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Posted on: July 25, 2023

NEW DATE - 2023 Pets in the Park Sept. 24

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: July 25, 2023; Updated: September, 18, 2023

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The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau has rescheduled its 11th annual Pets in the Park event. The event will be held on Sunday, September 24 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Ty Warner Park, southeast parking lot area. The event celebrates, educates, and encourages compassion and awareness between area families and their pets.  You will be able to “Eat, Shop, Play and Learn” at this event. The event will feature vendors with pet treats, toys, equipment, pet rescue information, and much more. There will be opportunities to talk and ask questions of local veterinarians, entertainment from local dance troupes, and a food truck with a family-friendly menu. Kids and adults can get close and personal with various unique pets and learn about their habits and care. This event is a fun opportunity to spend some time with your favorite 4-legged animal or to find one. The winner of the Westmont Pet Photo Contest will also be announced. In addition, there is a Touch-a-Truck display where children and adults can explore and learn about a wide range of trucks and commercial vehicles. The Chamber invites everyone and their pets to participate in this fun-filled day at Ty Warner Park.

Photo entries for the 3rd Annual Westmont Chamber Pet Photo Contest can be submitted beginning August 1st through August 31, 2023. Voting for the contest will begin September 1. Visit the Chamber website for contest and prize information.

Pet owners are asked to sign up for the Pet  Parade, which will begin at 1:30 p.m. The pet contest will feature awards in several categories including Best in Show, Best Costume, Largest Pet, Smallest Pet, Most Unusual Pet, and Best Pet Trick. 

For more information, contact the Westmont Chamber at 630-960-5553 or visit the Chamber website:


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