November 23, 2010 > Santa Paws parade
Santa Paws parade
Submitted By City of Hayward
Prepare your pet for the City of Hayward's Santa Paws Parade in Downtown Hayward on Saturday, December 4, 2010. Large, small, well-behaved, legal pets are invited as are their owners. All are welcome to don festive garb or to come as they are, on foot or by float.
There will be Santa pet pictures, a pet boutique, tap dancing Christmas trees, pets from the Hayward Animal Shelter and Sparky the Fire Dog. Animals will be available for adoption.
Pets may be entered in one of the following parade groups - Best Dressed Pet, Owner & Pet Look-alike, Group Entry, Just Plain Cute, Holiday Pet Float and Best Holiday Float.
Registration before December 4 is $10 per pet or $15 for two or more pets at www.FirstGiving.com/SantaPawsParade2010. Owners may also register in person or by mail at Hayward Animal Services, 16 Barnes Court, Hayward, CA 94544.
Registration on Parade Day is $12 per pet or $15 for two or more pets and will begin at 9 a.m. The Parade starts at 10 a.m. at Municipal Parking Lot 2 at Foothill Boulevard and B Street, Hayward, and ends at Hayward Public Library on C Street for the Awards Ceremony.
Entrants can become Pack Leaders by creating a fundraising page at www.FirstGiving.com/SantaPawsParade2010 and then accept sponsorship from friends and family.
Proceeds will benefit Hayward's abandoned pets and homeless animals at the Hayward Animal Shelter. Donations and registration fees are tax deductible. This local event is sponsored by Downtown businesses, the City of Hayward, Hayward Area Parks and Recreation District and Hayward Animal Shelter Volunteers.
For more information, visit www.FirstGiving.com/SantaPawsParade2010 and www.hayward-ca.gov or call (510) 293-7200 ext 7.
Santa Paws Parade
Saturday, December 4
Municipal Parking Lot 2
Foothill Boulevard and B Street, Hayward
(510) 293-7200 ext 7
Registration: $10 per pet; $15 for two or more (before December 4). $12 per pet; $17 for two or more (on Parade Day).