7715 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD
Saturday, May 18, 2013
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Woodmont Triangle Area of Bethesda
Norfolk Ave. and Woodmont Ave., Bethesda, VA (map)
Strut Your Mutt Bethesda 2013 will take place on May 18 between 10AM and 3PM in the Woodmont Triangle Area of Bethesda at Norfolk Ave. and Woodmont Ave. The day will be packed with fun activities for kids, adults, and their best friend!
Parking is available in Public Parking Garage #11, at Woodmont Avenue and Norfolk Ave.
2013 FESTIVAL TIMELINE:
10:00am - 3:00pm Registration, Dog Vendors, Music 10:00am - 3:00pm Kids Play Area - Moonbounces and Games 10:00am - 2:00pm Raffle - win 50% of the pot - you need not be present to win! 10:30am Parade Line-up - at Main Stage 10:45am Dog Parade 11:30am Dog Contests - Main Stage Noon - 3pm Every half hour: Training shows and Adoption Shows by rescue groups. 2:15pm Raffle Winners Announced 3:00pm Strut Your Mutt Concludes
Parade Awards - one winner in each category
• Best Strut - large dog
• Best Strut - small dog
• Biggest dog
• Smallest dog
• Best tail wag
• Best Parade Outfits
• Best Mutt
Contests - 1st, 2nd and 3rd places:
• Owner/Dog look-alike
• Best Kisser
• Best Costume
• Best Trick
• Best Singer
Strut Your Mutt is a rain or shine event.
CAVALCADE OF EXHIBITORS You’ll find everything from dog accessory retailers, to vets, to dog photographers, to dog walkers, to dog trainers, to doggy daycare providers. DOG PARADE Hundreds of dog owners will Strut with their Mutts in our parade through downtown Bethesda. Judges along the parade route will judge the dogs on “Best Mutt Strut,” “Best Parade Outfit,” and other categories. DOG AND OWNER CONTESTS Do you look like your dog? Is your dog the best dressed in Bethesda? How about the best kisser? Does your dog know an amazing trick? DOG ADOPTION SHOW See dogs available for adoption from the Montgomery County Humane Society and local rescue organizations strut their stuff across the main stage. Maybe you'll meet your new best friend! CENTRAL BARK - KIDS PLAY AREA Fun for kids of all ages including a moonbounce, games, and facepainting.
Plus, food (for people and dogs) and music. A great day of fun for you, your family and your dog.
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