WHAT: The Fiesta® Pooch Parade, an official Fiesta® San Antonio event, is a 2.6 mile walk with dogs and their people along the streets of Alamo Heights. It is the major fundraiser for Therapy Animals of San Antonio. We invite you to participate by walking in the parade or as a sponsor and support our mission of bringing people and animals together for healing. See photos of the fun we've had in previous years.
WHEN: Saturday, April 28, 2018
TIME: Registration starts at 7:45 a.m. Costume Contest starts at 8:15 and you must be registered for the parade to enter the contest. The six categories for the Costume Contest will be: Best in Show, Top Dog, Most Creative, Most Patriotic, Best Fiesta Flair, and Best Matched Human and Dog. Walk starts right after the Costume Contest at approximately 9:15 a.m. We'll also have the activities below. You must be registered for the parade to participate in these activities.
Dog Participation Activities - Join in the fun with your dog!
Booths with Dog-Related Information and Products – and others!
Buy your medal for $10 at the Therapy Animals booth while supplies last. Medals may be purchased in advance now at the Fiesta® Store or on April 19 at Pin Pandemonium during Fiesta® Fiesta at Hemisfair Park,
WHERE: Alamo Heights Swimming Pool, 250 Viesca, San Antonio, TX 78209 See map.
Therapy Animals of San Antonio supports a greener San Antonio. Do consider ways on how you can make SA a cleaner environment by simply reducing your energy use at home (https://residential.savenow.cpsenergy.com/home) or reduce vehicle pollution by sharing a ride, or if you're not bringing a dog, taking the bus to our event www.viainfo.net. And remember, please pick up after your dog wherever you are.
T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 600 pre-registrants. Previous years' T-shirt designs have been very popular. On-site registrants will receive a T-shirt while supplies last.
Food will not be sold at the parade. Water will be available at the registration area and also at two places along the parade route for all registered participants and their dogs.
Pre-registration: $25 for an individual and $30 for a family. You may pay by check (postmarked by April 21) or credit card by midnight on April 26.
On-site registration: $30 for an individual and $35 for a family (cash, check, and credit card accepted).
Waiver of Responsibility
In consideration for participation in the Fiesta® Pooch Parade, I/we will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Fiesta® Pooch Parade, Therapy Animals of San Antonio, its officers, employees and volunteers from any and all claims, losses, damages including legal fees and medical expenses resulting from any incident or act, whether accidental or intentional, that may occur. Solicitation by paid sponsors only.
Sponsors for 2018
Click on the sponsor's name or logo to go to the sponsor's web site. Please support our sponsors. If you want to be a sponsor please see our sponsorship information.
Best in Show
Mary Lou and Don Wilson
Man's Best Friend
Bev and Dan Oakes
Raleigh and Kathy Meade
In Kind Gifts