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Duckling Day 2024

$35 - $40

Sunday, May 12

10:00am - 12:00pm

Boston Common


Duckling Day is a 30+ year Mother's Day tradition. It celebrates the children’s book Make Way for Ducklings with families marching through the Commons. Prior to the parade there is live entertainment with a magician, lion dancers, a giant duck, goodie bags, games, and more.

Families are also welcome to dress-up and decorate their wagons/strollers. Tickets are $35 prior to the event and $40 the day of.

Below is the story of the Make Way For Ducklings sculpture designed by Nancy Nancy Schön.

You can borrow the Make Way For Ducklings, book from the library. It's available in physical, audio and electronic form.

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