COLORADO SPRINGS — How would you like to play with dogs, drink beer and help homeless animals in the Pikes Peak Region?
Well now you can this Saturday at the 11th annual Pawtoberfest fundraiser at Bear Creek Regional Park.
The fundraiser brings animal lovers and dogs together for an important purpose, to help Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region care for thousands of lost, abandoned, abused and unwanted pets, giving them a second chance.
The Pawtoberfest is one of Colorado's only dog-friendly festivals, featuring a craft brews and spirits tasting, a 2-mile dog walk, freebies, music, agility demonstrations, pet contests, activities for the whole family and plenty of scrumptious food from local food trucks.
When: Saturday, September 14
Where: Bear Creek Regional Park East
Time: Dog walk starts at 9 a.m.
Festival starts at 10 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Bear Creek Terrace Main Park, right next to the dog park, off of Argus Blvd. and 21st Street
You must bring ID to participate in brews and spirits tasting.
Parking: All parking is at the Norris Penrose Event Center overflow lot, 1106 W. Moreno Avenue. Dog-friendly shuttles will run throughout the day. There is no parking at the festival area or dog walk.
Tickets: advance registration ends 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, September 12.
All Access Adult: $45
Children, 13-17: $25
12 & Under: Free
Ticket prices increase on event day
The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is expecting to draw more than 1,500 people and raise over $200,000
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