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Sunday, Jan 31, 2016

Beggin' Pet Parade

Sunday, January 31st

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 23rd Beggin’ Pet Parade! Watch or join in on January 31st 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. For more information, download the Beggin’ Pet Parade 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.

Free Concert

The party continues after Coronation with a free concert in the Soulard Market Plaza by That 80’s Band!!!!


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