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2023 Barktoberfest

October 14, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for the 3rd annual Barktoberfest! The event has MOVED to Riverside Taphouse due to the muddy conditions at Covered Bridge Park.

Beer Garden • Music • Vendors • Food Trucks • Games • Contests

Bring your dogs on leashes and your whole family for this fun event in the park!

— Schedule —
2:30 PM – Pup Cake Walk
3:00 PM – Puppy Costume (Dress up your pups that are one year and younger)
3:30 PM – Pup Cake Walk
4:00 PM – Strut Your Mutt (Let your dog flaunt their proud walk)
4:30 PM – Pup Cake Walk
5:00 PM – Best Trick (Handshakes to circus tricks and everything in between are welcome)
5:30 PM – Pup Cake Walk
6:00 PM – Doggy & Me Costume (Dogs of all ages are welcome to dress up in a costume coordinating with their owner)

Prizes for the winners will be from Camp Ruff-N-More, Auntie A’s Barkery, The Cookie Crate co, & more!

To enter the contests and participate in the cake walks, purchase your tickets with cash or card at the Main Street tent during the event. One contest/cake walk entry is $5, two entries are $7, and three entries are $10! The more you enter, the more you save, AND the more we raise to support pet amenities throughout our community. 🧡🐾

The Riverside Taphouse Beer Garden will feature a lounge area courtesy of the Elizabethton River Riders, picnic tables thanks to Elizabethton Federal Savings Bank, AND agility course items from Off Leash Social with live entertainment provided by DJ Dublin and Some Old Friends!

— Vendors —
Auntie A’s Barkery
Made on Elk

— Food Trucks —
Oma’s Haus
The Coffee Company

— Pet Resources —
Camp Ruff-N-More
Friends of the Elizabethton Carter County Animal Shelter
Main Street Elizabethon’s Downtown Pet Friendly Program

This event is hosted by Riverside Taphouse and Main Street Elizabethton and is benefiting Pet Friendly Downtown and Friends of the Elizabethton – Carter County Animal Shelter.

Main Street Elizabethton


October 14, 2023
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Riverside Taphouse
635 E Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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