Holiday Hounds on Parade
The Christmas in Ida, Holiday Hounds on Parade held on Saturday, December 1 is a unique parade featuring our canine friends small or large, in a parade of their own, walking through the Village of Ida .
This event is a must for all dog lovers. All breeds of any age dressed in their holiday finest will delight parade visitors who line the streets of Ida.
Participants will be judged as they walk the parade route in their holiday finest beginning at the Ida United Methodist Church on Ida East Road; west to Lewis Avenue; and south to Ida Street making a loop and returning to the Ida United Methodist Church where the parade ends.
Winners will receive ribbons and a gift for their pooch. The following awards will be based on age groups of 16 and under, and 17 and older:
The Holiday Hounds on Parade will choose a Prince and Princess who will be featured in the Parade of Lights and will ride in their own convertible or float.
Registration and lineup will take place at the Ida United Methodist Church at 1pm.
Rules and entry number will be mailed or available the day of the event at the registration table at the Ida United Methodist Church. Check in will start at 1 pm and the parade will kick off at 2:15 pm.
Participants must have their dogs on a leash at all times and will sign a hold harmless agreement at the registration staging area.
Parking will be available at the Ida Township Community Center. The parking lot is accessible from Van Aiken Street (by the water tower).
Entry forms can be downloaded from the website or are available at United Way, Cheryl Wassus, Holiday Hounds on Parade, 216 North Monroe Street, Monroe, Michigan 48162 or from Zorn's Service, Inc. in Ida. Entry Forms can be mailed or delivered to Cheryl Wassus' attention at the United Way with a $5.00 entry fee made payable to the Ida Civic Club.
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WHERE IS IDA?
The village of Ida is located in Southeastern Michigan between Monroe, Dundee and Temperance, Michigan. Ida is a rural community with a population of 5000.