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Austin is famous for being one of America’s most pet friendly towns, and now there’s a festival dedicated to your favorite furry friends! Come out for the event that’s guaranteed to set tongues a-wagging, Majic 95.5’s Paws in the Park!
On Saturday, September 27th, Majic invites listeners and their pets to this FREE one-day pet festival at Centennial Plaza in Round Rock for an array of pet-friendly activities! Get your pet a marvelous makeover with on-site grooming, check out the shopping bazaar to find the new toy they’ll be chewing for days, plus work up a pet sweat on an exciting pet agility course!
In addition to all the furry fun, you’ll find on-site adoptions, great live music from national recording artists Todd Carey and Ryan Starr, and so much more! Round up your furry family (and your favorite people, too!) and enjoy a day that celebrates the animal lover in all of us!
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Todd Carey - The New York-based artist previously hit the top forty iTunes charts with his 2010 EP release After the Morning After. In support of his 2007 debut, Watching Waiting (Fontana), he played over 250 dates, with sellout shows in Chicago and Wisconsin, dazzling audiences with his pop song smarts, masterful guitar playing and exuberant stage presence. Carey has toured nationally and performed on stage with such diverse artists as Jason Mraz, John Mayer, Marc Broussard, Brendan James, Jason Reeves, Keaton Simons and Matt Duke. Since 2010 he has been a fixture at the annual Hotel Carolina music festival. His music has been featured in MTV's The Real World and movies such as Palo Alto and True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet. Visit Todd online at www.toddcareymusic.com.
Ryan Star - Dubbed “the alt-rock Frank Ocean” by Paper Magazine, Ryan Star is an alternative rock artist from Brooklyn, New York. His music has appeared prominently in films such as P.S. I Love You and hit television shows like The Vampire Diaries, as well as the theme song to Lie To Me. Given his live-show prowess, he's been tapped to share the stage with many incredible artists, from Imagine Dragons to Bon Jovi to Maroon 5. His 2010 full-length major label debut,11:59, landed at #10 on Billboard's Rock Albums Chart and #4 on the Tastemakers Chart. In 2012 Ryan’s hit "Stay Awhile" charted Top 30 at Hot AC radio and quickly amassed over 2 million YouTube views. Visit Ryan online at www.rstar.net.
How much does it cost to attend Paws in the Park? Paws in the Park is a free event open to the public, but some vendors on-site will charge for their services.
Do the vendors only take cash, or can I pay with a credit card?
That depends on the vendor! All of them will take cash, though some may be set up to take credit cards. Be sure and ask what forms of payment they accept before agreeing to any purchases.
Is there an age limit for the event?
No there is not. Paws in the Park will be open to folks of all ages.
Where is Centennial Plaza?
Centennial Plaza in Round Rock (formerly known as the Sharon Prete Main Street Plaza) can be found at 221 E Main St Round Rock, TX 78664. The park is located across the street from City Hall and can be found at the intersection of East Main and South Lampasas Street. This is not to be confused with Centennial Park in Austin, soon to be the site of the University of Texas teaching hospital.
Is there parking in the area? How much is it?
Yes there is! You will find a free parking garage near the park at the intersection of East Baghdad and South Lampasas Street.
In the event of bad weather, will the event be cancelled?
No. Paws in the Park will be held on September 27th, rain or shine.
Can I bring food and drink?
You can! The sole exception will be alcohol, which you may not bring onto the premises. Food and drink will also be available for purchase from the on-site vendors.
Stupid question, but I can bring my pet, right?
Of course you can! It’s their big day!
What pet rules must we obey?
As with any city park, your pet must be on a leash and you must clean up your pet’s waste and put it in the proper receptacle.
Can I bring folding chairs or a blanket to sit on for the concert?
You can, but with all the animals that will be around it’s not highly recommended if you want that blanket to stay clean!
Can I ride my bike/skateboard?
Once again, as with other city parks, you are not allowed to skateboard on the premises. We ask that you refrain from biking on premises as well. There will be bicycle parking provided for those that use it as a mode of transportation.