Fifth Annual Canine Carnival Returns to Quarterpath Park Oct. 16 – WYDaily


The City of Williamsburg Parks and Recreation Department is hoping its third-annual Canine Carnival, featuring creative costumes, a Dachshund race and dog caricatures. (WYDaily/Courtesy Williamsburg Parks and Recreation)
The City of Williamsburg Parks and Recreation Department is bringing back its popular Canine Carnival. (WYDaily/Courtesy Williamsburg Parks and Recreation)

WILLIAMSBURG — Williamsburg Parks and Recreation is bringing its popular Canine Carnival to Quarterpath Park on Oct. 16, the first year the event will be returning since the COVID-19 pandemic.

Once held at Waller Mill Park, this year’s event at Quarterpath Park will be the fifth annual Canine Carnival, full of vendors and others offering pet-related services such as grooming plus nail trimming. All vendors are local to the community.

There will also be a pet costume contest, Weiner dog racing, people to talk to about adoption and other fun activities.

“Bring your dog out and have a good time, ” Patricia McGrath, Interim Deputy Director at Williamsburg Parks and Recreation and organizer for the event, said. “See if there are things that you might need or services you might need. ”

The event on Oct. 16 will be held from 1-4 p. m. There will also be $5 special event parking for the event. For any questions, reach out to [email protected] gov or call 757-259-3760.

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