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February 9, 2024 (El Cajon) -- The City of El Cajon aims to break the world record for the “Most Dogs to Attend a Film Screening.” A family-friendly screening of the movie “Beethoven” will take place at Wells Park, located at 1153 East Madison Avenue, on Saturday, February 24. Dog owners and their furry friends are invited to be part of this historic attempt .


To participate in this record-setting endeavor, dog owners are required to arrive for check-in at 1:00 PM, with the movie screening to commence shortly after. The current record stands at 219 dogs, and El Cajon is eager to surpass this number. This event is not only a chance to make history but also an opportunity for the community and their dogs to enjoy an afternoon full of entertainment and fun.


In addition to the film screening, there will be various crafts and activities to engage children, making it a perfect outing for the whole family. This event highlights the City’s commitment to fostering a strong sense of community and providing unique experiences for its residents and their pets.


Participants seeking more information about the event rules and guidelines are encouraged to visit the official event website at or call the event organizers at 619.441.1754.


The City of El Cajon looks forward to welcoming a record-breaking number of dogs and their owners to Wells Park. This event promises to be a memorable occasion, filled with joy, community spirit, and, hopefully, a new world record.

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