San Diego's furriest festive family-friendly parade returns to Downtown as the 12th Annual Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade takes over the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter.
Deck those paws with bells so jolly and jingle all the way through the 12th Annual Gaslamp Quarter for the Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade. Pet owners and their furry, feathered, and scaled companions are invited to don their favorite costumes for this jolly promenade and Holiday Pet Market
Entry to participate in the Pet Parade is just $15 per pet in advance, and $20 on the day of the event. FREE for Spectators! Day-of registration and check-in will begin at 11:30AM. Guests are encouraged to register in advance as space in the Parade is limited and will fill up fast.
The Pet Parade steps off promptly at 2:00 pm from under the iconic Gaslamp Quarter Archway, and continues up Fifth Avenue takes a left at E street and down Fourth Avenue ending at MLK Promenade Park, where contest winners will be announced and the Holiday Pet Market will continue! Festively-attired critters compete for bragging rights and prizes in fun costume contest categories. Dogs, cats, birds, and even fish are welcome to take part in this holly-jolly good time!
Registrants can be sure to grab a goodie bag full of fun samples, toys, coupons, and other gifts for your festive fur friends at the FREE Holiday Pet Market, open to the public from 12PM to 5PM with live music, presentations, and festive fun for all. Official viewing stations will be around the Gaslamp Quarter providing patios to view the pets on parade and specials to partake in.
*Jolly pets welcome. No livestock allowed in parade.
PET PARADE COSTUME CATEGORIES:
1. BEST UGLY HOLIDAY SWEATER
2. CUTEST CRITTER
3. BEST PET COSTUME
4. BEST PET COSTUME (NON-CANINE)
5. BEST PET HOLIDAY COSTUME
6. BEST COSTUMED DUO
7. BEST COSTUMED GROUP (3 or more)
8. BEST FLOAT
9. BEST IN SHOW
Dec 15, 2019
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pet Parade: 2:00 PM. Pet Expo: 12:00 to 5:00 PM.
Free to View. Participation: $15 in advance; $20 day-of.
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