Beers & Dogs!
Mark your calendars for October 14th and make plans to attend our first Barktoberfest. This dog-friendly, fundraising event will be held at White Park in Riverside.
Don’t miss the fun as animal lovers and craft brew lovers alike will come together in celebration while supporting pets in need. Set at beautiful White Park in downtown Riverside, invite your family and friends (21 and over) to enjoy tastings from some of the best local craft breweries, partake in delicious food bites available for purchase, listen to music, and participate in special activities.
VIP, general admission, and designated driver tickets are be available.
Proceeds from Barktoberfest will provide second chances to homeless pets and resources to the community.
Don’t miss it!
We are adding new brewers every day - keep checking back to see who will be at the event.
Is Barktoberfest pet friendly?
Yes, we welcome all well-behaved pets to accompany you at Barktoberfest! Please keep in mind that all pets must be on a leash.
Can adults under the age of 21 or children attend Barktoberfest?
Unfortunately, no. Barktoberfest is a 21+ event.
Is Barktoberfest an accessible and inclusive event?
Yes, White Park has a wide, unobstructed entrance and wide, barrier-free walkways. There will also be an accessible restroom for everyone to use. There are also a limited number of benches and concrete slabs to sit on. Please note that there will be grassy areas that may be uneven. Please let us know if you have any other questions about the event’s or venue’s accessibility or inclusivity.
Where should I park when I attend Barktoberfest?
There is an ample amount of street and garage parking located near White Park. For more information about parking in Downtown Riverside visit https://riversideca.gov/publicworks/content/downtown-parking
Can I bring outside food and water?
Yes, while you can bring outside food and water, we encourage you to try one of our fabulous food vendors attending the event. Outside alcohol is strictly prohibited and will result in an immediate void of your event ticket.
Can I bring my own chairs and/or picnic blanket?
Yes, and please do! White Park is filled with beautiful shade trees and grass. Perfect for a picnic set up!
What is your refund policy?
Because the Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center (MSRPAC) put all funds to work quickly, we do not offer refunds on any event registrations or any donations made to events. Event ticket(s) may be transferred to other designated attendee(s). Please notify the event staff of this transfer at . If the individual decides to not attend the event and would like the event cost to become a charitable contribution for tax purposes, the individual must notify MSRPAC in writing that they will not be attending the event and that they wish to contribute to the event cost as a charitable contribution. This notification must be made before the event. Please note that any fees paid are also non-refundable.
If I have questions, who can I contact?