What Is The Big Paws Malahide Castle Walk?

Date: September 30th, 2023

Venue: Malahide Castle, Co. Dublin

Time: From 7:30pm - *Please check your ticket for your registration time* (admission with tickets only)

What: 3.5km walk through the grounds of Malahide Castle and experience magical light displays highlighting the wonderful bond shared between dogs and their owners. There will be goodies and treats for both dogs and people handed out during the event, as well as live music and plenty of exciting surprises in between.

The Big Paws is not just a walk, it’s a celebration. Join us for an evening filled with lights, live music, and magical moments that honour the special bond we share with our furry friends. Let's create lasting memories as we come together to celebrate the dogs who have brought joy and love into our lives.

To ensure you have plenty of time to savour the experience of The Big Paws and make the most of this special event, we'll be spacing out start times from 7:30pm. *Please check your ticket for your registration time*. This means you can arrive, take in the ambiance, and soak up the good vibes without feeling rushed. Whether you want to snap some paw-some pics, enjoy the music, or simply relish the lights and atmosphere, you'll have the freedom to do it all.

Get your tickets and event pack now, while they are still available and join us for an unforgettable evening of togetherness, remembrance, and celebration. *Please note, packs will now be availble for collection at the event and will no longer be posted.*

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Join us in celebrating and remembering all of the dogs that have made an impact in our lives

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The Big Paws not only allows you to celebrate your own furry friend but also contributes to the vital work we do in caring for dogs across Ireland.

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