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How did the tradition of the ducks in The Peabody fountain begin? Back in the 1930s Frank Schutt, General Manager of The Peabody, and a friend, Chip Barwick, returned from a weekend hunting trip to Arkansas. The men had a little too much Tennessee...more
We arrived about an hour early to secure a good spot. Met a couple from England. Spent the hour talking to them. After the duck match the husband look at me and said hardly worth the wait. I had to agree with with him. Not...More
It’s really cute to watch and brings a smile to your face! The ducks walk from their house on the roof down the elevator to the fountain in the hotel at 11:00am, then walk the red carpet back to the elevator and up their home....More
Every morning at 11 the duck master brings the ducks down the elevator from the roof. They waddle down the red carpet and jump into the lobby fountain where they swim around all day. At 5 the duck master returns and gives a talk about...More
Watching the ducks is always fun but the presentation is long before the march. The kids seem to lose interest and get squirmy. The sound system is not great so if you are not in a certain area of the lobby it is difficult to...More
My wife and I had two of our grandchildren for spring break and planned a trip the see the historic Peabody Ducks. They really enjoyed watching the ducks and the Duck Master leave the penthouse and march the ducks to the water in the beautiful...More
It is highly recommended to get there at least a half hour before ducks arrival time. As others have stated, it can be very crowded. You will also find that some people free "more entitled" than others. It is a silly event... More
It is highly recommended to get there at least a half hour before ducks arrival time. As others have stated, it can be very crowded. You will also find that some people free "more entitled" than others. It is a silly event but part of a visit to Memphis.