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BARK! The Howlidays are here!
Join LA-SPCA and Santa Paws for their first annual holiday-themed pet costume contest and parade on December 1st in New Orleans Historic Warehouse District!
Register now to sashay your furry friend to the Santa Paws Second Line Parade. We’ll provide the jingle juice and you just come with your fabulous pooch!
Registration is $15 online at santapawsnola.eventbrite.com
**All pets must be registered to participate in the costume contest and parade** A portion of your registration is donated to LA-SPCA.
Registration includes tickets for complimentary beer from Barcadia and nibbles including Cook Me Somethin’ Mister Jambalaya, Parkway Bakery, and Rouses and discounted parking in the Hilton surface lot next to the Convention Center (with registration voucher).
Santa Paws NOLA Detailed Schedule:
2:00pm Heritage Park – Registration, free drinks, and the festivities begin! Across from the New Orleans Morial Convention Center between John Churchill Chase & Gaienne Streets
3:15pm – Second Line Pet Parade starts at entrance of Heritage Park. Brass Band. Pets and pet owners parade down Convention Center Boulevard to Convention Center Pedestrian Plaza – Julia Street and Convention Center Blvd.
3:45pm- Second Line Pet Parade arrives at Convention Center Plaza. Activities at Convention Center Plaza include LA/SPCA adoption booth, vendors with pet holiday treats, photos with Santa Claus and music. 5×7” photos with Santa will be available for purchase onsite for $10 (cash only). Riverview Photography will also provide website info cards to purchase more photos, Christmas ornaments and other photo gifts.
4:00pm- Holiday Pet Costume Contest – Celebrity judges, including Margarita Bergen, Brett Bauman and LeBron Joseph, will name top three “Best in Show”. Great Prizes to be won.
5:00pm- Santa Paws ends and “Christmas in the District Lights” begin – the largest Christmas Light Display in NOLA. Come and join the celebration!
Additionally, Santa Paws NOLA will take place within the setting of “Christmas in the District,” a brand new holiday-themed large-scale light display celebrating the culture and history of New Orleans. This one-of-a-kind holiday environment will feature over 70 trees and almost a mile of animated lighting effects synchronized to music.
Questions? Email info@SantaPawsNOLA.com or call 504.524.1227