Bellaire, MI. “DUCK” into BELLAIRE…let the “QUACKIN” begin. The Bellaire Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the 32nd ANNUAL RUBBER DUCKY FESTIVAL in Downtown Bellaire on August 12 – 18, 2019, sponsored by Bellaire Family Health Center and Fischer Insurance.
The Rubber Ducky festival kicks off on Monday, August 12 and runs through Sunday August 18. Featuring a weeklong of events including Bay Area Big Band, Community Paddle Event, Commission on Aging Picnic, Duck and Glow 5k Run/Walk and 1 Mile Kiddie Dash, Grass River’s “Riverfest & Auction,” Dominic Fortuna Live, Corn Hole Tournament, Kids Activities, Rubber Ducky Parade and Race, and “Woodstock 2” Live Music. Finish the week with the return of the Short’s Glacial Hills Challenge XC on Sunday.
Saturday also features a Fine Arts & Craft Show with over 50+ vendors, Kid’s “Ducking Park” including games for all ages, bounce houses & slides, face painting, and a FREE kid’s movie. Smokey the Bear will be visiting. Downtown Bellaire will be alive with sidewalk and library book sales. Bellaire’s biggest parade of the season kicks off at 3:00 followed by the dropping of 2,000 ducks at the North Bridge Street Bridge.
This year’s festival is part of Bellaire’s 12 Days of Summer Celebration, August 7 – August 18, kicking off with the 3-day Antrim County Fair, featuring a restaurant cook-off, dog show, family movie night and horse pulls on August 8-11.
For full schedule of events or to be a vendor, visit the Bellaire Chamber of Commerce web site at www.bellairechamber.org or call Bellaire Chamber of Commerce at 231-533-6023.