December 15: Deck those paws with bells so jolly and jingle all the way through the Gaslamp Quarter for the 12th Annual Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade. Pet owners and their furry, feathered, and scaled companions are invited to don their favorite costumes for this jolly promenade and Holiday Pet Market.
Day-of registration and check-in will begin at 11:30AM. Guests are encouraged to register in advance as space in the Parade is limited and will fill up fast. For more information, please visit www.holidaypetparade.com
The Pet Parade steps off promptly at 2:00 pm from under the iconic Gaslamp Quarter Archway, and continues up Fifth Avenue takes a left at E street and down Fourth Avenue ending at MLK Promenade Park, where contest winners will be announced and the Holiday Pet Market will continue! Festively-attired critters compete for bragging rights and prizes in fun costume contest categories. Dogs, cats, birds, and even fish are welcome to take part in this holly-jolly good time!
The best vantage points for the Pet Parade are along 4th & 5th Avenues between E and K Street from 2 – 3 p.m. (arrive early to peruse the Holiday Pet Market and guarantee a great spot to watch the parade).
Sunday, noon – 5 p.m. Entry to participate in the Pet Parade is just $15 per pet in advance, and $20 on the day of the event. Free for Spectators!
MLK Promenade Park, 401 K Street, San Diego, CA 92101