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Bark in the Waterpark at Lanier Islands
Lanier Islands is preparing to open its gates to a guest list of a very different sort – the four-legged variety. Tongues and tails will be wagging over this inaugural Fido-focused festival at LanierWorld on October 7 from 11am-6pm. The lakeside resort will play host to event that promises to be “off the leash” with the premiere of Bark in the Waterpark featuring dog agility demonstrations by the renowned Dock Dogs®, “Dog and Disc” frisbee retrieval competition, live music, street performers, dog-themed activities, pet-related vendors, lake access, beach games, carnival rides, bounce houses, splashtacular fun zones, dog costume contest and so much more. Best part is, it’s FREE!
At the heart of Bark in the Waterpark will be performances by Dock Dogs® - from ESPN, the Outdoor Channel and ABC fame. Between noon and 5 p.m., Dock Dogs® will bring teams of dogs and their handlers to the Islands to compete in jumping, running and retrieving. The dogs that go the farthest, longest and fastest get grand prizes, while the handlers get bragging rights.
Bark in the Waterpark Schedule:
11 a.m. – 6 p.m. LanierWorld gates and FunZone open; Live Music and Entertainment throughout the day
Noon – 5 p.m. Dock Dogs® Competition
2 p.m. Dog & Disc traditional frisbee retrieval competition kicks off
For guests who wish to turn their dogtastic day into a dogtastic stay, they can request a pet-friendly room at the resort. To make reservations or learn more about Bark in the Waterpark and other upcoming events at Lanier Islands, interested parties are encouraged to visit www.lanierislands.com or call 770-945-8787.