Mardi Gras - Purina Pet Parade in the Historic Soulard Neighborhood

Date: Feb 20, 2022 | Time: 1:00 pm

The 2022 St. Louis Mardi Gras presents the annual "Purina Pet Parade" that will take place in Historic Soulard. This pet parade holds the Guinness World Record for the largest costumed pet parade in the world and is fun for the whole family, whether you are a participant or just a spectator!

See the website for an online registration form for you and your pet or register on the day of the parade at 10am, at the corner of 12th and Allen. A $10 donation to the Open Door Animal Sanctuary is asked for to participate in the parade. The parade begins at 1pm at the corner of 12th Street and Allen Avenue. Spectators are FREE!

The Coronation of the best-costumed dogs takes place immediately following the parade, at the Soulard Market Plaza at 8th and Lafayette next to Soulard Market. Checkout the Taste of Soulard or the Wiener Dog Derby after the parade.

See website for more information on this event and ALL the other Mardi Gras festivities!

The Mardi Gras season begins on January 6th with the 12th Night Celebration and ends with the Grand Parade on Saturday, February 26th.

2022 Mardi Gras Schedule of Events:

January 6th | 5pm | 12th Night | Soulard Market Park-Bud Light Party Centre
January 22nd | 12-3pm | Family Winter Carnival (FREE!) | Soulard Market Park
January 29th | 12pm | Scavenger Hunt | Various locations in Soulard Neighborhood
February 5th | 11am-5pm | PAL Olympics | Soulard Market Park-Bud Light Party Centre
February 12th | 12-4pm | Cajun Cook-Off | Soulard Market Park
February 19th | Missouri Lottery 5K Run For Your Beads | 9am | Soulard - starts at 8th & Lafayette
February 19th | 11am-5pm | Taste of Soulard | various locations in Soulard Neighborhood
February 20th | 11am-5pm | Taste of Soulard | various locations in Soulard Neighborhood
February 20th | 1pm | Purina Pet Parade (spectators are FREE!) | starts at 12th & Allen (see route map on website)
February 20th | 1:45pm | Tito's Wiener Dog Derby (spectators are FREE!) | Soulard Market Park-Lumiere Place Stadium
February 25th | 7pm-Midnight | Mayor's Mardi Gras Ball | The Midway at Union Station
February 26th | 11am | Mardi Gras Grand Parade (spectators are FREE! | Begins at Busch Stadium, running along S. Broadway, ending at Anheuser-Busch Brewery (see route map on website)

For More Information:

12th Street and Allen Avenue, Soulard Neighborhood | Website

Directions: Take Broadway to west on Allen Avenue to the corner of Allen and 12th Street. Or Gravois to east on Allen Avenue to 12th Street.

Address:


12th Street and Allen Avenue,
St. Louis, MO
63104





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