Pet Zone

PrideFest Pet Zone, June 9 - 11, 2023 in the historic east village

PrideFest: PetZone is sponsored in partnership with Paws & Pints, Animal Rescue League of Iowa, Zoom Room, and Arf & Wag Studios.

What is it?

The Pet Zone at the 2023 PrideFest is a designated area where attendees can bring their pets and enjoy pet-related activities and services. The Pet Zone provides an opportunity for pet owners within the LGBTQ+ community to celebrate their furry friends and share in the Pride festivities together.

Where is it?

Intersection of E. Locust and 4th St.

Schedule of Events – Saturday, June 10, 2023

  • 9 AM – 11 AM F&G Pet Parade Check-In at the Pet Zone
    • Parade line-up opens at 9 AM
    • F&G Pet Parade begins at 10 AM
    • Route is from the Pet Zone to the Community Stage
  • 9 AM – 5 PM Paws & Pints
    • Membership giveaways, Dog hotdog bobbing, and Doggy champagne
  • 10 AM – 12 PM Puppy Pen / Adoptable Pets – Animal Rescue League of Iowa
  • 10 AM – 5 PM K9 Cafe and K9 Cooldown – Animal Rescue Leage of Iowa
  • 1 PM – 4 PM Dog Agility Cource – Zoom Room