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Del Ray Dog Fest 2023 & Yappy Hour

Join us for the 1st Annual Del Ray Dog Fest, an outdoor Springtime festival celebrating dogs, their owners and the Del Ray community!  We will be welcoming the warmer weather with this fun outdoor event which will include dog centered activities, dog menu items, live music, vendors and food from 11am- 3pm.  Event is dog friendly and outdoors, rain or shine. Following the event, there will be a “Yappy Hour” for owners and their pets at participating restaurants.

Date: Sunday, April 2nd (11am-3PM)

Location: George Washington Middle School Parking Lot, 1005 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301

Interested in becoming a Vendor? Fill out this form HERE

  • Del Ray Business Association Member Fee: $50 (submit payment below)
  • Non – Del Ray Business Association Member Fee: $125

Sponsorship Opportunities for Del Ray Dog Fest 2023

  • Presenting Sponsor – $5,000 – 1 Total
  • Stage Sponsor – $2500 – 1 Total
  • Dog Bandana Sponsor – $2,000 – 1 Total
  • Waste Bag Dispenser Sponsor – $1,750 – 1 Total
  • Pet Portraits Sponsor – $1,500 – 1 Total
  • Pet Relief Area Sponsors – $1,000/Station – 2 Total
  • Yappy Hour Sign Sponsor  – $500 – 1 Total
  • Hydration Station Sponsors – $250/Station – 6 Total
  • Porto-John Sponsors – $200/Station – 5 Total
  • Barricade Sponsors – $100 – 10 Total
  • Furiend Of the Festival – $50 – Unlimited

Event Chair: DRBA Board Member Jenna Gotch of Passionately Pets 

Dog Fest Vendor — DRBA Member


$50

Dog Fest Vendor — DRBA Member

The cost for good standing members in the Del Ray Business Association is $50.00. 

To Participate As A Vendor You Must:

    • Be an active member of the Del Ray Business Association (can join at www.visitdelray.com/join/).
    • Have a dog related product or service as a regular offering for your business that you will highlight during the event.
    • Restaurants can create a bite sized menu item for the dogs to taste if they don’t regularly have a dog item on their menu.
    • Restaurants & Treat Makers must submit their dog menu taste item by 3/15/23 to jenna@passionatelypets.com for [print material).
      • Ingredient list for tastes must be visible at your boot
      • All food items need to be packaged or pre-made
    • Provide your own 10 x 10 tent, tables and chairs and be present during the entire event 11am-3pm.     Please note there will be no access to electricity or water at the event.
    • All vendors are required to have the correct certifications, licenses, insurance coverages and/or permits for their activities at their booth and/or establishment.
    • All vendors are required to provide a certificate of insurance naming the Del Ray Business Association as additional insured under their general liability policy prior to the event.
    • If your business requires a health permit, please send a copy to jenna@passionatelypets.com.
    • Vendors can begin set up 2 hours prior to the event and must be completely set up no later than 10:45am.
    • Vendors will have 1 hour to break down after the event is over and can not begin earlier than 3pm.
    •  Identify a point person for contact regarding ongoing Dog Fest communications.
    • Provide your logo, preferably in vector format (.eps or .ai) for use on marketing materials.

Dog Fest Vendor — Non-DRBA Member


$125

Dog Fest Vendor — Non-DRBA Member

The cost for Non-DRBA members is: $125.00. Interested in becoming a member? Check out www.visitdelray.com

To Participate As A Vendor You Must:

    • Have a dog related product or service as a regular offering for your business that you will highlight during the event.
    • Restaurants can create a bite sized menu item for the dogs to taste if they don’t regularly have a dog item on their menu.
    • Restaurants & Treat Makers must submit their dog menu taste item by 3/15/23 to jenna@passionatelypets.com for [print material).
      • Ingredient list for tastes must be visible at your boot
      • All food items need to be packaged or pre-made
    • Provide your own 10 x 10 tent, tables and chairs and be present during the entire event 11am-3pm.     Please note there will be no access to electricity or water at the event.
    • All vendors are required to have the correct certifications, licenses, insurance coverages and/or permits for their activities at their booth and/or establishment.
    • All vendors are required to provide a certificate of insurance naming the Del Ray Business Association as additional insured under their general liability policy prior to the event.
    • If your business requires a health permit, please send a copy to jenna@passionatelypets.com.
    • Vendors can begin set up 2 hours prior to the event and must be completely set up no later than 10:45am.
    • Vendors will have 1 hour to break down after the event is over and can not begin earlier than 3pm.
    •  Identify a point person for contact regarding ongoing Dog Fest communications.
    • Provide your logo, preferably in vector format (.eps or .ai) for use on marketing materials.

Dog Fest Stage Sponsor


$2500

Dog Fest Stage Sponsor

• Logo & recognition on all marketing, social media and printed promotional materials related to the event.
• Opportunity during event for stage sponsor to highlight their brand and their contribution to the event.
• 6′ x 3′ banner prominently displayed on main stage and  6′ x 3′ banner displayed in 1 additional location in event space. Sponsor must provide their own banners.

Dog Fest Dog Bandana Sponsor


$2000

Dog Fest Dog Bandana Sponsor

• Logo on marketing materials related to the event.
• 1 color logo on 500 dog bandanas that will be given out to attendees during the event
• 6′ x 3′ banner displayed in event space. Sponsor must provide their own banner.

Dog Fest Waste Bag Dispenser Sponsor


$1750

Dog Fest Waste Bag Dispenser Sponsor

• Logo on marketing materials related to the event.
• 1 color logo on 500 waste bag dispensers that will be given out to attendees during the event
• 6′ x 3′ banner displayed in event space. Sponsor must provide their own banner.

Dog Fest Pet Portraits Sponsor


$1500

Dog Fest Pet Portraits Sponsor

• Logo on marketing materials related to the event.
• Logo on Sign at Pet Portrait Station
• 6′ x 3′ banner displayed in event space. Sponsor must provide their own banner.

Dog Fest Pet Relief Area Sponsors


$1000

Dog Fest Pet Relief Area Sponsors

• Logo displayed on signs designating Potty Stations for dogs throughout the event space.

• Logo on marketing materials related to the event.

• 6′ x 3′ banner displayed in event space. Sponsor must provide their own banner.
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Dog Fest Hydration Station Sponsors


$250

Dog Fest Hydration Station Sponsors

• Logo displayed on signs designating Water Stations for the dogs throughout the event space.
• Logo on marketing materials related to the event.

Dog Fest Porto-John Sponsors


$200

Dog Fest Porto-John Sponsors

• Logo displayed on signs designating Portable Bathroom Stations for humans throughout the event space.
• Logo on marketing materials related to the event.

Dog Fest Barricade Sponsors


$100

Dog Fest Barricade Sponsors

• 6′ x 3′ banner displayed on barricade in event space. Sponsor must provide their own banner.

Dog Fest Furiend Of the Festival


$50

Dog Fest Furiend Of the Festival