Brad & Mary Bradford Memorial Duck Race

Sunday, August 18, 2024 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
War Memorial Rose Garden/Little’s Creek — 5804 S. Bemis Street, Littleton

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The Brad & Mary Bradford Memorial Duck Race honors the philanthropy and community fun that Brad and Mary enjoyed.

Join us at the Little’s Creek Bridge at Sterne Park, 5804 S. Bemis Street. Come and cheer on the ducks as they race down Little’s Creek towards the Prince Street bridge – FUN for the whole family! Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. You can only win once, and must be present to win!

In-person registration and duck sales begin at 12 noon;  the race will begin promptly at 1pm. Parking is available at the Center for the Blind (2233 W Shepperd Avenue) and at Sterne Park (5800 S Spotswood).There is no parking in the War Memorial Rose Garden parking lot.

Place Duck Order Here


  • $5 Per Duck, or $25 for a Six-Quack
  • Online ordering closes at 12 noon on the day of the event
  • Duck number(s) are assigned at the event

Two 5-inch tall rubber ducksBecome a $100 sponsor of the Duckford Duck Regatta!
Get your Duckford Duck (5″ – larger that the regular race ducks), to race in a in the Duckford Duck Sponsor Regatta.
Open to individuals and businesses, and you get to keep the duck! Decorate your duck with logos, stickers, etc., and come up with a great name – Webster, Drake, Ducktape. We do ask that you put your name on the back of the duck. You or your company will be listed on the Brad & Mary Bradford Memorial Duck Race event web page on the WWW website. Download the sponsor form [PDF] or contact the office at 303-794-4870 for Duck Sponsor information. A ducky way to support Western Welcome Week, a 501(c)3 public charity nonprofit organization. Western Welcome Week relies on community generosity to bring the honored tradition to the community each year. 

Thank you Scouting America Troop 989 for all your help at this event!

*Event information may change and all events are contingent on current health guidelines and restrictions*


Cost $5 per duck; $25 for a Six-Quack; $100 Duck Sponsorships Available
Sponsor(s) Bradford Auto Body, Lang Investment Group, South Suburban Parks & Recreation. Duckford Duck Patrons: Frank Atwood, Approval Voting, Cindy Hathaway, Bradford Auto Body, Lang Investment Group, Redstone Bank, Lewis & Cluck
Contact Western Welcome Week Office
Phone 303-794-4870

War Memorial Rose Garden/Little’s Creek
5804 S. Bemis Street