The City of Pickering is hosting two of their most exciting events this month!

Petapolooza May 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Esplanade Park (1 The Esplanade, Pickering)

Petapolooza brings together pet owners and enthusiasts for the opportunity to meet industry professionals, rescue groups, and others in the pet industry. Along with entertainment and vendor booths, there are plenty of giveaways and activities for the whole family!

Admission is a $5 donation, with free admission for seniors ages 55 and older, as well as children under 12 and pets. All proceeds from Petapolooza go toward helping the City of Pickering build a permanent animal shelter.

Artfest May 27, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Esplanade Park (1 The Esplanade, Pickering)

The City of Pickering and PineRidge Arts Council bring the community together to celebrate art and culture by welcoming back Artfest to Esplanade Park. Artfest will highlight 60 local artist and artisans, and feature live demonstrations, fun hands-on activities, performances and live music.

Come support talented local artists, view extraordinary art, shop the plant sale from Pickering Horticultural Society, and enjoy delicious food truck eats.

Click here for more events and festivals happening in Pickering this spring and summer.

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