Enjoy a fun filled day outdoors with the whole family..Wildquack Duck River Festival Package Includes:
Sunday Memorial Day Weekend from $218 plus tax per couple
- Lodging 2 nights
- full hot breakfast daily
- FREE Ticket to enter your own yellow ducky into the contest
Call 603 374 2353 to book you Wildquack Duck River Festival Package at the Bartlett Inn.
Sunday Memorial dAy Weekend the Wildcat River will have almost 3,500 yellow rubber ducks racing against each other on their way to the finish line. The Wilquack Duck River Festival has been helping to raise money for area non-profits such as the Kennett High Key Club, the local Special Olympics swim team, the Jackson Police Department, as well as the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce. If you represent a local non-profit of the Jackson Area and would like to be included in this event you are encouraged to call the chamber at 603-383-9356… get involved and take advantage of this successful event.
Admission to this event is still FREE. Everyone is invited to line the riverbanks of the Wildcat River and help cheer their favorite duck onto victory. Duck tickets, food and other activities are priced accordingly.
Kick off for the festival starts Saturday mid May Weekend with the first appearances of Wildquack (our big furry duck mascot) from the hours of 2 PM until 4 PM throughout the Jackson Area. Be one of the first 5 people to spot Wildquack during that time and you could win a prize valued at $25 or more. You will also be able to purchase duck tickets during those sightings or at local participating businesses as well as the Jackson Area Chamber office. You can now purchase tickets at: Flossie’s General Store.
The Duck races, food vendors, Kennett High Key Club Children activities, Artisan Tents, Jackson Cake Boss Competition, 5 Minutes of Fame Stage and more all takes place on Sunday, May 29th from 8 AM – 4 PM. You can sign up for your 5 minutes of Fame or the Jackson Cake Boss competition or if you would like to sign up to be in our parade just contact the office at 603-383-9356 or email [email protected] To find out detailed information, request a brochure or just enjoy some photos of past events, be sure to check out www.jacksonnh.com/event/119/Wildquack-Duck-River-Festival. To purchase Duck Tickets online visit www.jacksonnh.com/tickets-gifts.php. Tickets will be on sale at participating businesses (listed above) from April 1, May 28th. If there are any unsold tickets remaining the day of the event they will be on sale at the event until 1:30 PM. Race time is at 2 PM.
Also..for all of you talented guests….enter the 5 Minutes of Fame
5 Minutes of Fame
Location: Jackson Village Park
About 5 Minutes of Fame
An entry fee of $15 gets you “5 Minutes of Fame” at this year’s 26th Wildquack Duck River Festival. Winner will walk away with a Cash prize of $100. Starting at 12:30 PM entertainers should gather at the information table set up on the south side of the stage. The information ambassador will great all entertainers and assign them their start time. Our M/C will announce your arrival and the stage is yours for 5 minutes. You do not have to use up the entire 5 minutes but you will not have any longer than 5 minutes to perform. All participants will be called back to the stage immediately following the last performer. The M/C will hold his hand over the performer and the audience will clap, yell hoot and holler for their favorite entertainer. Our M/C will then determine who the loudest cheers were sent out to and the M/C will announce that winner. Come show us just how talented you are… you never know who will be in the audience. Could this be the day you get “discovered”? For complete details call the office at 603-383-9356,or e-mail [email protected]
Call the Bartlett Inn for reservations for Wildquack Duck River Festival Package 603 374 2353