Fest of Tails, now in its 13th year, is a free family-friendly kite festival and dog fair! This years event is set for Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 9 am — 4 pm at McAllister Park.
Come out and celebrate the arrival of spring with family fun in the park! This event welcomes kite and dog enthusiasts from near and far!
Dogs of all sizes and breeds, along with a sky full of kites, fill the park with a beautiful scene on this day of free community fun! All guests are encouraged to bring a blanket and lawn chair to watch the spectacular sky views and to enjoy meeting new furry friends.
Fest of Tails has events and activities for the entire family. McAllister Park will be filled with live entertainment, various food options, kids rides and games, kite making workshops, and much more. For all dog enthusiasts, pet products and pet adoptions will be available, and information on pet registration, vaccinations, and more, will also be available through various participating animal welfare organizations.
In continuation with tradition, we also welcome the return of the GIANT KITE exhibition from Go Big Or Go Home, and the always popular, Pooch Parade and Costume Contest, which will consist of Best Dressed, Best Dog/Owner, and Best in Show. (Pooch-Parade Participants — Please see details and sign-up application below)
FEST OF TAILS each year, from all over the Central-Texas region, consisting of kite-flyers, k9 enthusiasts, bicyclists, and park-lovers.
As always, Fest of Tails is 100% FREE to the public, and we encourage families to bring the kids, and the pups, and come enjoy a day of family fun in the park
The San Antonio Parks Foundation would like to thank all official sponsors of Fest of Tails 2019:
, WOAI News 4 Broadcasting Station
, Firstmark Credit Union, Texas Public Radio
, Camp Bow Wow San Antonio Airport
, American Kitefliers Association
, Cricket Wireless
, Starglow Energy, KIND Snacks
, Valero Energy
,and the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department
The event is free, all-ages, and open to the public. For more information, and to enter the Pooch Parade Costume Contest, please hop on over to our website: saparksfoundation.org/fest-of-tails
Registration deadline for the Pooch Parade is:
Friday, March 15th at 5pm!