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Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade


  • WHEN Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 3 p.m.
  • WHERE Martin Luther King Jr. Promenade, 326 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
    Map | Website
  • AGES All ages
  • COST Not available

Deck those paws with bells so jolly and jingle all the way through the Gaslamp Quarter for the 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 pet expo on Sunday, December 10, at MLK Promenade Park, adjacent to the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter.

Registration information for 2017 will be released in the future. Keep checking back for updates.

Day-of registration and check-in will begin at 12:30 p.m. Guests are encouraged to register in advance as space in the parade is limited and will fill up fast.

The Pet Parade steps off promptly at 3 p.m. from MLK Promenade Park, proudly led by the official grand marshals, Ozzie and Ferra the chihuahuas (Handler: Corey Dobbs).

The parade route continues up 4th Ave to E Street and then down 5th Ave ending under the iconic Gaslamp Quarter Archway.

Festively-attired critters compete for bragging rights and prizes in various contest categories.

The tinseled procession then returns to MLK Promenade Park, where participants may explore the Pet Expo – free and open to the public from 1-5 p.m. – registered guests can then pick up their complimentary goodie bag, filled with unique keepsakes, samples, toys and special discounts to some of the Gaslamp Quarter’s pet-friendly restaurants and shops.

Guests will also get to enjoy live music and special pet presentations on the “cat” walk stage.

After and during the festivities pet lovers are welcome to enjoy “Yappy Meow-ers” (Happy Hours) at member businesses around the Gaslamp Quarter. (List of participating venues soon to come)

7th Annual Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade presented by Downtown Ace Hardware & Market Street Veterinary Clinic from Gaslamp Quarter on Vimeo.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional photo of previous pet parade participant. Courtesy of Gaslamp Quarter.

Above: Promotional photo of previous pet parade participant. Courtesy of Gaslamp Quarter.


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