Howl at the Moon Fest


When
Where
Killeen Rodeo Grounds

2nd Annual Emancipet Killeen Howl at the Moon Glow Fest

Howl DockDogs 2Killeen Rodeo Grounds
3201 South W.S. Young Drive
Killeen, TX 76542

Spend an exhilarating Labor Day weekend at Emancipet Killeen’s 2nd Annual Howl at the Moon Glow Fest and enjoy two days of family fun and dog-friendly, action-packed activities for adults, kids, and dogs. All proceeds benefit Emancipet Killeen.

The family-friendly event will feature the Heart of Texas DockDogs aquatic competition and an all-day Beach Party with a DJ and live music, Howl DD logolocal vendors, food trucks, and interactive activities and contests for people and their dogs. Well-behaved dogs are welcome (limit 2 dogs per participant). All dogs must wear a collar with ID tag and be on a 2- to 4-foot standard leash (no retractable leashes, please).

Since it opened in February 2014, Emancipet Killeen has provided low-cost veterinary services and spay/neuter to more than 15,000 pets. Your support helps us continue to increase access to safe, affordable spay/neuter and veterinary services for the people and pets of the Greater Killeen/Fort Hood Area residing in Bell, Coryell, Lampasas, and northern Williamson counties.

Saturday, September 3rd 

Saturday’s festivities include the Heart of Texas DockDogs® aquatic competition, a performance sport for dogs with dock jumping and retrieving contests. Attendees will be able to watch the preliminary rounds of the competition, and are even welcome to sign their dog up to try out the sport for themselves. (Please register in advance here.)

Guests can also enjoy the all-day Beach Party with a DJ and live music, Howl DD logolocal vendors, food trucks, and interactive activities and contests for people and their dogs.

As the sun goes down on Saturday, it will be time for the Howl at the Moon Glow Walk. People and their pets are encouraged to glam it up for the Glow Glam Contest, followed by a Glow Walk around the arena grounds. The party will include live music, local vendors, food trucks, and interactive activities for people and their dogs. (Note: An All-Access Wristband is required to participate in the Glow Glam Contest and to be eligible for the door prize drawings.)

Wristbands can be purchased at the gate for $30 per person age 12 and up.

Sunday, September 4th

Sunday features the Heart of Texas DockDogs® Finals — come root for these amazing dogs as they swim, jump, and retrieve! And the Beach Party will continue on Sunday.

Learn more about the Howl at the Moon Glow Fest

Heart of Texas DockDogs®

Heart of Texas DockDogs®

 HOT Big Air
New this year is the two-day Heart of Texas DockDogs Premier Canine Aquatic Competition, a fun performance sport for dogs that includes three contests:

  • Big Air
  • Extreme Vertical
  • Speed Retrieve

Does your dog love to swim, jump, and retrieve? Your dog can try DockDogs® at the Howl at the Moon Fest – and gain bragging rights! Register your dog(s) here.

BONUS! Competitors receive one free All-Access wristband.

Howl at the Moon Glow Fest Schedules

Heart of Texas DockDogs®

 HOT Big Air
New this year is the two-day Heart of Texas DockDogs Premier Canine Aquatic Competition, a fun performance sport for dogs that includes three contests:

  • Big Air
  • Extreme Vertical
  • Speed Retrieve

Does your dog love to swim, jump, and retrieve? Your dog can try DockDogs® at the Howl at the Moon Fest – and gain bragging rights! Register your dog(s) here.

BONUS! Competitors receive one free All-Access wristband.

Howl at the Moon Glow Fest Schedules

DockDogs® Competition Schedule

Saturday: Preliminary Rounds

  • 8:00 am – Onsite Registration/Practice
  • 9:00 am – Big Air Wave # 1
  • 10:30 am – Speed Retrieve Wave #1
  • Noon – Try DockDogs!
  • 1:00 pm – Big Air Wave # 2
  • 3:00 pm – Extreme Vertical (All in One)
  • 5:00 pm – Big Air Wave # 3

Sunday: Finals

  • 8:00 am – Onsite Registration/Practice
  • 9:00 am – Speed Retrieve Wave #2
  • 10:30 am – Big Air Wave # 4
  • 12:30 pm – Big Air Wave #5
  • 2:00 pm – Speed Retrieve (All in One Finals)
  • 3:00 pm – Big Air Finals

Beach Party & Howl at the Moon Glow Walk

Saturday at Dusk (7:30 to 10 pm)

People and their pets decked out in glow glam can compete for Glow Glam awards, then stroll around the rodeo arena grounds for the Howl at the Moon Glow Walk. The Beach Party will continue with live music by One Fine Burrito, local vendors, food trucks, and interactive activities for people and their dogs. Well-behaved dogs are welcome (limit 2 dogs per participant). All dogs must wear a collar with ID tag, and be on a 2- to 4-foot standard leash. (Note: All-Access Wristband required for Glow Glam Contest & door prize drawings — purchase wristbands in advance here)

Howl at the Moon Glow Fest Admission Pricing

Heart of Texas DockDogs®

 HOT Big Air
New this year is the two-day Heart of Texas DockDogs Premier Canine Aquatic Competition, a fun performance sport for dogs that includes three contests:

  • Big Air
  • Extreme Vertical
  • Speed Retrieve

Does your dog love to swim, jump, and retrieve? Your dog can try DockDogs® at the Howl at the Moon Fest – and gain bragging rights! Register your dog(s) here.

BONUS! Competitors receive one free All-Access wristband.

Howl at the Moon Glow Fest Schedules

DockDogs® Competition Schedule

Saturday: Preliminary Rounds

  • 8:00 am – Onsite Registration/Practice
  • 9:00 am – Big Air Wave # 1
  • 10:30 am – Speed Retrieve Wave #1
  • Noon – Try DockDogs!
  • 1:00 pm – Big Air Wave # 2
  • 3:00 pm – Extreme Vertical (All in One)
  • 5:00 pm – Big Air Wave # 3

Sunday: Finals

  • 8:00 am – Onsite Registration/Practice
  • 9:00 am – Speed Retrieve Wave #2
  • 10:30 am – Big Air Wave # 4
  • 12:30 pm – Big Air Wave #5
  • 2:00 pm – Speed Retrieve (All in One Finals)
  • 3:00 pm – Big Air Finals

Beach Party & Howl at the Moon Glow Walk

Saturday at Dusk (7:30 to 10 pm)

People and their pets decked out in glow glam can compete for Glow Glam awards, then stroll around the rodeo arena grounds for the Howl at the Moon Glow Walk. The Beach Party will continue with live music by One Fine Burrito, local vendors, food trucks, and interactive activities for people and their dogs. Well-behaved dogs are welcome (limit 2 dogs per participant). All dogs must wear a collar with ID tag, and be on a 2- to 4-foot standard leash. (Note: All-Access Wristband required for Glow Glam Contest & door prize drawings — purchase wristbands in advance here)

Howl at the Moon Glow Fest Admission Pricing

Purchase All-Access Wristbands (Best Deal!)

Wristbands include admission to both days of the DockDogs® competition, admission to Saturday night’s Beach Party and Glow Walk, 2 tickets for door prize drawings; the first 500 wristband purchasers will also receive a tote bag filled with surprise goodies.

  • $30 per person at the gate
  • Children under 12 receive free entry with an adult paid admission

 

Single-day Admission to the DockDogs® Competition

Single-day admission for the DockDogs® competition can be purchased on-site Saturday and Sunday.

  • $5 Adults
  • $3 Children 12+
  • Children under 12 receive free entry with an adult paid admission
Sponsorship Opportunities

Heart of Texas DockDogs®

 HOT Big Air
New this year is the two-day Heart of Texas DockDogs Premier Canine Aquatic Competition, a fun performance sport for dogs that includes three contests:

  • Big Air
  • Extreme Vertical
  • Speed Retrieve

Does your dog love to swim, jump, and retrieve? Your dog can try DockDogs® at the Howl at the Moon Fest – and gain bragging rights! Register your dog(s) here.

BONUS! Competitors receive one free All-Access wristband.

Howl at the Moon Glow Fest Schedules

DockDogs® Competition Schedule

Saturday: Preliminary Rounds

  • 8:00 am – Onsite Registration/Practice
  • 9:00 am – Big Air Wave # 1
  • 10:30 am – Speed Retrieve Wave #1
  • Noon – Try DockDogs!
  • 1:00 pm – Big Air Wave # 2
  • 3:00 pm – Extreme Vertical (All in One)
  • 5:00 pm – Big Air Wave # 3

Sunday: Finals

  • 8:00 am – Onsite Registration/Practice
  • 9:00 am – Speed Retrieve Wave #2
  • 10:30 am – Big Air Wave # 4
  • 12:30 pm – Big Air Wave #5
  • 2:00 pm – Speed Retrieve (All in One Finals)
  • 3:00 pm – Big Air Finals

Beach Party & Howl at the Moon Glow Walk

Saturday at Dusk (7:30 to 10 pm)

People and their pets decked out in glow glam can compete for Glow Glam awards, then stroll around the rodeo arena grounds for the Howl at the Moon Glow Walk. The Beach Party will continue with live music by One Fine Burrito, local vendors, food trucks, and interactive activities for people and their dogs. Well-behaved dogs are welcome (limit 2 dogs per participant). All dogs must wear a collar with ID tag, and be on a 2- to 4-foot standard leash. (Note: All-Access Wristband required for Glow Glam Contest & door prize drawings — purchase wristbands in advance here)

Howl at the Moon Glow Fest Admission Pricing

Purchase All-Access Wristbands (Best Deal!)

Wristbands include admission to both days of the DockDogs® competition, admission to Saturday night’s Beach Party and Glow Walk, 2 tickets for door prize drawings; the first 500 wristband purchasers will also receive a tote bag filled with surprise goodies.

  • $30 per person at the gate
  • Children under 12 receive free entry with an adult paid admission

 

Single-day Admission to the DockDogs® Competition

Single-day admission for the DockDogs® competition can be purchased on-site Saturday and Sunday.

  • $5 Adults
  • $3 Children 12+
  • Children under 12 receive free entry with an adult paid admission

Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Platinum Collar Sponsors

HOWL City of Killeen logoKilleen Civic and Conference Center and Killeen Visitors Bureau

Gold Collar Sponsor

Barking Oaks Pet Resort

HOWL Shilo Inn

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Silver Collar Sponsors

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HOWL Mayo Autoworks

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Ted Smith Law Group, PLLC

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Bronze Collar Sponsors

HOWL Aztec Pet Clinic

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Killeen Vision SourceHOWL John Reider

Employees of Zales Jewelry, Killeen Mall

Media Sponsor

HOWL KWTX

Townsquare Media

Special Thanks

Bangarang Consulting   Brian Beard, MC +  Castoway Designs  +  CEFCO  Convenience Stores  +  Discount Tire   +  Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce  +  Harker Heights Adoption Center   +  Hispanic American Chamber of Commerce  +  Jane’s Hair Corral  +  Killeen Animal Services  +  La Quinta Inn Killeen  +  Minuteman Press  +  GAV Sounds  +  One Fine Burrito  +  Red’s Corner Grill

Thank You to Our Vendors!

Bonnie & Clyde Grooming + Check Point Germany + Copilot Academy + DD’s Boutique + Everything Paw Related + Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers + H&R Block + Habitat for Humanity + Heroes on the Water-Ft. Hood Chapter + Killeen Animal Services + Korean Kravings + Mercedes Cortez Tupperware + MobiDog Spa & Salon + Nature’s Guardians + Off the Cob Popcorn + Operation Phantom Support + Rescue Magazine + Sam’s Club Harker Heights + Sugar Bear’s Ice Cream + Tito’s Handmade Vodka + United Canine Academy