WOOFstock 2017

Elizabethan Gardens
1411 National Park Drive
Manteo, NC 27954
April 8, 2017
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Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Let the dogs out for our second annual tail-wagging’ happy affair 10am-1pm on April 8, 2017! 
Features local fur-loving exhibitors (see listings for 2016 below) and activities for your entire family with contests (and first place prizes) for your dog. WOOFstock also features live music, a dog photographer and concessions available for both dogs and humans. Standard admission for members, non-members and canine visitors applies. (Dog policy details)


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Gardens will open when event starts at 10am.

Check out our event vendors, activities and exhibits. There’s a lot to howl about at this year’s event!

Many thanks to our event sponsors: The Willey Agency, Ocean Sands K-Resort, Tail Waggin’ Photography, Sunset Slush OBX and 102.5 The Shark and Dixie 105.7.

We are still planning for 2017. But most likely you’ll see the same tail wagging’ vendors and exhibits. Read below to find out more about what will be in store for 2017.

2016 SCHEDULE (2017 TBD)

9:30 a.m. – Live remote airs on Dixie 105.7 with Ray Turner (Note: event doesn’t begin until 10am)

10:00 a.m. – Gates Open/ Enjoy Visiting Vendors/ Sign-up for Competition –Right Side of the Stage. Please welcome on the Main Stage Mark St. John from East Carolina Radio who will spin tunes for WOOFstock.

11:00 to Noon – Judging for Best WOOFstock Booth – Winner Receives a Free Rental 50 Guests

11:30 – Stage Competitions Begin on the WOOFstock Stage

2016 WOOFstock Dog Competition

  • Best Elizabethan Ruff – Sponsored by Carl V. Curnutte
  • Best Bark – Sponsored by Ocean Sands K-9 Resort and Wedding Paws
  • Best Trick/ Talent – Sponsored by Island Pet Gallery
  • Best Look Alike – Sponsored by Oh Yappy Dayz
  • Best Dancer – Sponsored by Tail Waggin’ Photography
  • Best WOOFstock Look – Sponsored by Right at Home Mobile Veterinary Services

1:00pm – Group photo of WOOFstock Participants

1:20pm – Welcome Dare County Animal Drug Dog to Demonstrate how to handle your dog and deal with aggressive dogs

1:40pm Doggie Parade – come sign up and introduce you and your dog. Chance to see and meet a variety of dog breeds on the Outer Banks!

2:00pm – Big WOOF for the Conclusion of the Vendors

2:00pm – Showing of our top paw Doggie Matinee movie (Popcorn/Sodas $1.00)


McGruff the Crime Dog – say hello to this lovable crime-fighting canine brought to us by Dare County Community Crime Line.
Agility Course on the Overlook Terrace. Come test your dog’s ability on this course. Dog Tunnel/ Stakes/ Jumps and more for dogs to try out. Sponsored by SPCA.
Rally Station
Doggie Matinee – Come enjoy a dog movie in the Dog Theatre. Yes, popcorn/soda is available ($1 each).
2016 WOOFstock Dog Competition. (details below)

Dog Judges include: Russ Lay – Outer Banks Voice, Adriane Little – Willey Insurance Agency, and Willow Kelly


 2016 Vendors

  • Animal Hospital of Nags Head – Paw Readings, Give-a-ways, dog food and snacks. Come enjoy their bake sale.
  • Tail Waggin’ Photography
    • Mini photo sessions
  • Wild About Nature OBX – gift items and making pinecone bird feeders/ yogurt cup feeders craft activity for WOOFstock
  • Dune Dawgs Rescue, Inc.
    • Rescue Dogs for Adoption and a Pittie Puppie Kissie Booth, Dog Activities and More
  • Ocean Sands K-9 Resort and Wedding Paws
    • Wedding and Boarding Information
    • Children’s Workshop – Doggie Storytime
  • Invisible Fence of Northeastern North Carolina
    • Information and equipment display for Invisible Fence Brand Containment
  • Holistic Pet Shop, Kill Devil Hills
    • Health, wellness and nutrition for dogs
    • Nail and foot trims
    • Dog Training
  • Coastal Humane Society
    • Literature and information on rescue help available for our area (Dare and Lower Currituck).
  • Oh Yappy Dayz
    • All natural food and treats, ecofriendly toys and supplies and art for dog lovers.
  • Right at Home Mobile Veterinary Services
    • Microchip Clinic
  • Outer Banks SPCA
    • Dogs for adoption and OBX SPCA Booth
  • Pet Protector Disc (Ahoskie, NC)
  • Willey Agency – On hand to discuss insurance and your pets
  • Our Two Bostons
    • dog bandanas and dog and cat toys for sale
  • TUBBS Hot Dogs – hot diggity dog, yum for the tum!
  • BK Shuckers – Doggie and people food
  • The Girl Scouts of America will sell Girl Scout Cookies
  • EZ Camper OBX
    • exhibit on their local camper services
    • corn hole game with a prize for fur babies and humans too.
  • Cats, etc. – Will have dogs toys, leashes, collars, food, biscuits, treats, dog lover gifts, dog tags, dog life jackets, reflective items, socks, food bowls and water containers.
  • Dixie 105.7 – Live remote airs with Dixie and Ray Turner (Note: event doesn’t begin until 10am) (Note: event doesn’t begin until 10am)
  • Sunset Slushy
  • Island Pet Gallery – Pet Supplies & frosty paws
  • OBX Paparazzi – Dog Bandanas, Adopt Me Products, Dog Puzzles and more
  • Simple Expressions – Face painting
  • Golden Dawgs

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