Soulard in St. Louis Jan. 6 - Mar. 4, 2014Use Metro and get to Mardi Gras the easy way
Sunday, Feb 19, 2017
Beggin' Pet Parade
Grab your furry friends and join us for the world’s largest costumed pet parade – the 24rd Beggin’ Pet Parade! Watch or join in on February 19th 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.
The party continues after Coronation with a free concert in the Soulard Market Plaza!!!