Time Remaining Before the April 26th 2025 Race:

The 25th Annual Duck Race will be held on Saturday, April 26th, 2025. The fun starts at 11:30 AM!

Check out the list of winners from this year's race!

In this yearly event, 20,000 rubber ducks are released into the Pawcatuck River, situated on the border of Westerly, RI, and Pawcatuck, CT. The race is a fundraiser benefiting numerous local charities. Alongside the excitement of the race, attendees can enjoy various family-friendly activities including children's games, bounce houses, food booths, and more! The proceeds from the Pawcatuck River Duck Race support local schools and non-profits, typically exceeding $60,000 for the participating groups.

With over 90 fantastic prizes available to the winning ducks, including the grand prize of a trip for a family of four (2 adults & 2 children) to Disney World, complete with hotel accommodations, airfare, and park passes, or an alternative $2500 cash prize. Each year, the event attracts thousands of spectators to downtown Westerly-Pawcatuck, captivating a large audience of local children and families. It presents an ideal opportunity for businesses to showcase their generosity and commitment to the community.

Thank you to our Tidal Sponsors!

Dime Bank

Lathrop Insurance

Grey Sail

Sun Publishing

Navigant Credit Union