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Mardi Growl

Mardi Growl logoMardi Growl is an annual event held in downtown Knoxville that benefits the Young-Williams Animal Center.

Mardi Growl features a dog parade starting at Willow Ave. and ending with a pet party at the World's Fair Park. 

Each year hundreds of dogs converge on Downtown Knoxville to prance in the parade and show off their stylish costumes. It's a wildly entertaining event for dog owners and dog lovers.

This years event is set for March 5, 2022.

Visit MardiGrowl.org for registration and more information.

Parade starts at 11 am at Willow Ave. in the Old City and ends in the World's Fair Park

See map below for parade route.

2022 Parade Route for Mardi Growl