Barktober Fest - October 20th

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Join us for our 4th Annual Barktober Fest and Meowlloween Party at McKamey Saturday, October 20th! Invite the whole family, Fido too!

  • 5-9pm Free Trick or Treating (dog/cat food or toy donation appreciated!)
  • 4-5pm Costume Contest for Dogs and Humans Presented by The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel ($5 per person or dog)
  • 5-10pm Terminal Brewhouse Beer Garden ($25 in advance or $35 at the door)
  • 5-10pm Free Football-Fun Lounge

New this year! Enjoy the "Football Fun Lounge" featuring the big game on TV, yard games, s'mores, and more! All proceeds from Barktober Fest directly benefit the Hurricane Florence victims cared for by McKamey and other shelter animals.

Registration for the Dog Costume Contest will open at 3:00pm on Saturday at McKamey and close at 3:50pm. Human Costume Contest registration will open at 3:00pm and close at 4:35pm. Costume Contest Categories (Prizes for 1st and 2nd Places Donated by The Ark & Slobberbones): 1. DOGS UNDER 25LBS: Funniest Costume, Most Creative Costume, Best Owner/Dog Costume, Crowd Favorite Costume. 2. DOGS OVER 25LBS: Funniest Costume, Most Creative Costume, Best Owner/Dog Costume, Crowd Favorite Costume. 3. HUMANS: Most Creative Costume, Most Realistic Costume, Crowd Favorite Costume.

Thank you to our selfless sponsors!

For sponsorship inquiries, please contact

Hair of the Dog Pub: *Presenting Sponsor* Located downtown Chattanooga, Hair of the Dog Pub is a PET FRIENDLY restaurant (in their outdoor patio seating) that embraces a wide selection of craft beer and premium booze, and also prides themselves in a creative food menu. Hair of the Dog Pub is our Title Sponsor this year - Help us in thanking them by swinging by to say hello to them on Market Street!

Terminal Brewhouse: *Presenting Sponsor* Providing the beer for our Beer Gardens for Barktober Fest, Terminal Brewhouse has been supporting Chattanooga with craft beer since 2006 (although the building has been standing since 1909!)! Terminal Brewhouse is a locally owned and operated using local ingredients as often as possible in their kitchen and brewhouse.

Lee Towery Catering: Known as one of the best caterers in town, we are excited to offer Lee Towery Catering at Barktober Fest! Lee is also an avid voice for animal welfare, currently serving on McKamey's board of directors and regularly supports events through McKamey.

The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel: Pamper your pet at The Ark! Offering boarding, daycare, grooming, training, and a storefront, The Ark is your one stop spot for caring for (and spoiling!) your pooch. Leave your furry family member in the hands of a team you can trust at The Ark. Visit their premier facility with locations in Red Bank, East Brainerd, Doraville, and Hixson.

Slobberbones Bakery & Market: Chattanooga based pet bakery and market, created to provide customers and their pets with the best food, treats, and supplements as well as unique pet toys and merchandise.

C + C Motors: Chattanooga's premier automotive dealership - C+C Motors offers the best selection of used cars, trucks, and SUVs available. The sales staff will assure you find the right vehicle for you and your family. Visit our friends at C+C Motors for a fun, hassle-free car buying experience!

RH Apparel: Established in 1999 as Rick Honeycutt Sportswear, RH Apparel is a Chattanooga-based apparel company providing screen printing and embroidery on t-shirts, polos, fleece, woven shirts, hats and other wearables & accessories. The Barktober Fest t-shirts were printed and donated by RH Apparel,