SUNDAY * FEBRUARY 15TH * 1:00 PM-PARADE BEGINS * SOULARD
Get ready for a PET-ACULAR event as thousands of four-legged friends and their owners hit the streets of Soulard to celebrate the 16th annual Beggin' Strips Barkus Pet Parade. It's one of the largest pet parades in the world, and 2009 marks its 16th anniversary of being the place to be seen for pet owners. There will be plenty of tail-wagging good fun as dogs and other lovable pets parade in their colorful Mardi Gras-themed costumes.
Registration opens at 10 a.m. and the parade steps off at 1 p.m. beginning a the intersection of Allen and Menard in Historic Soulard.