June 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Put-in-Bay Pooch Parade – Bring Fido Along!
Put-In-Bay Pooch Parade is always a fun time! Bringing your fur-baby along for a little adventure and family fun! Join us for our annual Put-in-Bay Ohio Pooch Parade. Registration begins at 10 am at the DeRivera Park gazebo, and this annual island event promptly starts at 10:30 am. Dogs can enter the parade for a nominal $10 entry fee. A doggie goodie bag is included in your registration fee. You can compete for prizes as well. Looking for a way to show everyone that your dog is the best? There are numerous categories for pups to win! We are sure your puppy will find a way into the judge’s eyes!
Judges will evaluate and determine the smallest, largest, cutest, smallest, most significant, best dressed, most talented, group best dressed, and the dog that looks most like its owner. Mother Of Sorrows Church is the Sponsor of this fun family event. And wouldn’t be possible without the event’s main sponsor, Mother of Sorrows church. One thing to add: It goes without saying! No cats allowed!
Put-in-Bay Pooch Parade Hotel Options
Are you looking for a pet and dog-friendly accommodations while exploring Put-in-Bay? There are Put-in-Bay Hotels that offer excellent accommodations. Adventure around the island with your pup and then consider camping out at one of the island’s three campgrounds!
- South Bass Island State Park offers electric, non-electric, and sites with a small cabinet
- Fox’s Den Campground is just a 5-minute golf cart ride away from downtown
- Enjoy an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast not too far away at Camp Sandusky
If you prefer hotel rooms over tents and sleeping bags, there are a few more dog-friendly options for you! Reserve your stay at the Bay Lodging Resort, the island’s only pet-friendly hotel.
Casual Pooch-Friendly Put-in-Bay Dining
All this puppy love will likely work up an appetite. Nothing says Put-in-Bay Ohio vacation quite like a cold beer and hot slice of pizza for lunch! Frosty Bar has just what you need for a relaxed dining option. Big Man’s Burrito Stand is also in their back outdoor area and is the perfect spot to rest with your pup and eat fresh-to-order tacos and homemade salsa. Another option is the Fish Shak, where you can eat locally-sourced Yellow Perch or Walleye caught daily straight from Lake Erie.
Still, looking for more ideas on places to lodge and eat while visiting Put-in-Bay with your pup? Click here to find everything you need to prepare for your next lakeside vacation!