And the winners are...

The 10th Annual Duck Fest Derby presented by JM Family Enterprises, Inc. was truly a celebration. 

Special thanks to our sponsors, underwriters, duck teams and ambassadors, volunteers, and everyone who adopted ducks to benefit the 11,000+ children and families of KID, Inc.

Because of you, this was the most successful event in KID history. Thanks for making Splash’s birthday wish come true!


The winners of the 10th Annual Duck Fest Derby are:

  • $10,000 – Daniella Bagdadi
  • Norwegian Cruise – Preston McCabe
  • Pelican Grand – Jodi Patterson
  • 55” TV – Nan Rich
  • Fort Lauderdale Country Club Foursome – Laura Marsh
  • Carroll’s Jewelers Timepiece – Michele London
  • Macy’s Shopping Spree – Steve Palmer
  • Funderdome Children’s Party – Lisa Cooper
  • Fort Lauderdale Fun & Sun – Evan and Barbara Bell
  • It’s a Jungle Out There – Daniella Bagdadi


Stay tuned for next year’s date.  We’ll be in touch!



Saturday, April 9, 2016
Esplanade Park
12-3 PM 

Celebrating 10 "Quacktastic" Years of the KID Duck Fest Derby!

 The KID Duck Fest Derby is a great day for the whole family, and this year we’re celebrating 10 years of rubber ducky fun! Flock to Esplanade Park from 12-3 PM for a wide range of family-friendly activities at the KID Fun Zone including:

  • Bounce Houses
  • Petting Zoo
  • Face Painting
  • Funny Photo Opportunities
  • Meet and Greet with Splash, the Duck Fest Derby Mascot
  • Delicious Food Trucks
  • and So Much More!

The KID Olympics, presented by JM Family Enterprises, Inc. are back and better than ever! Each child who participates in every Olympic event will receive a chance to win a great raffle prize. Prizes will be awarded that afternoon.* 

At 2 PM join our excited and energized crowd as we cheer on the 30,000 rubber ducks floating down the New River to the finish line. Each duck is racing to win one of our 10 fabulous prizes including the Grand Prize of $10,000 cash!

Adopt a Duck.

Help a Child. 

Win $10,000!

*Children must be present to win.

Missed last year's event? Check out this cool video:


Other Ways to Get Involved:

Consider investing in KID by spending some time with us! KID is always in need of volunteers to help us spread the word, organize, and run the Duck Fest Derby. Join us for 2016!

Looking to promote your business? Become a Duck Fest Derby sponsor for 2016. Contact us today!

Ducks Remaining


Campaign Progress
100% of Goal
$235,062.02 Raised