Bartoberfest Pet Parade, Festival & Dachshund Race set for Nov. 2
By Echo Staff
Oct 29, 2013, 19:22
You and your pets are invited to join Friends of the Animal Shelter in Hancock County for the 6th annual Barktoberfest Pet Parade and Festival to be held on Saturday Nov. 2, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the grounds of the Historic Depot in Bay St. Louis.
The event is sponsored by the Sea Coast Echo and the Silver Slipper Casino.
Prizes will be awarded for best pet costumes, best decorated wagon or float and best trick. Also prizes for the Tail-o-Dogga weiner dog race and Weiner dog Wannabe races. Food and beverages, music by DJ Dynomite, pet blessing and silent auction.
New events this year include a petting zoo.
Registration starts at 10 a.m. and you must be registered to walk in the parade and to enter the contests. Registration fees are $10 for the first pet and $5 for each additional pet.
Proceeds from the event help fund FRIENDS low cost spay/neuter programs. For more information, please call 228-493-5712.