It's the first Santa Cruz Mountains Pet Parade and Festival!

A family-friendly celebration filled with delightful events for all, including pet blessings, a costume contest, puppy cuteness overload, plus much more! Sign up for one or many of the events with your furry best friend. If you would like to become a vendor and you have a pet-themed product or service, you can apply by clicking here.

Grand Marshall

Earl the Lovebucket!! If you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting this sweet angel, check him and his heartbreaking/heartwarming tale out on Instagram under @earls_bucket_list. This special little man received some AMAZING news recently and we have decided to celebrate it by naming him the official Grand Marshall of the first Santa Cruz Mountains Pet Parade & Festival!


(parade info coming soon)


  • Best Costume Contest
  • Doggie Talent Contest
  • Look-Alike Contest
  • Puppy Obedience Contest
    (6mo - 1 year)
    (1yr to 18mo)
  • Blessing of the Pets
  • Dog Adoption
  • Scotts Valley K9 Unit Demo
  • Search and Rescue Demo
  • Earthwise Pet: Nail Trimming Demo, Tooth Cleaning Demo, and Brushing Demo




Peace of Mind Dog Rescue is a resource and advocate for senior dogs and senior people on California's Central Coast. They focus on helping dogs and people from Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties.


If you are interested in participating in this event, you can submit an application here.


We could use a hand! If you are interested in volunteering for a 2-hour block, the sign-up form is here. All volunteers receive a complimentary event t-shirt!


Felton Feed & Pet Supply
Earthwise Pet
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