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Join the fun at the annual Put-in-Bay Pooch Parade, coinciding with the 50th Founder’s Day, on June 15, 2024, at DeRivera Park. This delightful event welcomes dog lovers and their furry friends for a parade and contest. Registration begins at 9:30 am in the park gazebo, with an early registration option available on the preceding Friday. The parade, featuring a variety of dogs led by children, starts at 10:00 am, followed by judging for various categories. With an entry fee of $15, including 5 raffle tickets, it’s a perfect opportunity to show off your pooch and enjoy a day out on the island.
A Parade of Pooches
The parade showcases dogs of all sizes and breeds, making it a colorful and joyful procession through the park.
Judging and Prizes
Post-parade judging will award prizes in categories like cutest, fastest, smallest, largest, best dressed, and more, ensuring every pooch gets a chance to shine.
Several resorts and rental options on the island are dog-friendly, making it easy to plan an overnight stay with your pet.
Dining with Your Dog
Put-in-Bay offers plenty of outdoor dining options that welcome dogs, so you and your pet can enjoy a meal together after the parade.
A Day of Canine Fun
Whether participating or spectating, the Put-in-Bay Pooch Parade is a delightful way to enjoy the company of dogs and fellow pet enthusiasts.
DeRivera Park, Bayview Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH, USA