Frequently Asked Questions
Sunday, June 14th, 2020, 4pm
76 Main Street
Westhampton Beach, NY
WHEN WILL THE EVENT TAKE PLACE? Our 2020 Hamptons Barking Beauty Pageant will be held Sunday June 14th, 2020, at 4pm, with a Garden Reception to follow. Dates for other possible locations TBD.
WHERE WILL THE EVENT TAKE PLACE? Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978. Venue information for other possible locations TBD.
WHO WILL THE EVENT PROCEEDS BENEFIT? RSVP Animal Welfare & Rescue Group, and the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center's Nancy & Frederick DeMatteis Arts Academy. Charity information for other possible locations TBD.
HOW DO I GET TICKETS? Just click here. Tickets will also be available at the door the day of the event.
I DON'T LIVE IN THE AREA, IS THERE A PET-FRIENDLY HOTEL IN THE AREA? Yes! For the Hamptons Pageant our favorite hotel is the Hyatt Place in Riverhead - right next door to the Long Island Aquarium. It would be an excellent addition to your weekend! You can call 631.208.0002.
MAY I BRING MY DOG IF HE'S NOT COMPETING? Yes!! Well behaved leashed animals of all kinds are welcome and encouraged to attend - free of charge! Please no pet strollers - there will just be no room in the auditorium.
MY DOG DOESN’T LIKE TO WEAR CLOTHES, CAN HE/SHE STILL PARTICIPATE? Yes! You and your pooch will have a great time participating & you’re chance of winning a prize is as good as anyone! Our judges are instructed to judge each pup on personality for the crown, and those with extravagant outfits for the award category. Please click here for creative ideas for your naked pup, and here for precautions to keep in mind when trying clothes on your pet for the first time.
MY DOG DOESN'T DO ANYTHING - DOESN'T HAVE TALENT, CAN WE STILL ENTER? Absolutely! Click here to get some ideas of things just about any pup can do.
MY DOG IS A MIXED BREED, CAN HE/SHE ENTER? Yes!! Any dog - male or female, mixed or pure breed, large or small - may enter the pageant. All we ask is that your pup be well behaved and be able to get along well with other dogs & people of all ages.
WHAT ARE THE PRIZES? Click here to see some of the prizes for each winner. Sponsor prizes include things like cusotm portraits of your pup, gift certificates to Vet Clinics & Pet Retail shops, pet clothing & jewelry, & more!
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO PARTICIPATE? To become a Contestant - click here. Our entry fee is $50 - $110 depending on the pageant location (you can earn part or all of this amount & other great prizes thru Sponsorship & Ticket sales - click here for more information),
General Admission tickets for spectators are $35 - $65 each depending on the pageant location. (click here to purchase tickets),
Sponsorship (Advertising, Booth Rental & Gift) levels vary. Click here to learn more about becoming a Sponsor or a Partner and a detailed explanation of each level.
MORE QUESTIONS? Contact us here.
PLEASE NOTE: There will be NO CANCELLATION of this event due to COVID-19 - we will ONLY POSTPONE to another date. Please sign up for our Newsletter to stay up to date on the latest! Thanks so much for your support of our efforts.