Join Metazoa Brewing Company for the second annual Indy Pet Parade & Fall Festival. Attendees are invited to walk in the pet parade through Fletcher Place neighborhood followed by a party at Metazoa Brewing Co. that will feature live music, food trucks, local vendors & more! Attendees must be 21+ to enter.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Yes, you must be 21 or older to attend the Indy Pet Parade, Fall Festival, and/or enter the Metazoa taproom. We will be checking IDs and distributing wristbands at check-in.
What is the timeline of this event? When is the Parade and when is the Fall Festival?
The pet parade will begin at Metazoa Brewing Co. at 12 PM. If you register for the parade, please arrive to Metazoa Brewing Co. with your pet no later than 11:45 AM to ensure a parade start time of 12 PM. The parade route through Fletcher Place is 1.54 miles; we envision the parade taking about 45-60 mins for most participants and their pets. Following the parade, the Fall Festival (featuring live music, food trucks & local vendors) will begin at Metazoa Brewing Co. at 1 PM. See below for ticket package options.
Can I wear a costume and/or bring my pet in costume for the parade and party?
Yes – Costumes and festive outfits are highly encouraged for the Indy Pet Parade and Fall Festival!
What are the ticketing options for this event?
Parade + Party ($15 + tax & fees)
Includes: Party admission PLUS parade registration
Party Only ($10+ tax & fees)
Includes: Party admission (live music, food trucks & cash bar)
Can I purchase a ticket the day of the event or do I have to purchase a ticket in advance?
You may purchase PARTY ONLY tickets on the day of the event at our box office, but tickets for the PARADE + PARTY must be purchased in advance via Eventbrite. Parade registration tickets will be cut off at 10 AM on Saturday, Oct. 5 (i.e. the morning of the event).
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The Metazoa Brewing Co. parking lot will be in use for the event, but parking will be available on the street for free. Carpooling or ride sharing options are strongly encouraged as there will be VERY LIMITED parking near the venue.
Can I leave my car parked in the Metazoa parking lot overnight on Friday, October 4?
Nope! Please do NOT leave your car in the Metazoa lot overnight on Friday, October 4 as we will be setting up bright and early on Saturday morning for the party.
What can I bring into the event?
Metazoa Brewing Co. is a pet-friendly establishment so you can bring your pets on a leash. We have a dog park available on-site as well! Additionally, we encourage you to bring your own lawn chairs to the event. PLEASE no outside beverages: we will have beer, soda, and water bottles available on-site. Several food trucks (Old Gold Barbecue plus 1-2 additional trucks TBA) will be on-site selling food throughout the duration of the event.
What bands are playing at the Fall Festival and what is the live music schedule?
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Hadley Kennary & Deau Eyes set
3:30pm – 5:30pm
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Bigfoot Yancey set
8:30pm – 10:00pm
Joshua Powell & the Great Train Robbery set
Will the taproom remain open as usual during the Indy Pet Parade & Fall Festival?
The taproom will remain open during the event, but all patrons MUST have a ticket to enter. Additionally, growler fills, flights, and mug club fills will NOT be available on Saturday, October 5 in an effort to expedite service for all attendees. In addition to the taproom bar, we will have beer stations outside featuring a rotation of our popular brews.
Will I be able to re-enter the party if I leave for a few hours and want to come back?
Yes, if you keep your wristband on you can be granted re-entry into the event. You will have to pass through security again.
How can I become a vendor at the event?
If your pet-related business is interested in having a booth/tent at the Fall Festival, please reach out to our Marketing & Events Manager, Sarah, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
With questions regarding the Indy Pet Parade & Fall Festival please reach out to our Marketing & Events Manager, Sarah, via email at email@example.com.
What’s the refund policy?
You can refund your ticket(s) up to 7 days before the event.
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