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Statesboro’s March First Friday: Downtown Paw Walk and Arbor Day

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority  will be hosting its eighth annual Downtown Paw Walk and celebrating Arbor Day on Friday, March 4  from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the downtown dog park. 

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“First Fridays bring the community together for the purpose of entertainment and showing what downtown has to offer. We have new businesses, restaurants and a great dog park.  People need to experience downtown Statesboro and see how pet friendly we are”. said Allen Muldrew, Executive Director of the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority.

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Any dog – big, small, young, or old – is invited to be a part of the competition. In order to participate in the downtown Paw Walk costume contest people must register at the event between 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. The contest begins at 6:30 p.m. and winners will be announced at 7:30 p.m.  Prizes for the costume contest are provided by local sponsors and include treats for owners and doggies alike. First, second, and third place prizes will be awarded in both the large and small dog categories as well as special awards for the Judge Favorite, Best Behaved and Cutest Pup.

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This F1RST Friday event will include a planting of a live oak in honor of Arbor Day at 6 p.m. The City of Statesboro Tree Board and Keep Statesboro Bulloch Beautiful will also provide a raffle for free trees donated by Southern Scapes Nursery of Statesboro.

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Other activities include a bouncy house, music, vendors and food trucks. All dog lovers are invited to come out to the Downtown Dog Park located at 20 East Cherry Street on March 4, 2022 for the festivities.

F1RST Fridays are possible by the support of the following sponsors: Tormenta FC, McKeithen’s True Value, CORE Credit Union, Morris Bank, Statesboro Properties, Zaxby’s, Georgia Power, McLendon Enterprises, East Georgia Center for Oral and Facial Surgery, Coca Cola, Statesboro Oral Surgery, Colony Bank, Party Harbor, Via Media and Southern Chiropractic & Wellness Center. 

For more information, please contact the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority by calling us at (912)764-7227 or emailing us at mainstreet@statesborodowntown.com.

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