Above: Graphic logo for the Balboa Barks event benefiting Canine Companions for Independence.
Balboa Barks: A Day of Peace, Love & Canine Companions will be a groovy time for the family and Fido on Saturday, April 9, 2011 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. in Balboa Park at the corner of Park Blvd and Presidents Way.
Formerly called Woofstock, the festival features flyball, disc dogs, a K9 playground, contests, great shopping, delicious food and more! All proceeds benefit Canine Companions for Independence (CCI), a local non-profit that provides assistance dogs to people with disabilities completely free of charge.
General admission is only $7 (children 5 and under are free) with coupons available at local businesses. Peace Love & Canine Companions dog walk precedes the festival at 9 a.m. Walk registration fee ($35 adult, $15 child, $75 family) includes a cool Balboa Barks t-shirt, free festival admission and a sWAG bag filled with great surprises!
Location: Presidents Lawn, Balboa Park Google Map