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    Do Dah Day

    Presented by Do Dah Day, Inc. at Caldwell Park

    May 20, 2017


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    Do Dah Day

    Do Dah Day grew out of an idea in 1979 and has raised almost $1.5 million since! The South’s craziest parade kicks off at 11:01 a.m. on the streets of Highland Avenue in Birmingham’s Southside. Then, spend the day in Caldwell and Rhodes Parks with friends, pets, arts & crafts, kid’s activities, and a lineup of great bands. Oh yes, we have plenty of food and beverages, and collectible Do Dah Day t-shirts.

    All proceeds benefit local animal charities.

    If you want a chance to win a fabulous prize, sign up to compete in one of our PARADE CATEGORIES:
    •Best Float
    •Best Team
    •Largest Pet
    •Best Movie-Themed Pet or Pet/Human Group
    •Best Dressed Pet
    •Best Pet/Owner Look-Alike


    Caldwell Park

    26th Street South and Highland Avenue
    Birmingham, AL 35205

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Free admission for spectators and festival attendees.

    Parade entry fees:
    Fun Walker $5 per walker
    Animal Prize $10 per animal per category
    Teams $10 per person
    Teams with Car $10 per person + $15 per car
    Cars $15
    Motorcycles $10
    Floats $20
    Political Team/Car/Float $50 per candidate


    General Day and Time Info:

    Parade at 11:01 a.m. The parade route follows Highland Ave. westbound, past Rushton & Rhodes parks and ends at Caldwell Park.
    Festival in the Caldwell and Rhodes Parks after the parade.



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