Dog Parade Entry Form

The 2024 Dog Parade is full!!

Participant Waiver of Liability and Registration

By signing, I hereby enter myself and my dog into this event. Despite inherent risks associated with participating in the Dixon Petunia Festival Dog Parade, I hereby agree to hold harmless and release The Dixon Petunia Festival, Dixon Park District, Sponsors of the event, Vendors, their employees and members, and all volunteers associated with this event from all claims for liability or legal responsibility for any damage or loss of any kind, including injury and death to persons and pets, property damage, and economic loss arising from participation in the event. I further agree to follow all rules for the event and realize that my right to participate may be terminated at any point by The Dixon Petunia Festival for not adhering to the rules.


  • All dogs must be leashed for the entirety of the event
  • Owners are responsible for dogs at all times
  • Handlers must be 18years of age or older. Children are welcome to participate in the event with the assistance of an adult 18 years or older
  • Handlers must clean up after their dogs
  • One dog per handler
  • Dogs must be up to date on all vaccinations
  • Registration must be completed by June 30th. Space is limited to 100 entries


Saturday July 6th at 1:00 pm. Check-in begins at 12:30 at the pavilion. Location: Haymarket Square

A chance for your pup to strut their stuff and be part of the Dixon Petunia Festival! Dress in a costume or come as is! Prizes will be given out for Best Dressed, Cutest Dog, Ugliest Dog, Fan Favorite, and more! You must pre-register for this event. Participation limited to 100 dogs.

For Adult Handlers

For Adult Handlers

Pinky's 50/50 Christmas Cash

$20 Per Ticket

Only 500 Tickets Sold

Drawing: 8pm Friday, December 1, 2023 at the end of the Dixon Christmas Walk.

The winning ticket will be drawn by our 2023 Pinky Petunia, Molly Oliver. Proceeds support the Dixon Petunia Festival, a non-profit organization. Winner will receive 50% of actual sales, up to $5,000 and is responsible for all taxes. Need not be present to win.