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Posted on: February 16, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Fido Fest Goes Virtual!

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Fido Fest Goes Virtual! This FREE! event will be held online in 2021, March 15-20. Register by March 10 at to enjoy the fun!

Featured activities include:

Dog Photo Contest - prizes are awarded for best smile, best costume, precious pup (age 2 & younger) and precious pup (age 3+).

Best Trick Contest - 30-second clip maximum. File size limit is 250MB. One entry per household.

Virtual Fido Fashion Show - dress your pup in their finest St. Patrick's Day gear! All photo entries will receive a special prize and be featured in a video slideshow.

Fido Coloring Raffle – coloring sheets may be picked up from the James City County Recreation Center, the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center, County Park offices or downloaded from our website at, under the "March/April" tab. 

To enter contests and fashion show, visit by March 10. Voting for contests takes place March 15-20 on our Facebook page Winners announced Monday, March 22.

Sign up too to receive a FREE dog-friendly “swag bag!” One bag per family. Drive-thru pick up dates are March 19 and 20 at Freedom Park. Select your pick up time by visiting For more information, please call 757-259-5353.

Fido Fest is presented by the Peninsula Animal Referral Center and sponsored by The Pet Resort at Greensprings, the James City Veterinary Clinic and Muddy Marley’s Dog Wash. Hosted by James City County and the Heritage Humane Society.

Location Legend
James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road
Abram Frink Jr. Community Center, 8901 Pocahontas Trail
Freedom Park, 5537 Centerville Road

Media Contact:
Veda McMullen, Senior communication Coordinator; 757-259-5415

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