CowParade is the largest and most successful public art event in the world. CowParade events have been staged in 79 cities worldwide since 1999. It is estimated that over 250 million people around the world have seen one our famous cows. Over $30 million have been raised through worldwide charitable organisations through the auction of the cows, which take place at the conclusion of each event. Over 10,000 artists worldwide have participated in CowParade – professional and amateur, famous and emerging, young and old. How many cows? Over 5,000 cows have been created and have been seen by over half a billion people on six continents.