Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

LaGrange Pet Parade

June 4, 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Free

The La Grange Pet Parade began in 1947 by the La Grange Chamber of Commerce, whose president was Ed Breen of Breen’s Cleaners, intending to bring the community together around the idea of a pet and child costume contest parading down the main street of the village. The parade grew to include entries from local schools, businesses and non-profit groups, but was still always planned by local business people. Throughout the 1970’s into the 1990’s, the WGN Television Network televised the parade. Since then, LTTV has filmed and broadcast the event on local access cable.

The parade walks through downtown La Grange stepping off at 9:30am and is a route of approximately 1.5 miles. Along the parade route, there are four (4) street announcing stations. This annual tradition is one of the most talked about parades of Chicagoland. It draws tens of thousands of people to the area. The Pet Parade provides fun and entertainment for the entire family!

Details

Date:
June 4
Time:
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
,
Website:
https://lagrangepetparade.org/

Venue

Downtown La Grange
La Grange, IL United States + Google Map

We do our best to provide comprehensive, accurate and useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, websites, signs around town and word of mouth. However, details change and people make mistakes, so please confirm the details before you go. Kidlist is not responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on this site.
Submit an Event
Click on the button above to submit an event for the Kidlist calendar. We welcome everyone to submit events, given that they are family-friendly events (no ongoing classes or camps) and are local for families in the western suburbs of Chicago. All submitted events are reviewed by the Kidlist team.

Independence Day Parade
Fish-O-Rama
Our Amazing Sponsors
Popular Guides