Dog-centered festival Barktoberfest to take place in Kemah, Oct. 9

Barktoberfest, an event revolving around dogs, will take place on Oct. 9. (Courtesy Bay Area Pet Adoptions)
Barktoberfest, an event revolving around dogs, will take place on Oct. 9. (Courtesy Bay Area Pet Adoptions)

Barktoberfest, an event revolving around dogs, will take place on Oct. 9. (Courtesy Bay Area Pet Adoptions)

Barktoberfest, an event revolving around dogs, will take place on Oct. 9 at Jackie's Brickhouse Bar and Grill, 1053 Marina Bay Drive, Kemah.

The event will last from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include multiple activities, such as a parade of adoptable dogs from Bay Area Pet Adoptions, microchipping, vaccinations, live music, a magic show, pet competitions, local vendors, a silent auction and raffle prizes, according to the event’s website. Same-day adoptions of the dogs will not be allowed.


Dog owners will be allowed to bring their own canines to the event to enjoy the afternoon at Marina Bay Drive. Admission to Barktoberfest will be free, and proceeds generated from the event will help Bay Area Pet Adoptions, a nonprofit no-kill shelter.

281-339-2086. www.bayareapetadoptions.org/barktoberfest
By Andy Yanez

Reporter, Pearland/Friendswood

Andy joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2021 after graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Houston. He started off as the South Houston Metro Reporter where he helped each different edition in the South Houston market before transitioning to the Pearland/Friendswood market in August 2021. Andy covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Andy served as the sports editor of The Cougar, UH's student newspaper, where he covered the university's athletics beat for two years and got to cover the 2021 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four in Indianapolis.


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