The 2014 Duck Tape Festival was for the books the weekend of June 13-15 – The Guiness Book of Records to be exact.
This year’s Duck Tape Fashion Show was recognized by the Guinness Book of Records for The most participants in a Duck Tape (duct tape) fashion show with 340 amateur but incredibly creative models.. The theme of the 2014 festival was “Out of this World,” which inspired many of the costumes worn by participants.
As a central part of Avon’s Heritage Days, this year’s Duck Tape Festival, Parade and Fashion Show again brought thousands to Veteran’s Park for a weekend of fun.
Winners of the 11th annual Avon Heritage Duck Tape Festival Parade OUT OF THIS WORLD best of show award were:
• The ET float made by Two Feather Longhouse “TIP TOP TAPE” $1,000,
• BayArts, second prize $750 for a giant alien heads float,
• Avon Montessori School, third-place prize$500, for its solar system float,
• And the Pierson family of Avon getting Honorable Mention for a “Space Cop” float.