August Festival Listing

FORD Canoe Challenge, Held 7am -11am on a Saturday in August. Nearly 100 canoe teams compete in the FORD Canoe Challenge including local celebrities, city officials, and corporate teams while Boy & Girl Scouts compete in timed heats. The race begins at the Chamber of Commerce, heads east through and around the Convention Center Lagoon, through the River Center Mall Lagoon and ending back at the Chamber of Commerce. Free and open to the public: get more info at If you wish to compete, contact: Events Director at (210)227.4262.

Riverwalk Lucky Duck Race, usually the 3rd Sat in Aug. Adopt a duck (with a small fee) for a chance to win great prizes! From Lexington Avenue to Josephine Street you can see thousands of rubber ducks race their way to the finish line! Food and craft vendors along the way. Your donation will help provide homeless individuals and families with the skills, training and assistance they need to become self-sufficient.

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