The Ducky Derby for this years BakerBirchBay.Com Discovery Days is at 11:00 AM, Sunday, July 22 in Birch Bay! This is the 33rd year for Discovery Days and it is another great weekend for the entire family in Birch Bay.
The Ducky Derby is held at the mouth of Terrell Creek on Birch Bay Drive and all the ducks are now into their final summer training and look forward to the big race when nearly 350 competing ducks will jump from the Terrell Creek Bridge and race to the mouth to take home the 2012 Ducky Derby Title. We have some great prizes this year for the first 25 ducks across the line! (Click Here To See Pictures From The 2011 Ducky Derby)
It only costs $5.00 per duck and you do not need to be present to win. You can purchase your tickets in advance at the Bay Cafe, Peddle and Paddle, Birch Bay Waterslides, or at the Visitor Information Center.
And remember Saturdays Parade starts at 11:00 at the corner of Alderson and Birch Bay Drive. We have a review booth this year in front of the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce where both Praise 106.5 and KGMI will be broadcasting live. (Click Here To See Pictures From The 2011 Discovery Day Parade)
Following the parade, there is the annual arts and crafts fair (10:00 am – 7:00 pm Saturday & Sunday). There are nearly 60 vendors this year as as well as a variety of food vendors.
For more information on the this years BakerBirchBay.Com Discovery Days & Ducky Derby, please contact the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce, (360) 371-5004, or via email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
About BakerBirchBay.Com – “From snowballs to sandcastles, and everything in between!” BakerBirchBay.Com is a joint marketing effort led by the Mt. Baker Foothills Chamber of Commerce and the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce with funding provided by a Whatcom County Tourism Grant which specifically spreads the word about the Mt. Baker Foothills and Birch Bay as tourist destinations during off-season months. For Birch Bay, the offseason is November-April while the off-season for the Mt. Baker Foothills is May-October.