Bark River Bash

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april, 2022

30apr9:00 am2:00 pmBark River Bash


Event Details

Fun for all ages!

Paddling River Run, Rubber Duck Derby, Hammerschlagen, Craft and Vendor Sale, Beer, Music, Food!


Schedule of Events:

9:00am – 11:00am          Kiwanis Bark River Bash Canoe and Kayak Run

  • Casual tour starting in Centennial Park, finishing at Nixon Park
  • Bring your own kayak or canoe, very limited kayaks will be available for rental
  • Last drop in at 11:00 am to not interfere with the Duck Derby
  • Suggested donation $10 – $20, funds raised support planting of trees along the Bark River
  • No Shuttle: We suggest bringing your boat to Centennial Park then taking your vehicle to Nixon Park and either walking the Ice Age Trail (about a 30-minute walk) back to Centennial Park or get a ride back


12:00pm – 12:30pm       Kiwanis Rubber Duck Derby

  • Purchase ducks at Nixon Park Pavilion (by playground) – $5 or one or $20 for five
  • Ducks race from the Covered Bridge on the Bark River Greenway (behind Senor Tomas) to Nixon Park
  • Purchased ducks are awarded prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and last place (do not need to be present to win)


1:00pm – 2:00pm            Second Chance Raffle

  • By purchasing a duck, you will be entered for another chance to win a raffle prize (must be present to win)


10:00am – 2:00pm         

  • Craft and Vendor Sale at Nixon Park – over 50 vendors available to shop at
  • Kiwanis Hammerschlagen at Nixon Park – $1 per nail
  • Beer Garden provided by Endter’s
  • Music provided by ‘A Little Bit of Heaven’ band
  • Hartland Ice Age Trail Tour – 10:00am, guided tour from Nixon Park to Centennial Park and back


(Saturday) 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Nixon Park

Hartland, WI 53029

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