Lions Club to host annual Wheatland Pet Parade

Danielle Gatlin walks her dog, Buddy, a Leonberger, down Front Street toward Fourth Street during the 95th Wheatland Pet Parade in 2019.

 

The Wheatland Lions Club will host the 97th annual Pet Parade next weekend.

The longtime tradition will begin on Saturday, May 15, at 9:30 a.m. on Main Street in Wheatland.

The parade route will begin at the staging area located at 112 Main St.

All participants will receive a ribbon.

People can register by submitting a picture of the participant and pet, stuffed animal or bike to the Wheatland Pet Parade Facebook page, email the Wheatland Lions Club at wheatlandlionsclub@gmail.com, or provide the information between 8-9 a.m. the morning of the parade.

Following the parade, the community will be invited to participate in kid and pet treats, while supplies last.

Participants are asked to socially distance and/or wear a mask if social distancing can’t be achieved.

Vendor booths are available at no cost but a description of one’s services must be emailed to wheatlandlionsclub@gmail.com.

The event will feature James Rice as the grand marshal.

For more information, contact Becky Pendergraph at 633-2111, Holly Welch at 632-7778, or visit the Wheatland Lions Club Facebook page.

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