DOGTOBERFEST 2023 - IT'S BACK !
October 7th, 2023
Now in its 13th year, DogtoberFEST is the biggest adoption event in Pittsburgh and has an expectation of 2,000-2,500 dog-loving attendees and over 100 shelters, rescues and vendors in attendance. The event is sponsored by The Waterfront and Pittsburgh PetConnections Magazine.
EACH RESCUE ORGANIZATION PARTICIPATING RECEIVES A DONATION! *Donation amount based on proceeds* What: DogtoberFEST is a One-Day Adoptathon to raise awareness about adoption and the many types of rescues and shelters in Western PA. This outdoor festival will feature adoptable dogs from shelters and breed-specific rescues (and some cats too!), Specialty Vendors, Live Music, Ask-A-Trainer and Ask-A-Vet Booths, training demos and grooming demos by Aunt Kimmy's Paw-lor! Don't miss the Bake Sale and Food Trucks!
Our Pooch Pride Parade Costume Contest starts at 11:30 a.m. with over $600 in prizes available for Most Original, Dog-Owner Lookalike and Best Overall Costumes ($10 entry fee). Registration is onsite and starts at 11:00 am at the information booth.
Adoptable dogs from our area will be available and ready to meet their potential new families! Dogs from the public are welcome to come and meet the adoptable dogs or simply have a day out at The Waterfront. All public dogs must be current on vaccinations and be people and dog friendly (no retractable leashes, please!). Admission is free for the public.
When: Saturday, October 7, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: The Waterfront – 185 W. Waterfront Drive, Homestead, PA, 15120 (parking lot behind Ulta Beauty store) Information: For more information, call 412.738.4233 Email: [email protected] Parking: Plenty of parking available near Macy’s and PF Chang’s Restaurant.
Rescue & Shelters exhibit FREE, unless vending products, then it's $50! Pet business start at $150 for booth, and non-pet $500 - see below exhibitor form for info!
EXHIBIT - SPONSOR - ATTEND
Can't exhibit? Sponsorships available if you cannot staff a booth!
Email completed exhibitor forms to [email protected]
2023 Sponsorship Opportunities for every budget starting at $500
THANK YOU TO THIS YEAR'S SPONSORS!!!