42nd Duckwater Annual Festival, June 21-23, 2019

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41st Annual Duckwater Festival!

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40th Annual Duckwater Festival

Veteran’s Day Celebration

The Tribe will hold its Annual Veterans Day Celebration on Friday, November 11th. All Offices will be closed on Monday, November 14th to observe the Holiday.

39th Annual Duckwater Festival: June 24-26, 2016

39th Annual DW Festival Flyer (web)

Health Fair

The Duckwater Health Department will be holding their Annual Health Fair on September 25th in the gym. For more information please contact the Health Department at 775-863-0222.

Office Closure

All offices will be closed on September 7th in observance of Labor Day as well as September 24th for National Indian Day.

The 38th Duckwater Annual Festival

The 38th Duckwater Annual Festival is scheduled for June 19th-21, 2015!


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.