RSVP for San Diego's largest and most fun Pet & Military Appreciation event of the year...Traci's Paws 6th Annual Unleash the Holiday Cheer presented by The McBeth Foundation!
Bringing our community together to raise awareness of pet adoption and military appreciation with a FUN pet and kid-friendly holiday festival. Sponsored pet adoption fees for military & veteran families who are approved for a pet adoption with any participating 501c3 rescue, animal shelter, or center!
You and your family and pets will enjoy the following:
Santa photos for you, your kids and pets, AND gifts from Santa too!
Holiday Vendor Village for Holiday Shopping with Military discounts
Santa's Workshop with fun & COVID-safe craft activities for Kids & Adults
Face Painting by Bryan
Pet Costume Contest with Prizes! (Order your $5 Pet Costume Contest Ticket!)
Gifts for Military and Veterans and each member of their immediate family in attendance!
MUCH MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!!!
Since 2016, Traci's Paws has raised a grand total of $346,425.51 for 462 military families, which included holiday gifts and pet adoption fees which have saved over 150 homeless pets, that were united with some of these amazing military families!
MUST READ BEFORE ORDERING TICKETS TO ENSURE YOU ORDER CORRECT TICKETS!
CIVILIANS: We will have Welcome Bags with your $5 ticket. These can be ordered ahead of time through December 4th and may be picked up the day of the event. We will have a list with names and how many tickets to give at the Welcome Booth, please bring your ID with the name that you ordered with or a copy of your Eventbrite ticket.
MILITARY/VETERAN FAMILIES & DEPENDENTS: YOU MUST BRING YOUR GOVERNMENT-ISSUED IDs!
If you order a Military Entry Ticket you must show proof of ID at the event in order to receive your Welcome Bag and Military Appreciation Gift Pass**. Welcome Bags for 18 years and up only. Kids will get Gift Bags from Santa. **2021 is different! You gave us feedback and we listened! This year we will have a Military Appreciation Gift Shopping Area! You will take your Pass to the Shopping Tent and pick out 1 item for each member of the family! You will "check out" your gifts with the Traci's Paws Volunteer! You may leave your bag with gifts and pick it up when you leave.
Each Military or Veteran individual and each family member WITH VALID ID will receive 1 Military Appreciation Gift each. If you have a family of 5, you will leave with 5 gifts. If you are a family of 2, you will leave with 2 gifts. You must be present for gifts, sadly we do not have the funding to mail gifts. GIFTS ARE FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED! Come early to get the one you really want!
Each child including civilians will receive a gift bag from Santa in Santa's Village.
If you're interested in the Military sponsored pet adoption you must meet adoption requirements by the participating rescue organization, animal shelter, or center. Subject to limitations on the availability of animals and sponsored adoptions as long as funds are available. The military adoption sponsorship applies to active duty, reserve, and veterans of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and National Guard, and/or immediate family members. Please bring your photo ID and one of the following to receive the Military Adoption Sponsorship:
Uniting military & veteran families with homeless pets since 2016!
ALL PETS MUST BE ON LEASH, NO RETRACTABLE LEASHES PLEASE!
If you’ve adopted a pet from one of our events in the previous years, please share your stories with us on Facebook! We’re looking to get a live video of the reunion of you and your adopted pet on the KUSI news segment! Contact us if you’d allow us to set up KUSI in your home to capture this reunion!
#UTHC21 #UnleashTheHolidayCheer #TracisPaws
Tickets for 6th Annual Unleash the Holiday Cheer can be booked here.
|Ticket Information||Ticket Price|
|I would like to make a donation to Traci's Paws||Free|
|MILITARY/VETERAN FREE Entry + Welcome Bag + 1 Gift||Free|
|CIVILIAN $5 Entry + Welcome Bag||USD 5|
|VOLUNTEER TICKET -Must confirm w/Traci's Paws||Free|
|VENDOR - Must confirm w/ SavePets@TracisPaws.com||Free|
|Pet Costume Contest 1 Ticket per entry NOT per pet||USD 5|
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