The Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce invites you to discover Barktoberfest, a fall festival for dogs and their people. Centered around locally-brewed craft beer and music, this is the most dog-friendly event in town!
Barktoberfest encourages you to leash up your pooch pal and come out to enjoy a locally brewed beer, food and live music while you browse vendor booths with everything from pet-related products to locally made crafts to bottlecap creations and cool wearables for craft beer collectors. Dogs can compete in the Howl-a-ween Costume Contest, Weiner Dog Race, and More.
So bring your BFF -- human or canine -- for an afternoon of food, shopping, fun, music, and oh yeah ... locally brewed beer. $5 entry fee (10 and under free) and IDs are required. Live entertainment, food, dog contests and shopping -- centered around locally-brewed craft beer -- make this a fun event for all ages!
Memorial Park, located at 13 Mile Road and Woodward Avenue
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Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
$5 per person, children under 10 free
Lineup of Events:
Register for all contests on side stage with our awesome DJ, Ric Pruneda! Everyone must be registered 15 minutes prior to each contest start time.
Sunday, Sept 16
11:00 a.m. Gates Opens
11:30 a.m. The Gasoline Gypsies
1:00 p.m Ugliest Dog Contest
1:15 p.m The Highland Travelers
2:00 p.m. Costume Contest
3:00 p.m Weiner Dog Race
3:15 p.m Pug Run
4:00 p.m Orbitsuns
6:00 p.m Close