• Pet Palooza Festival & WALK for the Animals

    Come Walk for the Animals…..then Party in the Park!


    Date:        Saturday, April 22, 2017

    Hours:      10:00 am – 3:00 pm

    Location:  Independence Park, Charlotte, NC

    Pet Palooza Festival

    Pet Palooza is the longest running Pet Festival in Charlotte!  Each year 4,000 humans and countless animals head to Independence park and “paw’ty on down at the festival.  There is something for everyone.

    •  Need a New Family Member?     There’s a pet adoption area with lots of local rescue groups

    •  Wanna Jam?       There will be live music by The Olde #7 Band

    • Care for a Beverage?   Hang out with your friends in our beer garden

    • Feeling Hungry?    Some of Charlotte’s best food trucks will be serving up great grub

    • Bit of a Show Off?    Enter your pup in our dog contests

    And, there will be lots more fun for the whole family.  We are expecting our biggest crowd ever!

    For sponsorship opportunities, click here.

    For vendor spots, click here.

    Walk For The Animals

    Walk for the Animals is an annual 2K fundraising walk benefiting the Humane Society of Charlotte. This is a fun family walk for people and pets of all ages (pets not required!). You’ll have a great time and get a warm, furry feeling by walking to help the animals. Your walk registration fee and fundraising proceeds will help us to meet our goal of $180,000. Walk! The shelter pets will love you for it.   WALK REGISTRATION SITE WILL OPEN SOON!



    Thank you to our Amazing Sponsors!

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