Orland Township will be hosting its fourth annual Pet-Palooza on Saturday, June 14 from noon to 3 p.m. at Orland Township, 14807 S. Ravina Ave., Orland Park. This event is free, however a monetary donation or one five-pound bag of pet food is strongly encouraged. All proceeds benefit the Orland Township Pet Food Pantry, which provides food and supplies for pets and families in need.
Live entertainment and treats for both humans and pets will be provided by local exhibitors and organizations, including Dave and Buster’s, Orland Park Bank and Trust, Tastefully Simple, Kriser’s, PAWS Animal Shelter, Chew on This Dog Bakery, Lainey’s Pawtique and Bakery, Midwest Animal Hospital, Clicker Canines and Fetch! Pet Care of Orland Park and Frankfort, just to name a few. Food samplings will be provided by Potbelly’s Sandwich Shop, Panera Bread Co., Mama Maria’s Taco Bar, Frankie’s Ristorante, Winston’s Market, Little Joe’s Restaurant, Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant, Ed & Joe’s, Rocco Vino’s, Rubino’s Italian Imports, 94 West and more. Attendees and their furry friends can participate in the pet parade. Children can play in the castle moon jump or enjoy a trackless train ride in the Kids’ Zone. Obstacle courses, pony rides, games, raffles, and face painting will also be available. Ribbons will be awarded for various contests. Representatives from local animal shelters will also be on site.
Pet-Palooza rules: All participating pets should have up-to-date vaccinations; Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets; All pets must be on leashes of six feet or less; Costumes for pets (and their owners!) are encouraged but not required; All animals must wear proper tags.
More activities and attractions are added daily, so visit www.orlandtownship.org or call (708)403-4222 for the most up-to-date information regarding Pet-Palooza.