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Do Dah Day
Saturday, May 20, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Do Dah Day grew out of an idea in 1979 and has raised almost $1.5 million since! The South’s craziest parade kicks off at 11:01 a.m. on the streets of Highland Avenue in Birmingham’s Southside. Then, spend the day in Caldwell and Rhodes Parks with friends, pets, arts & crafts, kid’s activities, and a lineup of great bands. Oh yes, we have plenty of food and beverages, and collectible Do Dah Day t-shirts.
All proceeds benefit local animal charities.
If you want a chance to win a fabulous prize, sign up to compete in one of our PARADE CATEGORIES:
•Best Movie-Themed Pet or Pet/Human Group
•Best Dressed Pet
•Best Pet/Owner Look-Alike
Free admission for spectators and festival attendees.
Parade entry fees:
Fun Walker $5 per walker
Animal Prize $10 per animal per category
Teams $10 per person
Teams with Car $10 per person + $15 per car
Political Team/Car/Float $50 per candidate
Parade at 11:01 a.m. The parade route follows Highland Ave. westbound, past Rushton & Rhodes parks and ends at Caldwell Park.
Festival in the Caldwell and Rhodes Parks after the parade.