Tails will be wagging as Central Park Paws ― the Central Park Conservancy’s community program for dog lovers ― hosts an afternoon of contests, training workshops, games, and more.
Saturday, October 1, 2016 11:00 am – 3:00 pm See detailed schedule of events below In case of inclement weather, please visit centralparknyc.org/dogfair or call 212.794.6564
Central Park, Naumburg Bandshell (mid-Park at 72nd Street)
Free for dog owners and dog lovers of all ages
Central Park Paws encourages the dog community to become stewards of Central Park, sharing responsibility with the Central Park Conservancy for the day-to-day care of an iconic, dog-friendly oasis.
The Fair is an on-leash event. Sponsored by Bideawee, Biscuits & Bath, and Freshpet.
Agility for Everyone Try out your dog’s agility capability on the obstacle course. Facilitated by Biscuits & Bath.
Purchase T-shirts, hats, travel bowls, and other merchandise to support the Central Park Conservancy. Join or renew your Conservancy membership to keep the Park clean and green for you and your pup to enjoy.
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will be on site to process your new and renewing dog licenses while you wait!
Connect with A Fair Shake for Youth and their very busy therapy dogs. Find out what kinds of jobs these hard-working dogs do, how to help your pup become a therapy dog, and the best way for dogs to meet and greet people, and each other.
Fluff up that fur after a romp through the agility course, or before going on stage to participate in the games! Facilitated by Biscuits & Bath.
Meet wonderful dogs just waiting for their forever home – your home! Learn about rescue efforts and start the adoption process on-site with Bideawee.
A water break for your furry friend.
Meet Central Park Paws and learn how this Central Park Conservancy program helps keep the Park a clean and friendly place for dogs and dog owners alike. Win prizes at the Woof Wheel and Pooch Plinko games. Kids can join a scavenger hunt and use investigative skills while learning fun facts about Central Park.
Let your pup sample fresh food and treats at the Freshpet Food Truck.
The My Dog Loves Central Park Fair is sponsored by Bideawee, Biscuits & Bath, and Freshpet. # # #
The mission of the Central Park Conservancy — a nonprofit organization founded in 1980 — is to restore, manage, and enhance Central Park in partnership with the public, for the enjoyment of all. Central Park Conservancy raises 75 percent of the annual budget essential to keeping Central Park beautiful. For more information, visit centralparknyc.org
Through educational programs and engagement events, Central Park Paws, a program of the Central Park Conservancy, strengthens links with the dog community and gives dog owners an opportunity to support the upkeep of the Park.