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Castle Douglas Soap Box Derby

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Event Date
July 14 @ 1:00 pm

Castle Douglas Soap Box Derby will run for its third year on Sunday 14th July 2024.

The Soap Box Derby is a fun-filled gravity racing event that takes place on King Street in Castle Douglas. The event sees teams
racing down the track against the clock and through the obstacles in their homemade Soap Box carts,
fuelled by nothing other than gravity, courage and creativity.

The buzz in Castle Douglas on Derby Day is immense and the street is lined with thousands of

So far, the event has attracted a crowd of approximately 6000 people, and it is hoped that
the event will continue to grow in the coming years. The event is free for spectators and makes for the
perfect family day out.

On the day there are various food vendors and stalls with local producers and crafters selling their
amazing products. There is also entertainment for the kids and fairground rides. This event helps bring
the community together and brings people to the area, helping to boost the local economy and support
our local businesses. But most importantly this event is all about fun.

The event is run by a group of volunteers and relies solely on donations, fundraising and sponsorship to
run. The support from the local community and businesses has been outstanding and the event would
not be possible without their support. There are various sponsorship and advertising packages available
to suit all budgets.

If you would like to donate or arrange an advertising package, please visit the online
store at or contact the team direct on
their Facebook page or at the email address below.

Are you up to the challenge to race at Castle Douglas Soap Box Derby on Sunday 14th July 2024? Get
your team together and get creative with your racing machine!

For more information on how to get involved, register for this awesome event, or volunteer, please

Venue Details
Events Details
Date :
14 July 2024
Time :
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost :
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