22nd Annual

Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Parade

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
step off at 1:30 PM

This year’s parade is led by:

Elite Pet of The Year


and her mom, Barbara Sanderson


Parade Registration is now closed. Registration at the parade site begins at noon on Sunday.

Remember to bring proof of current rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats, and ferrets.

NOTE: a limited number of extra shirts are available. Late registrations are not guaranteed a shirt. No additional shirts will be ordered.

T-shirts (if available) – $15



This party allows you to view all three family parades beginning at noon.
Includes one drink ticket and complimentary light bites.
Unfortunately, NO PETS are allowed in the building.

Advance Tickets – $25
At the Door- $35

Interesting in becoming a sponsor for Barkus & Meoux?

Parade Route

Registration/Check-in is at 21st & Harborside.

Lineup will be along the harbor to 20th St. At 1:30 pm the parade will proceed down 20th Street to the Strand, travel west on the Strand to 25th St, turn left to Mechanic, and travel on Mechanic back to 20th street, across Harborside and disperse. There will be water for humans and pets at the end of the parade. Consider the weather and bring additional water for your pet as needed. Please bring bags and clean up after you pet as needed. NOTE: If you feel your pet is tired or distressed, you should drop out immediately.

The Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Parade will begin at 1:30 pm On Sunday, FEBRUARY 23, 2020

Check in and onsite registration will begin at Noon on 21st and Harborside at Pier 21.

Pets and their humans are encouraged to wear their Mardi Gras finest—or any fun outfits that make them feel good. A costume contest is planned prior to the start of the parade from 12:15—1:00. Winners will be announced and ribbons awarded prior to the start of the parade.

Remember: Animals must be current on ALL vaccinations.

All pets must be on a lead, no longer than 6 feet. No retractable leashes, no exceptions. No aggressive pets or females in season. Control must be maintained at all times


Beads will not be provided and are not required. If you choose to throw beads remember this is a long parade. Plan a way to carry and distribute beads in a way that will be safe for your pets.


Candy may be dangerous to pets if swallowed


In the spirit of Mardi Gras, the Galveston Island Humane Society invites animal rescue organizations to participate in our parade. A representative of the organization should contact GIHS at info@galvestonhumane.org for more information.