Tailwag Tailgate at Rosemary Beach Unleashed Nov 22

November 5, 2015 by Teresa Lischka

Calling all Tailwaggers for the 5th annual Rosemary Beach Unleashed on Sunday, November 22 from 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at St. Augustine Park. This year’s theme is Tail-Wag Tailgate so get yourself, your family and friends and your precious pups ready to show some spririt by wearing your team colors/attire. 

The pet-friendly community festival is a fun fall afternoon on the green in the heart of Rosemary Beach. Dogs and families can participate in a variety of competitions and activities such as costume contest, pet parade, adoptable dogs, and silly fun for everyone.
Unleashed Festivities 
A variety of dog competitions
Parade of pets including adoptable dogs from Alaqua Animal Refuge
Agility Demonstrations with Easy Train
Pawdicures by Happy Tails Grooming
Dog Playing Field
Football toss with Kindness Pet Hospital
Bobbing for balls with 30A Swim Dog

Dog Contests Schedule
1:30 pm Registration begins and continues throughout the event.
2:00 pm Dog Contests –continue throughout the event
Costume (Most creative, funniest, duo - dog and owner)
Best trick/talent
Lookalike: Dog and owner AND Best pair (pet owners will find another dog there that looks most like their pet)
Uniqueness, longest ears, most freckles 
2:30 and 3:30 pm Parade of Paws (pet with children handlers)


“Rosemary Beach Unleashed is one of my favorite events of the year. A great time is had by all from families to their beloved dogs,"  says Laurie Hood, Alaqua Animal Refuge founder. "It is a wonderful community festival and we are so grateful to be part of it."

Make plans to bring your pet along with your family and friends to Rosemary Beach Unleashed for a Tail-Wag Tailgate good time! This annual festival is free and open to the public, and benefits Rosemary Beach Foundation and Alaqua Animal Refuge


Alaqua Animal Refuge is a no-kill shelter, adoption organization located in Northwest Florida. Since 2007, Alaqua has helped find homes for more than 11,000 animals. About 100 animals are adopted per month, which serves as a true refuge for more than 250 animals at any given time.

Rosemary Beach Foundation offers cultural, educational, community and charitable activities for residents and visitors of Walton County. Annual programs are Girls Getaway, Music in Pictures, Rosemary Beach Unleashed™, Walk Her Way®, Fall Bocce and 30A CornHole Tournaments. Through these efforts, over $480,000 has been donated to local organizations.


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A Birmingham native, Teresa could never get enough of the beach so she moved to SoWal as soon as she could. She loves sharing all things SoWal with the world.

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