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St. Pawtty’s Day

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Saturday, March 13

  • Free
  • Downtown OWA

It’s a St. Pawtty’s Day celebration! 

Everyone loves their furry friends, so OWA invites you to bring them along to enjoy the fun at our 4th annual St. Pawtty’s Day celebration! This is a family-friendly, free event featuring music, a pet parade, doggie adoptions and a costume contest!

OWA will partner with local animal rescues to offer pet adoptions for dogs to find their forever homes, and we’re paying half of the adoption fee for each animal adopted at the event! Plus, you can register for the festive pet parade through Downtown OWA for only $10 with your donation going to support local animal shelters!

Be sure to dress in your St. Pawtty’s best! Immediately following the pet parade, a costume contest will take place on the OWA Island Stage with cash prizes given for Mr. & Mrs. St. Pawtty’s, Most Creative, Dynamic Duo and OWA Choice.

The 4th annual St. Pawtty’s Day is a celebration of pet owners, pet lovers and the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. All of this while DJ Patrick plays the friskiest of fun tunes. We hope you can join us and make this annual event a St. Pawtty’s Day tradition!






2021 St. Pawtty’s Day Event Schedule

12:30-3:30pm • DJ Patrick on the OWA Island Stage
☘️ DJ Patrick is spinning the tunes for you on OWA’s Island, so grab your pup and dance the day away!

1-2pm • Parade Registration on OWA Island
🐶 Register for the St. Pawtty’s Day pet parade for only $10 (cash or check only, please). This registration fee benefits the Baldwin County Animal Shelter!

1-3pm • Pet Adoptions on OWA Island
☘️ OWA will pay half of your adoption fee! Pet adoptions from the Baldwin County Animal Shelter are normally $70. For participating in our St. Pawtty’s Day fun, it’s only a $35 adoption fee to bring home your forever, fur-ever friend. Adoption fee covers spay/neuter, rabies shot/tag, current on vaccinations, heartworm tested and flea treatment.

2pm • Walking Parade through Downtown OWA & OWA Island
🐶 Take a stroll with us! This .5-mile walking parade winds through Downtown OWA with puppy pools throughout Downtown to cool your pup and give them a drink of water. The parade starts and finishes on the OWA Island.

2:30pm • Costume Contest on the OWA Island Stage
☘️ DJ Patrick will host our St. Pawtty’s Day Costume Contest and Awards Ceremony. OWA will sponsor cash prizes for Mr. & Mrs. St. Pawtty’s, Most Creative, Dynamic Duo and OWA Choice.

This is a socially-distanced event. We invite you to learn more about our enhanced health and safety policies.