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Shelford Duck Race

Sun 23 Feb 2020 11:00 am to 04:00 pm

  • Free entry
  • Recreation Reserve, The Parade, Shelford 3329

Once a year, in this quite picturesque town, the few hundred locals welcome a few thousand visitors for a fun-filled event.

Now in its 10th year the Duck Race & Family Fun Day is a great day out for people of all ages.

African drumming
Food trucks
Licensed bar
Craft stalls
Roving entertainment
Fun competitions

Of course, the highlight of the day is the Duck Race, where 1000 bright and cheerful plastic ducks make their way down the lovely Leigh River, with over $2000 in prizes for their lucky ‘adopters’.

Duck Race starts @ 2.30pm
Ticket for $10 available on the day and online at