Our condolences to Captain Phil Harris’ family and friends

Posted by on Feb 10, 2010 in Uncategorized

Today, Seattle says goodbye to one of our favorite fisherman: Captain Phil Harris. Captain Phil, star of Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch and captain of the Cornelia Marie, died this morning. Our hearts go out to his family and friends. Harris started working on fishing boats at age 7 and started work 10 years later on a crab boat. When Harris turned 21, he ran a fishing vessel out of Seattle, making him one of the youngest to captain a vessel in the Bering Sea. Click here for the full AP story. Captain Phil visited Ride the Ducks of Seattle in the summer of 2009 and his laughter and energy brightened the day of our employees and guests. He will be greatly...

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Grand Opening of the Rockettes!

Posted by on Dec 19, 2009 in Uncategorized

Opening night of Radio City Christmas Spectacular at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre on Saturday, December 12, 2009. The Rockettes arrived in style by the Duck and were escorted by US Marines! Radio City Rockettes Arrive at The Paramount Theatre! from STG Presents on...

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Ride the Ducks raises more than $1200 wrapping gifts!

Posted by on Dec 18, 2009 in Uncategorized

On December 17, volunteers from Ride the Ducks visited Pacific Place to support the Forgotten Children’s Fund. We wrapped more than 250 gifts to raise more than $1200 for the Forgotten Children’s Fund. This program raises money to buy toys, coats and bikes for children in need. The gifts are delivered by Santa Claus himself (and his holiday elves!) on December 24th and 25th to families across Puget Sound. A BIG THANK YOU to Louise Avery at the Westin for organizing the gift wrap station and helping us throughout the day! We couldn’t have done it without you! You can help the Seattle hospitality industry by letting us take care of your packages from now through Thursday, December 24, at Pacific Place near the Barnes & Noble entrance on the Concourse Level. All proceeds benefit The Forgotten Children’s...

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The Nutcracker visits Ride the Ducks!

Posted by on Nov 24, 2009 in Uncategorized

“The thrill of the children both in the audience and on stage is contagious.” —The Seattle Times This Friday, the Pacific Northwest Ballet will kick off the Nutcracker with shows running through the end of December. Ride the Ducks was visited by the Nutcracker earlier this week as he toured the city. Check out the video and keep your eyes peeled for the...

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Cooper Visits Ride the Ducks

Posted by on Nov 4, 2009 in Uncategorized

Cooper, the stuffed travelling dog, came to visit Ride the Ducks yesterday as he and his pack of friends explored and adventured through Seattle to create the next best children’s travel guide! You too can follow Cooper and his pack of friends as they visit the major cities of the world including London, Paris, New York, Cape Town and coming soon, SEATTLE! Each Cooper’s Pack book features an interactive education and activity section, plus look for hidden secrets or buried bones! Perfect for 4-11 year olds, gifting, education, fun, and anyone who loves traveling – stuffed or otherwise. Remember, traveling stuffed animals have more fun! Cooper’s Favorite Things Are: Foods: T-bone steak, milk Color: Navy blue Places: Hiking, Pacific Ocean, Grandpa’s house Books: A Separate Peace Artist: Marcus Bausch, Jr. Teacher: Mr. Axling (Geography) Class: Geography Music: Phish, Pete Droge Sports: Soccer, skiing, hackysack, boating Hobbies: Map collecting Sayings: “Top Dog” Nicknames:...

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