Patriot Paws-in-the-Park Contest

3:00 PM


5:00 PM

Made possible in part by our event friends & Sponsors at:

Put your Best Paw Forward

Honoring Service Through Music & Laughter.”

How Patriotic can your dog be? Enter your dog in this fun contest with donations benefiting the Parks' Memorial and Monument Care Fund.

Join us on Thursday, November 09, 2023 in Veterans Memorial Park for our 1st Patriotic Paws Contest! 

Show your pups “Best Patriotic Costume” and get a chance to win Prizes & recognition on the Veterans Memorial Park Website. Entry fee is only $25.00 

Event Contest starts at 3:30pm so come early to register or register online by clicking the Register button below.. All contestants must be licensed and have current tags as required for dogs in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.


Pet Costume Contest! 1st place: $100 gift card 2nd place: $50 gift card

Participant's humans can also add to the show by showing their patriotic wear! Join us and meet new friends!

Click the link below to visit the event page on Facebook!

Part of the Week-in-the-Park Event Series

In conjunction with Foo Foo Fest, VeteransWeek, and the Gulf Coast Arts Festival activities, Veterans Memorial Park has coordinated a week of family-friendly fun including musical performances, local art, comedy acts, and community events all leading up to Veterans Day.

More special events are being added every week, so be sure to check the Week-in-the-Park Schedule so you don't miss out on the next big thing!

Special Thanks to Foo Foo Fest for making these events possible.

Media Inquiries: To arrange interviews or for more information, please contact Veterans Memorial Park Board Member and Public Relations Coordinator Rob Gregg at

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