Norwood's Pugaritaville Festival Raises Funds for the Bluegrass Pug Rescue

All breeds are welcome and costumes are highly encouraged

Aug 6, 2019 at 1:37 pm
click to enlarge Pugs - Photo by Tobi Berger via Pixabay
Photo by Tobi Berger via Pixabay

The Cincinnati Pug Meet Up Group hosts its annual PugFair to raise funds for pug rescue and shelter organizations. Grab your parrot head hats and throw on some leis: the theme for this year's festival is Pugaritaville

The festival takes place in Norwood's Waterworks Park from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. on Sept. 21. While the event is centered around the pug breed specifically, all dogs are welcome to join in the fun. 

The festival will feature vendors, raffles, live music, food, games and the Parade of the Dogs, where costumed dogs can strut their stuff. The event page urges attendees to bring blankets or lawn chairs as no seating will be provided. Proceeds from the event will benefit Bluegrass Pug Rescue.

If you're interested in being a vendor, registration costs $40 for a 10-foot-by-10-foot space. Nonprofit rescues are welcome to set up free of charge, but the organization requests that they donate an item to be raffled. 

For more info, visit

The PugFair runs 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 21 at Waterworks Park #1, 2605 Harris Ave., Norwood.

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