Enjoy food, a multitude of vendors, family friendly entertainment and games for all ages and species! Sponsors will be offering a variety of product samples and fun entertainment too! Please note, not all vendors will be able to process credit cards, so be prepared to bring cash.
Our Adoption Arena will host several rescue groups including Rescue Paws 4 Furry Hearts, Saving Sage Animal Foundation, Coastal Boxer Rescue of South Florida, Rescue Rocks and Save the Strays Foundation with adorable puppies, kittens, dogs and cats looking for a forever home. While there, be sure to stop by the Art to Save Lives tent and participate in their #BeeTheChange collaborative painting. Proceeds from their art sales will go to the animals! You also won't want to miss visitng with the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue's K-9 Rescue Team while at the Adoption Arena.
You will definitely want to take your dog to have some fun with Lucky Dogs Lure Coursing, where your pet will enjoy a fully enclosed, fast paced lure chase unlike any other canine entertainment feature! No prior training or experience needed. After that, visit our Game Tent to test both your dog's and your own skills for the chance to win a prize! Raffle tickets will be sold throughout the day for your chance to win some great prizes - tickets to a Heat game or a gift card to Warby Parker anyone?
Our Bakery Tent will be fully stocked with mouth-watering pastries, snacks, and water for all to enjoy. YUM! Make sure to take full advantage of the Ryder Picnic Area to take a break and enjpy your snacks. And don't miss a wonderful performance by the Purina® Pro Plan Performance Team, a collection of some of the world’s most athletic canines performing amazing, high-flying disc routines.
The one-mile stroll around the park (with or without a dog) begins at 10 a.m. and includes a photo stop along the way! The last leg of the walk will take you through a new addition to the event! Students from St. Stephens Episcopal Parish 4th grade class created digital portraits of Humane Society of Greater Miami residents – enjoy this unique art installation as you make your way to the finish line. The walk will be followed by all raffle drawings and the Best Kisser and Look Alike Contests! Come out and join the fun!