THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Show off your catitude!
This family friendly event, hosted by The Gazette, will give your four-legged family members a chance to stretch their legs around Greene Square Park. Parade participants are encouraged to dress their pets in fun attire. Shop at local vendors to get all your pet needs before and after the parade.
The event site and check-in will open at 1:00pm. Parade line up will begin at 1:30pm in the south corner of 4th Avenue inside the park. The parade will begin at 2:00pm and will follow the side walk north on 4th Avenue, west on 5th Street, south on 3rd Avenue and end in the center of the park. Judges will be positioned at the end of the route.
Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories, including costume, doggleganger, patriotic, group, judges choice/best-in-show, and most original. All well-behaved pets are welcome, including dogs, cats, rabbits, horses, goats, etc. Winners will be announced at 3:30pm.
Registered pets must be up to date on all shots and vaccinations. You will need to leash or carry your pet and they will need to be controlled. Strollers and wagons are welcome. Participants must clean-up after their pets. Water will be provided along the route. By registering for this event, you and any other participant registered by you agree to comply with the parade rules and agree to the terms of the release and waiver of liability, as set forth in the registration form.
There is a $20 participation fee which includes a free shirt for the pet owner. The first 50 registrants will receive a complimentary wag bag.
10% of proceeds will be donated to Critter Crusaders.
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*The first 200 Freedom Festival button wearers will receive a free copy of the Sunday, July 1 Gazette.
The Gazette is not responsible for injury of pet or human participants. By completing the registration process, I agree to the terms on the registration form.