LINK TO THE SITE: http://www.hautedogs.org/howloween.html
THE PARADE IS this Sun., Oct. 28, 2012, 2:30 p.m.
COST: $10/dog, pd. in advance - $20/dog, day of event, cash only
$35/VIP dog - V.I.P. (Very Important Pooch!) . This $35 VIP donation to Haute Dogs allows you and one dog to walk towards the front of the parade. You'll receive a wristband that will entitle you to lineup down the middle of the park and VIPs will follow the costumed kids along the parade route. Parade begins at 2:30 p.m.
The vendor fair and pet adoption fair is in the park from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
The parade expects 500+ dressed-up dogs and lasts about an hour.
SEATING: Bring your own folding chair, or rent a seat on Park Ave. for just $5, starting at about 1 p.m. The seats did sell out last year.
There is metered parking along 2nd St. and in parking lots on both sides of 2nd St. We also suggest parking at the beach where there is plentiful beachfront parking spaces. There is also free street parking at the park and around the neighborhood.Leave plenty of time to find parking. We encourage guests to walk, ride bikes, use public transit or carpool
V.I.P. (VERY IMPORTANT POOCH) ENTRY
Available for advance registrations only, the dog/owner canwalk near the front of the parade. VIPs will line-up down the middle of the grassy park and will step off at 2:30 p.m.
REGISTRANTS- WHAT TO DO NEXT?
Sign-in at the orange-colored Haute Dogs registration tent that will be at the corner of Livingston Dr. @ St. Joseph Ave. at Livingston Park. There will be a line for VIP registrants, day-of registrants and a line for pre-paid registrants.
REGISTRATION& YAPPY HOUR
Pre-parade "feast"-ivities at 12:30 will include vendor booths, bobbing for Howl'oweenies, a dog treat stacking contest, a Bulldog Kissing Booth, fun contests, a pet adoption fair, photo opportunities, and HUGE pumpkin drops from the high tree branch in the park at 2 p.m.