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Paws on Parade

Dog parade and social!
September 23, 2023, 11:00am–4:00pm

Come bark in the park! On Saturday September 23rd, 2023, join us and our friends at the AKC Museum of the Dog for Bryant Park’s second annual dog parade and social. This event will bring together local dogs and dog lovers of all ages, in a festive gathering culminating in a parade of pups around the park.

And—for one day only—leashed dogs will be invited to join their people on the lawn to sit, stay, and lounge!

In partnership with

Note: in order to participate in the parade, you must register your dog. To register, click here and follow the registration link. All registrants will receive a special item for their dog from the Museum of the Dog, and the first 100 registrants to check in at the event will receive some extra swag!

We hope to see everyone—dog owners and dog lovers—there to cheer on the parading pups!

Rain Date: Sunday, September 24th

The event will feature:
  • A parade of dogs around the park
  • Live music
  • Fun photo-ops
  • Delicious food and drink vendors
  • Collective art making
  • Dog-themed children’s books and crafts
  • And a presentation by the transit K9 unit
Schedule of Events

Lawn opens to dogs and humans
Food and drink vendors open
Activity tables and kids’ crafts begin

AKC Museum of the Dog check-in table opens

Live music

Dog parade begins

Live music

K9 presentation in the Reading Room