Yankee Doodle Poodle Parade

Yankee Doodle Poodle Parade SlideJoin us for the newest addition to our July 3 'Night at the Races' kickoff to Frisco Freedom Fest! 

Parade is at Sunday, July 3 at 8 p.m. with registration/check-in at 7:30 p.m. on the east side of Simpson Plaza. 

Show off your Yankee Doodle spirit! Dress to impress and strut your stuff with your poodle or doodle to earn fantastic prizes! Cost for entry is $10. All proceeds go to Collin County Animal Shelter. 

Register before or at the event on July 3!

  • Register and pay online here prior to event. Spaces are limited.
  • Check-in on event day at 7:30 p.m. and complete required waiver to participate

Event is limited to the first 60 dogs and their handlers. Participants will be organized into 3 groups of 20 dogs and their handlers. Top 3 of each group will go on to compete in the finals for the chance to win top awards noted below.


  • Best Costume (Dog)
  • Best Costume (Handler)
  • Best Couple (Dog & Handler) 

Please note that according to city code, all dogs must be on a leash when not competing. All dogs must also have up-to-date vaccinations.


The Yankee Doodle Poodle Parade is sponsored by What a Great Dog and Raising Cane's.

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