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Find a Float-a-bull for the Durham 150 Opening Celebration

Next Saturday, we’re unleashing 2000 of these float-a-bulls into the river at American Tobacco Campus in the “Running of the Bulls.”

Posted By Craig Carter on Apr 06, 2019

The first three to cross the finish line will win some lucky attendees a wonderful prize! How do you get one of these little duck bulls? Read on.

How to get a float-a-bull

You can visit a variety of Durham restaurants (like Neomonde Deli) to learn more about the Durham 150 Celebration and grab a voucher for a float-a-bull. Bring that to the Durham 150 Opening Celebration on April 13 and turn it in and adopt your float-a-bull by 1 p.m. The race begins at 1:30 p.m.

Participating Restaurants

Ask your server about getting a voucher for a float-a-bull at:

  • Zweli's Kitchen
  • East Durham Bake Shop
  • Parizade
  • Monuts Donuts
  • Tamale Factory and Tequila Bar
  • The Boot
  • Maggiano's Little Italy
  • Eastcut Sandwich Bar
  • El Chapin
  • Tyler's Restaurant and Taproom & The SpeakEasy
  • COPA
  • Lucky's Deli
  • Bull City Burger and Brewery
  • Pompieri Pizza
  • Neomonde Mediterranean Deli
  • Mellow Mushroom
  • Local 22
  • Durham Co-Op


The Grand Prize

Includes a 2-night “staycation” at Hotel Aloft Downtown Durham, 4 tickets to Carolina Theatre’s Saturday Family Series on May 4, complete with popcorn and drink vouchers, and a $175 gift card to Littler.

Second Place

Enjoy 4 passes to the PNC Triangle Club for a Durham Bulls game, including an autographed photo from one of the players, complimentary 1-hr rental vouchers from Pedego Electric Bikes, and a $50 gift card to Pie Pushers.

Third Place

Includes two free boat rentals from Frog Hollow Outdoors, a $100 gift card from Jack Tar and the Colonel’s Daughter, and a $20 gift card to Mellow Mushroom at American Tobacco Campus.

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Craig Carter