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4th of July Pet Parade

4th of July Pet Parade

Sponsored by Bend Pet Express

A Community Tradition in Downtown Bend since the 1930’s

Come celebrate our country’s independence on July 4th with Bend Park & Recreation!

Start out your day’s festivities at 10 am with the Pet Parade through downtown Bend then follow up with the Old Fashioned July 4th Festival in Drake Park from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Parade Participants:

  • Kids of all ages are invited to participate. Come dressed in costume with your pet or stuffed animal on pulled wagons, floats, bikes or trikes.

  • Kids will receive a keepsake and popsicle.

  • No registration necessary. Lineup is downtown on Wall Street next to the School Administration building.

  • Pet must be leashed – you are responsible for your pet. No rabbits, cats or aggressive dogs.

  • Please do not give away animals.

  • No solicitation, commercial floats, banners, motorized vehicles, motorcycles or distribution on anything to spectators.

Earlier Event: July 4
July 4th Old Fashioned Festival
Later Event: July 6
NWX Farmers Market