10AM – 8.14.2019

The Race will take place rain or shine – Ducks can only be adopted online.

Presented by Busey Bank Naperville

Hosted by the Naperville Riverwalk Foundation


To celebrate Naperville’s crown jewel, 2,000 plastic ducks will “race” in the DuPage River from the foot bridge near Centennial Park to the Eagle Street Bridge near the Naperville Municipal Center.

All proceeds will benefit the Riverwalk Foundation for education and enhancements along the winding brick path of the city’s natural treasure in the heart of the central business district.

Duck racers do not have to be present to win.

  • Ducks are $5 each
  • Quack Pack – 5 ducks for $20
  • Family Flock – 25 ducks for $100
  • Duck Battalion – 50 ducks for $175
  • Duck Brigade – 100 ducks for $325
  • Duck Army – 250 ducks for $750

Decorate your own Jumbo Duck!

A limited number of JUMBO Sponsor Ducks are available for $100 each. JUMBO Sponsor Ducks can be reserved by emailing If modified, JUMBO Ducks may or may not be disqualified at the Race Committee’s discretion. (e.g. attaching a battery powered motor to the JUMBO Duck.) JUMBO Ducks are not eligible for cash prizes.

Cash prizes will be given to 3 duck adopters.

The first three ducks to finish the race will receive cash prizes, $1981, $500 and $250 in that order.

Remember! Let wildlife be wild! Feeding human snacks and bread crumbs to ducks, geese and other waterfowl is harmful to the health of wildlife and to the environment.

Special thanks to our sponsors! Busey Bank Naperville and Positively Naperville.

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