DEMING, N.M. (KRQE) – The popular Deming event, the Great American Duck Race, has been canceled in 2021 for the second straight year. According to a press release from the Great American Duck Race Committee, due to uncertain restrictions regarding mass gatherings, this year’s races have been canceled in an effort to keep the community safe.
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Officials say the 2022 races are planned to be held August 25 through August 28, 2022. The 2022 races will be considered the 41st annual event and will take place at McKinley Duck Downs at Courthouse Park in Deming.