Celebrate freedom with a pet parade in Federal Hill

Who says pets can't enjoy Fourth of July festivities?

On July 4, the American Visionary Art Museum will host its annual Visionary Pets on Parade, a celebration in Federal Hill for pet owners and their furry companions. Pets of all shapes and sizes can partake in the holiday merriment, which includes a parade, costume contest, talent show, games and more. Prizes will be awarded for creative costumes like "Most Visionary Pet," "Most Patriotic" and "Best Owner & Pet Look- Alikes."

Registration for the 10 a.m. parade begins at 9:30; for more information visit