It's the first Santa Cruz Mountains Pet Parade and Festival!
A family-friendly celebration filled with delightful events for all, including pet blessings, a costume
contest, puppy cuteness overload, plus much more! Sign up for one or many of the events with your furry best
Scroll down to find out more about the event. Please observe the following event rules.
While SCMPF is a celebration of ALL of the animals that make our lives so wonderful just by
being them, for safety reasons only well socialized, trained and vaccinated dogs of 6 months old
or older are able to attend. We appreciate your cooperation in our efforts to keep this a fun and
All dogs attending the SCMPF must be licensed in accordance with the Santa Cruz County Animal
All dogs must be on leash/chain not to exceed 6 feet in length and must be under the immediate
control of its owner or custodian unless in special areas of park designated and posted as dog
exercise and training areas.
All pet feces must be removed immediately by owner or custodian.
K9 Unit demos with Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley and Palo Alto K9 Units
Search and Rescue Demo
Earthwise Pet: Nail Trimming Demo, Tooth Cleaning Demo, and Brushing Demos
Non-denominational Pet Blessing
Performed by (TBD)
Winners will be announced at approximately 11:00
SVPD K-9 Unit Demo
Costume Contest Winners Announced
The audience will choose the winning duo!
Highlighting adoptable animals
Turn in bingo card
Bingo winner will be announced at approx. 1:00
Talent Show Winner Announced
Bingo Winner Announced
Puppy Obedience Contest
Winner will be announced immediately following the contest
Introducing Earl, the Grand Marshall of the parade!
What are Pupcakes?? You will have to wait and find out!
Prizes range from $10 value to $150 in value.
Prizes may be picked up at the Earthwise Pet booth.
Prizes may not be redeemed for cash.
The festival ends with a parade around the park!
Peace of Mind Dog Rescue is a resource and advocate for senior dogs and senior people on California's Central
Coast. They focus on helping dogs and people from Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties.