Let the dogs out for our second annual tail-wagging’ happy affair 10am-2pm on April 2016! Features local fur-loving exhibitors (see listing below) and activities for your entire family with contests (and first place prizes) for your dog. WOOFstock also features live music, a dog photographer and concessions available for both dogs and humans. Standard admission for members, non-members and canine visitors applies. (Dog policy details)
NOTE: THE GARDENS WILL OPEN AT 10AM ON THE DAY OF THIS EVENT.
Check out our event vendors, activities and exhibits. There’s a lot to howl about at this year’s event!
Many thanks to our event sponsors: The Willey Agency, Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, Ocean Sands K-Resort, Tail Waggin’ Photography, Sunset Slush OBX and 102.5 The Shark and Dixie 105.7.
SCHEDULE (subject to change/revisions)
9:30 a.m. – Live remote airs on Dixie 105.7 with Ray Turner (Note: event doesn’t begin until 10am)
10:00 a.m. – Gates Open/ Enjoy Visiting Vendors/ Sign-up for Competition –Right Side of the Stage. Please welcome on the Main Stage Mark St. John from East Carolina Radio who will spin tunes for WOOFstock.
11:00 to Noon – Judging for Best WOOFstock Booth – Winner Receives a Free Rental 50 Guests
11:30 – Stage Competitions Begin on the WOOFstock Stage
2016 WOOFstock Dog Competition
- Best Elizabethan Ruff – Sponsored by Carl V. Curnutte
- Best Bark – Sponsored by Ocean Sands K-9 Resort and Wedding Paws
- Best Trick/ Talent – Sponsored by Island Pet Gallery
- Best Look Alike – Sponsored by Oh Yappy Dayz
- Best Dancer – Sponsored by Tail Waggin’ Photography
- Best WOOFstock Look – Sponsored by Right at Home Mobile Veterinary Services
1:00pm – Group photo of WOOFstock Participants
1:20pm – Welcome Dare County Animal Drug Dog to Demonstrate how to handle your dog and deal with aggressive dogs
1:40pm Doggie Parade – come sign up and introduce you and your dog. Chance to see and meet a variety of dog breeds on the Outer Banks!
2:00pm – Big WOOF for the Conclusion of the Vendors
2:00pm – Showing of our top paw Doggie Matinee movie (Popcorn/Sodas $1.00)
EVENT ACTIVITIES & EXHIBITS
McGruff the Crime Dog – say hello to this lovable crime-fighting canine brought to us by Dare County Community Crime Line.
Agility Course on the Overlook Terrace. Come test your dog’s ability on this course. Dog Tunnel/ Stakes/ Jumps and more for dogs to try out. Sponsored by SPCA.
Doggie Matinee – Come enjoy a dog movie in the Dog Theatre. Yes, popcorn/soda is available ($1 each).
2016 WOOFstock Dog Competition. (details below)
Dog Judges include: Russ Lay – Outer Banks Voice, Adriane Little – Willey Insurance Agency, and Willow Kelly
- Animal Hospital of Nags Head – Paw Readings, Give-a-ways, dog food and snacks. Come enjoy their bake sale.
- Tail Waggin’ Photography
- Mini photo sessions
- Wild About Nature OBX – gift items and making pinecone bird feeders/ yogurt cup feeders craft activity for WOOFstock
- Dune Dawgs Rescue, Inc.
- Rescue Dogs for Adoption and a Pittie Puppie Kissie Booth, Dog Activities and More
- Ocean Sands K-9 Resort and Wedding Paws
- Wedding and Boarding Information
- Children’s Workshop – Doggie Storytime
- Invisible Fence of Northeastern North Carolina
- Information and equipment display for Invisible Fence Brand Containment
- Holistic Pet Shop, Kill Devil Hills
- Health, wellness and nutrition for dogs
- Nail and foot trims
- Dog Training
- Coastal Humane Society
- Literature and information on rescue help available for our area (Dare and Lower Currituck).
- Oh Yappy Dayz
- All natural food and treats, ecofriendly toys and supplies and art for dog lovers.
- Right at Home Mobile Veterinary Services
- Microchip Clinic
- Outer Banks SPCA
- Dogs for adoption and OBX SPCA Booth
- Pet Protector Disc (Ahoskie, NC)
- Willey Agency – On hand to discuss insurance and your pets
- Our Two Bostons
- dog bandanas and dog and cat toys for sale
- TUBBS Hot Dogs – hot diggity dog, yum for the tum!
- BK Shuckers – Doggie and people food
- The Girl Scouts of America will sell Girl Scout Cookies
- EZ Camper OBX
- exhibit on their local camper services
- corn hole game with a prize for fur babies and humans too.
- Cats, etc. – Will have dogs toys, leashes, collars, food, biscuits, treats, dog lover gifts, dog tags, dog life jackets, reflective items, socks, food bowls and water containers.
- Dixie 105.7 – Live remote airs with Dixie and Ray Turner (Note: event doesn’t begin until 10am) (Note: event doesn’t begin until 10am)
- Sunset Slushy
- Island Pet Gallery – Pet Supplies & frosty paws
- OBX Paparazzi – Dog Bandanas, Adopt Me Products, Dog Puzzles and more
- Simple Expressions – Face painting
- Golden Dawgs