The 10th annual Emerald Coast Duck Regatta benefiting the Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast Guild takes sail on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 beginning at 10AM at the Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Approximately 3,000 rubber ducks will race across the Lagoon in the heart of Baytowne, and prizes will be awarded to the owners of the first ducks to cross the finish line, including a $5,000 first place prize!
The event features fun activities for the whole family, including a scavenger hunt, face painting, kids activities, free carousel rides, and the duck race following at 1PM. An UNLIMITED number of ducks will be available for "adoption" up until 12:30 p.m. the day of the event. Adopt ducks as early as 8:00 a.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 Hospital Gift Shop in Miramar Beach, online at emeraldcoastduckregatta.com or at Baytowne Wharf the day of the event. Adopt one duck for $10, three ducks for $27, six ducks for $50 or 12 ducks for $100.
Proceeds from this event will help fund the Heart Cancer Center at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. Please visit emeraldcoastduckregatta for more information, to become a sponsor, adopt your ducks and help support our area Hospital! Visit Emerald Coast Duck Regatta on Facebook for event updates and photos!
The Village of Baytowne Wharf is the heart and soul of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and the gathering place for many locals and visitors along the Emerald Coast. Baytowne Wharf features restaurants, bars, shops, and family-friendly activities throughout the village. Sitting on the shore of the Choctawhatchee Bay, the area pieces together elements of an old fishing village and a New Orleans marketplace, making the atmosphere fun and relaxing. Baytowne is home of some of SoWal's most beloved events: Mardi Gras Parade, Sandestin Gumbo Festival, Sandestin Wine Festival, Baytowne Beer Fest, Wednesday Night Concerts, Baytowne Art Walk, Baytowne Countdown and many special events throughout the year.
Follow The Village of Baytowne Wharf on Facebook for updates on upcoming festivals and events. And check Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort on Facebook for lodging specials and beautiful scenes from the beach.