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Beggin' Strips Pet Parade 2/8/15 in Soulard – 63104



Sunday, February 8

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 22nd Beggin’ Pet Parade! Watch or join in on February 8 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 (note: this is a new registration location). We kindly ask for a $10 registration donation. All proceeds benefit Open Door Animal Sanctuary.


The parade steps off at 1:00 p.m. at 12th and Allen.  Click here for maps and parking information


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 on 9th and Lafayette, where the King and Queen of Barkus are crowned.

The party continues after Coronation with a free concert at 9th and Lafayette next to Soulard Market.

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