Krewe of Barkus is Coming!
From baguettes to beignets.... from the fun and food of the French Quarter in New Orleans to pooches in Paris - Barkus salutes all things French!
When: Sunday, February 15, 2015, 12:30 to 4 p.m., parade at 2 p.m.
Where: Mitchell Park located one block west of Downtown McKinney
The Krewe of Barkus Mardi Gras Dog Parade and Costume Contest calls on all four-legged canine friends and their best buddies to share in the excitement. Patterned after the Mystic Krewe of Barkus in New Orleans, which was established to help abused and abandoned canines, Krewe of Barkus will feature a parade, vendor booths, interactive activities and more.
Vendor expo opens at 12:30 p.m., and all dog entrants will parade across the main stage beginning at 2 p.m. Over $2,000 in prizes donated by the merchants of McKinney will be awarded to costume category winners. To register for the costume contest visit http://www.mckinneytexas.org/index.aspx?nid=674
Paws and the City will have a vendor booth at this event. Come out and meet our adoptable dogs!