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Duck Donuts® Celebrates Historic Solar Eclipse with Stellar Donut Assortment

Limited-Time Donut Assortment Available August 19-21 at Participating Locations

Participating Duck Donuts locations will offer a limited-time unique half dozen, dozen and bucket donut assortment to celebrate the 2017 total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. Available Aug. 19-21, the assortment features warm, delicious and made-to-order donuts such as chocolate icing with chocolate sprinkles, vanilla icing with Oreo and hot fudge drizzle, chocolate icing with marshmallow drizzle and more solar eclipse inspired combinations.

“Solar eclipse events are being planned across the country and we’re here to help bring an extra themed treat to the viewing party,” said Russ DiGilio, founder and CEO of Duck Donuts Franchising Company. “We’ve been told our donuts are out of this world, and now this assortment offers a way for our customers to see them in a new light.”

Participating Duck Donuts locations include:
Alexandria, Virginia Arlington, Virginia Avalon, New Jersey
Bristow, Virginia Charlotte, North Carolina Columbia, South Carolina
Fairfax, Virginia Fayetteville, North Carolina Fredericksburg, Virginia
Gaithersburg, Virginia Greenville, North Carolina Herndon, Virginia
Hilton Head, South Carolina Huntersville, North Carolina Jacksonville, North Carolina
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Rockville, Maryland
Stafford, Virginia Westerville, Ohio White Marsh, Maryland
Wilmington, North Carolina Woodbridge, Virginia

Preorders available now for larger quantities. To place a preorder, contact one of the participating stores for details. For more information on Duck Donuts, visit


Duck Donuts was founded in 2006 by Russ DiGilio in Duck, North Carolina. His intention? To solve a family vacation problem: “Our family wanted a place to buy warm, delicious, made-to-order donuts, and when we couldn’t find one, we decided to start our own.”

By 2011, Duck Donuts had expanded to four Outer Banks locations and the donut business was so successful that DiGilio was continuously approached about franchise opportunities and by fans who begged for a Duck Donuts in their communities. The first franchise opened in Williamsburg, VA, in 2013, and there are now 48 open franchise locations and more than 120 additional contracts.