Deck the Paws Parade
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Sunday, December 5 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Enjoy the San Antonio Botanical Garden’s 38 acres of holiday blooms with your four-legged friends. Dress up your fur family in the best holiday attire and join the Deck the Paws Parade. Winners from each category will receive a prize. Deck the Paws Parade will also feature dog vendors, and food and drinks available for purchase (for the humans). All dogs must always be on a leash and must leave the Botanical Garden by 12 p.m.
The parade begins at 10 a.m. Doggy Dress Up Contest judging at 11 a.m.
Doggy Dress Up Contest Categories:
- Best Costume Overall
- Best Dog/Owner Costume
- Best Puppy in Costume (for dogs 1 and under)
- Best Duo Costume (for dogs with a matching theme)
Fee: Included with Garden admission + $5 per leashed dog. Members enjoy free admission + $5 per leashed dog.
- All dogs on-site must be current with appropriate shots and registrations.
- Dogs in heat or aggressive animals may be removed from the Garden at the discretion of the management; no refunds.
- No dogs will be allowed in the Garden after 12 p.m. and all dogs must be on a leash at all times.
- Dogs must stay on pathways and will not be allowed at The Zachary Foundation Culinary Garden, Family Adventure Garden and Children’s Vegetable Garden.
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