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Pet Palooza Festival & Walk

Pet Palooza 2018 – Save the Date
Saturday, April 21, 2018

On Saturday, April 21 the Humane Society will hold our annual Pet Palooza Festival & Walk for the Animals event at Independence Park. We look forward to once again hosting thousands of Charlotte’s pet lovers for a day of fur-raising fun!

The event will include a vendor fair, adoption area, music, a picnic pavilion, food & beer trucks and many fun activities for people and pets alike. There’s something for everyone!

Schedule of Events

9:30 am


Doga – Dog+Yoga (Agility Ring)
CLICK HERE  to pre-register! Space is limited.

10 am


Vendor Fair Opens
Walk Check-In (Park Dr. @ Hawthorne)

11 am



Walk for the Animals!
CLICK HERE for details and to sign up!

Agility Ring Opens – Come by the Agility ring between 11 and 3, and for a $5 donation, trainers will help you and your pup “run the course” to test their skills and agility!

12 pm

Welcome & Awards (Main Stage)

12:30 pm

LIVE MUSIC – Olde #7 Band (Main Stage)

3 pm

Pet Palooza Ends


Check out which vendors will be attending this year: 2018 Vendors

Thank You To Our 2018 Sponsors

Alpha Dog Presenting Sponsors

Fat Cat Sponsors

Proud Pup Sponsors

Walk Sponsor

Picnic Paw-vilion Sponsor

Enjoy food and drinks or just take a break at the Picnic "Paw"-vilion!

Agility Ring Sponsor

Check out Doga (Dog+Yoga) and other fun activities in the Agility Ring!

Adoption Area Sponsors

We will have 8 different adoption groups in attendance featuring adoptable animals!

Splash Zone Sponsors

Bring your pup by to cool off and splash around with friends!

Media Sponsors