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National Dog Day! Costume contest, yappy hour, giveaways & more!
August 26 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Grab your furry friends & join us at The Big Chill as we celebrate National Dog Day!
Yappy Hour with $10 Tito’s drink specials 4-7pm
Tito’s Vodka Pup Gear Giveaways
FREE Pup Cups all day from Mr. Freeze Ice cream
Huck & Harlowe pet retail Pop-UP
Dog Costume Contest w/ prizes on stage at 5pm
*Limited space available, click link below for full contest details & to sign your pup up!!
- Entries must check in with event coordinators at the stage between 4:15 and 4:45pm. Contest will begin promptly at 5pm.
- Participants entry number (provided at check in for handlers to display) must be visible to judges
- Winners will be announced as soon as the contest is complete (1st & 2nd place for overall best costume)
- Entrants will be judged on costume design, creativity, humor, originality, behavior & charisma
- The judges decisions are final
- Only dogs allowed in the contest, please do not bring other animals
- Dogs must be at least 6 months old
- Costumes must be safe & comfortable
- Dogs must wear ID tags at all times
- Dogs must be on a leash (max 6 ft, lock retractable leashes at 6ft)
- Dogs must be under your control at all times
- Owners/handlers are responsible for the actions of their pet
- Dogs must be clean & in good health, up to date on all shots including rabies vaccinations
- No dogs in heat
- Event coordinators reserve the right to refuse entry or excuse aggressive dogs from the event area
- Dogs must be sociable with other pets, adults & children
- Dogs must be well adjusted to crowds & noisy environments
- Be prepared to clean up after your pet