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May 28, 2024

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Thompson’s Station Dog & Pony Show

Fall festivals are getting into gear. This weekend, get set for the Dog & Pony Show!

All kinds of family fun is in store during Thompson’s Station annual Dog and Pony Show taking place Saturday, Sept. 30 at Sarah Benson Park, beginning at 10 a.m. The annual event is free and includes activities and separate entertainment for kids and adults going on in three different areas (Main Stage; Dog Arena; Kids Stage). 

You can expect:

Dog arena with trick dogs and a pet contest
Artisan and food vendors
Pumpkin painting
Pumpkin’ chunkin’
Fire trucks
A Nashville Predators pop-up rink
A suspended gravity circus
A 5K trail race


Main Stage
10:30 am Grand Staff Music School
11:15 am Heritage Middle School
12:15 pm ’81 Stories
1:30 pm Radio Farm
2:30 pm Anthony Adams & the Nite Owls

Dog Arena
10:00 am Trick Dog Show by Team Zoom
11:30 am Pet/Owner Lookalike Contest
1:00 pm Trick Dog Show by Team Zoom
2:00 pm Best Trick/Talent Contest
2:30 pm Pet Costume Contest

Kids Stage
10:00 am Out of the Box Children’s Theatre
11:00 am Mr. Bond and The Science Guys
12:00 pm Magic Wayne
1:00 pm Concordia Arts Academy
2:00 pm Dreams Do Come True

Sarah Benson Park is located at 1513 Thompson’s Station Road West in Thompson’s Station.

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Susan Swindell Day, Editor

Susan Swindell Day is the editor in chief of Nashville Parent and the mom of four amazing kids.