Festival Info

Southern Community Park is located at 1000 Sumac Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.
Critter Carnival is located at the Northern entrance next to the playground, just off 15/501.

Dogs are welcome in the park with a maximum 6-foot leash, but no dogs in the soccer fields please. Waste mitts will be available.

Park Amenities
Dog park (2 acres!)
Soccer fields
Basketball courts
Inline hockey rink
Disc golf course
Hiking trails
Picnic areas
Free parking

Leave No Trace
Please help us keep the park clean and beautiful. Trash and recycling bins will be available.

Southern Village
Walk to the lovely community of Southern Village in just minutes to enjoy great restaurants, shops, movies and more.

Sponsorships for the 2021 event are available for individuals, organizations and businesses. To discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact us here.

Critter Carnival
Critter Carnival is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 2015 by Paul Kerr.