The 25th Ronceverte River Festival starts today! Rubber Duck Race Sunday

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Real Estate Agent WV0026375

 

The 25th Ronceverte River Festival starts today, June 7 and goes until Sunday, June 10.  This four day event is packed full of fun, food, music, carnival rides, parade, games, fireworks, and of course, the Rubber Duck Race....and so much more!


If you've never attended the Ronceverte River Festival, you are missing out on a fun-filled exciting weekend.  This four-day, four-night festival is fun for the entire family.  The event is held at the Ronceverte Island Park, a 20-acre park located on the Greenbrier River.  Admission and parking is free and the festival runs from 10 a.m. to midnight daily.

25th Ronceverte River Festival & Rubber Duck RaceThere will be entertainment for all ages.  This rocking event will feature "the Great Rubber Ducky Race", sponsored by the River Festival and  Bill Lewis Motors.  The race as noted below will be on Sunday and features a grand prize of $14,000 credit for the purchase of a new Chevrolet or Buick at Bill Lewis Motors and 24 other prizes for the lucky winners.  

Come out and enjoy the festival.  To ensure you don't miss any of the events, check out the events below for dates and times.


Thursday, June 7

Duck Ticket Sales begin
Carnival Rides


Friday, June 8

Grand Parade Line-up at 5pm on the Island
Grand Parade starts at 7pm
South of the River Band 8:30pm to 11:30 pm


Saturday, June 9


Strawberry Shortcake Sale begins
5 Mile Run 8am to 1pm
Basketball Tournament at noon
Horseshoe Tournament 10am
Lumberjack Contest 10am
Car and Bike Show 10am until 2pm
Chili Cook-off 11am
Fishing Derby (ages 8 to 16) 8am to 3pm
Tahoe Tractor Club Show 10am until 5pm
Children’s games 3pm
The Dennis Lee Show
8:30pm until 11:30pm


Sunday, June 10


Bike run 8am
Volleyball Tournament 10am
Thunder on the River Mud Bog at noon
Irish Road Bowling at 1pm
The Great Rubber Duck Race at 4pm (ticket sales, $5.00 each, from Friday until Sunday at 3pm)
The Dennis Lee Show 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Grand Finale Fireworks



Directions to the Ronceverte Island Park:  From Interstate 64, Take Exit 169 (Lewisburg) and follow Route 219 South to the town of Ronceverte

For more information on this event, call 304-647-3825


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Comments (15)

Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Rebecca- this looks like so much fun, especially the rubber duck and the strawberry shortcake sale.  I have to ask though... what is Irish road bowling??

Jun 07, 2012 03:48 AM
Anita Clark
Coldwell Banker Access Realty ~ 478.960.8055 - Warner Robins, GA
Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA

Rebecca: This sounds like a uber-fun event for the entire family.  If you go, take a bunch of photos.

Jun 07, 2012 04:21 AM
Tammy Emineth
Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing - Marysville, WA
Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer

This is great information that should be on your website ;0) We have a duck race here too. They are so much fun!

Jun 07, 2012 06:18 AM
Dale Baker
Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections - Claremont, NH
New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information

 

Howdy and evening Rebecca

Rebecca, there sure is a lot mighty fine activities for folks to enjoy attending at the Ronceverte River Festival. Rubber Duck Races sure are mighty fun to watch.

Have a good one
Dale in
New Hampshire

Jun 07, 2012 03:11 PM
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Kathy, read about WV Irish Road Bowling....http://wvirishroadbowling.com/

Anita, I am going to try and make it on Sunday..

Tammy, I'll be calling tomorrow...your decision to move home to Washington...and do the missionary work is just awesome.

Dale, I just hope that we have good weather.

 

Jun 07, 2012 03:31 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

The 25th Ronceverte River Festival should attract a large crowd.  This looks like lots of fun for the entire family.

Jun 07, 2012 08:35 PM
Toni Weidman
Sailwinds Realty - Trinity, FL
20+ Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL

We had a Rubber Ducky race last year to benefit the SPCA, Rebecca, it was so much fun! This whole festival sounds like it will be just wonderful.

Jun 07, 2012 10:18 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Rebecca, what fun this sounds like, and there is one held in Estes Park every year and is a very popular event!

Jun 07, 2012 10:45 PM
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Roy, yes it will be!

Toni, I remember your post on the Rubber Ducky Race, because it reminded me of ours.

Joan, they are so much fun.

Jun 07, 2012 11:57 PM
Steve Hoffacker
Steve Hoffacker LLC - West Palm Beach, FL
Certified Aging In Place Specialist-Instructor

Rebecca,

Rubber duck races are fun to wtch. Are they individual or team events? :)

Steve

Jun 11, 2012 04:27 PM
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Hi Steve, they are individual...you buy a ticket, the ducks have a # on it, they are all released at once. The winner won $14K...but it wasn't me.

Jun 12, 2012 02:32 AM
Steve Hoffacker
Steve Hoffacker LLC - West Palm Beach, FL
Certified Aging In Place Specialist-Instructor

Rebecca,

Congratulations. Your post is now featured in "Observances and Celebrations." :)

Steve

Jun 12, 2012 01:14 PM
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Steve, thanks for the feature in "Observances and Celebrations."

Jun 13, 2012 12:01 AM
Anonymous
jessica

what was the number of the duck that won?

 

Jun 16, 2012 04:38 AM
#14
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

don't know the number of the duck...but the winner of the grand prize was Stephanie Persinger.

Jun 19, 2012 02:07 AM