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September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Make sure to mark your calendars and save the date for FrankFest! This incredible fundraising event is happening on September 21, 2023, and it’s all in support of the City of Newton’s Community Services Department and their fantastic parks and recreation activities.
5:30 PM | THANKS WITH FRANKS HOT DOG CONTEST
Businesses and groups will compete to make the most creative hot dog! There will be one Overall Hot Dog Winner voted on by a panel of selected judges and a People’s Choice Winner that will be voted on the public.
The event will take place at the Kiwanis Shelter loop at Maytag Park (east side of the park).
The public can enjoy FREE hot dogs and vote for their favorite by picking up tickets from the Get to Know Newton tent! Any donations made at this tent will support the City of Newton’s parks and recreation activities.
6 PM | ONE MILE DOGGIE DASH
This fun run is for the athletic … and not so athletic! Run, walk, or crawl your way with your dog through the one mile route inside Maytag Park.
6:30 PM | STRUT YOUR MUTT DOG SHOW
The Strut Your Mutt Dog Show, hosted by Progress Industries, will take place at Maytag Bowl. Bring your favorite furry friend out and let them strut their stuff on the big stage. There’s no need to have a long line of pedigree here – the show is for everyone! There is a $10 pre-entry fee ($15 day-of-event entry fee) with proceeds going to Progress Industries. Prizes will be given for Overall Best in Show, Best Dressed and Best Trick.
All participants will receive a bag of Progress Industries home baked dog treats. Category winners will receive a 6-month supply of homemade doggie treats that will be fresh-baked and delivered/mailed each month (auto-deliver or ship).
Parks Recreation Specialist
641-792-6622 ext. 2305
641-521-0204 (call or text)