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Sunday, Feb 4, 2018

Beggin' Pet Parade

Sunday, February 4th

Registration: 10:00 a.m. at 12th and Allen

Parade: 1:00 p.m. at 12th and Allen

Tickets: $10 donation for entry; free to watch



Grab your furry friends and join us for the world’s largest costumed pet parade – the 24th Beggin’ Pet Parade! Watch or join in on February 4th as thousands of festively costumed animal friends strut their stuff through Soulard in style.


Register your pets beforehand via our online registration form, or on the day of the event at 10:00 a.m. on the corner of 12th and Allen. We kindly ask for a $10 registration donation. All proceeds benefit Open Door Animal Sanctuary. 

parade Time & Location

The parade steps off at 1:00 p.m. at 12th and Allen. Check out the 2017 map

Crowning the King and Queen of Barkus

Pets deemed best dressed are selected as members of the Court of the Mystical Krewe of Barkus. These lucky pets are invited to the Coronation Pageant in Soulard Market Plaza (8th & Lafayette) where the King and Queen of Barkus are crowned.2map2017justmap

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