Barktoberfest

3rd Annual Barktoberfest

Saturday, Sept 27th, 2014 | 1-6 pm

Estabrook Park Beer Garden | 4400 N. Estabrook Dr.

Free admission!!!  | Rain or Shine!!!

Pack your picnic basket and gather your pooch, family and friends in the spirit of Munich’s Hofbräuhaus. Experience Gemütlichkeit at Estabrook Park with your dog!

Join Residents for Off-leash Milwaukee Parks (ROMP) for an afternoon of tail-waggin’ fun. Enjoy live music, food and libations from the Estabrook Beer Garden along with lots of activities for your four-legged friend.

BEER SPECIAL!
Buy a commemorative glass Barktoberfest beer mug for $10 and get a $1 off your beer purchases whenever you use your mug at Biergarten. Your mug purchase also includes a raffle ticket for a chance to win free beer from local microbreweries. Additional raffle tickets can be purchased for $5. Drawing will be held at 5 pm. Stop by the ROMP tent to see the selection and get all the details.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Live music by The Talisman
  • Agility Course by Zoom Room – $1/run
  • Lure Course by Elmbrook Humane Society – Two runs/$5
  • Pet Costume Contest – prizes will be awarded!
  • Demo by Milwaukee County Correctional Facility K-9 Unit
  • Booths featuring local pet-related business, shelter and rescue groups
  • Raffles, and more!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

130 pm                  Milwaukee County Correctional Institution K-9 Unit Demo

2 pm                      Raffle drawing winner announced

3 pm                      Raffle drawing winner announced

330 pm                 Canine Costume Contest

4 pm                      Raffle drawing winner announced

5 pm                      Beer raffle drawing winner announced

THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THIS EVENT:

  • Non-alcholic carry-in of beverages and picnic food is allowed.
  • Bring your own beer mug, rent one from the beer garden ($6), or buy a special commemorative mug from ROMP ($10).
  • Dogs must be on leash during the event, but the off-leash dog dog exercise is just up the parkway from the event if you pooch needs some run-time.
  • Dog that misbehave/show signs of aggression will be asked to leave the event.
  • Please bring dog waste bags with you to the event so you can clean up after your dog.
  • PARKING – use this parking map to help find parking lots and nearby street parking. Parking is now allowed on the parkway.

There are some great vendors/rescues coming to Barktoberfest this year. Check out the list!

  • Pet Supplies Plus
  • Bay View Bark
  • Community Bark
  • Milwaukee Pet Services
  • Wisconsin Humane Society
  • Friends of MADDAC
  • Pet Outpost
  • Humane Animal Welfare Society 
  • Green Acres Boxer Rescue
  • Zoom Room
  • Spa Paw & Tail
  • Canine Cupids
  • Elmbrook Humane Society
  • Tuffy’s Pet Foods
  • Brew City Bully Club
  • Tailwaggers 911
  • Milwaukee Dog Training Club
  • Milwaukee Pets Alive
  • Helping Pitties in the City
  • Cold Noses Foundation
  • Pet University
  • Milwaukee Pets Alive

If you business is still interested in having a booth, email info@milwaukeedogparks.org. Vendor booths are $100 and non-profits/rescues are FREE.

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