Sounds & Sights Festival
July 25-27, 2019
July 27, 2019
Hosted by Chelsea Farmers Supply, the Pet Parade is a long-time favorite tradition! Have fun dressing up your pet and joining other families in the easy-to-walk parade route. The theme year "Tails of the Seven Seas".
Registration begins at 9 a.m. The parade starts at 10 a.m. at Chelsea Farmer's Supply. After the parade, head on over to KidZone for more great family activities.
How to Participate
You can sign up to join the pet parade by calling (734) 475-1777 or stopping by Farmer's Supply at 122 Jackson St. in downtown Chelsea, MI.
In the news.....
2019 PET PARADE THEME: Tails of the Seven Seas
The annual pet parade, sponsored and organized by Chelsea Farmers Supply, is a favorite part of the Chelsea Sounds & Sights Festival. This year’s parade theme, Tails of the Seven Seas, promises an unforgettable opportunity for pets and their owners to strut their stuff downtown.
Participants should plan to arrive at Chelsea Farmers Supply, located across from the railroad tracks at 122 Jackson Street, between 9:00 and 9:40 a.m. on Saturday, July 27 to check-in and get lined up for the parade.
The parade features dozens of pets ranging from goats to lizards, rabbits to ponies, and dogs to cats. The wide variety of pets is always a big attraction, and the creativity of the costumes show off the owner’s imagination.
All pets are invited to attend, as long as they get along with other animals and people. Costumes are encouraged but not required.
“We just want everyone to have fun,” said H.K. Leonard, owner of Chelsea Farmers Supply with her husband Greg Raye.
Immediately before the parade, contests take place with awards given to the winners in several categories. Each year the contest judging is by Ms. Washtenaw County. Contests include: Best Kisser (usually a dog), Most Unique Costume, Largest, Smallest, Youngest Pet, Oldest Pets, and more.
For further information on the pet parade call H.K. at Chelsea Farmers Supply 734-475-1777.