“Dog Fest” is an annual event where your family and furry friends are welcome to come and show off your best pet costumes. A portion of the proceeds will go to help the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA!
Dog Fest 2018 Was A Smash Success!
Save the Date – Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Ix Art Park!
Check Out The Dog Fest Write-Up In Pets+
1. Dog Fest, an annual event hosted by Animal Connection and over 40 local pet businesses, will be at IX Art Park on Sunday, September 30th from 12-5 pm. Bring your pets, friends and family to Cville’s most fun party for dogs! It’s free family fun you won’t want to miss!
2. Dog Fest features over 40 booths of pet friendly businesses featuring healthy pet products, locally made treats, trainers, groomers, gifts, doggie day care, veterinarians, service/therapy dogs and pet rescue groups. You’ll take home goody bags and maybe win a raffle prize!
3. The always creative and hilarious “Costume Contest for Dogs ” judging begins at 2:30 pm! Our panel of judges features great local celebrities you’ll want to meet. The winner takes home a $500 gift certificate to Animal Connection!
5. Like good beer? In honor of Dog Fest, Animal Connection will be collaborating with Hardywood and Three Notch’d breweries to create Big Dawg Blonde Ale. A portion of the proceeds from this collab will be donated to support local pet rescues. The brew will be available for purchase at both breweries while supplies last.