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July 4th Pet Parade

Monday, July 04 9:00AM - 12:00PM
venue: Harmon Park to Drake Park

A Community Tradition in Downtown Bend since 1924 – and now designated as an Oregon Heritage Tradition.  The parade was cancelled in 1943 due to World War II and in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19. We’re looking forward to hosting this event in 2022!

map of the 2022 pet parade

New Route for 2022: Harmon Park –> Newport Ave. –> Downtown Bend –> Drake Park

Lineup at 9:00 am | Parade begins at 10:00 am

Parade Participants:

  • Kids of all ages are invited to participate.
  • Dress in costume with your pet or stuffed animal on pulled wagons, floats, bikes or trikes.
  • There’s even limited keepsake Pet Parade buttons available!
  • No rabbits, cats, motorized vehicles or commercial entries.

Parade Categories:

  • Big Dogs
  • Little Dogs
  • Big Bikes
  • Wagons & Wheels – little bikes, trikes, strollers, scooters, skateboards and wagons
  • Odds & Ends – includes other animals like horses, cattle, llamas, goats, guinea pigs, reptiles and more! Livestock trailer parking on Riverside Blvd. along Drake Park.

More info: https://www.bendparksandrec.org/activities/4th-of-july/

Add to Calendar Monday, July 04 9:00AM Monday, July 04 12:00PM UTC July 4th Pet Parade

A Community Tradition in Downtown Bend since 1924 – and now designated as an Oregon Heritage Tradition.  The parade was cancelled in 1943 due to World War II and in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19. We’re looking forward to hosting this event in 2022!

map of the 2022 pet parade

New Route for 2022: Harmon Park –> Newport Ave. –> Downtown Bend –> Drake Park

Lineup at 9:00 am | Parade begins at 10:00 am

Parade Participants:

  • Kids of all ages are invited to participate.
  • Dress in costume with your pet or stuffed animal on pulled wagons, floats, bikes or trikes.
  • There’s even limited keepsake Pet Parade buttons available!
  • No rabbits, cats, motorized vehicles or commercial entries.

Parade Categories:

  • Big Dogs
  • Little Dogs
  • Big Bikes
  • Wagons & Wheels – little bikes, trikes, strollers, scooters, skateboards and wagons
  • Odds & Ends – includes other animals like horses, cattle, llamas, goats, guinea pigs, reptiles and more! Livestock trailer parking on Riverside Blvd. along Drake Park.

More info: https://www.bendparksandrec.org/activities/4th-of-july/

Harmon Park to Drake Park