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May 18, 2015 16:00 ET

Celebrate the Colorful Tropics of Duck Tape® at the 12th Annual Avon Heritage Duck Tape® Festival

Experience All Things Duck Tape® With Fashion, Sculptures, Crafts and More

AVON, OH--(Marketwired - May 18, 2015) - It's time to pack your bags to travel to the tropics. Sunglasses, check. Sunscreen, check. Duck Tape®? That's right -- it's the 12th Annual Avon Heritage Duck Tape® Festival. Available in more than 250 colors and designs, your favorite fix-all is ready to help you relax on an island surrounded by all things Duck Tape® this Father's Day weekend.

Mark your calendar for Friday, June 19 through Sunday, June 21, 2015 to experience a tropical vacation in Avon, Ohio -- home of Duck® brand duct tape -- as Veterans Memorial Park is transformed into the ultimate getaway with fun and adventure for all ages. Admission is free for this three-day family excursion which annually draws more than 60,000 duct tape enthusiasts from around the world.

There are many opportunities to create lasting memories at the Duck Tape® Festival: from a parade featuring floats made out of Duck Tape®, a Ducktivities® arts and crafts tent, to life-sized Duck Tape® sculptures. There's even a fashion show where Duck Tape® enthusiasts can enter their Duck Tape® outfits and strut their stuff on the I-X Center Main Stage for a chance to win the Grand Prize -- a two-night stay and daily waterpark admission for four at Kalahari® Resorts & Conventions. To enter, each enthusiast is required to wear at least one main article of clothing and one accessory -- all made out of Duck Tape®. Check out to register and view full official contest rules. Every participant also will receive a voucher for the Duck Tape® Souvenir Shack at the Duck Tape® Festival so they pick up a few rolls and continue the crafting fun at home!

It's sure to feel like paradise with food, rides, family friendly games, live entertainment and more. Plus, the first 500 tourists each day will receive a free roll of Duck Tape®.

With all of these great activities, who wouldn't want to travel to the "Duct Tape Capital of the World" to get a stamp in their passport?

The Avon Heritage Duck Tape® Festival takes place at Veterans Memorial Park, 3701 Veterans Memorial Parkway:

  • Friday, June 19: 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 20: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
    • The Duck Tape® parade starts at 10 a.m., beginning at Avon High School and ending at Veterans Memorial Park
    • The Kalahari® Resorts Duck Tape® Fashion Show starts at 1:30 p.m. on the I-X Center Main Stage
  • Sunday, June 21: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information about the Avon Heritage Duck Tape® Festival, call 866.818.1116 or visit

An American original, Duck® brand is known for its quality and innovation, which now includes a vibrant assortment of hundreds of colors, designs and licenses. Duck Tape® brand duct tape is available nationally at mass merchandise, craft, hardware, home center, food, drug, office, auto and specialty retailers in colors like aqua, fluorescent green, pink, orange and yellow, and designs such as Gummy Bears, Love Tie Dye and Rubber Duckies.

Duck Tape®, marketed by ShurTech Brands, LLC, offers a vast array of innovative, forward-thinking solutions that help everyone -- from DIYers to crafters -- bring their ideas to life. The brand sets trends, inspires creativity and leads the way in crafting, DIY projects and more, giving you the tools you need to create anything you can dream. Visit for additional product information. And, keep up-to-date on Duck® brand news by joining our more than 5 million fans on Facebook® (, following us on Twitter® (@theduckbrand), following our boards on Pinterest® ( and watching us on YouTube® (

ShurTech Brands, LLC, markets DIY (Do It Yourself), EIY (Express It Yourself) and Home & Office consumer products under the Duck®, FrogTape®, Painter's Mate Green® and Shurtape® brands. The company is a subsidiary of Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Hickory, N.C., an industry-leading producer of pressure sensitive masking, duct, packaging and specialty tape products, with facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Peru, United Arab Emirates and China. Shurtape services numerous markets, including industrial, packaging, HVAC, professional paint, auto, marine, aerospace, arts and entertainment, and retail. Shurtape also manufactures and markets the Shurtape® and Kip® brands. Visit for more information.

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