The inaugural Phoenix Police Parks & Pups Festival offers fun for the entire family, including your canine. It is set for Saturday, Nov. 15 at Margaret T. Hance Park, 1202 N. 3rd St. All dogs must be on a leash at all times.

There will be a name the dog contest, dog costume contest, food and pet-friendly vendors, as well as a Fun Dog Walk (registration required). All participants will receive a T-shirt and “doggie bag.” Cost to participate in the Fun Dog Walk is $16.82 for those younger than 18, and $27.37 for those 18 and older (ticketing fee included).

The festivities take place from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., with the Dog Walk setting off at 9 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the City of Phoenix Police Foundation and the City of Phoenix Parks Foundation.

For more information or to register for the Fun Dog Walk, visit:


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