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National Pit Bull Awareness Day

  • Veterans Memorial Plaza 550 North Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN, 46204 United States (map)

October is Pit Bull Awareness Month! Our friends at Indy Pit Crew are hosting the National Pit Bull Awareness Day Festival and march on the downtown circle. Before and after the walk, we will have a Festival with fabulous supporters and vendors, free raffle give-away, pet costume contest and the always exciting silent auction!

Check out this video from the 2014 National Pit Bull Awareness Day March.

RSVP to attend the event with your entire family at! Note this link may not work until September 1st.

Timetable of events:

10:00am Festival opens

11:00am Free raffle give-away

12:00pm Walk begins (most participants will walk and not be at the festival site during this time frame)

*1:00pm Walk ends across the street from the Festival location. Immediately followed by a group photo and costume contest judging.

*1:15pm Attendees return to Festival location.

*2:00pm Silent auction ends

*2:30pm Festival wrap-up

* Note all scheduled events after the walk given as an approximate time. The time it takes to complete the walk is entirely dependent on the number of people and pets walking.

Metered parking is available around the Plaza and it is cheaper if your park north of North Street.

Here's a map of where our location will be at the festival! Stop by and say hi!

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