Saturday event to bring awareness to local dog park

HARLINGEN — A festival for dogs and their owners is set for Saturday at the Harlingen Rotary Bark Park.

On Saturday, from 2 to 8:30 p.m. the Harlingen Rotary Club and the city of Harlingen will host its first Dog-On Festival for dog owners to come check out the Harlingen dog park.

There will be music, entertainment, and food vendor trucks at the afternoon event.

“The fest is open to the public and it’s to give awareness that we have a dog park,” said Tre Peacock, Rotary Club member. “It’s a relaxed event for families to bring their dog.“

The park is located at Victor Park at 1601 South M street.

The Bark Park in Harlingen is a place dog owners can unleash their pets and let them run.

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IF YOU GO

Dog-On Festival sponsored by Rotary International & City of Harlingen

– Time: 2-8:30 p.m.

– Location: Harlingen Dog

Park, located close to the Victor Park Pavilion Site.