Lots of fun to be lapped up at Red Dog Fes­ti­val

Pilbara News - - News - Louise Alling­ham

Red Dog Re­lay chal­lengers will cel­e­brate with the com­mu­nity in the Kar­ratha city cen­tre dur­ing the WA Day long week­end.

Red Dog fes­tiv­i­ties kick off at 5pm this Fri­day at the new Kar­ratha Quar­ter.

There will be food stalls, a pop-up bar and lo­cal en­ter­tain­ment un­til 10pm for the 300 Red Dog Re­lay par­tic­i­pants and the Kar­ratha com­mu­nity.

Af­ter the com­peti­tors take off on the re­lay at 7.30am on Satur­day, those left in Kar­ratha are in­vited to at­tend the Red Dog Film Fes­ti­val at 4pm at the Quar­ter.

An out­door screen will be set up to show the Red Dog movie and the fi­nal­ists of the 48 Hour Film Fes­ti­val.

Red Dog movie pro­ducer Nel­son Woss will be ap­pear­ing for an in­ter­view and to judge the film fes­ti­val fi­nal­ists.

The free fam­ily-friendly event will also have face paint­ing, a bouncy cas­tle, food stalls and more.

The fi­nal event will be held on Sun­day as the com­peti­tors ar­rive back into Kar­ratha.

From 2pm at the Quar­ter, the fes­ti­val fi­nale kicks off at the Quar­ter with mar­kets, food stalls and en­ter­tain­ment.

The 2016 Red Dog Fes­ti­val Dog Show will take place from 3pm at the fes­ti­val main stage.

The dog show is open to all of the Pil­bara’s ca­nine friends to get in the run­ning to win awards across five cat­e­gories — best owner and dog looka­like, best smil­ing dog, best red dog (kelpie or kelpie cross), best trick and best in show.

Regis­tra­tions are open from 2pm and re­quire an en­try fee of $5 a dog for each cat­e­gory.

All pro­ceeds from the dog show go to an­i­mal res­cue or­gan­i­sa­tion SAFE.

The Red Dog Re­lay pre­sen­ta­tions will be from 5.30pm and live mu­sic will be pro­vided by Mikey Smith, the Still­wa­ter Gi­ants and DJ Stephanie Oddo through­out the fes­ti­val fi­nale.

Cel­e­bra­tions will draw to a close at 9pm.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit red­dogfes­ti­val.com.au.

Pic­ture: Still­wa­ter Gi­ants

Perth band Still­wa­ter Gi­ants will per­form at the Red Dog Fes­ti­val fi­nale on Sun­day, June 5.

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