The event, in which spectators anxiously watch their duck "race"
toward the shoreline, kicks off at 1:30 p.m. Saturday with the "Mayors
Race." Last year, the city of Fountain Valley won the crown.
The main event, the public race, is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, with the
corporate race scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Businesses will be vying
for the coveted "Golden Duck" trophy.
The event raises funds for the Huntington Beach Community Clinic, a
medical center that provides care for low-income adults and children.
Organizers have set a goal to raise $100,000 this year for the clinic.
Anyone who purchases a duck can enter the race.
Ducks are regularly $10, $20 if you want one with a surfboard.
Corporate duck, which are bigger are $100 or $125 with the surfboard. The
ducks can be purchased on Saturday morning near the pier.
The event will also feature an open-air market and children's
More info: (714) 374-1951.