Aurora Pooch Parade

Join the City of Aurora as we celebrate our favorite furry friends! The third annual Aurora Pooch Parade will take place on Sunday, October 2nd, beginning at 11:00 AM at Phillips Park in Aurora. 

To enter:

  • All dogs must be current on vaccinations.
  • All must must be socialized.
  • All must a standard leash while at the event.
  • An application must be submitted by Thursday, September 29th.

The first 100 registrants are guaranteed a spot in the Parade and can compete for one of the following titles:

  • Biggest Dog
  • Smallest Dog
  • Best Trick
  • Best Aurora Pride
  • Best Costume
  • Twinsies (Owner & Dog)
  • Most Energetic 
  • Fan Favorite

We've hit our 100 applicant limit! If you wish to be added to our waiting list, please email [email protected] and include your name, your dog's name and your contact information.

We welcome all dogs who were unable to register for participation to come out to Phillips Park, mingle with the other dogs, experience the Parade, and check out the many pet-vendors we'll have on-site!

The Aurora Animal Care and Control Center will be on-site and taking donations of dog and cat food, toys, treats, etc. at the event! 

More Information:

For more information on this event, please contact the City of Aurora Special Events Division:

(630) 256-3370 | [email protected] 

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