Celebrate the 4th of July and your best friend at the 4th of July Dog Parade! This free event takes place Saturday, June 26th, 2021, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., at the large shelter at Pineville Lake Park, 1000 Johnston Drive, Pineville.
At 4 p.m. there will be a Patriotic Dog Costume Contest. It costs $5 to enter, and you can win prizes.
- Most patriotic
- Most patriotic couple or group
- Most creative
Following the contest there will be a dog parade, which is free for everyone to participate in or to just watch.
In addition, there will be a microchip check, vendors, and a photo booth with a festive backdrop and props.
Local businesses attending include:
- Charlotte Black Dogs
- Pineville Neighbor’s Place
- Barry’s Chairs
- Carolina Funnel Cakes
- Eclatant LLC
- Live Laugh & Lather
- The Peaceful Paw
- Pet in the City
- Pumpkin Dog
Please bring a small bag of dog or cat food, or treats, to donate to Pineville Neighbor’s place.
The event benefits Pineville Neighbor’s Place and Charlotte Black Dogs, an organization that helps raise awareness about the need to adopt black dogs, who tend to be the last adopted.
- Masks for humans who are not vaccinated
- Social distancing
- Dogs on leashes (but not retractable leashes)
- Dogs should be friendly and up to date on all shots