Festival Information

We are in the process of finalizing content for the 2017 festival. Please check back often for updates!

2017 Buck Creek Logo

Buck Creek Festival is proud to announce the Festival Logo for 2017.  This logo will appear on all of the Festival materials including the Buck Creek Festival t-shirt.  Remember, you can receive a Festival t-shirt free when you buy a flock of ducks.  A flock of ducks is five (5) and costs just $25.00.  Your five ducks are then entered into the duck race which is held promptly at 3 pm on Buck Creek just above the dam.


2018 Scholarship Application

The main requirements include:

  • be a graduating high school senior
  • be a resident of the city of Helena
  • submit a completed application by April 1, 2018
  • submit two letters of recommendation, one from a representative of your school and one from a member of the community
  • submit a typed essay no more than one page in length describing what this scholarship would mean to you

The application and all supporting information needs to be mailed to: The Buck Creek Festival Scholarship Fund, PO Box 23, Helena, AL 35080.

2018 Vendor Application

The vendor application for the 2018 Buck Creek Festival will be posted to our website in the vendor section on February 1, 2018. Please read the guidelines and submit your application to participate as a vendor!

2018 Sponsorship Application

The Buck Creek Festival is proud to begin its seventeenth year as one of the leading fund raising events in the Birmingham metropolitan area.  Our festival attracts visitors, crafters and vendors from all over the Southern United States. We have participants from Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee.

2018 Buck Creek Festival Ducks

Where to purchase ducks:

The Helena Band Boosters will once again be selling tickets for the duck race. Ticket locations will be updated in the future.

There will also be a booth at the entrance to the Buck Creek Festival for purchasing ducks. But don’t wait, buy your duck, ducks, or flock NOW!

Lodging for the Festival

The Buck Creek Festival is proud to work with the Holiday Inn Express in Pelham to offer lodging just a short distance from the Festival. The Holiday Inn Express is located at 260 Cahaba Valley Road in Pelham, Alabama, and their telephone number is 205-987-8888. Be sure to mention the Buck Creek Festival when you make your reservation to receive a 10 percent discount on the regular rate.