Nevada Humane Society's Rubber Duck Race in Reno This Sunday
This Sunday, 30,000 rubber ducks will be released into the Truckee River to help raise money and awareness for homeless pets. For $5, you can adopt a duck and if your duck crosses the finish line first, you could win a a brand new, 2016 Toyota Corolla.
Nevada Humane Society’s Duck Race & Festival is coming to Reno on Sunday, August 21. For $5, you can adopt a duck and if your duck crosses the finish line first, you could win a a brand new, 2016 Toyota Corolla, donated by Dick Campagni’s Carson City Toyota.
Here four ways you can adopt a rubber duck:
Nevada Humane Society's goal is to have 30,000 rubber ducks adopted into the community which helps homeless pets.
The Duck Race & Festival is Sunday, August 21, from 11am to 5pm, at Wingfield Park. The Duck Race is at 4pm. Festivities include live entertainment, clowns, carnival games, vendors and refreshments. Winners do not need to be present.
Dogs and cats from Nevada Humane Society will be there in search of loving homes too!
While the Duck Race & Festival is free and open to the public, attendees are asked to not bring their personal pets to the event. City of Reno park regulations do not allow dogs at special events unless they are service dogs.
(Nevada Humane Society contributed to this report)