject to change and the full program is yet to be confirmed… stay tuned!