Mutts on Main

Join us in March 2024 for Mutts on Main, 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 2023 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 demonstration, followed by meet and greet
  • 12pm: Fashion Show / Pet Contests
  • 12:45pm: Becky Simon Band Plays an acoustic set
  • 1pm: ‘K9s in Flight’ Disc Dog Show #2
  • 2pm: Gainesville PD K9 unit visit (no demonstrations, meet and greet only)
  • 3pm: ‘K9s in Flight’ Disc Dog Show #3
  • 4pm: Event Ends


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.


Want to Volunteer?

*Volunteer information for Mutts on Main 2024 coming soon.*

Interested in becoming a sponsor for Mutts on Main?


Want to be a Vendor?

*Vendor applications for Mutts on Main 2024 coming soon.*

Mutts on Main (2023 Recap)