Message about 2020 Detroit Events in relation to COVID-19.

In the interest of the health and safety of the public, we are saddened to announce that 2020 Detroit Events may be cancelled or postponed to later dates.  Please check back often for updates.

2020 Virtual Detroit Lake Fishing Derby – August 1 – 31, 2020

The Detroit Lake Fishing Derby is officially BACK ON and will be better than ever.

We’ve reinvented this treasured event to ensure plenty of social distancing and freedom to explore the lake to make your catches over the course of an entire month!

With this extra time, we have developed plans to make this derby the best one yet by increasing the number of fish dropped into the lake, by offering exciting raffle prizes, increasing the value of tagged fish up to from $50 to $200 and more! We look forward to creating memories with you soon!

PS. Remember to wash your hands

How it all works:
The lake is stocked with thousands of rainbow trout. 10 of the fish are tagged for cash prizes ranging from $50 to $200. Please join us and get your FISH ON!

Entry Fees:
Adult Entry Fee: $17 + Online Registration Fee (Limit 1,000 Adult Entrants)Child Entry Fee: $10 (13 years old and under) + Online Registration Fee (Limit 500 Boy & 500 Girl Entrants)

Registrants will choose to have their packet mailed or opt to pick up their fishing packet in town.

Registration Packet Pick Up Locations Include: Detroit Lake Market, River Run Gas Station or Either Marina.

Each registrant will receive:

– 1 hat per entry (Limit the first 800 registrants)

– Fishing Derby Process & Rule Sheet

– 1 Punch Card Per Registrant (Identify Girl, Boy or Adult)

Event Dates:
August 1 – 31, 2020

Fish on!:
Plan your trip and catch up to 15 fish to be entered into the raffle. Fish will not be weighed this year, it will just be a physical count.

Check in fish at either Kane’s or Detroit Lake Marinas to get your cards punched.

For each fish caught (up to 15) you will receive an additional raffle ticket for the entry raffle.

The legal limit is 5 fish per day.

Turn in Entry Forms:
Turn in your completed forms to River’s Run Gas Station, Detroit Lake Market or Either Marina.

Be sure that your ticket is legible and has accurate contact information to claim prizes.

For each fish caught, your name will be added an additional time into the raffle for the rod/reel combos for adults and the fishing net goody bags for children.

Grand Prize Adult: Smokercraft Boat & Trailer

12 Adult Fishing Net Goody Bags Including a Mini Rod/Reel Combo

Grand Prize Boy & Girl: 4 Bikes with Helmets

24 Children Fishing Net Goody Bags Including a Mini Rod/Reel Combo

Winner Announcements:
A virtual drawing will be held live on the Detroit Lake, Oregon Facebook page on September 1 at Noon at the Detroit City Hall.

Winners do not need to be present to win.

Winners will be notified via email by September 2, 2020.

Prize pick up is scheduled from 8 am to Noon on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Detroit City Hall. (Please maintain a safe social distance from others and face masks will be required)

If unable to claim your prize on September 5th, please contact us to arrange pick up by emailing us at

Prizes must be picked up in town. No mailing of prizes.

Prize Raffle:
We will also be selling raffle tickets for a general raffle to raise funds for future events in Detroit.

This year, instead of 100’s of prizes ranging in value, we will have 10 GRAND PRIZE PACKAGES including:

Stihl Chain Saw – Valued at $200

Hydroflask Cooler – Valued at $250

Tow Tube – Valued at $200

Knee Board – Valued at $200

Tent – Valued at $350

Wakeboard – Valued at $250

Firepit – Valued at $250

Camp Chair Set – Valued at $150

Wake Surfboard – Valued at $150

Paddleboard – Valued at $300

Raffle tickets must be pre-purchased online. There will be no on-site raffle ticket sales this year.

None of this would be possible without the help and donations from our generous sponsors.

Hillyer’s Ford 

Riverview Community Bank

Pautzke Bait Co.

Davidson’s Masonry


Steven’s Marine

E-Z Load Trailer

Siegmund Excavation

Siegmund Landscape Supply

Allied Rock

Kelly’s Brighton Marina


DLRABA reserves the right to make any changes.

DLRABA is a 501©(6) non-profit organization.

All proceeds to benefit DLRABA events and activity.









Dog Days of Summer Pet Parade – August 8, 2020

Dress up your pets and parade through downtown Detroit, Oregon. Prizes for the top two dressed pets.

Parade Route & Details:

Meet at Detroit City Park located on Patton Road. Please keep safe social distance from others and wear your face masks for everyone’s safety.
Walk Left onto Patton Road.
Turn Right onto Forest Ave.
Turn Left onto Detroit Ave. and walk through downtown Detroit.
Turn Left onto D. St.
Turn Left onto Patton Road and return to the Park.
Walk Around the Perimeter of the Park.
There will be prizes awarded to the top two dressed animals, so bring on your creativity.
Ice cream will be served to all participants.
For everyone’s safety, please remain socially distant and please wear your masks throughout this event. Thank you!
We can’t wait to see you all.


Summer’s End ATV & Golf Cart Parade-  September 5, 2020

Pick your theme and deck out your ATV or Golf Cart and Parade through Detroit, Oregon Prizes for top 2 vehicles.

About this Event

Deck out your carts and circle up at the Detroit City Park in city center at 6:45pm

Group Picture will be taken at 7pm (Social Distancing Required)

Parade begins at 7:15pm

Parade Route:

Start at the Park

Travel North Up Patton Road

Turn Left on Clester Rd

Turn Left on Deer St

Turn Right on Short St

Turn Left on Santiam Ave

Turn Left on Detroit Ave

Turn Left on D St

Turn Left on Patton Road

End at Park

Prizes for top two decked out rigs!

Please maintain safe social distancing and wear face masks. 🙂

Also, please adhere to the rules for use of using ATVs, golf carts and side by sides in town.

Drivers must be 16 years or older and have a valid driver’s license.

Follow all traffic laws.


100% of proceeds will go towards future DLRABA events and activities. 🙂 Hope to see you there!

Register Today!

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