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Pawdi Gras

2013 Pawdi Gras Rolls in Belle Chasse to Celebrate CLIFFORD The Big Red Dog’s 50th!


PAWS and WYES-TV partner to host this year’s parade which will roll through the streets of Belle Chasse on Saturday, February 16th and feature one big dog…CLIFFORD The Big Red Dog as he turns 50.

Beads and biscuits will be flying at Pawdi Gras, which has something for pets and people alike. Led by 2013 Celebrity Grand Marshall, Angela Hill (WWL-TV Anchor), this favorite West Bank Mardi Gras parade starts at Regions Bank, 8018 Hwy 23 and rolls through Belle Chasse filled with CLIFFORD look-alikes and coloring contest as well as a King, Queen and their royal court. REGISTER HERE

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CLIFFORD The Big Red Dog will be on hand to celebrate with hugs and amazing photo opportunities. To honor The Big Red Dog’s big day, Pawdi Gras will feature a CLIFFORD look-alike contest, screening of a CLIFFORD The Big Red Dog TV episode and a goodie bag of CLIFFORD The Big Red Dog giveaways (while supplies last).

Clifford will also PAWtograph the new For the Love of PAWS coffee table book of the dogs and cats from New Orleans. Bring your copy or pick one up at Pawdi Gras (while supplies last).

To register or download the Official Pawdi Gras Registration form, click here.

Registration: 9:30-10:30
Contests: 10:30
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