Ballater Duck Festival
Family fun day with trade fair, bouncy castle, pony rides and more. Finishes with a duck race at 3pm followed by a pipe band parade through the village.
A family fun day on the village Greens in the centre of Ballater on Royal Deeside involving over 50 trade, craft and charity stalls, with entertainment for children including hook-a-duck, bouncy castle, bouncy slide and merry-go-round. As well as the local shops, restaurants and cafes, there are food stalls on the Green including vegan food, burgers, pizzas and donuts.
The Ballater Pipe Band plays and there is live musical entertainment on the stage plus many other events on the Green, culminating in a giant inflatable duck race on the River Dee at 3pm and a Tote operates if anyone fancies a ‘flutter’ on one of the ducks.