The Beaver Queen Pageant is very popular annual Durham event at Duke Park, 106 West Knox Street, Durham. Specifically, it will be at Duke Park Meadow, which is at the corner of Englewood Avenue and Acadia Street.
It’s a special mix of folly, pageantry and humor, and friendly competition, as people vote for their favorite contestants by donating to the Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association.
The pageant will take place on Saturday, June 3, 2023, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Contestants take on beaver personalities and compete for the title of Beaver Queen with their fashion, talent, and personality. The theme for the 19th Annual Beaver Queen Pageant is “Once Upon a Wetland.”
There will be music, a kids’ art activity booth, food trucks, and much more! Come enjoy the fun at this family-friendly and free event which raises funds for the Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association.
The festivities start with pre-pageant activities, including a parade, at 4 p.m., and the pageant starts at 5 p.m.
Vote for your favorite contestants by bribing a judge!
Each vote is $5. Buy 20 votes ($100) and get a special handmade tail, while supplies last.
Costumes are welcome!
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