Lots of fun to be lapped up at Red Dog Festival
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.
Perth band Stillwater Giants will perform at the Red Dog Festival finale on Sunday, June 5.