C.S.Barks (Carol Stream Barks) Dog Festival takes place on September 14th, 2014, starting at 10am to 4pm. C.S.Bark Fest was named one of the top 10 dog fests in the U.S. by Animal Planet http://www.animalplanet.com/pets/top-10-dog-festivals.htm. This special doggie fest is located at Carol Stream Town Center on Gary avenue and Lies road, Carol Stream, IL.
The Carol Stream Park District's Annual dog festival event started in 2009, and expecting another 5,000 families with pets to attend. For pet rules and schedule of times/ events visit http://www.csbarks.org . Watch last years dog festival on YouTube's video link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_P6H-NYYLs .
Lots of activities for pups and people: police dog demo, dog olympics, breeds parade, rover rest area, video contest, off leash play zone, kids tent (games, crafts, and face paint), good citizens tests, skydogz performers, doggie team ball-game, pic contest, booths, diving dock competition, wiener races, pet first-aid, doggie agility game, and more.
This event is one of the largest dog festivals in the Chicago suburbs. Families with or without pets may attend and water bowls placed in multiple spots at the festival throughout the day. Great place to spend time with the entire family, both human and canine.