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Bark & Brew

Bark & Brew Main Event

On Saturday, June 1 from 1–10 p.m., join us for the fourth annual Bark & Brew, presented by Chief Financial Credit Union! This outdoor, family-friendly event supports Leader Dog while you enjoy Griffin Claw brews and grub (food/drink tickets available for $1/ticket), live music, kids' play area* with inflatables, carnival games, face painting and more. Meet & greet Leader Dog puppies, Leader Dogs in training and working Leader Dogs, and see us in action with training demos. Tickets are $8 presale, $10 at the door. Under age 21=free entry.

We're excited to once again be partnering with Griffin Claw Brewing Company and Clubhouse BFD in Rochester Hills at Crooks & M59!

Bark & Brew 5K

Leader Dog is proud to announce that we are partnering with Kona Running Company and iHeart Radio for the first ever Bark & Brew 5K! Runners receive admission to Bark & Brew main event, a race t-shirt and medal, and Griffin Claw beer (or pop).

  • Race Start Time: 4:30 p.m. (4:00 p.m. for the KinderCare Mile)
  • Start & Finish Line: Rochester College (map it)
  • Parking & Shuttle: Park at Rochester College. Shuttles provided after race to and from Griffin Claw Brewing Company and Clubhouse BFD (map it) for post-race party/Bark & Brew main event until 10 p.m.
  • Packet Pick-Up: From 2:15–4:15 p.m. on Race Day (Saturday, June 1) at Rochester College

More Information:

Date: Saturday, June 1

Main Event Time: 1 to 10 p.m.

Main Event Location: Griffin Claw Brewing Company, 2265 Crooks Rd., Rochester Hills, MI, 48309

Race Start Time: 4:30 p.m. (4:00 p.m. for KinderCare Mile)

Race Start & Finish Line: Rochester College, 800 W. Avon Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307

* Kids' play area: $5/child for all-day play

** Rain or shine. No refunds or exchanges. Please, no personal dogs at the event.

Entertainment Schedule:

1:00–2:00 p.m.—Locklin, Fitchett & Berry

2:15–2:45 p.m.—Leader Dog demo

3:00–4:30 p.m.—Weekend ComeBack

4:45–5:45/6 p.m.—Morrow’s Memory

6:00–6:30 p.m.—Leader Dog demo

7:00–10:00 p.m.—Parallel Fifth (Headliner)

Bark & Brew Main Event Parking Map and Shuttle Stops

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Bark & Brew 5K Sponsors

Absopure logo
Fresh Thyme logo
KinderCare logo
Kiwi-Tek logo
Noodles & Company logo
Renewal by Anderson logo
Top Golf logo
Redfin logo

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