Giant Duck Will Stick Around LA Until September

The 11-ton rubber duckie - part art project, part boat - headlined the Tall Ships Festival this weekend, and proving incredibly popular for gawkers who flocked to see it.

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    A giant rubber duck that has been drawing crowds to the Port of Los Angeles since its arrival last week will be staying in town a few more days, organizers said Monday.

    The 11-ton rubber duckie – part art project, part boat – headlined the Tall Ships Festival this weekend, and proving incredibly popular for gawkers who flocked to see it.

    It drew so many fans who wanted to take selfies with it before the festival that event organizers moved it into the World Cruise Terminal so visitors would have to stroll through the rest of the event’s offerings to see it.

    The six-stories-tall duck will now remain in LA at the Downtown Harbor until Sept. 6, with daily events centered around the giant fowl, including “Make Your Best Duck Face” day, “Selfie” day and “Dressed Like a Duck” day.

    Philanthropic fundraising events have also been added to the duck’s calendar, including a canned food drive and a save-a-bird day.

    The duck will not be available for viewing over Labor Day weekend.

    For more details on the Port of Los Angeles’ Duck Days of Summer, visit www.portoflosangeles.org

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