50 E. CIVIC CENTER DRIVE, GILBERT, AZ
Barktoberfest is “a party in the park for dogs and their human companions”. The East Valley Tribune’s 2012 “Best Place to Hang Out With Your Dog”, this event has grown each year and we usually have 2,500 or more people attend! The 15th annual Barktoberfest will be on Saturday, October 11, at Gilbert Town Center (Gilbert Road & Warner Road in Gilbert).
9AM – EVENT OPENS!
DOG AND BALLOON CONTEST* (ongoing event)
BOBBING FOR BONES CONTEST* (ongoing event)
LURE COURSE & AGILITY (ongoing event)
9:30AM BOMB SNIFFING DOG DEMO (time tentative)
10AM – LOOK-ALIKE CONTEST*
10:30AM – CANINE IDOL CONTEST*
11AM – BEST DRESSED DOG CONTEST*
NOON – ALUMNI DOG PARADE – A PARADE FOR ALL FRIENDS FOR LIFE ADOPTED DOGS!
1PM – GILBERT POLICE DEPARTMENT K9 DEMONSTRATION
2PM – BEST TRICK CONTEST*
2:30PM – RAFFLE DRAWINGS AND ONGOING EVENT WINNERS
3PM – EVENT IS OVER – DRIVE SAFELY! WOOF! BARK ON!
*$1 minimum donation for contests