Ducking Fun in Tulbagh

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It’s almost time for the annual “Day at the Duck Race” in Tulbagh! You and your family can take full advantage of the level one lockdown privileges and join the second annual duck race on 24 October from 10am – 7pm at Essere Lodge in Tulbagh.

What can you expect?

There will be entertainment by local bands such as the Kiffness, Reggae artists Denve Jacobs and the Rockstone band and many other artists from the Colorfields area. Radio KC 107.7fm will also be broadcasting live at the event.

In the market area refreshments and other lekke goetes will be sold by local vendors – your support here will help these vendors generate money for their small businesses.

Entrance fee to the event is maa just R150 (which includes your duck adoption). For an additional R50 you can adopt another duck to partake in the race across the ‘Boontjies River’ and increase your chances of winning. The owner of the winning duck will receive a prize of R5 000.

There will also be a winning prize of R10 000 for any corporates who sponsors R1000 for a duck to partake in the race.

About the races

This year the ‘Crazy Store’ will be sponsoring the main race, the ‘Crazy Store Derby’ as well as providing a decoration station where participating ducks can be decorated and personalized. Other races expected on the day is the Veterans, Kiddies and Corporate races.

Vannie Kaap has also joined forces with ‘Day at the Duck Race’ as media partner and will be supplying prizes for the ‘Kinnes Vannie Kaap’ Duck race.

So, if you and your family are looking for lekke good clean fun to relieve you from the lockdown madness, purchase your tickets online. Get to it as soon as possible, the event is restricted to 500 mense under strict COVID-19 health and safety regulations.

For more information go to: Facebook, @dayattheduckrace or Instagram: Giveaducktulbagh

Go to to purchase your tickets today!

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