2014 Event Line-up
Various Locations & Dates
 
Chicago English Bulldog Rescue Meetup is the one true Meetup group that fully supports the Chicago English Bulldog Rescue (CEBR) 501c3 non profit organization. This Meetup group is open to any and all english bulldog lovers who would like to experience the breed on a frequent basis through social, educational and rescue related activities and content.

Join Meetup for tons of bully information and come on out to experience it firsthand!
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 January
Great Lakes Pet Expo
February 1, 2014
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wisconsin Exposition Center
State Fair Park
Milwaukee, WI
Held annually on SUPER BOWL SATURDAY, the Great Lakes Pet Expo provides a full day of fun, activities, education and more for everyone. We'll have plenty of adoptable bullies and great CEBR merchandise on hand.

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IKC Dog Show
February 21-23, 2014
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
McCormick Place Lakeside
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 
Come on out and see all of the beautiful breeds of dogs that are featured at the IKC show.  Be sure to check out both of our booths -- we have the Bully Boutique in our retail area -- 100% of your shopping proceeds benefit CEBR!  Or visit our rescue booth in the rescue section to meet our adoptable bullies and speak with our volunteers!  

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 March
Chicagoland Pet Expo
March 15-17, 2014
Arlington Park Racecourse
2200 W. Euclid Ave.
Arlington Park, IL
This is the country's largest pet expo and we wouldn't miss it. We'll be on hand to showcase our adoptable bullies and will have the complete Bully Boutique ready for your shopping pleasure!

Friday - 1pm to 9pm
Sat - 9am to 6pm
Sun - 10am to 5pm

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This yearly event gives the public a great opportunity to see a variety of animals that are ready to be adopted from the Porter County Animal Shelter and other Animal Welfare Groups. We'll be there to show our support. Come on out and meet some of our adoptable bullies.
 August
NortHalsted Market Days
August 9-10, 2014
11:00am to 10:00pm
N. Halsted
(Belmont - Addison)
Chicago, IL
This is one of our favorite Summer events and the largest two-day street fair in the Midwest. 400 food and unique arts & craft vendors. We'll be there with adoptable bullies and merchandise galore!

 September
Renegade Craft Fair
DATE/TIME TBD
Along Division Street
(Wicker Park)
Chicago, IL
Chicago is the host of the biggest and best Renegade Craft Fair of them all! Hundreds of today’s greatest indie makers along with interactive workshops, tasty local food + booze, music + more. We'll be there with great bully and people merchandise and many of our adoptable bullies to meet.
Lake County Pet Expo
May, 2, 104
9:00 am to 4pm
Lake County Fairgrounds
Industrial Building
Crown Point, IN
This is the 6th Annual  year for the Lake County Pet Expo which strives to give back to the animals that enrich our lives by encouraging pet adoptions and raising funds for local rescue agencies. Come on out and see us!

 October 
 June
Chicago Pride Fest
June 21-22, 2014
11:00 am to 10:00 pm
N. Halsted & Waveland
Chicago, IL
It's all about LGBT pride at Chicago Pride Fest on Saturday and Sunday, June 21-22, in conjunction with Chicago's iconic Pride Parade the following weekend.  Pride Fest showcases an eclectic lineup of arts & crafts, food and other vendors, and feature entertainment on two stages. Stop by for a fun party and be sure to visit the bullies as the CEBR booth.

BarkaPALooza
DATE/TIME TBD
Lisle Community Park
1825 Short Street
Lisle, IL
BarkaPALooza is a fundraiser put on by the West Suburban Humane Society to support the homeless animals in their  care. It's a fun day for the family featuring Great Rescue Groups, Great Food! & Great Fun! Kids will enjoy the Pet parade and Barkapalooza PAL Pups Scavenger Hunt. All dogs are welcome, so come on out and see us and meet some of our adoptable dogs.
CEBR Meetup Events!
Bark in the Park
May 3rd, 2014
9:00 am to Noon
Montrose Harbor
Chicago, IL
Bark in the Park is the annual 5k run (for people) walk (with or without your dog) to raise funds and awareness for The Anti-Cruelty Society, Chicago’s oldest and largest, private, open-admission humane society.

We'll be there to show out support for this great organization. Stop by and see us.
PAWS Chicago Meet N Greet
April 6th, 2014
11:00 am to 2:00pm
1997 N. Clybourn Ave.
Chicago, IL  60614
Bully Bowl 2014
Fans, Friends and Football Fun!
January 25th, 2014
12:00 pm to 4:00pm
Doggie Depot
635 Rogers Street
Downers Grove, IL
Join Chicago English Bulldog Rescue for our second annual CEBR Bully Bowl! This Meetup will be packed with fun for bully and football fans alike! Come anytime between 12pm and 4pm and enjoy this open house style P-A-R-T-Y!  Let your bulldogs roam the wide open space, romp, race, and have a ball .... and wear themselves out of course!

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 February
Second Annual CEBR
Hollywood Red Carpet Romp
March 29, 2014
11:00 am to 2:30 pm
Best Friends Pet Care
1628 N Elston
Chicago, IL


Hollywood has the Oscars, Music has the Grammys and CEBR has the Hottest Bully Ticket in Town! All bulldogs (and their humans) are cordially invited to an exclusive VIP premiere event! All of the hottest bully stars will be there. This is your chance to walk the red carpet, meet adoring fans, pose for pictures with CEBR rescue bullies, strut for the paparazzi and experience big time bully VIP treatment!

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Meet-N-Greets are regularly scheduled so that adopters and CEBR supporters can meet our adoptable bullies first hand! If you have applied to adopt, this is a great way to get to know the bullies currently in our care. If you haven't applied yet or are interested in bullies or rescue, talk to our volunteers who have a wealth of knowledge and would be happy to share.
 May
 April
The CEBR Bikini Blowout
(A Swim Season Warmup Event)
June 7th, 2014
Noon to 2:00pm
Parade 4 Paws
5262 S Kolmar Ave
Chicago, IL 


It's time to break out those bulldog bikinis, floaties and bathing caps and give the water a whirl! This event is just what your bully needs to gear up for the summer swim season. Bring your bully to enjoy swimming in a supervised pool. Of course, safety first. We will have loads of volunteers on hand to keep bullies afloat and will ask for caution all around.

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Porter County Be Kind
To Animals Celebration
April 26th, 2014
10am to 4pm
Porter County Fairgrounds
Hamburger Mary's Charity Bingo Featuring CEBR
April 14th, 2014
8:00 pm
5400 N Clark St
Chicago, IL


Join CEBR for a fun night of food, drinks, drag queens and BINGO!  Bingo proceeds benefit CEBR.  Come prepared for a risque evening starting promptly at 8pm. Join this bulldog loving crowd to play bingo for rescue and win raffle prizes, drink jello shots -- let's just have fun!

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PAWS Chicago Meet N Greet
August 17, 2014
11:00 am to 2:00pm
1997 N. Clybourn Ave.
Chicago, IL  60614
Meet-N-Greets are regularly scheduled so that adopters and CEBR supporters can meet our adoptable bullies first hand! If you have applied to adopt, this is a great way to get to know the bullies currently in our care. If you haven't applied yet or are interested in bullies or rescue, talk to our volunteers who have a wealth of knowledge and would be happy to share.
Valpo Popcorn Festival
September 6, 2014
Along Division Street
(Wicker Park)
Chicago, IL
Come on out NW Indiana and let's have some fun!  Shop the Bully Boutique and catch up on all things bulldog!
PAWS Chicago Meet N Greet
June 8th, 2014
11:00 am to 2:00pm
1997 N. Clybourn Ave.
Chicago, IL  60614
Meet-N-Greets are regularly scheduled so that adopters and CEBR supporters can meet our adoptable bullies first hand! If you have applied to adopt, this is a great way to get to know the bullies currently in our care. If you haven't applied yet or are interested in bullies or rescue, talk to our volunteers who have a wealth of knowledge and would be happy to share.
 July
Roscoe Village Burger Fest
July 12th and 13th, 2014
11:00am to 10:00pm
Belmont and Damen
Chicago, IL
Burgers .. Beer .. Bullies. We can't think of a better Summer combination. Come on out and celebrate Summer and meet some of our adoptable bullies and stock up on Bully flip-flops, T-shirts and cool collars and leashes while enjoying great food and music.

November
Bully Bash 2014
October 4th, 2014
11am to 5pm
The Odeum Expo Center
1033 N Villa Avenue
Villa Park, IL
Bully Bash is CEBR's premier fundraiser and is a CAN'T MISS EVENT!  Attended by hundreds of bulldog lovers along with hundreds of bulldogs, it's a day full of activities for bullies and their humans, chock full of vendors with great bully experience, contests, games, and a blast!  Plus, it helps fund all of the good work that CEBR accomplishes throughout the year!

Click here to check out last year's Bully Bash coverage!
PAWS Chicago Meet N Greet
November 16th, 2014
11:00 am to 2:00pm
1997 N. Clybourn Ave.
Chicago, IL  60614
Meet-N-Greets are regularly scheduled so that adopters and CEBR supporters can meet our adoptable bullies first hand! If you have applied to adopt, this is a great way to get to know the bullies currently in our care. If you haven't applied yet or are interested in bullies or rescue, talk to our volunteers who have a wealth of knowledge and would be happy to share.