Carlsbad Real Estate News and Views: Pets on Parade in Carlsbad Village December 7, 2019

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Pets on Parade in Carlsbad Village December 7, 2019

2019 Pets on Parade at the Carlsbad Village Faire

Carlsbad Village December 7


Pets on Parade in Carlsbad Village 2019Carlsbad’s annual holiday Pets on Parade take place from 9 am until 2:30 pm on Sunday December 7th, a busy day for holiday events in Carlsbad.


Pets on Parade is held in the courtyard at the Carlsbad Village Faire, a popular shopping and dining destination in the heart of Carlsbad Village.


Plentiful shopping (including my favorite gelato store, GelatoLove) and dining options plus free parking (true in all of Carlsbad Village) make the Carlsbad Village Faire a popular place for residents and tourists during the holidays, with events every weekend during the holiday season. Stay tuned for more!


Pets on Parade offers pet owners a fun opportunity for pet photos with Santa taken by a professional photographer. To make an appointment call 760-644-2121 or email chris AT


Here are some photos from last year on Amazon.


Photos are $30, with appointments beginning at 9 am (photo shoot times are 9 to 12, and 1 to 2:30). Photo spots are limited so reserve early; walk-ins will only be accommodated if spots are available! You will be able to download photos from an online account beginning December 9th, perhaps sooner.



There will be a group photo with Santa at 12:30 by the holiday tree at the front entrance to the Village Faire – imagine that scene!


Then pets and their owners can march in a short Pet Parade down Carlsbad Village Drive led by Santa at 12:45 pm.


There will be a vendor area featuring pet-related and other products (e.g., Carlsbad Cookie Company), plus a charity raffle. Pets on Parade is free to attend, and no doubt will be fun for 2 and 4-legged attendees. There are sure to be terrific holiday outfits, on pets and on their humans, too!


All proceeds from Pets on Parade will benefit the Wagging Dog Rescue, a Carlsbad-based charity. In 2018 an impressive $2,285 was donated!! What a wonderful charity to donate to!


Pets on Parade

December 7, 2018

Carlsbad Village Faire

300 Carlsbad Village Drive

(at the corner of Carlsbad Boulevard)


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Comment balloon 16 commentsJeff Dowler, CRS • November 19 2019 05:01PM


Good afternoon Jeff Dowler, CRS - that should be a fun play date for all of the pets.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) 17 days ago


What a great way to contribute to Wagging Dog Rescue!  We used to have a pet parade in Santa Barbara, and the last one we saw was with Cesar Millan.  The costumes on the dogs were so funny...some dogs liked it...A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) 17 days ago

Jeff do you have any pets to participate in the "Pets on Parade" event?

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) 17 days ago

Well this is Barney's kind of event! He loves being groomed and dressing up (kind of)!!  It would be fun to see all the pets!

Posted by Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS, 602-380-4886 (Phoenix Property Shoppe) 16 days ago

Grant Schneider 

I've heard it's very popular and the photos each year are great fun to see! No dogs here, and the cats would never cooperate!


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 16 days ago

Sounds like it was fun Ron and Alexandra Seigel . I never saw his TV show.

I enjoy seeing pets dressed up, but can't say it's my thing to do. And our cats would be highly insulted if we were to even try!



Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 16 days ago

Jeff Dowler, CRS the Pets on Parade in Carlsbad Village is a great fun event to attend.

Posted by John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service (Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest) 16 days ago

Hi George Souto 

No, I'm afraid not.  While we have a couple of cats they would revolt if we were to even suggest them getting dressed up. Angry cats tend to be vindictive. LOL.


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 16 days ago

The photos are certainly fun to see Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, GRI, WLS  We have not been to the event itself, even without a pet...maybe this year.

Is Barney getting dressed up for the holidays? He would be so cute!


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 16 days ago

Hi John Pusa Thanks for stopping by!

It's a pretty popular event, judging by the photos I have seen.


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 16 days ago

It sounds like you will have a very fun time watching the parade while enjoying some gelato!

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) 16 days ago

Hi Jeff... you'll always get my attention with the word "pet." And I've always loved the photo of those beagles! I'd certainly attend the pet parade if I could.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage ) 16 days ago

Hey Brian England  - Now THAT is a stellar idea, gelato and a pet parade!


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 16 days ago

Hi Nina Hollander 

No doubt this is a popular event and there will be plenty of people around, with and without their pets. I hope to stop by but am supposed to be out of town...we'll see.


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 16 days ago

This is timely information to share with pet lovers in the area.

This event provides a good way to support an important effort.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 16 days ago

Looks like an event that everyone can really enjoy...and some four legged friends who would steal the show...and your heart !

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) 15 days ago