6th Annual Barktoberfest

6th Annual Barktoberfest

Saturday, Sept 16th, 2017 | 1-6 pm
Estabrook Park Beer Garden | 4400 N. Estabrook Dr.
Free admission!!!  | Rain or Shine!!! / Free Parking

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.
Buy a commemorative glass Barktoberfest beer mug for $10 ($15 filled) and you receive $1 off your beer purchases for an entire year, whenever you use your Barktoberfest Mug at the Estabrook Beer Garden.
  • Vendor booths featuring local pet-related business, shelter and rescue groups
  • Raffles – see the ROMP booth for baskets being raffled! – Tickets: 1 for $1, 6 for $5, or an arms length for $20!
  • Beer table Raffle – sponsored by Kensington Liquor – Shorewood’s ONLY independently owned liquor store  – Tickets: 1 for $1, 6 for $5, or an arms length for $20!
  • Agility Course hosted by Milwaukee Dog Training Club – Agility – $1 for a short “try it” run or $5 for 2 runs on the full course
  • Lure Course hosted by Friends of MADACC – Two runs/$5
  • Demonstrations by the Milwaukee County House Of Correction K-9 Unit
  • Pet Costume Contest – prizes will be awarded!
  • Live music provided from 1:30 to 5:30 courtesy of Estabrook Beer Garden
2:00      Raffle drawing winner announced (ROMP Booth)
2:30      Demonstration by the Milwaukee County House Of Correction K-9 Unit (Agility Area)
3:00      Raffle drawing winner announced (ROMP Booth)
3:30      Canine Costume Contest (Agility Area)
4:00      Raffle drawing winner announced (ROMP Booth)
4:30      Demonstration by the Milwaukee County House Of Correction K-9 Unit (Agility Area)
5:00      Beer Table Raffle drawing winner announced (ROMP Booth)
  • Dogs must be on leash during the event, but the off-leash dog exercise area is just up the parkway from the event and the Agility and Lure Course areas are available if you pooch needs some run-time.
  • For the safety of all attendees and their dogs, Barktoberfest will be a spike/prong/choke-collar-free event.  Additionally, flex leashes will need to be locked at 6′ length. ROMP will off a “Collar & Leash Exchange” at the ROMP booth – Martingale Collars and 6′ leads will be available to use for the day and/or for purchase for $15 each.
  • 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.
  • Estabrook Beer Garden features beers imported from the Munich Hofbräuhaus. All beer is served in the appropriate 1/2 Liter or Full Liter heavy glass mug. A $5 refundable deposit is required for the use of a mug.  Or buy a special commemorative mug from ROMP for $10 and receive $1 off your beer purchases until the 2018 Barktoberfest.
  • The Carry-In of Outside Alcohol is strictly prohibited.
  • PARKING – use this parking map to help find parking lots and nearby street parking. Only Official Parks & Beer Garden Vehicles may operate vehicles on service roads, pathways and lawns. All motor vehicles, motorcycles & motor scooters must remain in the paved parking lot area.

GRAPHIC Estabrook Beer Garden




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