Join us Saturday, November 6 for an exciting day dedicated to saving the lives of our community's neediest animals!
The day begins and ends at Maury Park. The Walk for the Animals, a one-mile stroll through historic downtown Fredericksburg, is the first event; personal pets welcome! The free festival featuring local vendors, music, food trucks, and drinks starts at 11 a.m. and goes until 2 p.m.
Walk for the Animals: $35 per individual or
$35 to register as a Pack Leader, then sign up pack mates @ $35 each
Includes the walk, ARF t-shirt, & limited-edition pint glass with one fill-up & tote bag
PRIZES AWARDED FOR GREATEST PARTICIPATION AND HIGHEST FUNDRAISER IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:
INDIVIDUAL/FAMILY | JUNIOR (UNDER 16) | TEAM (GROUP OR BUSINESS)
Slacker 5 K Upgrade: Upgrade your Walk for the Animals experience by completing a 5k. Includes finisher medal, finisher photo opportunity, and a donut for $25.
Party Ticket: meal ticket and drink band with unlimited drinks for $35 single / $65 for 2.
Remote Walker: Walk for the Animals at your own time/place! Includes ARF t-shirt, pint glass, and tote bag! $35
(must be within 35 miles of the SPCA)
The Animal Rescue Festival enables supporters of to raise funds in support of our mission. We provide critically important services to animals, people, and the community. 88% of each dollar raised goes directly to animals and their guardians--including our many community programs aimed at keeping pets with the people who love them.
LOCATION AND SCHEDULE:
Located at Kenmore Ave and William Street (Downtown Fredericksburg)
9:00 AM - Slacker 5k registration begins
9:15 AM - Regular Walk registration begins - coffee vendor available w/ breakfast fare
10:00 AM - Walk downtown Fredericksburg with personal animals.
(Site map & walk route provided; walk markers and water bowls along the way.)
11:00 AM - Festival begins with music, food trucks, beer and wine.
2:00 PM - Festival wraps up - thanks for coming!
EVENT SPONSORS (in progress):
click here for information on sponsoring ARF
Leader of Pack:
Amy Cherry Taylor and Associates
The Anderson Companies
Life of the Pawty:
Dovetail Cultural Resource Group
Community Bank of the Chesapeake
Off-Leash K9 Training
Turn the Corner:
Willis and Garfield Herring
Dr. Keith Izadi
Provides funding for preventative and critical medical care to animals who enter into our care.
Dedicated staff and volunteers who provide love and care for over 2,000 animals annually.
Positive behavior training and enrichment programs for animals in our facility, which decreases their length of stay.
Ensuring that over 1,200 animals stay with the people they love through our P.E.T.S. program.