SCHEDULE & ROUTE
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Registration (Costume Contest & Parade)
Location: The end of Lakeshore Drive near the Lakefront Splash Park
Registration for the costume contest and walking parade is $25 per participating dog (up to 5 human escorts allowed). Note that costume contest participants must be registered and report to the Yacht Club by 11:45AM.
12PM-2PM (Arrive by 11:45AM)
Costume Contest and Judging
Location: Pontchartrain Yacht Club
Participants must be registered and arrive at the Yacht Club by 11:45AM to participate. The theme is "Dressed to the #9s," referencing Drew Brees and Joe Burrow and our Louisiana football culture. All participants must adhere to the theme. Contest winners will be recognized in the following categories: King and Queen (Best male/female dog in theme); Best Dressed Duo (Owner/pet look alike); Most Creative Float; and Pack Pick (Best coordination of costumes with dog, float and group of walkers). Celebrity judges include former Saints player Michael Mauti, jewelry designer Jose Balli, and Chef Pat Gallagher.
2PM (Line up by 1:45PM)
Route: The parade will begin on Lakeshore Drive near the Mandeville Lakefront Splash Park and end at the intersection of Lakeshore Drive and Lafitte Street near Barley Oak.
Participants must be lined up and ready to go by 1:45PM.
Location: Near the parade's end at Lakeshore Drive and Lafitte Street
Enjoy food and drinks, nonprofit vendors, pet adoptions, and family fun along the lakefront and at surrounding businesses.