More than 200 dogs will strut down Main Street for the annual Pooch Parade during Pleasanton's 1st Wednesday Street Party tonight.
The parade route begins on the corner of Neal and Main Streets at 7 p.m. All pooches should gather at Lions Wayside Park in downtown Pleasanton beginning at 5:30 p.m. to enter the parade and be judged in eight different categories including most creative costume and best trick.
Live music will fill the air as three bands play throughout downtown. At the Entertainment Garden at 530 Main St., Synaptic Gap will play a variety of alternative rock, jazz and rhythm and blues.
Nearly 200 businesses and community organizations will have booths set up to market their products and services.
The Not Just Sunday Band will play popular hits of yesterday and today in the 300 block of Main Street. The GroWiser Band will be rocking St. Mary Street where GoodGuys Rod & Custom Association will display more than 25 classic cars as a preview of their West Coast Nationals Show on August 22-24 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.
Artblock on West Angela Street just off Main will feature local artists, sculptors and jewelry crafters, all who specialize in hand-made arts and crafts. They will be there in person to showcase, discuss and sell their works.
The Firehouse Arts Center is sponsoring August's Entertainment Garden.
Main Street will be shut down from 6-9 p.m. for this monthly summer event.t.