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The FOX 50 Family Fest and Great American Tobacco Duck Race are back this fall and you don't want to miss it!

The Family-friendly event which draws thousands each year returns on Saturday October 4th from 11am until 4pm at the American Tobacco Campus in Durham.

We are busy making plans for this years event.. Please take a minute to look around our website and see what we have in store for you. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates. 

Family Fun
Noah’s Landing returns to delight the crowd with an expanded live animal showcase, including “Ramsey” the Fennec Fox. Skoyz Wellness will dazzle the crowd with moving objects and moving bodies. Special appearances by some of your favorite mascots – Wool E. Bull, Lucky E. Duck, Stormy and more.

Later in the day, the Great American Tobacco Duck Race will take over the Ol’ Bull River for the eight year, benefiting:

WRAL-TV’s Brain Game host, Mark Roberts and Leyla Santiago, WRAL-TV's News Reporter, return to judge the Duck Decorating contest and emcee the Duck Race. There are AMAZING PRIZES for the swiftest ducks and the best decorated!

Winning Ducks WIN Prizes! 

  • Duke, UNC, NC State, and NCCU Men's Basketball tickets
  • Carolina Panthers tickets
  • Durham Bulls Suite during a baseball game for 30 people
  • RBC Suite during a Carolina Hurricanes game for 15 people
  • Amercian Tobacco Restuarants Gift Certificates
  • Tickets to DPAC events, and MORE!

The event is open to the public and admission is FREE, so come on out and join the fun!



Durham+Literacty+Center+Duck+Race PURCHASE DUCKS
Durham Public Schools  PURCHASE DUCKS
Museum of Durham History PURCHASE DUCKS
Museum of Life + Science  PURCHASE DUCKS


Click here for the 2014 OFFICIAL RULES


OCTOBER 4, 2014  |  American Tobacco - Durham  |  11 AM - 4 PM


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