Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade, December 12th, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Once a year San Diego pets and owners are invited to dress up in their favorite costumes for a special promenade throughout the Gaslamp Quarter to celebrate the holiday season.

The parade starts at 3:00 pm, but you can already join the fun starting 1:00 pm by visiting the Pet Expo area, which is open till 5:00 pm. Unleashed Dog Fitness will be presenting its services; stop by to say Hi, play a game with us to enter the chance to win a *free 30 minute cardio session including a consultation, and pick up a free bandana.

*Charges for out of service area may apply.

GASLAMP QUARTER IN SAN DIEGO, CA – The Gaslamp Quarter Association has a gift to the people of San Diego and will once again be presenting their Gaslamp for the Holidays program this holiday season! 

The annual Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade Presented by Downtown Ace Hardware will be taking place in the Gaslamp Quarter on Sunday, December 12th, 2010 from 1:00 – 5:00pm.  San Diego pet owners are invited to don their best holiday costumes along with their furry, feathered or scaled companions to proudly strut through the Gaslamp Quarter for this festive parade.  This event has been an absolute hit since its debut in 2008, and attracts entries from around the county, including a Clydesdale horse, bearded dragon, fire-bellied newts, rabbits, and cats and dogs of every breed.  The Pet Parade begins promptly at 3:00pm, and originates and ends at the Gaslamp Hilton Park (at Fourth Ave. and K St.). 

Entry to the Pet Parade is just $10 and includes a goodie bag filled with unique pet product samples, and special discounts to some of the Gaslamp Quarter’s pet-friendly restaurants and shops.  The event will also include a Pet Expo at Gaslamp Hilton Park from 1:00 – 5:00pm, featuring products and services to satisfy even the most high-maintenance pet.  The Gaslamp Quarter Association would like to acknowledge Presenting Sponsor, Downtown Ace Hardware; as well as our event sponsors, Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, Chama’s Dog Wash and Wellness, Unleashed Dog Fitness, Bop & Rocksy Fido Fashions & Doxie Delights, Spawlight Dog Salon & Spa, South Bay Family Chiropractic, Downtown San Diego Partnership’s Clean & Safe Program, Fred’s Mexican Café, and Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza.

More information about Gaslamp for the Holidays and its associated events can be found on  Updates, surprises, features and exclusives will be announced regularly.  The Gaslamp Quarter Association staff will also be available for interviews or to answer any further questions.  For any media requests, please contact Brandy Shimabukuro, Marketing & PR Manager at 619.233.5227 or via email at

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