Pulling for Pets Up Lemon Hill – Philly

Support Emancipet in this hill challenge! We're bringing back the popular Pulling for Pets fundraiser with a Philly twist.

Pet lovers and outdoor enthusiasts will spend a spring day celebrating the people and pets in our community! Located in Philadelphia’s historic Lemon Hill Park, featuring the iconic 7.5 grade Lemon Hill, people will enjoy a Philadelphia Parks & Rec “Parks On Tap” pop-up beer garden, featuring Tito's Vodka "Puptail" the Barkarita ($1 of all Barkarita's sold up to $1000 will go to Emancipet) and Tito’s Blender Bike, all while cheering on participants as they pull up the steep hill.

Participants can walk, bike, run, or pull a wagon, stroller or other creative way to get up the hill, all while raising money to help to provide low-cost, accessible veterinary care for pet families in need in our community.

Stroll through the Pet Village vendor area featuring some local Philly gems, experience family activities and more! Tickets will also be available to tour the historic Lemon Hill Mansion, with proceeds benefiting Emancipet.

Pulling for Pets is free to attend and participate in; and competition contestants can register for a $25 donation and will receive a swag bag. Dress to impress!

Show us your creativity while you participate with the Costume Contest. Prizes awarded for:

  • Best Dog Costume (cart/wagon/walk)
  • Best Decorated Bike/Biker Costume
  • Best Walker/Runner
  • Best Tito's Themed Costume (must be 21+ to win)

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