California Duck Days Festival

Saturday, April 27, 2024


California Duck Days Festival is back! Join Yolo Basin Foundation at this popular family-oriented, community-based, outdoor, wetlands festival with activities for people of all ages. On-site activities include interactive exhibits, wetland themed arts and crafts, demonstrations, and workshops. See live ducklings, bats, snakes and raptors up close and personal, dissect owl pellets, wade into the water to explore, enjoy nature-themed music, and more! Food trucks will be onsite for your eating pleasure. 

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2024

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Headquarters 
45211 County Road 32B (Chiles Road)
Davis, CA 95618

Entrance Fee: $20/Car

California Duck Days is a collaboration between Yolo Basin Foundation, California Waterfowl, City of Davis, CA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, and the Yolo Audubon Society.

For more information and to purchase tickets please visit or call the Yolo Basin Foundation at (530) 757-3780.




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2012-02-17 21:49:11   I bought tickets for the 2012 Duck Days event, on 1-25-2012, but only received a confirmation through e-mail. Are we supposed to get tickets through regular mail?

E-mail: "Constantia Oomen,

Thank you for buying tickets from Yolo Basin Foundation. Your total is $46.00. Please note that the charge will appear as Ticket Turtle (our ticketing service) on your statement.

Ticket Information Performance: DD: Mystery Bird Trip Saturday, February 25th, at 7:00 am [...and more]"

Somebody? —ConstantiaOomen

2012-02-18 20:16:12   Hi Constantia, I'm forwarding your question to the organizers at Yolo Basin, but I believe you pick up the physical tickets when you check in at the event itself. Let me get your question to the coordinators and I'll let them know that this isn't readily clear! —KelseyCondell

2012-02-18 23:41:20   @ KelseyCondell Would be great, yeah! I guess we won't receive them through regular (snail) mail anymore (because it's next week). There was this possibility to print the receipt, but there's really not much on it (it's almost empty). Thanks! —ConstantiaOomen

2012-02-23 15:39:05   I have received a very friendly and informative e-mail of Lori about the Californian Duck Days. Maybe it's good to post it here, in case somebody missed the e-mail or something:

February 22, 2012

Dear Constantia,

Thank you for signing up for a Yolo Basin Foundation event. You are participating in the following:

2012 CA Duck Days - Attendees 2/25/2012 Participants: 2 Participant Type: Pay

Mystery Bird Trip (7:00am to 4:00 pm) Participant: Constantia Oomen. Number signed up = 2

General Instructions:

After parking, please come to the Registration area to sign in and pick up your Duck Days Packet.

If you are registered for a field trip, please arrive at least a half hour before the field trip is scheduled to begin.

There may be a wait list for some field trips so it is important to check in.

If you have any questions, call 530-757-3780.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at California Duck Days!

Lori Hewitt Office Manager —ConstantiaOomen