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The 17th Annual Northeast Ohio Mastiff Picnic, 2018
Help us Celebrate our 17th Anniversary!


Our Mission ... is to raise money to donate to English Mastiff rescue organizations, to encourage healthier futures of English Mastiffs through responsible breeding and to support English Mastiff health research projects. Everyone's hard work, donations, support and encouragement is what makes the picnic a success!


What: 17th Annual Northeast Ohio Mastiff Picnic, 2018
When: Saturday, September 22th, 2018, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST
Where: Buckeye Woods Park, 6335 Wedgewood Road, Medina, Ohio 44256
Directions: Buckeye Woods Park is located on Route 162 in Lafayette Township, just 0.5 miles east of Route 42. Click here to view the directions.

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2018 Beneficiaries and Proceeds Distribution:

We are honored to announce this year's Rescue recipients. Proceeds from the Mastiff Picnic will be broken down and distributed as follows:

*The 20% set aside for the Mastiff Picnic will be reserved for the operating costs of the Picnic each year. These costs include our trailer license, website hosting, food, drinks, and general supplies.

We also use part of the 20% to help one or more needy mastiffs (reviewed and chosen by the Mastiff Picnic Board) that may need a lifesaving surgery or other health care costs.

Before you Attend the Picnic!

  1. Please READ the Mastiff Picnic Rules.
  2. Bringing a FURRY FRIEND? You must PRINT and SIGN the Picnic Waiver Form.
  3. You MUST RSVP to let us know how many of you are coming! This also helps us to purchase the right amount of food!

Prepay your Admission and $AVE!

    • $8.00 per Adult (PREPAID)
    • $10.00 per Adult (AT THE DOOR)
    • FREE

Admission Information - PREPAY to $AVE!

As always, we offer a discount for anyone who will PREPAY their ADULT admissions online through PayPal. You may prepay your admission and save $2.00 PER adult admission. Please note, this prepaid admission is NON-REFUNDABLE!


What is Provided, and What to Bring

  • Hamburgers and Hot Dogs are provided along with drinks.
  • Please bring a side dish to share!
  • Bring your CHECKBOOK or CASH to participate in our Art Auction, and Basket Giveaways!
  • We can also accept payment using your MAJOR CREDIT CARD or through your PAYPAL account!


Just One Dollar More, A Day At the 2014 Northeast Ohio Mastiff Picnic

by Debra J. Evangelisto

Published in the MCOA Journal, 2015 Issue 1

A revealing inside look at all of the events of the 2014 Northeast Ohio Mastiff Picnic from a rather unique perspective. From dawn to dusk, you'll be taken through each part of the picnic and meet some cool people and dogs along the way. Sit back, grab a box of tissues and get ready to experience the Picnic in all its glorious detail! Intrigued?

Click Here to Read the Article!

Helping Mastiffs, One Picnic at a time: A Look Back at the 2012 Mastiff Picnic

Want to know what a day at the Mastiff Picnic is like? This article was published last year in the MCOA Journal, and was written by our own Webmaster, Deb Evangelisto. Take a peek!

Watch Fox 8 News Cleveland's coverage of the 2012 Mastiff Picnic, starring our own Kim Murray!


We need YOUR help to make the Mastiff Picnic a Success!

If you would like to donate to this great cause, or have a friend or a business associate that could help us, please contact Kim Murray. We need your help to make this day a success!

We need volunteers to help us collect donations. Will you ask your friends to donate items for our gift baskets? Do you know a business owner that would donate to our cause? No amount of help is too small!

Become a Volunteer Today!!!

All businesses and private donors are recognized on our Sponsors page, so please be sure to include all of the sponsor's information with the donation, such as business name, web site, and/or phone number! For private sponsors, please include their name and phone number as Kim Murray would like to thank them personally and make special arrangements for their sponsor block.

Would you please make a Donation to the Mastiff Picnic?

Our 2018 Mastiff Picnic Staff and Volunteers

The Mastiff Picnic would not be possible every year without the Mastiff Picnic Staff and Volunteers, most of whom work year-round to make sure the Mastiff Picnic is the best possible event it can be; not only to provide an entertaining day for all attendees, but to raise as much money as possible for our beloved breed. To each and every one of you, thank you for your dedication, hard-work and love of English Mastiffs!

The Mastiff Picnic Board of Directors

  • Kim Murray
  • Monica Baughman
  • Shari Semelroth
  • Lisa Peachy
  • Kim Berube
  • Bev Ward
  • Dave Springer

Special Thanks to Medina County Parks for allowing us to hold this wonderful event year after year at Buckeye Woods!