Emerald Coast Duck Regatta at Baytowne Wharf
The 4th Annual Emerald Coast Duck Regatta benefiting the Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast Guild will take place Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10am-2pm. Approximately 4,000 ducks will begin their race across the Lagoon at the Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Prizes will be awarded to the owners of the first ducks to cross the finish line, including a $5,000 first-place prize!
Enjoy fun activities for the whole family, including Abrakadoodle face painters, crafts, scavenger hunts, and more beginning at 10 a.m. The Baytowne Carousel will offer free rides for children 12 and under from 11 a.m. to noon. All net proceeds from the Baytowne Zip Line between 11am-1pm will be donated to the Sacred Heart Hospital Guild, courtesy of Baytowne Adventure Zone owner Russ Scott. The duck race will begin at 1 p.m.
Make a donation of $10 or more to the Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast Guild to adopt a duck. Ducks are available for adoption at the Sacred Heart Gift Shop in Miramar Beach or online at www.emeraldcoastduckregatta.com. Duck adoption fees include one duck for $10, three ducks for $27, six ducks for $50 and 12 ducks for $100. Additional prizes include two roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines, Walt Disney World passes, a $400 Best Buy gift card, iPad2s, and more.
For more information about the Emerald Coast Duck Regatta, or to adopt a duck, go to www.emeraldcoastduckregatta.com.