Duckwater Festival is generally held on the last weekend in June annually. The Festival dates back over thirty years and currently encompasses a Pee-Wee Rodeo on Friday afternoon, followed by the Grand Entry and Pow Wow and Hand Game Tournament beginning that evening. Saturday morning kicks off with a Fun Run/Walk sponsored by the Health Department. The days activities include Horseshoe Tournaments, Basketball and Volleyball Tournaments, Kids and Adults games, Raffle, Handgames and Pow Wow, a Duckwater grown beef barbecue on Saturday afternoon and a live-band dance Saturday night. Breakfast is available both Saturday and Sunday and camping on site if free. RV camping is available in our newly created RV spaces; however, there are only 5 spaces available and will be served on first come, first served basis. Reserve early.
Duckwater is home to several community activities during the year. With the elementary school come activities such as the Halloween Party and Carnival; Back to School night, Graduation ceremonies each spring and Christmas program. The Health Department takes responsibility for the annual Veteran’s Day celebration and potluck dinner honoring all veterans in Duckwater and Railroad Valley. The administration sponsors the annual Christmas Community Dinner. Various other activities are held annually including spring planting in the community garden, Reservation clean-up by staff and the annual cleaning of the Cemetery prior to Memorial Day.