Chicago Ducky Derby

Be apart of the annual fundraiser benefiting Special Olympics Illinois and join thousands of spectators watch over 50,000 yellow rubber ducks splash into the Chicago River in downtown Chicago and race down river towards the finish line!

Race Day kicks off at 10am on Thursday, August 9, 2018* at 400 North Michigan Avenue (The Wrigley Building) with entertainment for the entire family. Splashdown for the Ducky Derby is at 1pm. All proceeds benefit more than 23,000 athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes across Illinois.

You can Adopt a duck for only $5. Get more chances to win by purchasing a Quack Pack (6 ducks for $25), Flock of Ducks (24 ducks for $100) or Diamond Duck Pack (240 ducks for $1,000)!

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Chicago Ducky Derby

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