18th Annual Gene Hickmott Lucky Duck Race on Hickory Creek, Saturday, June 2nd. Public Welcome!!

Sunday, June 2, 2024


Come on out and join us on Sunday, June 2nd for our “18th Annual Gene Hickmott Lucky Duck Race!”

The race starts at 1 pm on the Cedar Rd Bridge over Hickory Creek and ends at VFW Post 9545.  1st Place is $500 – 2nd Place is $200 – 3rd Place is $300 – 4th & 5th Place is $50.  The rain Date is June 11th.

Donation: is $5 Bucks a Duck or 5 Ducks for $20 Bucks!

 There will be refreshments and food available during and after the race, Music will be provided by “Good Time DJ”.

Great Entertainment.

This event is sponsored by the VFW Post 9545 Auxiliary to support VFW Post 9545 and all local Vets.

The winner need not be present at the time of the race, but we sure would love to have you join us there as they cross the finish line.

 Duck adoption is available anytime at the Post Canteen and the Friday Fish Fry.

323 Old Hickory Rd, New Lenox, IL 60451.  815.485.8369

You can also enjoy our Video Poker and slots!  Avoid the I-80 traffic to Joliet.

Close to I-80 & I-355  plug it into your GPS.