Published: May 01, 2023

AVON, Ohio (May 2023) – The ding of a game bell, the whirr of a ride, the smell of a funnel cake wafting in the air – is there anything better? The Avon Heritage Festival sponsored by Duck® brand returns to the grounds of Avon’s Mercy Health Stadium to celebrate carnival nostalgia with a “Summer Funfair” theme! The 18th annual free event will be held Friday, June 16, through Sunday, June 18, 2023. Visitors to this year’s celebration will enjoy traditional festival favorite activities like classic fair games, rides and food, in addition to Duck Tape® crafts, larger-than-life Duck Tape® sculptures and more.

“For nearly 20 years, Duck® brand has been proud to serve as the lead sponsor of the Avon Heritage Festival,” says Bill Kahl, executive vice president of marketing with Shurtape Technologies, LLC, the company that markets Duck Tape®. “We’re thrilled to once again welcome Duck Tape® fans from all across the country to visit and enjoy this one-of-a-kind event on Father’s Day Weekend as we create a fairground of fun and celebrate Dad’s favorite fix-all – Duck Tape®!”

Festivalgoers will have an array of activities to keep them entertained during this exciting three-day extravaganza. Families can indulge in delicious snacks and fair foods; delight in the dozens of uniquely crafted, larger-than-life, carnival-themed sculptures made out of Duck Tape® by students and artists from the Art Academy of Cincinnati; and watch some phenomenal live performances on the Heritage Stage. Attendees also have the chance to make and take home spectacular Duck Tape® creations like flowers and wallets at the Duck Tape® Maker Tent. Plus, the first 500 visitors each day will receive a free roll of Duck Tape®!

The Avon Heritage Festival sponsored by Duck® brand will take place at Mercy Health Stadium, 2009 Baseball Boulevard in Avon, Ohio:

  • Friday, June 16: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 17: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 18: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Attendees are encouraged to share the Festival fun on social media! Follow along and tag Duck Tape® on Facebook® (, Twitter® (@TheDuckBrand) and Instagram (@TheDuckBrand). For more information, visit