Ducks Donate 100% of Ticket Price to Starlight!

Posted by on Oct 6, 2011 in Uncategorized

Ride the Ducks of Seattle will donate 100% of ride saleson October 15, 2011to Starlight Children’s FoundationNorthwest. On Saturday, October 15, 2011, Ride the Ducks of Seattle will donate 100% of ticket sales to the Starlight Children’s Foundation up to $10,000. Guests can reserve tickets in advance or walk-up to purchase tickets at either 5th Avenue & Broad Street, across from the Space Needle or Westlake Center, in the heart of downtown Seattle.  Buy tickets now! Ride the Ducks started a partnership with the Starlight Children’s Foundation Northwest in 2008. This annual event has raised $30,000 over the past three years and Ride the Ducks is excited to be able to continue this tradition.    In the spring, Ride the Ducks donates three of their WWII “Ducks” for a tour for Starlight children and their families. The Ducks will pick up the children and their families and depart from Swedish Hospital. After seeing all the sights of Seattle, the Duck will SPLASH into Lake Union to see Gasworks Park and a breathtaking view of the skyline. “It’s incredible to watch the children’s faces light up when the Ducks splash into Lake Union. To be able to be a part of this is really heart-warming for the entire staff,” says Brian...

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Retired Videographer Gets Kicks from Elaborate Home Movies

Posted by on Aug 5, 2011 in Uncategorized

Today, we received a letter from Brian Neff from Cleveland. “I am a retired video documentary maker, but still getting my kicks from making elaborate home movies. My family and I were in Seattle last year and had the great pleasure to take one of your Duck Tours led by Captain Whynn D. Whether. I hope you enjoy the video as much as I enjoyed riding the Duck and putting this video together.” Check it out! What a great...

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Packers WIN, Jubal loses bet!

Posted by on Feb 8, 2011 in Uncategorized

Jubal Flagg, from Seattle radio station Movin’ 92.5, may rethink his love of the Steelers in the future. His fate was sealed when the clock wound down to zero and the Green Bay Packers won Superbowl XLV. Jubal bet DJ Mayhem, a die-hard Packers fan, that the Steelers would win and what was on the line? Control of their Facebook page and washing a listener’s car in a bikini. Good thing the Ride the Ducks‘ employees listen to Movin’ in the morning! Yesterday, Jubal, DJ Mayhem and Brooke stopped by Ride the Ducks to watch as Jubal put on a two-piece and started scrubbing! Check out the photos and videos! The SeattleInsider was here...

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National Rubber Ducky Day Marks the Start of the 2011 Season!

Posted by on Jan 10, 2011 in Uncategorized

Thursday, January 13th is National Rubber Ducky Day and Ride the Ducks is partnering with The Children’s Museum to celebrate! Ride the Ducks will kick-off its 2011 season with tours on January 13th from 11am to 3pm from our location at 5th Avenue and Broad Street, right across from the Space Needle and The Children’s Museum at Seattle Center. Plus, The Children’s Museum will be hosting a series of family-fun activities including a Ride the Ducks Parade (including the famous duck Quackers!), Rubber Ducky races, Rubber Ducky story time and more! Visit The Children’s Museum calendar for more information! Ride the Ducks will kick-off 2011 on National Rubber Ducky day on Thursday, January 13th and offer daily tours through Martin Luther King Day (Monday, 17th). Tours start at 10am and depart frequently until 3pm. January 13th through February 12th, we’ll have tours open on Friday, Saturday and Sundays. After that, we’ll have daily tours through the end of the...

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Ride the Ducks to offer Holiday Lights Tours!

Posted by on Dec 2, 2010 in Uncategorized

Quack, laugh and sing-a-long with your Wacky Captain on 40-minute land only adventure tours of the downtown Seattle holiday light displays! The most fun holiday lights tour in Seattle is now at Ride the Ducks! Starting on Friday, November 26, you can grab a pair of holiday bells and hop on board a WWII amphibious landing craft for a 40-minute land-only tour of the holiday light displays in the downtown Seattle core.Guests will clap and sing along with their Wacky Captain as they belt out songs like “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” and “It’s the Most Fattening Time of the Year” as the Ducks tour the holiday lights in downtown Seattle. Guests will see light displays at Westlake Center, Toyland Village at Pier 57, Pioneer Square, Pike Place Market and the downtown shopping district. “We’re excited to add a new tour that can be the perfect addition to your family’s trip downtown to enjoy the holiday festivities! We have purposefully made this very affordable to entice entire families to join in on the fun,” says Brian Tracey, President/CEO of Ride the Ducks of Seattle. Tours will depart nightly starting at 5pm from Westlake Park, near the Holiday Carousel, at 4th Avenue and Pine Street from November 26...

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