The time has come for the Duck Derby!

We are excited to see you at the 2024 Duck Derby on June 9th!

Duck Dash 5k Walk/Run

Registration is $25 until May 15, and $30 after and until race day. 

Save the Date: The 2024 Duck Derby will be June 9!

Duck Derby 6 PM

Adopt a duck for $10.00 to be entered into the duck derby. Your duck will be dropped into the Mighty Ohio River with numerous others for a race to the finish line where the first five ducks plucked from the water will win cash or prizes.

Derby Hat Contest 5 PM

Come dressed in your Derby Best Dressed. Don't forget the Hat! It is just not all about ducks, at 5 PM we will parade the derby hats through the car cruise with three winners to take home prizes from Largest Hat, Most Unique Hat, and Best Duck Themed Hat.

Food Vendors 3-7 PM

Come to Wellsburg for the evening of a community celebration. Make the evening by enjoying local food venders.

Car Cruise In 3-7 PM

Cruise in with your Antique Cars, Classic Cars, Muscle Cars, Street Rods and most importantly, the people that love them to Wellsburg 6th Street Wharf. This Car Cruise In is free to participate, please arrive with your car between 1:30-2:45 PM. Street will close off promptly at 2:50 PM for the safety of everyone and will remain closed until 7 PM. Music, Food and a Duck Derby, what more could you ask for? Yes we have that covered too, all funds raised will go to the Wellsburg Kiwanis Club to support children in our local area.

2023 $1,000 Winner

Matt Serevicz

Last Year's Derby provided funding for a park to be built for the City of Wellsburg's First Ward.

Join us today and become a volunteer.

Our Event Sponsors

The Kiwanis Club of Wellsburg would like to publicly thank our sponsors that have made this event and our other events a true success.  We ask for your patronage of these businesses.

Join us!

Consider Joining the Wellsburg Kiwanis Club and become a volunteer to impact the lives of children in your community.

The Wellsburg Kiwanis Club is very excited about our 3rd Annual Duck Derby.  This year’s festivities will be held at the 6th street Wharf in Wellsburg, WV with the addition of a Derby Hat Contest, Car Cruise In and Food Venders
for any further information – 412-518-0804 – President Eric Fithyan