Kevin Bacon to Perform at 2013 Soulard Mardi Gras Pet Parade
Kevin Bacon and his brother are scheduled to perform at this year’s Mardi Gras Pet Parade held annually in Soulard, Missouri. The event brings in tens of thousands of parade-goers and their four-legged friends every year, but this is the first time that organizers have booked a touring act to headline the show. The Bacon Brothers, Kevin and Michael, play a mix of lively country rock and pop rock and have played with their band-mates since 1995. The parade will kick off at 1:00 p.m. on February 3rd at the intersection of Menard and Allen Streets. The Bacon Brothers are scheduled to perform at 2:30 p.m. near Soulard Market Park.
The event is free to the public and costume-adorned pets are welcomed! If you would like to register your pet to walk in the Beggin’ Pet Parade, registration is $10 with all of the proceeds benefiting the Open Door Animal Sanctuary, a local shelter featuring dogs and cats of all ages and breeds, waiting to find their forever homes. So, if your furry friend likes to wear costumes and would like to join the estimated 1,200 other dressed-up pets expected to walk in the parade this year, you can register online. If you register, meet up with the other parade participants at 10:00 a.m. at the corner of Menard and Allen Streets. Pet participants are subject to the approval of Mardi Gras, Inc. and the St. Louis Department of Animal Control based on appropriateness, temperament and health.
So come out February 3rd for a day of fun and entertainment for the whole family (including our four-legged family members!)
You can see a map of the parade route here.