To Register for the Pet Parade click here!
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: How do I register?
A: Register online at nobhillabqmainstreet.eventbrite.com or come on Saturday and register under the “Welcome” tent between 9am and 10am.
Q: If I pre-registered how do I check in and pick up my goodie bag?
A: You can come by Newton’s Cradle on April 29th to pick up your goodie bag and check in between 2pm and 6pm. If can’t make it you can come check in on Saturday morning between 9am and 10am at the “Welcome” tent.
Q: How do I sign up for contests?
A: When you check in you will have the opportunity to sign up for one or multiple contests (Best Trick, Best Costume, Best Pet/Owner Look-A-Like, Most Unique Pet). When you sign up a volunteer will snap a picture of you and your furry (or scaly or feathery) pal so the judges don’t miss you as you walk in the parade.
Q: When will contest winners be announced?
A: The Best Trick contestants will perform their trick for the judges at 11:30am. After that competition is completed, winners of all contests will be announced (roughly at noon). Pet Mayor will be announced at 1pm.
Q: What if I don’t want to walk in the parade?
A: If you don’t want to walk in the parade you can just show up and watch the parade and enjoy the fair. Just remember the only way to enter contests and raffles is to be registered for the parade, and your registration fee goes to support three amazing animal welfare organizations- Animal Humane New Mexico, Lap Dog Rescue New Mexico, and Paws and Stripes!
Q: Where do I park?
A: There is on street parking available on Central Ave, Silver Ave, and Bryn Mawr Dr.
Q: What is the parade route?
A: The parade will start on Bryn Mawr Dr. and head down Silver Ave to Carlisle Blvd. At Carlisle Blvd. we turn north up to Central Ave and head back down Central Ave to Bryn Mawr Dr.
Q: What can I look forward to?
The parade will start at 10am and will be a good time for one and all. From 9am to 2pm the fair will take place on Bryn Mawr between Central and Silver. We will have pet related vendors, food trucks, a DJ, pet celebrities, local celebrity contest judges (including elected officials, Little Miss New Mexico US, and Rachel Hackbarth from KOAT!), dog adoptions, and rumor has it we will have a visit from some storm troopers! In addition, Nob Hill Bar and Grill will be donating 15% of their sales for the day to our three beneficiaries. Come out and have blast!