Come out Sunday, November 20, 2016, to Lafreniere Park for the Jefferson Parish SPCA PetFest!
Free Pet Friendly Event
The PetFest is a FREE event and is Pet Friendly. This party is considered one of the best parties “Where Pets Bring Their People.” The event features a pet Adopt-A-Thon with 40 Shelter and Rescue groups offering over 400 adoptable pets. There is also a Pet Health Watch area, FREE Pet Costume Contest with amazing prizes, Pet Marketplace, Delicious Local Cuisine, Great Music and much more.
Last year 82 pets found homes at Pet Fest!
The theme of the 2016 event is “Game of Bones,” a play on the popular HBO series Game of Thrones. Attendees are encouraged to come dressed with their four-legged companions and register to compete in the Pet Costume Contest. Animal advocate and local meteorologist, Margaret Orr, Dr. Diggs from All Star Animal Hospital, Pitbulls & Paroles star, Mariah Harmony, Angela Hill and Winton Marcelis’ former manager, Phyllis Larsen will judge the costume contest this year.
Brews from Abita Beer and a variety of food will be available for purchase from local vendors including Dat Dog, Ajun Cajun Ninja, Crepes a La Cart, Plum St. Snowballs, Curly Q Fry Co., MRTN Ventures, Lil Dustin’s Italian Ice and more. Guests will also enjoy live musical entertainment by the Band Remedy, Mia Kylie and CJ Solar.
For animal lovers searching for new members to add to the family, hundreds of homeless animals will be searching for their forever homes. In addition, the Pet Marketplace will house vendors offering the latest in pet nutrition and pet supplies from dozens of local business.
Over 21,000 people attended Pet Fest 2015 and 82 pets were adopted. All proceeds raised from Pet Fest go to Jefferson SPCA to support and assist the Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter. Pet Fest is a combined effort by Jefferson SPCA, Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter, Jefferson Parish, and the City of Kenner. Click here for more information.
Agee’s Pet Crematorium is one of the vendors supporting PetFest. We will have a booth at the festival and we hope that you can stop by and say hello. Plus, Enter to win a prize and receive a free gift just for stopping by the Agee’s Booth!