The 10th Annual Great Genoa Duck Race and Family Fun Event will be held this Saturday, September 7th, 2013 at Carroll Memorial Park at State and Madison Streets in Genoa. The event will go on from 10am to 2pm. Bring the kids and enjoy an inflatable bounce house, face painting, food vendors, the Genoa-Kingston Police Department and Rescue Squad, a performance by the Genoa-Kingston High School band, carnival games and other vendors. Cogsley the Duck Mascot will be there for some great picture opportunities. There also will be a live radio broadcast by WLBK/WSQR during the event.
Make sure to get your tickets for the Great Genoa Duck Race from any Genoa Chamber member before this fun family event. Tickets cost $5 for 2 ducks, $25 for 12, or your own personal V.I.P. flock of 50 ducks for $100. More than 2,000 ducks will be launched on the Kishwaukee River at 1:30 p.m., make sure yours are in there too! First prize is $500, second prize is $250, third prize is $100, and even the last place finisher wins $50. Sponsored by the Genoa Chamber of Commerce and KishHealth Systems.