Pet lovers, music lovers and their dogs are invited to join the Humane Society for Hamilton County in celebrating “Dog Day Afternoon featuring Woofstock” on Saturday, August 25th on the south lawn of the Palladium (Carmel Center Green – where the Carmel Farmer’s Market is held). The fifth annual Dog Day Afternoon featuring Woofstock is designed for the entire family to enjoy, including your pooch!
Exciting activities are planned from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Nearly 100 vendors will be set up featuring pet products, jewelry and art, delicious food, and more. The event emcee, Tracy Forner of Indy Style TV, will lead Dog Day Afternoon featuring Woofstock’s activities which include:
- Over 100 vendors, food trucks, and the Detour Miller Lite Beer Tent
- “Parade of Paws” Dog Walk on the Monon Trail with registration at 2:30 p.m. and the walk staring at 3 p.m.
- Live music on the Woofstock Stage all day long – including The Jester Kings, 10th of Never, Whitney Erin and Naptown Boogie
- Kids activities from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Diana Dunn Century 21 Scheetz Kids Activity Tent including Silly Safari, face painting and more.
“This is an exciting opportunity to bring pet lovers together for a day of live music, great food, shopping and family fun while also supporting the welfare of companion animals in Hamilton County,” said Rebecca Stevens, Executive Director of the Humane Society for Hamilton County, “Last year’s event drew more than 3,500 attendees.”
The event is open to the public. Adults are asked to donate $5 to the Humane Society for Hamilton County for attendance. Kids 10 and under are free. Attendees who bring their dogs are fully responsible for the behavior of their pets and will be required to sign an Event Registration and Release Form. All pets must be current on vaccinations and on-leash at all times.
Dog Day Afternoon featuring Woofstock is an annual fundraiser developed to help raise funds needed to care for the nearly 3,500 owner surrendered and stray animals who arrive at the Humane Society for Hamilton County each year. This event is made possible by VCA Animal Hospitals, the Lumina Foundation, Indy Style, 99.5 WZPL and My 107.9. It is sponsored by Diana Dunn-Century 21 Scheetz, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation, PetSmart, Companion Animal Hospital, PetCo, Pet Pals TV, Duke Realty, NUVO, Miller Lite Beer, and Detour American Grille.
For more information on Dog Day Afternoon, call the Humane Society for Hamilton County at 317-219-3324 or visit www.CarmelDogDay.com.