Pooch-A-Palooza in Canton, June 22-23

On June 22-23 over 10,000 attendees and many of their dogs are expected to head to Prowse Farm in Canton, MA for a two-day outdoor family-friendly festival encompassing nearly all things canine.  Pooch-A-Palooza will feature live bands, a beer garden, cuisine from local food trucks, an interactive kids’ zone, a dog pavilion with agility performances and a large vendor marketplace featuring one-of a kind goods and services appealing to dog and non-dog owners alike.


The festival is designed to appeal without man’s best friend as well.  Throughout the weekend, there will be well known local bands on the main stage from The Motel Kings, The Groove Junkies, Joshua TreeThe Josh Logan Trio, Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish, as well as family favorites Steve Songs and Vanessa Trien.    The full schedule of musical performances is available at www.Pooch-A-Palooza.com.

The festival will also offer performances by The Marvelous Mutts, a thrilling dog sport entertainment  group that showcases some of the world’s finest canine athletes.


Target will be on-site at the festival with a pet-centric pavilion, featuring a host of activities for pets and their owners, including:

  • Ask a Pro –Local, trusted pet experts will be available to answer questions and give advice to pet owners about types of breeds, pet ownership, and much more.
  • DIY Stations – Ever wanted matching pet tags?  Pet owners can create custom pet tags for themselves and their furry friends.
  • Photo Op –Festival attendees and their best friends will be able to take a family portrait and immediately receive a printed photo take-away, as well as a digital copy of their photo.
  • Doggie Bag –What’s a festival without some treats?  Each pet owner will receive a treat bag with Target samples and coupons.


A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Canine Companions for Independence , a non-profit organizations that provides highly-trained assistance dogs for children and adults with disabilities, free of charge.


Advance tickets for Pooch-A-Palooza are on sale now.  Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $8 for children, and $12 for seniors.  Dogs are admitted free of charge but must be leashed.  Ticket prices day of the festival will be $20 for adults, $10 for children, and $15 for seniors.  Children 2 and under are free. To purchase advance tickets, visit www.Pooch-A-Palooza.com/tickets.



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