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Chomp into Sweetness with Duck Donuts’ Shark Dozen, Available for One Week Only

Limited-Time Shark Dozen Washes Up on the Menu, July 7-14

Duck Donuts Partners with Duck Surf Rescue to Educate Public on Beach Safety

MECHANICSBURG, PA (July 8, 2024) – Duck Donuts, known for serving Warm, Delicious and Made to Order® donuts, sees circling fins and that could only mean one thing, the popular Shark Dozen is back! Guests can sink their teeth into the limited-time Shark Dozen for one week only, July 7-14. Sharks can smell blood in the water, but Duck Donuts guests smell a perfect snack to dive into their TV entertainment with this week.

Available to order in-shop or online, the fin-tastic Shark Dozen features apex predator-inspired combinations such as:

  • Shark Attack: Blue vanilla icing with graham cracker crumbs, marshmallow drizzle and a limited-time Gummy Shark
  • Shark Bite: Maple icing with chopped bacon and raspberry drizzle
  • Riptide Cinnamon Bun: Cinnamon sugar with blue vanilla drizzle

Bringing it back to its roots in the Outer Banks this summer, Duck Donuts is partnering with Duck Surf Rescue, a USLA-advanced lifeguard agency and member of the Outer Banks Lifesaving Services Chapter, to educate the public on beach safety. Duck Donuts encourages the public to follow the brand on Instagram and TikTok to learn more about how to stay safe during beach vacations this summer such as how to prevent being caught in a riptide.

“We are delighted to bring back our popular summertime favorite Shark Dozen that our guests look forward to each year,” said Betsy Hamm, Duck Donuts CEO. “This year, we are proud to partner with Duck Surf Rescue to raise awareness about beach safety, helping guests stay safe and informed as they enjoy their sweet treats and create unforgettable beach vacation memories this summer.”

Duck Donuts specializes in warm, delicious and made-to-order donuts. Upon entering the store, customers are welcomed with the aroma of warm, light vanilla cake donuts. Customers can create their own donut combination by choosing from a variety of coatings, toppings and drizzles, including traditional favorites such as chocolate icing with sprinkles and more adventurous creations such as maple icing with bacon. The family-friendly stores offer a viewing area where children and adults alike can watch their donuts being made.


Duck Donuts opened its first locations in 2007 in the beach resort towns of Duck and Kitty Hawk, North Carolina with the intention to create an oasis for vacationers to enjoy warm, delicious, made-to-order donuts. Headquartered in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, the company began franchising in 2013, and prides itself on sprinkling happiness to its guests through its unique in-store experience, exceptional guest service and a duckzillion donut combinations. As one of the fastest-growing donut franchise companies, Duck Donuts has more than 150 locally owned and operated shops across 25 states, Puerto Rico and international locations in Bangkok, Thailand; Edmonton, Alberta; Burlington, Ontario; Doha, Qatar; Lahore, Pakistan; Manila, Philippines; and Cairo, Egypt. For more information, visit