Saturday May 25th, 2024 5:16AM

Mutts on Main returns Saturday to the Gainesville square

By AccessWDUN Staff

Gainesville's annual pet expo, Mutts on Main, returns Saturday to the city's historic downtown square.

The 10th annual event will be held rain or shine and will feature vendors, pet adoptions and a variety of pet-related events.

Festivities kick off at 10 a.m. and run until 4 p.m. 

"We've got sidewalk sales with the downtown businesses, some of the food establishments are doing dog-themed specials for the day, and we'll have some food vendors out there as well," Nicole Parham with Main Street Gainesville said on Friday's edition of WDUN's Mornings on Maine Street. "We'll have a disc dog show, we always have a fashion show with some of the local boutiques."

Parham said 40 vendors will be participating in the event.

A full schedule of events for Mutts on Main is as follows:

  • 10 a.m.: Expo Opens, Live on Air with Bill Maine / WDUN
  • 10:30 a.m.: ‘K9s in Flight’ Disc Dog Show #1
  • 11 a.m.: Hall County K9 Unit meet and greet
  • 12 p.m.: Fashion Show / Pet Contests
  • 1 p.m.: ‘K9s in Flight’ Disc Dog Show #2
  • 2 p.m.: Becky Simon Band Live, Gainesville PD Therapy Dog Meet and Greet
  • 3 p.m.: ‘K9s in Flight’ Disc Dog Show #3
  • 4 p.m.: Event Ends, Expo Closes

The following streets will be closed during the event:

  • Bradford Street (both sides - road closes at 5 a.m.)
  • Main Street (both sides - road closes at 5 a.m.)
  • Washington Street (parking closures on park side only starting at 5 a.m.)
  • Spring Street (parking closures on park side starting at 5 a.m. Left lane: vendor unloading zone from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.)

More information about Mutts on Main can be found here.

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