Dogs ran back and forth across the green turf of Fetch Park Thursday, chasing tennis balls and each other while some of their owners enjoyed a cold beer from the nearby Airstream Bar.

Music played over loudspeakers and the U.S. Open tennis tournament streamed over a large screen that mimics a baseball stadium’s jumbotron.

Columbus’ new dog park and bar combo Fetch Park, 1432 Fifth Ave., is an off-leash dog park and bar combo that started in Atlanta. The new Columbus location hosted a soft opening Thursday evening and will officially open to the public Saturday.

Read more here: You can get a cocktail at this new Downtown Columbus dog park. Here’s a first look

 Mike Haskey and Joshua Mixon with Ledger-Enquirer