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Friday Fun Day - Turtle Race

Friday Fun Day - Turtle Race

June 12th, 2020 10:00 AM

What: Friday Fun Days are fun activities put on by the Yukon Parks and Recreation Department every Friday during the summer. These are FREE events to attend. 

This weeks fun activity is the 44th annual Turtle Race. Kids race their turtles to see who has the fastest turtle in town! 

To participate, here is what you need to do

  1. Catch/Find your own turtle. 
  2. Decorate your turtle for speed and fun. No paint, please. 
  3. Show up and register your turtle by 10:00 am on Friday June, 12th
  4. Release your turtle back where you found it following the race.  

Who: Kids age 5-11

Where: Yukon City Park. The race will take place in the parking lot near the North Pavilion, closest to the pond.

When: The race is scheduled to get the green flag at 10:00 am

Friday Fun Day is one of Yukon’s best events. Optimism, energy and opportunity inspire the best in everything we do. To learn more about Yukon’s best, visit or call 405-350-8937.