Park and Recreation
5841 Brookshire Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28216
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The 2015 Bark in the Park Top Dog Festival presented by Purina and Harris Teeter will take place Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., at Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville. Bring your pooch and enjoy a fun-filled day of contests, vendors , food and much more!
Letter to potential vendors
2015 vendor application
New this Year! A Doggie Fun Run will take place at Historic Rural Hill beginning at 8:30 a.m. More information coming soon!
Entries for the annual photo contest will be accepted March 2-20, 2015.
To enter, click on the “Top Dog Photo Contest” entry link. Entries are $15. This year’s application includes an essay question that asks you to describe what makes your dog the “Top Dog.” Essays are limited to 250 words.
Entries received without the processed entry fee will not be considered. Limit one entry per dog. Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation staff and Bark in the Park event sponsors are not eligible for the contest.
All entries will be judged by an independent panel based on the following criteria: cleverness, originality and the written essay. Three finalists will be selected for online voting at www.parkandrec.com. The public will be able to vote for the Top Dog April 1- 15, 2015. The Top Dog winner will be announced at Bark in the Park and will receive a year’s supply of dog food from Purina®.
Information coming soon!