Street Paws Festival Debuts at Maroubra Beach

Street Paws Festival Maroubra
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Maroubra Beach is set to host the inaugural Street Paws Festival, a celebration of our furry companions and their companionship with humans. Supported by Rotary Clubs Botany, Randwick, and Maroubra, this event promises a fun-filled day for both dogs and their owners. 



The festival, which will take place on 7 April 2024 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Arthur Byrne Reserve, boasts diverse activities and competitions.

Street Paws Festival Maroubra
Photo Credit: StreetPawsFestival/Facebook

Schedule of Events

  • 10 am: The festival starts with a warm welcome by the Mayor of Randwick.
  • 11 am: Watch the dogs showcase their talents in Best Tail Wagger, Best Trick, and Best Dancing Dog categories.
  • Noon: Get ready to be amazed by the creativity displayed in the Best Fancy Dress Dog competition.
  • 1 pm: Honour the wisdom and grace of senior dogs in the Most Dignified Old Timer contest.
  • 2 pm: Prepare for an overload of cuteness as puppies vie for the title of Cutest Puppy.

In addition to the main events, attendees can participate in a raffle, enjoy a sausage sizzle, paint their faces, and explore various dog-themed market stalls. This event is perfect for families looking for a delightful day out with furry friends. 

Photo Credit: StreetPawsFestival/Facebook
Street Paws Festival Maroubra
Photo Credit: StreetPawsFestival/Facebook

Since its inception in 2018, the Street Paws Festival is committed to becoming an annual fixture across Sydney. Organisers plan to rotate the festival to various locations, ensuring accessibility to dog lovers citywide. 



Future iterations of the event are expected to return in other suburbs, providing communities with continued opportunities to celebrate the bond between humans and their four-legged companions.

Follow Street Paws Festival on Facebook for more information and updates.

Published 13-March-2024