June 11th, 2023

Join the fun for our 27th annual Duck Derby in Castle Rock, CO. Visit the Farmer's Market which opens at 9am followed by Ducky Derby fun! At the Market, you will find local foods, art and crafts provided by Colorado vendors. Come for lunch and enjoy food from several local food trucks also beer and mead on tap at the beer tent. Kids can have their faces painted, have a custom balloon creature made by our resident clown, enjoy several carnival games and fun in the bounce house. 
Then stay for the main event where thousands of rubber duckies are released into Plum Creek and race a half mile! The first 10 Duckies earn cash or prizes for their ticket holders. 
When: June 11th, 2023
Time: 9am-2pm (Ducks Race at 1pm)
Location: Festival Park in Castle Rock, CO
Cost: Free to Attend
Ticket Cost to Race Duck: One for $5 or Five for $20

(Tickets may be purchased from any member of a Castle Rock Rotary, online or the day of the event from 9am-12:30pm at the Ducky Derby tent.)

* You DO NOT need to be in attendance to win. Winning Numbers will be posted here.  
The Ducky Derby is the largest annual fundraiser for the Castle Rock Rotary Clubs.  The focus charities for the 2023 Ducky Derby are Wellspring Communities and the Castle Rock Crisis Center.  
This Event Supports Many Local Non-Profit Organizations
2022-2023 recipients include:
Wellspring Community
The Aspen Effect
Help and Hope Center/Douglas County Task Force
Castle Rock Senior Activity Center
Castle Rock Parks and Trails Foundation Possibilities Playground
Douglas Land Conservancy Educational Programming
Douglas County Library Foundation
Colorado Agricultural Leadership Foundation
Castle Rock Police Department Summer Cool Program
Eagle Scout Projects
College Scholarships
The Rotary Clubs in Castle Rock are part of Rotary International, a worldwide humanitarian organization with over 1.2 million members.  The Rotary motto is: "Service above Self". 
Complete rules of the race can be viewed at 2023 Ducky Derby Rules.