The Milton Chamber of Commerce announced that Historic Milton’s Bargains on the Broadkill and the Great Duck Race will take place this year from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 27, at Milton Memorial Park on the riverfront in downtown Milton.
What started years ago as a small yard sale for Milton residents has grown into a full-blown regional festival featuring vendors of art, crafts, goodies and food. Entertainment will be provided, and the festival will be fun for the whole family.
The festival’s signature event, the Great Duck Race on the Broadkill, offers participants the opportunity to win cash prizes. Rubber duckies will be for sale in the weeks preceding the event and on event day. The ducks will be released into the river toward the end of the event, and as always, contestants do not have to be present to win. The entrant whose duck is the first to cross the finish line will receive a cash prize of $500 from the Milton Chamber of Commerce. Additional winners will receive cash prizes donated by chamber members. To sponsor a duck or buy a duck, email email@example.com. Winners will be announced on the chamber’s Facebook page and contacted directly after the festival.
This year’s festival also features the annual Irish Eyes Canoe & Kayak Race at 10 a.m. To learn more, go to irisheyespub.com.
For more festival information, go to historicmilton.com.