GoldenFest 2017


A FUN day for Goldens and their families.
See you Sunday, April 9th, at the 14th annual GoldenFest, a fun-filled afternoon for you and your Golden. Enjoy contests, vendor booths, a silent auction and refreshments while your Goldens play at Dogwood Park.

Sunday, April 9, 2 – 4pm

Dogwood Park
7407 Salisbury Road
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Get directions

$15 for Goldens and their families

Please bring lawn chairs for yourselves & towels for your pups.


  Newspaper retrieval
     Tennis Ball retrieval
           Best Trick contest
           Easter Bonnet Contest

Pet Services
Nail Clipping & Ear Cleaning by Green Dog Spa
Pet First Aid demonstration by Pet Life Saver Jacksonville

Music by Robbie Trice

Food Vendors
Luckee Dog K9 Kool Treats

 Tasty Dogs

GREAT’s Drink Booth – soft drinks & bottled water

Vendor Booths
  Affiliated Veterinary Specialists
       All Ears Pet Sitting
       Caring Fur Pets

Champion Printing

     Dog Town USA, Jacksonville
         Doody Daddy
      Double Doggie
          Earth Pets Natural Pet Market

     Green Dog Spa

 Happy Dog Inn

   Kamp K-9
         Kristen’s Custom Pet Portraits
   Lakewood Animal Clinic
     Maggie Marshall Dog Training
   Pet Life Saver Jacksonville
          Salty Paws Healthy Market
         Sit Play Stay
         Sunland Acres Pet Boarding
        GREAT’s Foster Booth
         GREAT’s Info & Volunteer Booth
   GREAT’s Store

Vendor Opportunity
If you have a pet-related business and are interested in being a vendor at GoldenFest, click here.

Hoptinger Bier Garden & Sausage House



Sponsorship Opportunity
If you have a business and are interested in being a sponsor of GoldenFest, click here.

Silent Auction Items
Over 100 items including:

  • Gift Certificates to area restaurants, spas, pet photographers, pet boarding, entertainment tickets, wine tasting classes/parties, pet sitters/walkers, etc.!
  • Dog Items
  • Gift Baskets
  • Golden Retriever embroidered clothing and totes
  • Inscribed books by Dean Koontz
  • Art
  • Jewelry
  • And much more!

Silent Auction Items Needed
To contribute items to our silent auction, click here. New or gently used – almost any item is acceptable.

Volunteer Opportunity
To volunteer to solicit silent auction items or post flyers for GoldenFest, click here.

We need collars and leashes! Please bring and donate new or used ones. Please, no retractable leashes.