Children 12 years old and younger are invited to join in the fun by entering their pets in the 2019 Laurel Festival Pet Parade Sunday, June 9 at 1:30 p.m.

Don’t have a pet? Decorate your bike, three- or four-wheeler or wagon.

Judging in several categories will begin prior to the parade at 12:30 p.m. at Packer Park on Queen Street. Participants are asked to be at the park no later than 12:25 p.m. on June 9.

The parade will form on Queen Street and beginning at 1:30 p.m. will travel up Main Street to The Green in Wellsboro. There, all parade participants will receive ribbons. Special awards, sponsored by Dr. Kristine Shaw of the Grand Canyon Veterinary Hospital at 23 Water Street in Wellsboro, will be presented.

All dogs, three months of age and older, must be vaccinated and licensed. Bring water for pets and keep them in the shade.

For an entry form, mail the Wellsboro Area Chamber of Commerce, 114 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA 16901, call 570-724-1926, email or pick up entry forms at the chamber office. The deadline to return completed entry forms to the chamber office is 4 p.m. Friday, June 7.