Here they come again!

13th April 2020 - Easter Monday

The 12th Race

It's that time of year again for a quacking good family day out in Endcliffe Park for the FoPV Duck Race, as they race down the River Porter for the finishing line just below the Endcliffe Park Cafe.

We had a fantastic turnout again last year, thank you to everyone who turned up to support us, we hope you had a great day.

How to Buy your Racing Ducks

You can waddle down in person to one of the Park Cafés during the times shown below


online here:


Family of Six Ducks - £5*

Now until 8pm on Sunday 12th April

You can buy 'family' groups online here for £5* per six ducks, just click on the quantitiy you want below and please include a contact phone number so that we can contact you if you are a lucky winner.

* You will notice a small P&P charge below, don't worry we won't be posting the ducks to you! this is the charge PayPal make per transaction.

Please note we are unable to allocate duck numbers until race day this year. Details will be posted on a noticeboard near the cafe on the day.

Duck Shop

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In Person

Individual Duck - £1
Family of Six Ducks - £5

Forge Dame Cafe (Normal Opening Hours)
Endcliffe Park Cafe (Normal Opening Hours)
The Sheffield Shop - Ecclesall Rd (Normal Opening Hours)


The Duck Race Start Line, and Endcliffe Park Cafe  - 13th April: Race Day 10am to 2pm

The Duck Race itself starts at 2pm

Come and help us all count down to the spectacular start and watch our tower of Ducks launch into the river. Prize-winners will be announced from about 3pm.


Bring your camera and take plenty of photographs and video, and we would love to see them. Send them to us at

Stalls open from 10am:

Take a Sneaky Beak at the Race Prizes so far


Norfolk Arms – overnight stay for 2

Sheffield United FC – 2 tickets for a home game

Sheffield Wednesday FC – 2 tickets for a home game

Maxfield Travel – day out for family of 4


Food and Drink

Crosspool Tavern – 2 carvery meals

Endcliffe Park Café – meal voucher for 4 

Forge Dam Café – meal voucher for 4 

Crosspool Spar – bottles of wine

Sunday Times Wine Club – bottles of wine

The Greystones –beer

The Stag – meal vouchers

The Rising Sun – meal vouchers

Brocco on the Park – £20 meal voucher

La Patisserie – coffee and cake for 2

La Coppola – gift cards

Cocoa Wonderland – coffee and cake for 2

Fulwood Co-op – Easter eggs

Sainsburys – Easter eggs

Porter Deli – £15 voucher

Pollards – coffee 

Sportsman’s Crosspool – £10 voucher

Greedy Greek – £10 voucher 

West 10 wine bar – voucher


Pagets – £60 voucher  

Ponds Forge – swimming vouchers 

Ice Sheffield – skating vouchers

Abbeydale Singers – concert voucher for 2

Bach Choir – concert ticket for 2

Ringinglow Archery – vouchers

Nuffield Health – day passes

Famous Sheffield Shop – gift

Design Studio – ornament

Rhyme & Reason – children’s books

Brookhouse Florist – plant

Flora – plant

Running with Scissors – £20 voucher

Petal Accessories – £20 voucher

Finishing Touches – gifts

Fired Art - £10 voucher and ornament

Sharrow Vale Hardware – £10 voucher

Beauty Care – £10 voucher 

Tesco – £10 gift card

Funky Sprout – children’s earrings

Children’s toys

Pullin’s Amusements – vouchers

©2020 by Friends of the Porter Valley

Established 1994

Registered Charity No. 1069865 (England & Wales)