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Fall Festival and Pet Expo

Saturday October 8th

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Barktoberfest will feature craft and pet supply vendors, rescue groups, a pet costume parade, k9 demos, pet portraits, and more! We hope you will be able to join us for this fun event celebrating the return of spring and our beloved furry friends. Pets on a leash are welcome to attend.

1:30 K9 Demo with State Park Police

2:00 Pet Costume Parade

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Funded in part by a grant from the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Explore more at

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