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Costume Contest For Children & Pets

San Gabriel Mission

Served by Claretian Missionaries since February 1908

428 S. Mission Dr.

San Gabriel, CA  91776

Telephone 626-457-3035


News Release

Aug. 20, 2009

News Release: Immediately

Media Contact: Chuck Lyons, Fiesta Publicity Coordinator, Phone 626-457-3035

Costume Contest Set For Children,

Pets at San Gabriel Mission

San Gabriel, Calif. — San Gabriel Mission’s 238th Annual Fiesta Children’s and Pet’s Costume Contest sponsored by San Gabriel Mission Museum and Gift Shop is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 5 at the fiesta stage on the school grounds at the mission.

Children’s Costume Contest categories include Indian, Mexican, Spanish, cowboy, cowgirl, re-enactor and most unique.

Pets will be judged in categories including largest, smallest, and most unique. Owners must keep larger animals on a leash and smaller pets in a cage or box and should bring water in a container for their pet.

Free registration is from 9 a.m. to 9:29 a.m. and the contests will start at 9:30.

There will be a few free drawings for prizes for participants and spectators.

Blessing of the Animals is planned for 11 a.m. at the fiesta stage, and all animals,

whether or not they participate in the costume contest, will be blessed.

San Gabriel Mission is located at 428 S. Mission Dr., San Gabriel (parking is free in the

church lot on the east side of the property at Mission Road and Junipero Serra Drive).

More information is available by calling 626-457-3035.


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