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RESCHEDULED 6th Annual PaDucky Derby




The PaDUCKY Derby scheduled for Saturday, April 25th has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 24th.

$5 TO ADOPT A DUCK! Ducks for the 6th Annual PaDucky Derby go on sale at various places in the community and online.

The ducks are dropped into the Noble Park Pond and “race” to the finish line in October! The first 3 ducks win the cash prizes of $2500 (first), $1000 (2nd) or $500 (3rd). Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center invites you to come out before the race as well to enjoy food, music and plenty of duck merch to purchase and enjoy!

For more on the mission of the Merryman House in Paducah, please visit our website for more information.

We encourage travelers to call ahead and visit websites to confirm plans. Reference our COVID-19 resource page for the latest reopening updates and local information!