2nd Annual Barktoberfest
Saturday, Sept 28th 2013
Athletic field adjacent to the Estabrook Park Beer Garden
Estabrook Park – 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.
Barktoberfest Beer Special: Buy a commemorative Barktoberfest beer mug for $5 and get a $1 off your beer purchases during the event from the Biergarten. Your mug purchase also includes a raffle ticket for a chance to win free beer. 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.
There’s something for every dog and everyone!
- Costume contest with prizes for first three places
- Demo by the Milwaukee County Sheriff K9 Unit
- Lure course (hosted by Elmbrook Humane Society)
- Agility course (hosted by Zoom Room)
- Info booths featuring pet business & animal welfare groups
Raffle: ROMP will draw at least one ticket each hour (at 2, 3 and 4 pm) for a chance to win a great prize. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.
Schedule of Events:
1-400 pm Music by The Squeezettes – Biergarten Stage
130 pm Agility by the Zoom Room
2 pm Raffle drawing winner announced
230 pm Milwaukee County Sheriff K-9 Unit
3 pm Raffle drawing winner announced & Canine Costume Contest
4 pm Raffle drawing winner announced
430 -730 pm Traditional German Accodian Music – Biergarten Stage
5 pm Beer raffle drawing winner announced
- 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 ($5).
- Dogs must be on leash during the event, but the off-leash dog is just around the corner from the event if you pooch needs some run-time.
Info/Vendor & Rescue Booths:
- Friends of Estabrook Park
- Elmbrook Humane Society
- Wisconsin Humane Society
- Friends of MADACC
- Pet Outpost
- Milwaukee Pet Services
- Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha
- Green Acres Boxer Rescue
- Chicago Bully Breed Rescue
- Labrador Connection
- Zoom Room
- Milwaukee Dog Training Club
- Washington County Humane Society
- Pet University
- Wauwatosa Veterinary Clinic
- Community Bark
- Spa Paw & Tail
- Milwaukee Pets Alive
- Canine Cupids
- Fromm Pet Food
- Dog Tired Daycare
- Buster’s Fund
- Natural Pet