Henderson’s Bark In the Park Returns March 4
Henderson, Nev. – The City of Henderson will celebrate man’s best friend at next month’s Bark In the Park. The event, which is in its 14th year, is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 4 at Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Pkwy. Admission is free.
It is anticipated that 4,000 people, joined by hundreds of their furry friends, will attend Bark In the Park. This year’s event will feature a variety of contests, Atomic Dogs flyball demonstrations, more than 40 pet-oriented vendor booths and a Frisbee tournament. Members of the Henderson Police Department will also be on hand with their K-9 partners to host demonstrations.
Residents interested in adopting a dog are encouraged to attend. Several rescue groups will be on hand with pups in need of forever homes. Hundreds of dogs have been adopted at Bark In the Park since its inception nearly 15 years ago.
An all-new 5K fun run for dogs and their human friends will take place prior to the popular dog festival. The inaugural Rover Run is at 9 a.m. along Cornerstone Park Trail. The first 350 registered participants will receive a T-shirt and a finisher dog tag for their dog’s collar. Registration is $25 per person. Use activity code 151234-58 when registering online or in person at one of the city’s recreation centers.
All dogs must be leashed and under the control of a handler at least 10 years old. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets.
For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-5707.