three small dogs with streamers and dog mascots at a finish line
three family members posing with two doodle dogs
5 adults holding onto leashes of 6 dogs in a park
5 adults in purple shirts with 4 dogs in front of a display with a large 3-0

Join us  Saturday, September 21 at The Stables at Knox Farm State Park to celebrate 30+ years of making a lifesaving difference in the lives of pets and wildlife in our community. Each year, funds raised through Paws in the Park helps to drive change the lives of thousands of animals as we walk together toward a more humane community through education; rescuing, protecting, and enhancing the lives of animals; and nurturing the bond between animals and people.

Online Registration is now live!  


2024 Registration Levels:
Adult: $35
Youth (Ages 7-17): $25
Child (Ages 6 and under): $10 (with T-shirt)
Child (Ages 6 and under): $0 (no T-shirt)

Schedule of Events: 
9 a.m. Registration | Festivities Begin; raffles, vendors, & more!
VIP Breakfast (concludes at 9:45 AM)
9:45 a.m. Opening Ceremony
10 a.m. Walk Starts
10:45 a.m. Food Trucks Open

The Stables at Knox Farm State Park
345 Buffalo Road
East Aurora, NY 14052

Please use the entrance labeled THE MANSION AT KNOX FARMS EVENT GUESTS ONLY and make the first left. Keep a lookout for our team to assist with directions!

Route Length: 
1.5 mile
This route does include uneven surfaces and some inclines/declines.

There will be parking available on the grass lawn in front of the stables for participants. Additional parking will be available at the Parkdale Elementary School main parking lot (141 Girard Ave, East Aurora, NY). We strongly encourage the use of the complimentary trolley shuttle running from 8:45 AM through 1:15 PM. The shuttle will run between the Parkdale Elementary main parking lot and the designated area at The Stables only. Dogs will be allowed on the trolley. Keep an eye out day of for our volunteers directing cars and traffic day of.
Handicap parking is available by request only, we cannot guarantee handicap parking spots unless pre-reserved.

To reserve handicap parking, please email Event Coordinator, Genna Munoz-Mages, at

Did you know that vendors at Paws in the Park have a reach to our 500+ participants day of, webpage recognition, email recognition. Vendors for this event will get the unique opportunity to set up inside the actual stable stalls this year!

Presenting Partner

VIP Area Partner

Finish Line Partner

Registration Tent Partner

Raffle Tent Partner

Event Demonstration Partners

Event Community Partners