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Press Release

June 13, 2024

Annual Dog-Themed Tails & Treasures Outdoor Event Happening at University District this Father’s Day

The fifth annual event is taking place at the University District Discovery Centre again this year with fun for the entire family

University District will be hosting its fifth annual Tails & Treasures event this Sunday. This beloved family event attracts many members of the community with a shared love for dogs. The event will take place this year on Father’s Day, June 16 from 1 – 5 p.m.

What: This free community event will feature three performances from The Global Pet Foods SuperDogs and The Manik Men. Additional activities will include an Amateur Community Dog Show, where a best trick and best costume award will be presented to the top three most deserving dogs in attendance, a Smooch-Your-Pooch photo booth sponsored by Homes by Avi, roaming stilt walkers and live music.

Where: University District Discovery Centre at 4410 University Ave NW

When: Sunday, June 16, 2024 from 1 – 5 p.m.

Event Schedule:

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – SuperDogs™ Show
1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. – The Manik Men Performance
2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – SuperDogs™ Show
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. – Amateur Community Dog Show
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – The Manik Men Performance
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – SuperDogs™ Show
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – The Manik Men Performance

Who: Spokespeople from University District will be on-site and available for media interviews between 1 and 3 p.m.

Tails & Treasures attracts hundreds of community members each year for free entertainment and
a celebration of their shared love for four-legged companions.

Parking: University District offers free two-hour surface lots and a free three-hour underground parkade. License plates must be registered at one of the Calgary Parking Authority machines located at each lot and the parkade. Additional parking will be available on the streets.

About University District

To the west of the University of Calgary and overlooking the Bow River and Rocky Mountains, University District is a comprehensive 200-acre community with a bold new vision for urban life in Calgary. Through a collaborative, people-first design process, the Master Plan and thorough engagement program forged strong respect between local community members and University District Trust. The neighbourhood applies the best ideas in urban design and incorporates the wants and needs of surrounding legacy communities–weaving current aesthetic, technology, and lifestyle options into the strong social fabric of the city. University District is the 2022 national winner of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) Award for Best Growing Community.