Pugs are taking over the windy city!May 6th - May 7th 2017
Imagine a place where all your favorite pug celebrities come together and you get to meet all their squishy faces! Well dreams come true with the upcoming #pugstakechicago event.
A portion of the proceeds will support Northern Illinois Pug Rescue & Adoption (NIPRA)!
This is going to be epic!
When: May 6-7, 2017 Where: Chicago, IL
During the weekend of May 6-7 pugs take over chicago! Pug lovers can meet with fellow owners and their smooshy-faced crew to celebrate and enjoy all things PUG! There will be three pug-friendly events during pugs take Chicago, including a fundraiser that will benefit both the Northern Illinois Pug Rescue & Adoption (NIPRA) and MOPS as well as appearances by many of social media’s pug darlings, such as:
- Head tilting extraordinaires @MinnieMaxPugs from San Francisco
- (self-declared) Queen of Chicago, @Violet_Pug, and her dapper brother @TimmyOPug
- #PugChat CEO @HamiltonPug, his little bro @RealRufusPug, and their BFF, @PugNamedFinn from NYC
- Stylish sister trio @Pugdashians from Maine
- The handsome Hamptons brothers, @OtisThePugWalsh and Milo
- Debonair @SpankyThePug and his sassy sister Darla from Boston/Nashville
- Pugtender @RoccoThePug and his gf @Zira from Austin
- Always fashionable @TheStylishBisou and Chloe from San Diego
- Bowtie aficionado @WoofWellington from Boston
- Plus, @TuesdayThePug from New York; @BodieSpanky from Atlanta; @KirbyPug from Minnesota; @ChubbsTheWampug’s mom from Arizona; @Speakpug from Texas – and many more!
Saturday, May 610:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pugs Take Chicago meets by the fenced-in dog friendly area at Lakeshore East Park in the Loop. Let your pug have some off-leash play time! Open to all ages.
Saturday, May 61:00 to 4:00 p.m. Pugs Take Chicago PARTAY at Clark Street Ale House in River North (ages 21+ for humans)! Enjoy some cocktails and mingle with your favorite pugs inside the classic Chicago bar or in the large, fenced in patio in the back. Shop our raffle and maybe meet some adoptable pugs!
Please plan to buy lots of raffle tickets:100% of the proceeds will go to NIPRA and MOPS! Both of these rescues do so much for homeless pugs in the Chicagoland area and are always in need of funding to pay for medical care and food. Exciting raffle prizes include a Pet Your Shirt gift certificate, a drawing from the talented artist @157ofGemma, bowties from Curly Tail Ties, a photo session with Cotrell & Co Photographers, a pug quilt from @BlindButNot, and more! Donations are still being collected for the raffle so if you have anything to donate, please let the organizers know!
Sunday, May 710:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Pugs Take the Great Lakes! Enjoy a pug-friendly boat cruise along the Chicago River and out onto Lake Michigan! Space will be limited. To subscribe for more information about the overall event, the cruise, and how to book your tickets, visit http://eepurl.com/cyk2Sz.