The Annual Leesburg Mardi Gras "Party in the Street" Celebration will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2007 from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM in Historic Downtown Leesburg! Many activities for families are planned during the day to include the Pet Masquerade Parade, a Talent Show, and a Pet Look-A-Like Contest. Pet Masquerade Parade registration and line-up will kick off next to the public parking garage at Palmetto Street. Registration will open at 1 PM. The parade route is along Main Street beginning at Palmetto and Main Street and will go to 9th Street and circle back and end at Palmetto Street Judges Stage where the contest will be held immediately following the parade.

Parade and talent contest rules require that all pets be registered and registration is free. Pet must be on a restrained and children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult (minimum one adult per child.) Costumes for pets and owners are encouraged. Grocery carts, wagons, golf carts, yard tractors are acceptable. No cars or trucks allowed. Talent Show is limited to the first thirty entries with a 3-minute stage time.
All pet owners are encouraged to bring their pets even if not participating in the parade or competition.
To receive Parade or Contest Application call the Leesburg Partnership at 352-365-0053 or stop by the office located at 415 W. Magnolia Street or

e-mail or
download the application here.


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