Saturday, March 6

What: Young-Williams Animal Center’s annual dog parade and pet party.

When: Saturday, March 6

Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Starting in downtown Knoxville and ending on Market Square

Young-Williams Animal Center invites you Save the Date for our 14th Annual Mardi Growl pet parade and festival. While we continue to monitor the challenges presented by the pandemic, we hope and plan to celebrate one of our favorite traditions with you on Saturday, March 6, 2021. We will continue to develop new and exciting ways for you to change the lives of lost and homeless pets and look forward to bringing you a safe and successful event. Please check back often for more information and updates.

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Special thank you to our media partners  Star 102.1 and WBIR.

Mardi Growl Parade Route

The pet parade kicks off on Willow Avenue, winds through the old city and ends at our pet party on Market Square.

Sit, Stay and Sleep In

Can’t make it to Mardi Growl or don’t have a pet to walk in the parade? You can still make a difference for homeless pets by making a donation in honor or Mardi Growl through our Sit, Stay and Sleep In option.