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Ducklings Parade


It's Boston's cutest tradition - the annual "Make Way for Ducklings" parade. Every Mother's Day, scores of kids dressed as ducks waddle, walk and get pushed from the Common up through Beacon Hill and down to the Public Garden - just like Mrs. Mallard and her brood in the famous children's book.

Does this kid have that look because he's tired of having his picture taken, or because he's dressed like that?


Ready, set, waddle:


More cute kids:

Greta two ducks

This kid is head and shoulders above everybody else:

head duck

Mr. and Mrs. Mallard and a coupla ducklings in the Lagoon:

head duck

More Duckling photos - from the 2004 parade.


Neil eats ducks

Catherine Haugh on March 16, 2004 06:37 PM.

Aww how cute!! I think my mom has made me do something like that. Oh wait, she dressed me up as a tulip. Yep.

Dani Jo on March 29, 2004 09:13 PM.

Oh yea.........it's REAL fun until you grow up and your mother shows everybody who comes to her house (even to fix the toilet) the pictures of you in a "Bunny Suit". Wait until these kids grow up. Thank God the INTERNET was no where around 47 years ago. Kids....."I feel yer' PAIN". Save these photos for use at the trial later.

Bunny #3546783 Federal Prison on March 30, 2004 01:44 AM.

This year's parade is on May 9th--you can go to www.ducklignsday.org for more details. The parade is sponsored by Historic Neighborhoods and raises money for our school programs.


JCS on April 13, 2004 11:32 PM.

That would be http://www.ducklingsday.org Sorry about the typo!

JCS on April 26, 2004 10:31 PM.

does anyone know the time of the parade this year?

jillian on April 27, 2004 09:13 PM.

i think you should have pictures of baby ducklings

LT on May 3, 2004 08:22 PM.

WOw,it's so cute.We also have MOther's day in our country,But I never dressed up as a duck waddle

Helena on September 11, 2004 12:28 AM.

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