Holiday Hounds on Parade
Hosted by Project Second Chance
The Christmas in Ida, Holiday Hounds on Parade is a unique parade featuring our canine friends small or large, in a parade of their own, walking through the Village of Ida.
During the festivities, don't miss the Holiday Photos with your Canine Friend located at the parade line-up location.
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 plaques and a gift for their pooch. The following awards will be awarded.
. Most Adorable
. Smallest Pet-for the most petite
. Mammoth Pet-for the dog that most resembles a small car
. Best Vocal Performance
. Waggiest Tail-for the dog with the most enthusiastic tail end
. Best Dog Pulling Cart
The Holiday Hounds on Parade will choose a Prince and Princess who will be featured in the Parade of Lights and will ride on their own float.
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 in Monroe or Zorn's Service Inc. in Ida.