Council Events

Pets on Parade

Alice Springs Town Coun­cil Rangers host the annu­al Pets on Parade, pro­mot­ing respon­si­ble pet own­er­ship to the local community.

Pets on Parade – 9am, Sun­day 26 May 2019

Grab your steam-punk avi­a­tor gear and dress up Fido cos 2019 Pets on Parade is the biggest cos­play event of the year for pets and their owners!!!

Come along with your pet – all shapes and sizes wel­come! This year’s theme – Planes, Pilots and Prac­ti­tion­ers” – was cho­sen for the Roy­al Fly­ing Doc­tor Ser­vice who will receive all pro­ceeds raised on the day, so remem­ber to bring your gold coins! The Pets on Parade prom­e­nade will assem­ble at 8.45am at the Reflec­tion Pond, Todd Mall (oppo­site the Vis­i­tor Infor­ma­tion Cen­tre), and will head down Todd Mall, cross­ing Gre­go­ry Ter­race to fin­ish on the Coun­cil Lawns where there will be a pletho­ra of paws, pony rides, prod­ucts and prizes!

1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes for Best Dressed Pet, Best Dressed Adults and Best Dressed Child(ren). Only entrants dressed in theme and present at the time of the announce­ment will be eligible.

Raf­fles galore, val­ued at more than $5000!!! Tick­ets avail­able on the day ($2 per tick­et, or 3 tick­ets for $5) and prizes will be drawn at 11.30am.

Scouts will be sell­ing BBQ sand­wich­es and soft drinks, and a cof­fee van will be onsite for your morn­ing caf­feine fix.

Before the big day, Alice Springs Pub­lic Library will be host­ing a craft table for kids aged 5 – 12 years to design, cre­ate and dec­o­rate a plane – @ the Library from 13 – 24 May. Craft­ed planes will be on dis­play at Pets on Parade where 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize win­ners will be announced.

Please ensure your pet is secure and com­fort­able with noisy crowds. This event pro­motes respon­si­ble pet own­er­ship by keep­ing your pets safe & secure on a lead’.