Mutts on Main

Join us on Saturday, March 23, 2024 for the 10th annual Mutts on Main, the Dog Expo where downtown goes to the dogs!

This pet expo highlights adoptions and fostering at the Hall County Animal Shelter. Bring your pup pals downtown for a tail-waggin’ good time!

Win Best in Show!

Dog Contest Entry: ($5 each: Fundraising for Local Animal Shelters/Services)


  • Best Dressed
  • Best Trick
  • Look Alike

Event Details:

Pet-related vendors/artisans, sidewalk sales at local stores, and Pet Adoptions with the Hall County Animal Shelter open throughout the day from 10am-4pm the third Saturday of March in 2024!

Schedule of 2024 Mutts on Main Events:

  • 10am Expo Opens, Live on Air with Bill Maine / WDUN
  • 10:30am ‘K9s in Flight’ Disc Dog Show #1
  • 11am: Hall County K9 Unit meet and greet
  • 12pm: Fashion Show / Pet Contests
  • 1pm: ‘K9s in Flight’ Disc Dog Show #2
  • 2pm: Becky Simon Band Live, Gainesville PD Therapy Dog Meet and Greet
  • 3pm: ‘K9s in Flight’ Disc Dog Show #3
  • 4pm: Event Ends, Expo Closes

All Parking Decks are FREE in Gainesville!

  • Main Street Parking Deck, 301 Main St.
  • Hall County Parking Facility, 225 Green St.
  • North Parking Deck, 130 Main St.
  • Historic City Hall, 117 Jesse Jewell Pkwy.

This event is presented by Main Street Gainesville, a program focusing on economic vitality through Historic Preservation in our downtown commercial districts.

Parking /Road Closures for Saturday, March 23, 2024:

  • Bradford Street (both sides- road closes at 5am)
  • Main Street (both sides- road closes at 5am)
  • Washington Street (parking closures on park-side only starting at 5am)
  • Spring Street (parking closures on park-side starting at 5am. Left lane: vendor unloading zone from 8am-10am)

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Mutts on Main (2023 Recap)