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St. Paw-trick's Day

Event information

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 13 and older. (Those younger than 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult.)

Contact: 815-727-8700

Location: Whalon Lake

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A dog wearing a green top hat and green bowtie. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

Let’s celebrate how lucky we are to have furry friends in our lives! Grab your pup and don your most festive green attire for a St. Patrick’s Day-themed party at the dog park, featuring a photo booth, games for the dogs and a fun day to get social with new friends — both human and canine!

Event requirements

Registration required by Saturday, March 16: 815-727-8700.


A 2024 Forest Preserve District of Will County dog park permit is required for all dogs attending the event. Permits can be purchased beforehand on our website. Permits will also be available on site ahead of the event, along with one-day passes for $5. You must have a current rabies tag and tag number to purchase a permit.

The dog park is a short walk from the parking lot on paved surfaces. The dog park enclosures consist of uneven, natural surfaces.  Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.