The Faribault Parks and Recreation Department is excited to put on its 87th Annual Pet Parade on Aug. 10. Please note, there is a different timeline for the event for those who plan to be in the parade, compared to those who want to view the parade.
Despite your involvement, please join us for the after-parade fun in Central Park.
A huge thank-you goes to Harry Brown's for its support to our family-friendly event.
The parade begins at the intersection of Second Avenue NW and NInth Street NW, and concludes at Faribault's Central Park.
FOR THOSE IN THE PARADE:
If you wish to participate by entering a float, please register here: https://tinyurl.com/6m6tbcaf
Judging of parade floats will begin at 6:20 p.m. Once registered, you will receive all the information you need as the event nears.
Below are the parade float categories:
- Bikes, Trikes and Scooters
- Rollerblades and Skateboards
- Unusual Pets
- Farm Animals
- Battery-Powered Vehicles
- Golf Carts (only if you're pulling a trailer are you considered a float)
- ATVs (only if you're pulling a trailer are you considered a float)
If participants are going to dress up for one of the categories listed above, they do not have to pre-register.
FOR THOSE VIEWING THE PARADE:
The parade begins at the intersection of Second Avenue NW and Ninth Street NW. The parade will travel south along Second Avenue NW and conclude at Faribault's Central Park.
FOLLOWING THE PARADE:
After the parade concluded, we will have see a performance by the Spirit Team (Parks and Rec.'s cheerleading camp), in addition to live music from the locally loved Jivin' Ivan and the Kings of Swing.
Parks and Rec. will also have face-painters, balloon artists, inflatables and various kids' activities set up throughout the park.