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The Great Duck Derby Family Fun Day at Mead Botanical Garden

The Great Duck Derby Family Fun Day at Mead Botanical Garden

Date(s) - 30 Mar 2019
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Mead Botanical Garden


Gather up the kids and head to The Great Duck Derby at Mead Botanical Garden in Winter Park.  

The Great Duck Derby features a series of little yellow rubber duck races in Alice’s Pond and a fantastic array of children’s activities.  The fun begins at 10 a.m.

Adopt a race duck for just $5 or five ducks for $20.  All other activities are FREE!  The line-up of fun includes:

  • duckoration paint station
  • Audubon Center Birds of Prey
  • Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge
  • Nature-themed crafts and games
  • Bounce houses
  • Silly Song Sing-along with Mr. Harley
  • UCF Bug Closet
  • Plant a Magic Bean Pot
  • Scavenger hunts
  • Face painting
  • Crealde art fun
  • Winter Park’s Big Red Fire Truck
  • Friendship One Fun Truck
  • CFCArts Kids Show
  • Free tree giveaway
  • Hike along the creek, explore the butterfly garden
  • Be sure to visit the Mead Summer Camp table to enter  to win a FREE week at the awesome Mead Garden Young Naturalist Summer Camp for 5-11 year olds.

Pack a picnic or enjoy kid-friendly food, snacks and sweet treats available for sale. Duck t-shirts, whistles and hats also on sale. All proceeds from the Derby benefit programming at Mead Botanical Garden.

Mead Botanical Garden is located at 1300 S. Denning, Dr., Winter Park, FL 32789.  Overflow parking St. John’s Lutheran Church. Visit www.meadgarden.org for more details. Mead Garden thanks its flock of quacktacular sponsors for making this great day in the great outdoors possible.