Aurora Pooch Parade

Join the City of Aurora as we celebrate our favorite furry friends! The fifth annual Aurora Pooch Parade will take place on Sunday, October 1st, 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 Costume
  • Twinsies (Owner & Dog)
  • Most Energetic 
  • Fan Favorite

2023 registration will open September 1st. 

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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