37th Annual Wild Duck Festival

37th Annual Wild Duck Festival – October 11 & 12, 2019
Trumann Chamber of Commerce
Location: 16179 Pecan Grove Road
ADMISSION TO THE FESTIVAL IS FREE  (Ride Vendors charge for their rides -Pony Rides, Bounce Houses, Petting Zoo, etc.)
We have a large midway of local organizations, food trucks, and vendors


TENTATIVE SCHEDULE – Changes in Schedule will be in Red text
Thursday, October 10 (not open to the public)

9 am-12 pm; 1 – 3 pm  Commercial Food Vendors (ONLY) Setup



Friday, October 11

9 am-3 pm            General, Non-profit, and Local Vendor Setup (not open to the public during this time)


4 pm                         Ribbon Cutting – Welcome by Mayor & Other Leaders
4-9 pm                     Festival Opens: Midway Vendor Booths & Rides Opens

5-6 pm                    Musicians – Outdoor Stage (Open Mic; 15 minutes per person/group; bring guitars) – Schedule with Chamber before event

5-6 pm                    SL – Outdoor Stage

6 pm                        Pickle Contest Entries due     Anything pickled is eligible (pickled okra, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, etc.)

6-8 pm                     RVH Christian Band – Outdoor Stage

8-9 pm                     Band – Outdoor Stage

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 12

9 am                           Parade line-up at Trumann Plaza (No fee to participate, contact Dennis Pankey, 870/227-1590)  
10 am                      Duck Festival Parade (begins at Trumann Plaza [South Hwy 463] – ends at Trumann Recreation Complex)  


9 am                           Festival Opens 2nd Day: Midway Vendor Booths & Pony Rides. Bounce Houses

9 am                           Pony Rides opens  
10 – End                      Wild Duck Festival Sr. Softball Tournament: contact Gaylon Muse at 870/284-0481, or Laymon Moye 870/284-7017.

10 am – 12 noon          Arm Wrestling Competition – Inside the TRC Building (To enter call Heather Parrish at 501/691-3868)

10-11:30 am             Band – Outdoor Stage

11 am                         Fair Haven Farms Petting Zoo opens
11 am                         Entries for Homemade Pies, Cakes, and Cookies due
11 am                         Antique Tractor drawn Hay rides (sponsored by Poinsettia Club)                
12 Noon                    Pickle Eating Contest – Outdoor Stage
.                                    Announce Pickle Contest Winner
1-3 pm                       Horseshoe Tournament (register on-site at Pavilion by horseshoe pits)  

1-2 pm       Duck Calling Contest (Sponsored by St. Francis Lake Assn) – Outdoor Stage ($10 registration fee, contact Terry Rollins Jr at 870/919-0986 or sign-up at their booth in the midway by 1 PM)

2 pm                            Announce Pie, Cake, Cookie Contest Winners

2-4 pm                      SE Band – Outdoor Stage
4-6 pm                      Full Blown Insanity Band – Outdoor Stage 

6-9 pm                      Flat Land Gospel Band 

6-8 pm                        Bingo – (inside Trumann Recreational Complex)
9 pm                             Announce winner of $1,000 giveaway
9 pm                             Festival Closes


List of 2017 Vendors:


St. Francis Lake Association
Trumann Chamber of Commerce
Trumann Fine Arts Council
Bounce Brothers Entertainment
1st Assembly of God Youth
Rachel Walters Avon
Reagan Hill Gardens
Eastside Baptist Church
Central Ford
Trumann Church of God
Trumann Family Health Center
Kevin Molder – Poinsett County Sheriff
Johnny Rye – AR House of Representatives
American Legion
Willis Chapel Pentecostal Church
Salvation Ministries
Diamond Concessions
Three Rivers Healthcare & Rehabilitation
Stitch & Screen
Plunder Jewelry
Trumann Missionary Baptist
Paw Paw’s BBQ
Jones Snack Shack
Central Missionary Baptist
Lynn’s Place Shaved Ice
Higginbotham Family Dental
Arkansas Dental Clinic
Lighthouse Baptist Church
Fair Haven Farms (Petting Zoo)
Poinsettia Club
Pankey Hay Rides
Arkansas Game & Fish Commission
Miracle Kids Success Academy
Lucky Penny Flea Market
Premier Calls
Roger Morgan
First Baptist Church Women
P&J Flea Market
Trumann EMS
Trumann Fire Dept.
Donnie’s Pony Rides