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Name: Flip
Breed: Domestic Shorthair mix
Sex: Male
Color: Black/White
Age: 9 years
Size: Large
ID: A22700172

Barktoberfest Mutt Strut & Vendor Fair

October 1 | noon-4 p.m.
New Oberpfalz Brewing lawn, 121 E Main St, Griffith, Ind.

New Oberpfalz, Grindhouse Cafe, and Humane Society Calumet Area proudly announce their inaugural Barktoberfest!

Barktoberfest will kick off with a mutt strut where pets can go trick-or-treating in downtown Griffith and collect treats, coupons and more from local businesses. After the mutt strut, all pets are welcome to participate in a Halloween-themed costume contest back at New Oberpfalz, plus enjoy contests, games, snacks, vendors and more.

Event proceeds benefit the animals of HSCA.

Mutt Strut Registration

1 p.m. strut begins; noon-12:45 p.m. check-in/registration

The event is free and open to the public, but pets must be registered to participate in the mutt strut. The registration fee is $20 per person/family. Each registrant will receive a tote for all of your goodies along the way. New Oberpfalz also will provide half price pints all day to participants who are of age and show proof of registration.

1. Online at
2. Click here to download a registration form to mail in.
3. Pick up a registration form at:
-Grindhouse Cafe, 146 N Broad St, Griffith, Ind.
-Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th St, Munster, Ind.
-New Oberpfalz Brewing, 121 E Main St, Griffith, Ind.
-Paws Resale Shoppe, 8149 Kennedy Ave, Highland, Ind.
4. Register at the event between noon and 12:45 p.m. (tote bag not guaranteed for day-of registration)

Become a Mutt Strut Stop

Own a business on Broad Street in downtown Griffith? Sign up to be a Barktoberfest Mutt Strut stop! The walk will begin at 1 p.m. and will be strutting through downtown Griffith. Businesses that register to participate are asked to pass out promotional items, coupons, treats, etc. to each registered participant. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available.

Dynamite Music
Stormy's Treasures
& more...

Click here to download a stop form or contact Mari Angotti at 219.513.8911 or for more information.

Become a Barktoberfest Sponsor

Promote your business while supporting Humane Society Calumet Area by becoming a Barktoberfest sponsor! 

Click here to download a sponsorship form or contact Mari Angotti at 219.513.8911 or for more information.