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Barktoberfest - Save the Date!

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Saturday, 12th October 2024
White Park

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Beers & Dogs!

Mark your calendars for October 12th and join us for Barktoberfest!

Don’t miss this fantastic event where animal lovers and craft brew enthusiasts come together to support pets in need. Held at the beautiful White Park in downtown Riverside, this is an event you won't want to miss. Bring your family, friends, and furry companions to enjoy tastings from some of the best local craft breweries, delicious food bites available for purchase, music, and special activities.

VIP, general admission, and designated driver tickets are available. Please note this event is for attendees aged 21 and above.

Proceeds from Barktoberfest will provide second chances for homeless pets and resources for our community. By purchasing tickets, you're directly contributing to this cause.

Don’t miss out—get your tickets now!


Q: When, where, and what time is Barktoberfest? A: Saturday, October 12, 2024, at White Park in Riverside, CA. VIP entry is from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, and General Admission entry is from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Q: Who can come to Barktoberfest? A: Anyone aged 21 and above. Well-behaved and friendly dogs are welcome too! Please ensure all pets are on a leash.

Q: What is there to do at Barktoberfest? A: Enjoy beer and beverage tastings from breweries across Southern California, listen to music by HOT 103.9, savor delicious bites from food vendors, participate in costume contests, and more!

Q: Will there be seating at Barktoberfest? A: VIP ticket holders will have access to tables and chairs in the VIP area. There are limited benches available, so we recommend bringing a blanket or foldable chairs to relax under the park’s trees.

Q: What is your refund policy? A: As the Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center (MSRPAC) allocates funds quickly, we do not offer refunds on event registrations or donations. If you need to transfer your ticket, please notify us 24 hours before the event.

Q: How can I get my dog to be the spokes-dog for Barktoberfest? A: Each spring during our Walk with the Animals event, we auction off the “face” of Barktoberfest. Keep an eye out in April for your chance to bid!

Q: If I have more questions, who should I contact? A: Contact our Special Events Coordinator at or 951.344.5392.

Purchase your tickets today to support a great cause and enjoy an unforgettable day at Barktoberfest!

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  • Saturday, 12th October 2024