BARKTOBER FEST 2019

Calling all dog lovers! You do not want to miss this event, jam-packed with fun for the entire family. It's a day to come together as a community to celebrate our furry friends AND raise money for Porches for Pups, a nonprofit organization founded by Porches & Pastures Real Estate. Our mission is to help end the homeless pet population in our area!

Here's everything you need to know:

Thanks in advance for helping us make sure all dogs at the event are on a leash and up to date on vaccines! 

Who: Everyone is invited! Bring your leashed pets and the entire family!

What: Fall festival and fundraiser for Porches for Pups

When: Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 11am - 7pm

Where: Porches & Pastures New Office located at 114375 N Old Hwy 69, Eufaula, OK  74432, DIRECTIONS, HERE. (Look for the Grain Silo on the East side of Old Highway 69, just off Texanna Road, near Little Turtle RV Park).

  • Bring your lawn chairs!
  • Admission to the event is FREE!
  • BLAKE 102.5 FM is broadcasting live from 11-2
  • Appearances by Animal Planet Host, Travis Brorsen 
  • Bounce House, pumpkin patch, yard games and more
  • Live music throughout the day featuring Shiloh & Going for BrokeLast Call Band and Casey Fowler
  • Food trucks- Mama Tig's, Dorothy's Wiches and Lake Trash Treatz
  • Pet Costume Contest- Just bring your pet in costume to the Porches for Pups booth between 2-3pm to register. Registration is free. Winners will be announced at 4pm in the categories of "Best Owner/Pup Costume Duo," "Best Homemade Costume" and "Best Overall."
  • Dog Biscuit Eating Contest- Swing by the Porches for Pups booth at 5pm to participate.
  • Pet Adoptions- two local rescue organizations will be on-site with pets looking for forever homes. FREE DOG BEDS will be included with adoptions and remaining supplies will be given away on a first-come, first-serve basis. 
  • Eufaula Area Arts Council Friends- Don't miss Beth Parker who will be here doing a live painting
  • Professional Photos- Bring the whole family for a professional fall photo for just $10 (photographer accepts cash or PayPal payments).
  • Pop-Up Shops- perfect place to start your holiday shopping! You’re sure to find unique, one of a kind items from a variety of vendors and artisans. 
  • Beer Garden- featuring Prairie Artisan Ales (proceeds of beer sales will go to Porches for Pups).
  • Silent Auction benefiting Porches for Pups, includes OU Football tickets, an overnight stay at Tulsa Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Calico Heights, artwork and more!
  • Pet Caricatures- Back by popular demand, Jessica Doll, a 2D character animator and illustrator, will  at BARKtober Fest, creating personal caricatures again this year! You can view more samples of her work, here

***PLEASE NOTE: Due to popularity of these drawings, the artist recommends contacting her prior to the event to send a photo of your pet. She will have the drawings ready for you to pick up at the event! Contact: jessmdoll@yahoo.com 

Thank you to our sponsors:

We have had an incredible response from the community and want to thank all of the generous businesses and individuals who have donated and sponsored this event:

A big thank you to our sponsors for making BARKtober Fest a huge success:




A special thanks to Christi John with BancFirst for being our event emcee!