Dress Your Pet Parade and Contest Postponed till the Fall 10:00 AM Along Purple Heart Way (the bike path) $7.00 Fee if Pre-Registered - Arrive by 9:30 $10.00 Cash Fee if Registering the Day Of the Event - Arrive 9:00 am
Parade will begin at the Glyn Neath Pavilion on the bike path located between Dawes Avenue and Wilmont Avenue along Atlantic Avenue in Somers Point.
You may Pre-register and pay before the day of the event (see below for that option). If you have pre-registered, please arrive at Glyn Neath Pavilion by 9:30am to pick up your number.
In-Person Registration the day of the event begins at 9 AM at the Glyn Neath Pavilion.
Registration is limited to 200 so please register early to hold your spot.
Pets do not have to be dressed up to participate.
Entrants will wear numbers and only those who have registered will be a part of the parade.
Pre-registration Fee is $7 via an online payment or a check in the mail (Must be received by June 3).
Registration Fee on the day of the event is $10 cash
Categoriesof Judging - Trophies given to the winning pets.
Cutest or Best Overall Pet - small, medium, large
Best Dressed - small, medium, large
Best Dressed Owner and Pet
Cutest Pet in a Conveyance (wagon, carrier, miniature car, etc.)
Most Unusual Pet (turtle, gecko, bird, etc.)
Best Pet Representing a Commercial Business
Parade will be judged at the Launch Haven Pavilion and trophies awarded at the VFW on Bethel Road where the parade will end.
Water troughs will be available at the VFW along with several pet businesses and the Humane Society
Hot dogs and Beverages will be available for purchase from the VFW.
Sponsored by The Somers Point Historical Society For questions or additional information call 609-927-2900 All CDC rules as of the date will be observed.
Two Ways to Pre-Register & Pay
1) Download a registration form - CLICK HERE - and mail it and your $7.00 payment to: SPHS, PO Box 517, Somers Point, NJ 08244. Mail must be received by Thurs., June 3. 2) Register and Pay Online - CLICK HERE
FALL/WINTER EVENTS -Click here for additional info October 15: Horsepower by the Bay Car Show October 25: Ghost Stories at the Somers Mansion November 19: Penny Auction December 2: Christmas Parade & Museum Open House - 5:30 till 7:30.