Woofstock

Saturday, November 16, 2024
|
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Add to Calendar 2024-11-16 09:00:00 2024-06-18 11:10:54 Woofstock Every dog has its day at Woofstock. Very Important Pooches (VIP) and well-behaved owners can enjoy free a fur-filled day in Tumbleweed Park. Explore a variety of pet-related vendors and activities. Admission into the park is free. City of Chandler info@chandleraz.gov America/Phoenix public

Every dog has its day at Woofstock. Very Important Pooches (VIP) and well-behaved owners can enjoy free a fur-filled day in Tumbleweed Park. Explore a variety of pet-related vendors and activities. Admission into the park is free.

A great selection of activities runs all day, including pet adoptions, discounted vaccinations, pet psychic readings and pet caricatures.

Dog-Friendly Bubbles at Mini Dog Park

  • Runs every 30 minutes, for 10 minutes, starting at 9:30 a.m.
Puparazzi Photo Contest

Stop, Sit, and Selfie! If your VIP (very important pooch) has “star quality” than send us your photos. Get creative and show us what makes your four-legged friend adorably cute and you could be featured at this year’s Woofstock and entered to win a paw-some prize basket (valued at $75).

Submissions will be accepted Oct. 4 through Nov. 3 or once 100 eligible photos are received. 

This opportunity is open to residents and non-residents of Chandler.

Contest Rules:
  1. All photos must be submitted online in digital format, no prints will be accepted for this contest. (300 dpi or better)
  2. Photo must contain at least one pet.
  3. Entries must be submitted by the original photographer.
  4. Photo must be original, unpublished, and not copyrighted.
  5. Only one photograph may be submitted per individual.
  6. No businesses or professional photography will be eligible for the contest.
  7. All results must remain photo-realistic, we will not accept digitally or otherwise enhanced or altered photos except for cropping, red-eye removal, and adjustment of contrast and brightness.
  8. Photographs may be in color or black and white. 
  9. Inappropriate, violent or obscene images will be disqualified from the contest.
  10. No illustrative elements or captions may be added.
Judging:
  • 10 Finalists will be selected by the Judging Panel.
  • Entries will be judged based on creativity, quality, & originality.
  • Finalists’ photos will be displayed at Woofstock for the “Pet Lovers Choice” Award. 
  • Woofstock attendees will have the opportunity to vote for the "Pet Lovers Choice" Award from the Top 10 Finalists. Voting will take place during the Woofstock event. 
Winner Announcement:
  • Votes will be counted on Monday, Nov. 18
  • The winner will be announced via Facebook the Tuesday following the event, Tuesday, Nov. 19.
  • Winner will be contacted to pick up the prize basket.

Coming Soon

Woofstock is seeking vendors to participate in this year's event. Interested vendors must submit an application either online or by mail to the City of Chandler.

Vendor Application Deadlines and General Information

  • Vendor Application will open on July 24, 2024.
  • The 2023 Vendor Priority Application deadline is July 31, 2024.
  • The general vendor application deadline is Sept. 16, 2024, or when all space has been reserved.
  • If you are a new organization applying to participate in the event, your application will be accepted on a first come first serve basis once the priority deadline has expired. You are encouraged to apply prior to the 2023 vendor priority deadline and applications will be held in the order they are received.

Submit Your 2024 Woofstock Application

Available in July 

For questions, please email Special Events or call 480-782-2669.

Woofstock is continually seeking interested individuals, organizations, and companies who want to sponsor our great festival with either in-kind services or monetary donations. The benefits of being a sponsor range from on-stage logo recognition and announcements during the festival to name and/or logo recognition on websites, press releases, and much more. Potential sponsors may review our sponsorship packages. Benefits vary based on sponsorship levels. For more information on becoming a sponsor, please email Special Events.

Are you interested in volunteering? We have a great opportunity for anyone who needs community service hours or just want to help out a great event. Volunteer opportunities range from setting up, water stations, activity booths or helping guests with event information. Volunteers can only be taken for ages 14 and older.

For more information on becoming a volunteer, please email Special Events.

ADA Accessibility

The City of Chandler welcomes participation from all of its citizens. To request an accommodation due to a disability please allow five (5) days prior to the scheduled event. Contact the City's Special Event Coordinator at 480-782-2665 (or 711 via AZ Relay Service) or special.events@chandleraz.gov.