The 11th Annual Milwaukee Pug Fest
Milwaukee Pug Fest was named the "Best Festival" in WISN-TV's "A-List" contest in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013.
Milwaukee Pug Fest is the the largest Pug event in North America with attendees coming from all over the U.S. and Canada.
PUG FEST - "The" Event: Sunday - May 17, 2015
Milwaukee County Indoor Sports Complex
6000 West Ryan Road (Hwy. 100) (I-94 Exit 322) Franklin, WI 53132
Adults - $8.00
Children Under 10 - $3.00
Parking - $3.00 collected by Milwaukee County Parks Dept.
ADVANCED TICKETS - AVOID THE LINES AND SAVE MONEY!!
Advanced Adult tickets are $6.00 each and Children under 10 years are $2.00 each for a limited time.
We accept check, Mastercard, Visa and Discover.
BE SURE TO INCLUDE A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE.
Click here for Advanced Ticket Form
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
9:45AM - Doors Open
NOTE: Participants must pre-register at the "Contest Registration" Table.
There is a fee of $1.00 per dog to register in the talent contest, costume contest, and Pug races.
Be sure to keep your ticket.
10:30AM - Opening Remarks
11:00AM - Talent Contest
11:30AM - Milwaukee County Sheriff K-9 Demonstration
12:00PM - FIREMEN vs DOG AGILITY
12:30PM - Silent Auction #1 Closes
1:00PM - "Blessing of the Pugs and friends" by Fr. John Allen
1:30PM - Costume Contests
Ready Made Costumes
2:00PM - Chinese Auction closes
Hand Crafted Costumes
Float & Buggy Category
2:30PM - Silent Auction Table #2 closes
3:00PM - Pug Races by Petco
HOTEL INFORMATION & SATURDAY TOURS INFORMATION
SATURDAY TOUR INFORMATION
Pug Rescue Network will again host the tours and Saturday evening event. Tours on Saturday morning will be leaving from the Comfort Suites front lobby. Tour locations are being finalized.
There will be two buses. One bus will be leaving at 9:00am and end at the Horny Goat Hideaway for the annual lunch with the Pugs. The cost of the bus ride is $5 per person, pugs free.
The second bus will leave the Comfort Suites at 11:15am and take patrons and pugs to the Horny Goat Hideaway. The cost of the bus ride is $5 per person, pugs free.
SATURDAY EVENING EVENT
Saturday evening events are held in the Comfort Suites Convention Center which is located in the rear of the
hotel beginning at 6pm.... Activities include Pug Rescues pre-selling their merchandise, raffles and silent
auctions. The Gouda Girls Truck will be at the evening event outside of the Conference Center with great food
for sale. Complimentary soft drinks will be available with a cash bar. Pugs are invited. This is a great
event to meet with other pug owners and meet the pug rescues from across North America.
Pug Fest 2015 hotel bookings are being taken. The host hotel will be Comfort Suites however there will be preferred
rates established at two of the other properties. To reserve your room you can either book online using the
booking link provided or by calling the hotel direct and requesting a room out of the Pug Fest block.
Room Types / Fees:
Standard Suite Single King / Double Queen: $89.00/night+tax
Whirlpool Suite / Poolside Suite: $109.00/night+tax
Room rate includes the price of TWO ADULTS and TWO DOGS.
Each additional Adult: $10/day, Each additional Dog: $5 / day
Comfort Suites Milwaukee Airport (Pug Friendly!)
6362 South 13th Street
Oak Creek, WI 53154
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
1400 W. Zellman Court
Milwaukee WI 53221
PROBLEMS BOOKING??? Call the Hotel direct and be sure to tell them you are booking under the
"MILWAUKEE PUGFEST" bloc of rooms for the reduced rate. Or Email Heather Vick at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you are having problems booking a room or if website indicates no rooms available or call her office at: 414-501-1225.
6440 S. 13th Street
Oak Creek WI 53154
Call: Call: 414-570-9999
It takes a large staff of volunteers to run an event such as Pug Fest. We are always looking for individuals to volunteer their time and talent to the event.
If you would like to become a volunteer, please click this link to download the Volunteer Form.
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