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Duck Derby

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


$10 each or 5 for $25, 12 for $50, 25 for $100 or 40 for $150 plus a Signature Duck Derby Sign!  Buy your ducks early to qualify for Early Bird prizes!

10:00 am Museum Opens/Event Kick-Off: Families are invited to Buy a Duck -Touch a Truck. Explore fire engines, military, law enforcement vehicles, and MORE
11:00 pm DJ for a Day: Join DJs TAT and Mondo on stage and get the crowd pumped for Duck Derby! Introduce a song and learn how to drop a beat alongside the city’s finest.
12:00 pm Celebrity Derby: Cheer on some familiar faces from our community!
1:00 pm Ducks Race: The main event! Watch as 5,000 ducks race across the finish line!
1:30 pm Dash to the Bash: A Museum-wide scavenger hunt incorporating social media. Winner receives a FREE Birthday Party at the Museum!
2:00 pm DSI Science Show: Join Nola and Harold Wilkinson from Decatur Science Investigators as they dazzle the audience with SCIENCE!

Music, face painting, and concessions will be available throughout the day!


May 6
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Children’s Museum of Illinois
55 S Country Club Rd
Decatur, IL 62521
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217-423-KIDS (5437)