Ducky Day

Freedom Ducky Day, Saturday June 29

A Fundraiser in Freedom Village for Old Home Week

Congratulations to the winning ducks of the 2019 Freedom Ducky Day race:

  • First Place: Duck #1223, sponsored by Nolan D.
  • Second Place: Duck #964 sponsored by Lucy K.
  • Third Place: Duck #1276, sponsored by Kimberly R.

At the bridge on Mill Pond in Freedom Village up to 1,300 ducks will go over the dam at the stroke of Noon! Monetary Prizes will be awarded to the first three ducks that go over the dam.  First prize = $200, second prize = $100, third prize = $50. Chances on the ducks will be sold up to 11:55 am.  One ticket for $2, 3 tickets for $5; all proceeds to the Old Home Week activities.  Chances of winning depend upon the number of tickets sold.

boat and ducks 2016Ducky Day Schedule of Events


  • Bake sale on the lawn of the First Christian Church
  • Ladies Guild Quilt & Craft sale inside the First Christian Church


  • Ducky Race tickets on sale until 11:56am
  • Children’s Ducky Games begin!
  • Free rides on a horse drawn wagon and on Freedom’s antique fire engine
  • Old Home Week shirts, tiles and Ducky Day merchandise for sale
  • Masons food tent: hamburgers, hot dogs, Italian sausages, drinks and desserts
  • Freedom Village Store yard sale
  • Library book sale until 1:00pm
  • Freedom Historical Society & Museum open, with new calendars for sale

12:00 noon

  • Rubby Ducky Race starts!

Get Your Ducky Day Tickets
Prior to Ducky Day
– At the Freedom Transfer Station on Bennett Road during normal business hours
– At the Post Office Fridays and Saturdays from 10 AM to Noon
– At the Freedom Village Store
On the day of the race

mr duck and little boy 2016Get Your Ducky Day T-shirts, 2019 Old Home Week T-shirts, and Commemorative Tiles
– At Ducky Day, Saturday June 29
– At the Freedom Village Store
– At the Old Home Week Parade, Saturday August 3
– At most events during Freedom Old Home Week

Volunteer Opportunities
Want to get involved in the great Freedom tradition of Ducky Day?  We need helpers both in the weeks leading up to the event, and on the morning of the event.  Please consider these fun opportunities which require only a couple of hours of your time:
– Help count and organize the ducks prior to Ducky Day
– Help sell tickets around town prior to Ducky Day
– Help supervise children’s games on Ducky Day
– Help sell tickets and merchandise on Ducky Day
Call 603-969-4949 for more information.

Be sure to visit our Facebook page for more information and pictures about Freedom and Freedom Old Home Week events!


Last updated 12/23/2018

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2021 Dates to Remember

Ducky Day: June 26
Old Home Week: July 30 to Aug 8
Parade Day: July 31
5K Road Race: Aug 7

Please see 2022 dates below.

Future Old Home Week Dates

Ducky Day: June 25
Old Home Week: July 29 to Aug 7

Ducky Day: June 24
Old Home Week: July 28 to Aug 6

Ducky Day: June 29
Old Home Week: Aug 2 to Aug 11

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Freedom NH 03836

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