We are committed to putting on a safe event during this pandemic, following CDC, County, and City guidelines. In order for us to be able to put on Pet Walk 2021 for your enjoyment, and for the benefit of the participating vendors that have experienced the toughest year we have all had to face, we ask that you adhere to ALL of the measures we will have in place. Please review our COVID-19 Plan below for further details. If you are planning on attending Pet Walk, we ask that you be prepared to cooperate with ALL of the following. No person displaying COVID-19 symptoms (such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, sore throat or tiredness) should attend the event.
Pursuant to Pinellas County Order No. 21-3, the whole event footprint will be enclosed. These are the Entrances / Exits at which every single attendee’s temperature will be taken upon entry:
#1: At the Pedestrian Crosswalk by 4th Ave NE and Beach Dr. NE
#2: At the Corner of 5th Ave NE and Beach Dr. NE
#3: On Bayshore Dr. NE at the Pedestrian Crosswalk south of the Ferry (closest to MFA)
ALL ATTENDEES ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR MASKS AT ALL TIMES *Covering nose & mouth!* (Attendees can add face shields over masks, if desired, but not just face shields without a mask underneath)
Masks MUST BE WORN inside North Straub Park.
Masks MUST BE WORN when engaging with any vendor.
Masks can ONLY be removed when *actively* consuming food or drinks.
NO SMOKING ANYWHERE WITHIN THE EVENT FOOTPRINT
All vendors, and volunteers are required to wear masks at all times.
Sanitizer stations will be available throughout the event footprint
Handwashing stations will be placed by the portable toilets, and hand sanitizer will be available around the event footprint.
Portable toilets will have sanitizer stocked in each stall
Signage regarding the required use of masks will be posted all around the event footprint
All vendors are required to wear masks at all times, including food & drink vendors
Vendors will be safely spaced 10 ft. apart
Vendors will have sanitizer available at their booths/tables/vehicles
Vendors will accept cashless payments AND cash – up to each vendor how they handle payments
Volunteers will be roaming the event footprint to help maintain social distancing, and to remind attendees that masks MUST be worn at all times, unless *actively* consuming food & drink.
Pet Walk - Start and Route
Pet Walk route is approximately 1.8 miles. View Route Map.
Walk will begin at approximately 10:00am.
Walkers will depart in groups of NO MORE THAN 10 from TWO EXITS.
WALK START EXIT LOCATIONS:
Read the entire COVID-19 Safety Plan