Reindog Parade

Join emcees Victoria Stilwell and Holly Firfer for the once-a-year fun of dogs in the Garden! Dress your pooch in holiday finery to compete for prizes with celebrity judges or to just show off. Enjoy Pup Tent refreshments, Photos with Saint Nick, and connect with local canine enthusiasts and businesses in the Doggie Expo. The first 100 pre-registered participants to arrive receive a special Wag-Bag of gifts!

Don't have a dog? Come enjoy the show!

Dogs compete in following categories:
Best Puppy  •  Best Adult  •  Best Botanical  •  Best Dog Pack
Best Dog-Owner Dress-a-Like  •  Not competing – just showing off!

Registration is closed. Walk-up dog admission is accepted the day of the event for $18 per dog. Walk-up dogs cannot compete for prizes or participate in the parade. Regular Garden Admission applies for humans and handlers. Guest passes and membership cards are accepted for human entry. 

Rules & Guidelines

Email for more information or to join the parade participation wait list.

December 7
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Celebrity Judges

The 2013 Parade hosts are Victoria Stilwell, star of Animal Planet's hit TV series It's Me or the Dog , and Holly Firfer, CNN Correspondent.

Celebrity Judges: