FEST OF TAILS 2019 Presented by San Antonio Parks Foundation

Sunday 17th, February 2019 / 12:24 Written by
FEST OF TAILS 2019 Presented by San Antonio Parks Foundation

San Antonio Parks Foundation Presents 13th Annual Fest of Tails 2019

Details have been announced for the 13th Annual FEST OF TAILS – Kite Festival and Dog Fair at McAllister Park. This year’s FEST OF TAILS will take place from 9:00am through 4:00pm on Saturday, March 16th, 2019. As always, the event is 100% FREE to the public, and families are encouraged to bring the kids and the pups, and enjoy a day of free fun in the park.


FEST OF TAILS brings approximately 8,000 attendees each year, from all over the Central-Texas region, consisting of kite-flyers, k9 enthusiasts, bicyclists, and parks-lovers.


In continuation with tradition, this year will feature 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. Other fun activities will include kite-building workshop and hospital, pet adoptionslive musicMobile Fit, Zumba Sessions, kids games and ridesface-painterslocal craft merchants and vendors, a bike clinic, and tons of fun foods and yummy drinks throughout the park. Information on pet registration, vaccinations, and more, will also be available through various participating animal welfare organizations. 


“We absolutely love producing this event every year! McAllister Park is one of our favorite green spaces within our city. It’s hard to imagine a more picture-perfect place to host a kite-and-dog-festival in San Antonio!” says Mary Jane Verette, CEO & President of the San Antonio Parks Foundation.


The San Antonio Parks Foundation would like to thank all official sponsors of Fest of Tails 2019:

H-E-B, NBC4, Fox29, CW35, Firstmark Credit Union, Texas Public Radio, Camp Bow Wow, American Kite Fliers Association, KIND Snacks, Starglow Energy, and The City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department. 


For more information please visit: https://saparksfoundation.org/event/fest-of-tails/  

To RSVP, please visit our Facebook Event Page here.

To learn about Fest of Tails sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Adam Fleming – adam@saparksfoundation.org / 210-212-8423

About San Antonio Parks Foundation


Organized in 1981, The non-profit, donor-supported San Antonio Parks Foundation is a philanthropic partner of the City of San Antonio’s Parks and Recreation Department, which stewards the City’s more than 247 parks and 150 miles of trails.  All monies raised support and accelerate impactful and transformative park projects from playgrounds to lighting, beautification, accessibility, shade, recycling, water conservation, resurfacing walking paths, signage, restoration, and more. Funding for parks projects is provided from municipal, foundation, and corporate grants, and individual gifts. 

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