Duck Race & Festival
August 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
This year the Duck Race & Festival will be hosted at Wingfield Park from 10-4pm on August 27, 2022! The ceremonial ducks will race at 3pm, and we can’t wait to see you there.
The past two years have been a very different version of our Duck Race event due to the pandemic. But this year we are back to racing! We had record-breaking duck sales in 2020 & 2021, with more than 50,000 ducks sold per year, and we want to break another record this year for our shelter pets. To save pets and be entered in the chance to win a brand-new car or $10,000 donated by Carson City Toyota, purchase a $5 duck today! To buy your ducks now, visit our website here!
In addition to the ceremonial duck launch, we will also have lots of fun activities for the whole family including:
- Pet Adoptions
- Beer Garden
- Photo Lounge
- Food Trucks
- Vendor Booths
- Games for the Kids
- And so much more!
Date: August 27, 2022
Location: Wingfield Park: 2 S Arlington Ave, Reno, NV 89501
About NHS: Nevada Humane Society (NHS) is a charitable, non-profit organization founded in 1932. In 2007, NHS became a no-kill shelter and launched a bold effort to help Washoe County become a no-kill community. In 2014, NHS expanded lifesaving efforts to include Carson City. Today, more than 100,000 animals have been placed into loving homes since 2007 and NHS continues to grow, maintaining its status as one of the top communities in the country for saving homeless pets. Working in partnership with Washoe County Regional Animal Services and a network of rescue organizations, NHS has put Washoe County in the very top tier of communities nationwide for saving homeless pets.