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UPDATED OCT. 15, 2018
THE HAUTE DOG organization (pronounced "HOT") is a diverse and growing network of dog owners, lovers, educators, rescuers and supporters. Our common bond has resulted in a unique and lively community of folks who share some qualities of our favorite dogs: devotion, spirit and tenacity.
EDUCATE & INFLUENCE
Through educational outreach and events, we hope to help inspire a better understanding and appreciation of dogs, dispel damaging myths, encourage responsible ownership practices, and offer practical adoption and rescue opportunities.
This Web site is dedicated to my English Bulldog Rosie and to all dogs who continue to be brave and loving.
Community Action Team
a 501c3 nonprofit
& Haute Dogs
THE MAIN PURPOSE of the Community Action Team (CAT) is to promote social well-being among the general public. As a 501c3 nonprofit corporation governed by a board of directors, contributions to CAT are tax deductible and are used to help produce quality events within our community that benefit children, animals and the environment.
C.A.T. IS AN UMBRELLA organization that includes Haute Dogs and:
4Halloween Kids' Costume Contest
4July 4 Kids' Bike Parade
4Haute Dog Poetry Contest
4Interfaith Blessing of the Animals
4$1,000 National Kidsl Spelling Bee
4National Adult Spelling Bee
4Belmont Shore Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest
4Haute Dogs on the Beach events
4Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade
4Operation Easter Basket
4Operation Santa Paws
45k/10k Long Beach Turkey Trot
4monthly 30-Minute Beach Cleanups
4Clothing giveaways to the underserved
4Bulldog Beauty Contest
4Long Beach Losers - a weight-loss contest
4Long Beach Giving Project
Registration for the parade is $10/dog in advance and front-row chair rentals are $10.
Vendor details at very bottom of this page.
THE PARADE is Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 2:30 p.m., Marina Vista Park. Start line, registration and food trucks at 5349 Colorado St., Long Beach, Calif., 90803 @ Santiago Ave. The parade is on the concrete bike path through the park.
The 18th annual HAUTE DOG HOWL'OWEEN PARADE is Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, 2:30 p.m. at Marina Vista Park, 5355 E. Eliot St. Long Beach, 90803. Co-sponsored by Third District Councilwoman Suzie Price.
- GOOGLE MAP
- EVENT MAP AT THE PARK
please park in the Marine Stadium parking lot. Enter that lot from Nieto Ave.
The parade is expected to include a few hundred kids and adults in costumes, followed by more than 400 costumed dogs with handlers. A few thousand human gawkers will line the parade route, including a panel of distinguished judges that will choose a few dozen human and canine costume winners. Haute Dogs will raise thousands for spay/neuter programs, adoption/rescue groups, Operation Santa Paws and other Long Beach service projects.
Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade
with Vendors, Pet Adoption Fair & Kids/Adults Costume Contest
World's largest Halloween pet event!
THE PARADE is Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 2:30 p.m. The stat/finish is at Marina Vista Park, 5355 E. Eliot St. Long Beach, 90803 (at the end of Marine Stadium; across from the fire station, by the tennis courts). The parade is on the concrete bike path that runs through the park from Colorado St. to Eliot St.
The vendor fair and pet adoption fair is in the park from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Costumed kids and adults without dogs (humans can register for FREE) will lead the parade at 2:25 p.m., followed by the dogs at 2:30 p.m.
Register to be in the human costume parade and/or dog costume parade at the orange registration tent in the park after 12:30 p.m.
The parade expects 400+ dressed-up dogs and lasts about 45 minutes.
SEATING Bring your own folding chair, or rent one of our 650 front-row seats IN THE PARK for just $10/advance (reserved; click the "register now" logo) or $5/cash on-site, if not sold out, starting at about 1 p.m. The seats did sell out last year. Please bring correct change.
No Native American costumes at the Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade. It is our policy to treat people with honor, dignity and respect -- regardless of their beliefs, gender, age, race, creed, sexual orientation, special needs and ethnicity.
There is free street parking surrounding the very large park. You can also park in the Marine Stadium parking lot, accessed from Nieto Ave., behind the fire station. PARKING MAP
V.I.P. (VERY IMPORTANT POOCH) ENTRY
Available for $35/advance registration or upgrade on-site. The dog/owner can walk near the front of the parade. VIPs will line-up as directed at sign-in and will step off first at 2:30 p.m. Get your VIP wristband at the registration tent near the start line when you arrive. Your VIP doantions help us raise even more money for charity.
DOG PARADE REGISTRANTS - Rain or shine event. See you there. Dog parade starts at 2:30. Register on-site, near the start line.
WHAT TO DO NEXT?
Sign-in at the Haute Dogs registration tent when you arrive, near the start of the parade route close to Colorado Street. There will be a line for VIP registrants, day-of registrants and a line for pre-paid registrants.