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Doggie deadline due Aug. 28 for Beaverton parade

The 58th annual parade will be held at 10 a.m. on Sept. 12

COURTESY CITY OF BEAVERTON - Beaverton-area residents who want to walk their dogs in the annual Beaverton Celebration Parade must sign up to do so by Aug. 28.What’s better than a parade?

Why a parade with dogs, of course.

The City of Beaverton invites all community members to lead the parade procession with their pooch pals during the 58th annual Beaverton Celebration parade presented by Bob Lanphere's Beaverton Honda at 10 a.m. Sept. 12. Community members are welcome to walk their friendly, well-behaved dogs along the parade route to help kick off the start of the parade. The deadline to apply is Friday, Aug. 28. There is no cost to participate.

Because of the popularity of the event, entries will be limited and must be received by Aug. 28.

For more information or to apply, visit BeavertonOregon.gov/Parade and click on the Pooch Parade registration link. Applications must include a signed waiver and release form, and an adult/child photo release form. Contact Arts, Culture and Events at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

The Beaverton Celebration Parade began in 1957 and has grown into a community tradition. This year's parade will begin at the corner of S.W. Wilson Avenue and S.W. Allen Boulevard. It will travel along S.W. Fifth Avenue to Griffith Park. The fifth annual Beaverton Celebration 5K run will begin the day's festivities at 9 a.m. The family cycling event, Bike Beaverton, will be held on from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 13 across from the Beaverton City Library at S.W. Hall Boulevard and S.W. Third St.