West Suburban Humane Society hosts its annual dog extravaganza, Barkapalooza

LISEL, Ill. (WLS) -- West Suburban Humane Society celebrates everything dog-related at their 26th Annual Barkapalooza.

This half-day, family-friendly fest for dogs and their people will return to Lisle Community Park on Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

This extremely dog-friendly event allows pet owners, prospective pet adopters, and all-around pet lovers to raise money for homeless dogs and cats through a Dog Walkathon and Pet Expo.

Participants are encouraged to collect pledges for the walkathon, and all proceeds will support the West Suburban Humane Society, at this signature annual fundraiser.

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Event Information

What: 26th Annual Barkapalooza

When: Sunday, September 29, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - rain or shine!

Where: Lisle Community Park: 1825 Short Street, Lisle, Ill.

Why: Benefit for the West Suburban Humane Society

Schedule of Event:

9:30 a.m. - Early registration

10:00 a.m. - Blessing of the animals

10:15 a.m. - Walk begins

10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Sunshine the Clown: face painting, balloon sculpture, games

11:00 a.m. - Hix Brothers ukulele band performs

11:00 a.m. - Enjoy Your Dog animal trainers stunt dog performances

12:00 p.m. - Lure Course for dogs

12:00 p.m. - The Loft Lizards band performs

2:00 p.m. - Raffle winner announced
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