The next upcoming race is very soon on Easter Monday 2nd April 2018, it has become a popular event here and the event attracts many visitors and locals from near & far.
This is not just a Duck Race. Throughout the day there will be a variety of entertainment, including children’s rides, charity stalls and music. It’s a fun day out for all the family.
The Duck Race starts at approximately 3.15pm when the ducks are all launched at the same time into the river from St George’s Bridge. Up to 10,000 individually numbered yellow ducks will race down Hebden Water to the finish line at West End bridge. Throngs of spectators watch from every possible vantage point.
Tickets for the Duck Race cost £1 each, available on-line and from numerous shops and pubs in the town,displaying brightly coloured posters, and from the Visitor Centre besides the Marina. Tickets will also be on sale from the Rotary stall in St Georges Square on several weekends before Easter and on Easter Monday.
The Rotary Club of Hebden Bridge raise funds for the Rotary Club of Hebden Bridge Trust which is registered with the Charity Commission. Registered number:513898. Sources of information from: