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Pooches in the Park
Event begins at 2pm with most activities wrapping up before 7pm. Live music at the gazebo from 7pm to 10pm. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Relax and enjoy the band. (See timeline below)
Entry: This event is open to everyone! All pets must be on a leash. We expect everyone to play nice.
There is no fee to participate in the contests, bounce house and games.
Contests: Sign up begins at 2pm at the Concessions building and cut off 15 minutes prior to the contest. Some will have limited participation. First come, first serve. See timeline for schedule.
Food: We will update you on our list of fabulous food trucks!
2:00pm - Event begins!
First 101 dogs will receive a free Wag Bag at the Concessions building (pooch must be present please)
Contest sign up begins at Concessions building
Bounce House opens for kids
Fun Photo Props and games
Lure Coursing begins (donations to participate go to Humane Society)
Wet Nose Water Lounge opens for dogs
Rover on Over Marketplace opens (see list of vendors below)
Food trucks and vendors open, Davis Street parking lot
2:30pm - Costume contest & Pup Strut at the arena*
3pm - Gwinnett County K9 demonstration at the arena*
4pm - More contests at the arena*: Balance Act, Longest Kiss, Bark Off, Best Trick
5pm - Agility demonstration with Steve, Athens Unleashed at the arena*
6pm - Awards Ceremony at the arena*
7pm to 10pm - Live music at the gazebo
10pm - End of the leash - time to go home!
*The arena will be located near the amphitheater seating
Rover On Marketplace: We have a great vendor lineup. Lots of cool pet products to purchase, local vets, pet supply stores, and other pet related products and services! Here's a few already signed up
The Puppy Pantry
Alexanderhof Training Academy
In The Ruff Pet Stuff
Heart Spot Pet & Family Portraits
Best Friend Veterinary Hospital