35th Annual Wild Duck Festival

35th Annual Wild Duck Festival 2017
Trumann Chamber of Commerce
Location: 16179 Pecan Grove Road

ADMISSION TO THE FESTIVAL IS FREE  (Carnival charges for their rides [Note: bracelets have separate charges for day and evening])


2016 we over 5,000 visitors!  We have a large midway of local organizations and vendors


Schedule (subject to change – check back regularly)
Friday, October 13

9-11 am                   Commercial Food Vendors (ONLY) Setup
1-3 pm                     General, Non-profit, and Local Vendor Setup


4 pm                          Ribbon Cutting – Welcome by Mayor & Other Leaders
4-9 pm                      Festival Opens: Midway Vendor Booths & Carnival Opens
5-9 pm                      Musicians – Outdoor Stage (Open Mic; 15 minutes per person/group; bring guitars) – Schedule with Chamber of Commerce before event
6 pm                          Pickle Contest Entries due
6-8 pm                      Bingo (inside Trumann Recreational Complex – TRC)
.                                     Antique Tractor drawn Hay Rides (sponsored by Poinsettia Club)
9 pm                          Festival Closes for the night

Saturday, October 14

8 am                           Parade line-up at Trumann High School (No fee to participate, contact Dennis Pankey, 870/974-2090)
9 am                           Duck Festival Parade (begins at high school [West Main St] – ends at Trumann Recreation Complex [Pecan Grove Rd])
9 am                           Festival Opens 2nd Day: Midway Vendor Booths & Carnival Opens
.                                    Push Pull Challenge (Sanctioned Weight Lifting Competition) – weigh in ( inside TRC) – Register on site, $60 per division
9 – End                      Wild Duck Festival Softball Tournament: contact Scott Shankle, 870/227-2244
9 am                           Antique Auto Show & Contest (sponsored by Central Ford) – To enter call David Bridges at 870/483-6451
10 am                        Strut Your Mutt Contest – Outdoor Stage (sponsored by Trumann Animal Pet Savers) Bring you dog!
.                                    Fair Haven Farms Petting Zoo
.                                    Entries for Homemade Pies, Cakes, and Cookies due
11 am                         Antique Tractor drawn Hay rides (sponsored by Poinsettia Club) 
.                                    Bench Press/Deadlift Challenge (TRC)
.                                   Pickle Eating Contest – Outdoor Stage
12 Noon                    Duck Calling Contest (Sponsored by St. Francis Lake Assn) – Outdoor Stage ($10 registration fee, register at https://www.facebook.com/StFLake/ or on site)
.                                    Announce Pickle Contest Winner
.                                    Announce Antique Auto Show Winners
1-3 pm                       Horseshoe Tournament (sponsored by Unico Bank – register on site at pavilion by horseshoe pits)
.                                    Announce Pie Contest Winner
2 pm                           Announce Cake Contest Winner
3 pm                           Announce Cookie Contest Winner
3-4 pm                      Victorious (gospel group) Outdoor Stage
4 pm                           Announce Duck Calling Contest winner
5-7 pm                      Hatchie Coon Howlers (Musical Group) – Outdoor Stage
6-8 pm                      Bingo – (Trumann Recreational Complex)
7-8 pm                      Rip Curtis (Musical Group) – Outdoor Stage
8 pm                          Announce winner of $1,000 giveaway
8-9 pm                      Rip Curtis (Musical Group) – Outdoor Stage
9 pm                          Festival Closes




List of 2016 Vendors:


St. Francis Lake Association
Trumann Chamber of Commerce
Fun Time Shows (Carnival)
Circle J BBQ
1st Assembly of God Youth
Trumann Family Health Center
Kevin Molder – candidate for Poinsett County Sheriff
Johnny Rye – candidate for AR House of Representatives
Jewelry in a Snap
American Legion
Dianna’s Paparazzi Jewelry
L & W Flea Market
Checker’s Pizza
Willis Chapel Pentecostal
Salvation Ministries
Paul’s Calls (Duck Calls)
Battery Outfitters
Trumann Missionary Baptist
Paw Paw’s BBQ
Arkansas Home Hospice
Arkansas Dept. of Human Services
Jones Snack Shack
Trumann Animal Pet Savers
Central Baptist
Mud Honey Boutique
Lynn’s Place Shaved Ice
Trumann Food Pantry
Road Kill Grill
Higginbotham Family Dental
Footlong’s Hot Dogs
Raggae Flavis
Grandma’s Quilts and Fabrics
Arkansas Dental Clinic
Genesis Pain Relief
Lighthouse Baptist Church
Fair Haven Farms (Petting Zoo)
Poinsettia Club
Pankey Hay Rides
Plunder (jewelry)
Miracle Kids Success Academy
Air Med Helicopter Medical Transport
Lucky Penny Flea Market