KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Dog Day of Summer

Aug 11, 2022 0 comments
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Dog Day of Summer

What is Dog Day of Summer?

This one has gone to the dogs! Celebrate our four-legged friends this August with a day full of pet-friendly vendors, activities, pet adoptions, food vendors, and more along Main Street.

Don't have a dog? Don't fret! This is fur sure a family-friendly event for four and two-legged guests!


When is Dog Day of Summer?

Saturday, August 20 | 11AM-4PM


Will there be any street closures?

No


What kind of activities will be going on?

Dog Caricatures by Emily Byrne

Take home a caricature of your pup to remember Dog Day forever! How a-dog-able!

*Pet must be present to participate. 2 dog limit. First come, first serve.*

From 1 - 4 PM

Puppy Park and Agility Course

Do you think your dog has what it takes to master the agility course? See if they can conquer the high jump, agility weave, & seesaw run! Don't worry, it's paw-ssible!

From 11-4 PM

Paw Readings by Clairvoyant Monica

Ever wonder what’s going on in your dog's adorable little head? Luckily, Clairvoyant Monica has a special pet connection, stop by to find out.

Puppy Photo Booth by DOC-ROB Entertainment

Bring your pooch to pose for some pics in Canal View Park!

From 11-4 PM

Raffle Benefiting Street Tails Animal Rescue

Visit the Manayunk swag shop to pick up raffle tickets for a chance to win gift certificates to local restaurants and shops, free fitness classes, and pet themed merchandise! All proceeds will benefit Street Tails Animal Rescue.

Dog Inspired Poetry at Whitman on Walls!

Join local poets at Whitman on Walls! hosted by Venice Island.The event will project seven films on a public wall and feature live poets “speak back” to Whitman. This also includes a dog poem that we are pawsitive you won’t want to miss!

Garden Opens: 7 PM | Performance: 8 PM

Happy Hour Turned "Yappy Hour"

Check out local sales and specials during Yappy Hour! Restaurants participating will have a Yappy Hour poster in their window and will soon be listed below!


Pet Adoptions!

You can even leave dog day with a new best friend. Here's where you'll be able to find our pet adoption booth:

Saved me Adoption Center

Across from the Puppy Park and Agility Course


What vendors can I expect?

The Animedic

All Canines

Brixxy & Co.

Bark Social

Saint Rocco’s Treats

Lightpaws Dog Training

Philly’s Paws & Claws

Piggyback Treats Company

Stories for Us LLC

Char and Whiskers

Roxs Falls Vet

Street Tails Animal Rescue

Bark Play Love

Cappelli’s Customs

Artie Art

Tiya’s Charm

ArtesinA

The Yes Lab

Elizabeth Weglein Art

Lucky You Candle Co

SCB Naturals

Chef Smiley Catering

Gutter Helmet by Harry Helmet

And More!


Will stores and restaurants on Main street have any specials?

Look out for Dog Day specials at these participating restaurants and stores! Bone Appetit!

The Animedic:

Treat your puppy at an ice cream station

Pet Giveaways and veterinary services

Bark Play Love:

Style your pup with handmade bandanas, leashes, shirts, candles, and more

City of Paws Pet Care:

Cool down with doggy pools, frozen treats, and other goodies

The Emporium by Lady Holiday:

Furry fun dog tags and treats

The Goat’s Beard

Latitudes and Longitudes

Collaborating with The Wall Cycling Studio to make exclusive pet themed tote bags, tee shirts, and more

Lightpaws Dog Training

Of-fur-ing cool shirts and bags of treats

Fun Canine Good Citizen Test

MNYK Swag Shop

Dog Bandanas, T-shirts, hats and more!

Pet Friendly Dog Bakery

Spoil your furry friend with delicious dog pastries, bagged treats, chews, etc.

Philadelphia Runner

Go mutts at their sidewalk sale



Where can I park?

All lots will be open


How to get there?

Coming To Manayunk By Car:

From South

(Delaware, Baltimore)

Take I-95 North. Follow signs for Central Philadelphia/I- 676 West. Follow 676 West to signs for Route 76 (Schuylkill Expressway) West - (towards Valley Forge). Take 76 to Belmont Ave/Green Lane Exit 338 (old exit 31), at the bottom of the ramp make a right turn cross the Green Lane bridge to the traffic light which is Main Street and make a right turn. Welcome to Manayunk - first parking lot will appear on your right just past the fire house.

From West

(Reading, Lancaster, Harrisburg)

Take the PA Turnpike East to Exit 326 (old exit 24; Schuylkill Expressway). Take Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) East towards Central Philadelphia. Take 76 to Belmont Ave/Green Lane Exit 338 (old exit 31), at the bottom of the ramp make a left turn, cross the Green Lane bridge to the traffic light which is Main Street and make a right turn. Welcome to Manayunk - first parking lot will appear on your right just past the fire house.

From North

(New York, North Jersey)

Take NJ Turnpike to PA Turnpike/Exit 6. Take the PA Turnpike to Exit 326 (old exit 24; Schuylkill Expressway). Take Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) East towards Central Philadelphia. Take 76 to Belmont Ave/Green Lane Exit 338 (old exit 31), at the bottom of the ramp make a left turn, cross the Green Lane bridge to the traffic light which is Main Street and make a right turn. Welcome to Manayunk - first parking lot will appear on your right just past the fire house.

** Address to plug in for a GPS: 107 Levering Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127

Coming To Manayunk By Bike:

Stay active and remain eco-friendly by biking to Manayunk! Take Kelly Drive from Center City or the Schuylkill River Trail from all parts of the Philadelphia region. Visit the Bike Coalition of Greater Philadelphia for more details and biking maps.

Coming To Manayunk By Public Transportation:

For schedules and fare rates, contact SEPTA at (215) 580-7800 or on the web at www.septa.org for more information.

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