Fabulous cocktail parties will conclude the Poodle Day festivities and allow tired poodles to relax in luxury while their human companions enjoy beverages, hors d’oeuvres, and conversation. Please note that there is limited seating at these parties.
SPECIAL EVENT! This year, The Cypress Inn will host a special fundraising party to help Nor Cal Poodle Rescue build much-needed and larger kennel facilities for dogs in transition. Located at 7th and Lincoln Streets in Carmel-by-the-Sea, the Cypress Inn is well-known as a dog-friendly hotel. The party will run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will feature generous hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, and live entertainment. There will be a live auction towards the end of the event. The cost for this event is $150 per person. All proceeds will go towards replacing Nor Cal Poodle Rescue’s old kennel facility. Participants in this event will receive a tax deduction form when payment is made for event.
Bistro Beaujolais, located at Ocean Avenue and Mission Street in the Carmel Plaza, will host a party from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. that will feature hors d’oeuvres and two glasses of wine or soft drinks per person. The cost for this event is $36 per person.
Grasing’s party, located at 6th Street and Mission Street in the Carmel, will take place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will feature hors d’oeuvres by the wonderful Kurt Grasing and two glasses of wine or soft drinks per attendee. The cost for this event is $36 per attendee.
Jack London’s, located on Lincoln Street between 4th and 5th, will host a cocktail party from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m featuring hors d’oeuvres and two glasses of wine or soft drinks per person. The cost for this event is $36 per attendee.
Little Napoli, located on Delores near 7th, will host a cocktail party from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m featuring hors d’oeuvers and two glasses of wine or soft drinks per attendee. The cost for this event is $36 per attendee.
Advance payment for each attendee is required for all cocktail parties. Cocktail party attendees will need to pick up their drink tickets at the morning event; these tickets will grant admission to their respective cocktail party. Dogs are welcome to attend the parties. Each Poodle Cocktail Party locations will have a list of paid attendees for their location.
Due to the popularity of the Poodle Day cocktail parties, only registered attendees of the Poodle Day parade itself will be allowed to purchase tickets. Should someone reserve a place at a cocktail party without also registering for the morning parade, their order will be canceled and the funds refunded within a few days.
Tickets for the Poodle Day cocktail parties can be purchased at the same time that you register for the parade. To add a cocktail party after you have already registered for the parade, log into the Poodle Day registration page by entering your e-mail address into the form and selecting “Update”; you will then be able to access the page on which you can select and pay for cocktail party tickets.
Cancellation policy: The last day to cancel your cocktail party tickets and receive a refund is September 17, 2014–the day before we confirm numbers and pay the restaurants. Tickets will not be refunded after that date.
Please see our refund policy for more information.
Click here to register for the Poodle Day Parade and to reserve your spot at a cocktail party.