Event Overview


APRIL 24, 2016
“Fayetteville’s Best Local Fundraiser” returns this year on Sunday April 24th, 2016 for another day of good times and great prizes for an awesome cause. The Fayetteville Duck Derby is a rubber duck race that allows participants to “adopt” a duck before sending them down Cross Creek at Festival Park in a mad dash towards the finish line! 

The first 5 ducks along with the very last duck to finish will receive prizes as follows: 

1st Place: 25ft Deluxe Coleman Camper from Camping World of Fayetteville

2nd Place: Flatscreen TV from Walmart

3rd Place: New Set of Tires from Ed’s Tires

4th Place: Year Membership to The Spa Fitness & Wellness Center

5th Place: $250 Food Lion Gift Card

Last Place: A NTK Panda 4 Nautika Tent and...a Jar of Molasses!


All funds raised are shared between Fayetteville Urban Ministry, Inc. and other participating non-profits and schools. For over 40 years the mission of Fayetteville Urban Ministry, Inc. has been “to show God’s compassion for our neighbors in need, and thus build our community together.” With 4 incredible programs that provide faith, hope, love, and security to the lives over 10,000 Cumberland County residents every year, free of charge, it’s easy to see why there’s never been a better place to give your time, talent, and treasure.  For more information, visit 




Places To Stay

1353 Dobbin Holmes Road