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Paws in the Park

The City of Scottsdale and the Scottsdale Fire Association present


Paws in the Park

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Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

An expo for your best friend & you

It’s that time of year again to bring out your favorite 4 legged friend to Paws in the Park. Taking place at Chaparral off leash area, activities include vendors, informational booths, dog adoptions, giveaways and entertainment. Also with the big game just around the corner bring your dog dressed in their favorite NFL team’s gear for a football themed costume contest. To top the event off, register for the Sniff and Stroll fun walk for $10 (use course #11568), with all proceeds going to benefit the off leash area. For more information call 480-312-0217.

The Chaparral Off Leash Area is located at 5401 N. Hayden Rd. (SE corner of Hayden and McDonald). Paws in the Park will promote local businesses/organizations in Scottsdale and surrounding areas that cater to you and your canine companions.

Event Specifics

  • Paws in the Park takes place from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015.

  • The SNIFF AND STROLL is a two mile walk around the Xeroscape Gardens and Chaparral Park.  Pre-registration is highly encouraged.  Pre-register with the human’s name with bar code #11568.  Cost is $10.00 per dog.

  • Pet Supply Drop Off, sponsored by Scottsdale Fire and Fire Association, to support local shelters, can be dropped off at any City of Scottsdale Fire Station.

Paws in the Park Rules

  • Keep dog on leash at all times.
  • Each dog must have it's own human "walker."
  • Please use provided Mutt Mits to clean up after your dog.
  • Aggressive behavior will not be tolerated.


Paws in the Park is the perfect event to showcase yours business!  Booth space at Paws in the Park is FREE.  Vendor/Exhibitor Space is limited.   Both vendors and exhibitors need to fill out an application.  Application deadline is on December 19, 2014.  Here are the details:

  • Vendors – if you want to market and sell product at Paws in the Park, visit the Tax and License website for additional detailed information on becoming a special event vendor within the City of Scottsdale and fill out the vendor application.  10% of vendor sales at Paws in the Park will be given back to the City to support the Off Leash Area at Chaparral.  Besides the 10% given back to the City from sales there is no booth fee to come out the event.
  • Exhibitors – if you just want to market your business, fill out and submit the vendor application form.   

Event Location

Chaparral Park Off Leash Area 
5401 N Hayden Road (SE Corner of Hayden and McDonald) 

Map (pdf/ 663kb/1p)

Contact Information

Dan Miller
Phone: 480-312-0205
Email: dmiller@ScottsdaleAZ.gov