Saturday, October 29
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Durham Central Park
501 Foster Street
Durham Parks and Recreation and Beyond Fences are joining forces once again 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.
Rain or shine!
The emcee for Barktoberfest will be Brett Chambers from Brett’s Open Mic
The Mighty Messengers of Soul will be playing from 3 p.m.-4 p.m. Join this Classic Soul Band that will get you on your feet!
Best Individual Costume (Dog Only) – 4 p.m.
Best Group Costume – 5 p.m.
Guest judges Senator Floyd McKissisk and Senator Mike Woodard
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 & ADOPTION ORGANIZATIONS
Learn more about local adoption and foster organizations. You may even find their new best friend!
Purchase tickets for a chance to win great prizes! Proceeds will help enrich the lives of local dogs!
BEER & FOOD SALES
Beer and food will be available for purchase. Caffe Bellezza, Stuft, and Mama Voula’s will be on site throughout the event.
Green Beagle Lodge
Southpoint Animal Hospital
Dog Stylists, Inc.
Triangle Veterinary Hospital
All American Gutter Protection
Blue Note Grill
Shady Grove Pet Resort
Barnes Supply Company