Dog Day Downtown Presented by German American Bank is Saturday, September 16
ANNOUNCEMENT – September 13, 2023: The Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District (EID) invites the community to bring their dogs and visit Downtown Evansville on Saturday, September 16 from 11 AM – 2 PM for the fourth annual Dog Day Downtown Presented by German American Bank. Event activities will take place on Main Street (from 2nd to 5th Street). The 200 and 400 blocks of Main Street will be closed to vehicles for the event. The 300 Block is closed for the Main Street reconstruction project, but sidewalks will remain open for guests to visit businesses and to enjoy event activities. Activities will include a dog agility course, a “Bone Bar” with free bone-shaped treats, free pup cups, free bandanas for your pup, a cuddle station, a photo portrait station, photo points for guests and their dogs, free microchipping by the Vanderburgh Humane Society, and spa services including free nail trimmings, brushing, ear cleaning, and massages. Please note, quantities are first come, first serve on free items. Local animal nonprofits are participating, as are local vendors selling dog-related products. “Businesses will display window clings identifying their status as dog friendly. We have 20+ dog friendly businesses Downtown,” said Adam Trinkel, marketing, communications, & events director, EID. “We’re rolling out the red carpet for our furry companions as we welcome hundreds of dogs and their humans to our Downtown neighborhood,” continued Adam Trinkel. “We encourage our four-legged friends and their humans to join us for fun outdoor activities, shopping in our pet friendly stores, and dining at one of our pet friendly restaurant patios,” he added.
Activities are free thanks to the generous support of sponsors, including presenting sponsor German American Bank, Astound Broadband, Biscuit Belly, Earthborn Holistic Pet Foods, F.C. Tucker Emge Realtors, Gerling Law, Pet Food Center, Romain Subaru, and the Office of the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor.
Visit DowntownEvansville.com/DogDay or Downtown Evansville Indiana on social media for more information.
About Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District
Following a 2017 petition process of member property owners, the EID was formed in 2018 to provide benefits and services to member properties paid for by a special annual assessment on these properties. The EID builds a move active and inclusive Downtown Evansville. It enhances resident, consumer, investor, worker, and visitor experiences in Downtown Evansville. In 2023, the EID will produce 12 large-scale events in Downtown Evansville, welcoming over 50,000 people to the District. To learn more about the EID and its progress in enhancing the Downtown experience, visit www.downtownevansville.com