October 23, 2021 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Join Freshfields Village for the annual Dogtoberfest on Saturday, October 23 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm at the Lakeside Park. Guests are invited to bring their furry friends to the Village for a pet expo to benefit local rescue organizations. The Pet Expo is free and family friendly with activities including an adoptable meet & greet with local rescue groups, pet vendors, pet costume contest and music. Beer and wine will be available for purchase on participating restaurant patios.

A special Blessing of the Animals will take place at 2:45 pm followed by the pet costume contest at 3:00 pm! Stop by the Salt Marsh Animal Hospital booth for Bobbing for Biscuits, Owner Look-a-Like Contest, and Soft Pretzel Decorating Station for kids. In addition, kids can enjoy complimentary, creative balloon twisting.

2021 Participating Pet Rescues:

Charleston Animal Society

Grateful Goldens Rescue

Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary

Lowcountry Lab Rescue

Pet Helpers

Waters Edge Great Dane Rescue

Dorchester Paws

Southern Tails for Precious Paws

Shop local pet vendors including; Dog Tired, Dolittle’s, Pet Wants LowcountryPink House Pups, and Artist Michele Levani. Treats for both humans and pups will be available from The Cookie Chick & T&T Kettle Korn.