Dress Up Your Pup at Barktoberfest
DPR and Beyond Fences invite you and your pup to Barktoberfest, a party in the park for your pooch, complete with costume contests, snacks, vendors and more.
"Durham Parks and Recreation and Beyond Fences (formerly Coalition to Unchain Dogs) are joining forces to provide a fun-filled afternoon with our canine friends! Your support will help us promote a dog-friendly community and provide services to people and their pets in underserved areas.
Purina Pro Plan Performance Team
An interactive trick dog show presented by Dare Devil Dogs will be action packed. Shows will take place at 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Dress up your pup for a chance to show off their favorite costume and win one of our contests. Local celebrity judges will determine the winner for each category. The costume contest categories are:
Pet Human Look-a-Like
Best Costume - Pet Only
Best Costume - Pet & Human
There will also be a contest for the Best Pet Trick!
Participants will have an opportunity to purchase a special photo of their canine friend taken by a local photographer.
Canine Food Drive
We will collect canine food donations for Durham dogs in need.
Take a short stroll with your pup. The route will lead you through the park, and you'll learn fun facts along the way.
Browse and shop for pet-related items from many local canine businesses.
Local Canine Foster and Adoption Organizations
Learn more about local foster and adoption organizations. You may even find your new best friend!
Purchase tickets for a chance to win great prizes! Proceeds will help enrich the lives of local dogs!
Beer and Food Sales
Beer and food will be available for purchase on site." — Durham Parks and Recreation and Beyond Fences
Durham Central Park
501 Foster St
Durham, NC 27701
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Sunday, October 29th, 12:00p - 4:00p