Discover Downtown: Paws on Broadway in Downtown Prosper Saturday, September 10 from 1-4 p.m.

September 8, 2022

The third event in the Discover Downtown Series is for pups and their people! On September 10, from 1-4 p.m., Paws on Broadway will feature all kinds of fun designed for you and your fur baby! Ball pits, mini pools, obstacle courses, paw painting, and competitions will be set up along Broadway Street, along with unique vendors showcasing canine treats and services.

Plan to arrive early to see what’s happening in Downtown Prosper and to reserve a spot for the Doggy Dance Off and Puppy Chow Down! To sign up your competitive canine for the contests, visit the Event Headquarters tent during the event. Registration will open at 1 p.m. for a limited number of contestants. The Doggy Dance Off will begin at 2:15 p.m. You and your dog will have 30 seconds to win over the crowd in pursuit of a first-place finisher prize! Next up at 3:15 p.m. will be the Puppy Chow Down. The dog that finishes its Pupa-chino the quickest will wag all the way home with a prize! Be on the lookout for the yellow robot dog, SPOT, while you’re at the event.

Parking for Paws on Broadway will be available at Prosper Town Hall, 250 W. First Street. Activities will take place on Broadway Street, which will be closed from 1-4 p.m. on event day. For additional information, including “What to Know Before You Go,” please visit discoverdowntownprosper.org.

“We are excited to host our residents for yet another event in the Town’s Discover Downtown Series!” remarked Dan Baker, Director of Parks and Recreation. “This one should be a great time and we are very pleased to be able to include our four-legged friends.”

Mary Ann Moon, Executive Director of the Prosper Economic Development Corporation, said “It’s no secret, the staff at the PEDC are dog lovers!  To have an event that includes our fur babies can’t help but be a fun time.  Bring your pups Downtown and enjoy the wide array of events Parks and Rec will provide.”

The Discover Downtown Series is presented free of charge by Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Prosper Economic Development Corporation. Events are hosted in the heart of Prosper to provide a glimpse into the revitalization and growth of the downtown area. More than 40 businesses and merchants call Downtown Prosper home.

The final event in the 2022 Discover Downtown Series is the Moonlight Movie on September 24, from 7-10 p.m. The event will begin with strolling characters, lawn games, popcorn and shaved ice. Come have some fun before the movie and meet Mirabel and Isabela! At 8:30 p.m., Disney’s Encanto will be shown in the Town Hall parking lot. Remember to bring your lawn chair or blanket to enjoy the family show.

For more information about the Discover Downtown Series, please contact Brant Holland or call (972) 569-1115. For up-to-the-minute event information and updates, follow the Town of Prosper and Prosper Parks and Recreation on social media.

The Discover Downtown Series is a part of the events and programs conducted by the Prosper Parks and Recreation Department throughout the year to promote family and neighbor interaction. Additional activities include the Mayor’s Fitness Challenge, Tree Tour, Celebrate Prosper, Champion Tree Contest, Prosper Arbor Day Celebration, Prosper Christmas Festival, and Light the Night! Year’ round recreational camps and classes for adults and children, summer camps, programs for Active Adults 55+, and a Men’s Softball League are also offered. For the latest news in parks and recreation, please visit the Parks and Recreation Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/ProsperParksandRec/) or website ProsperParksandRec.org.

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