Top Dog Events Worldwide

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners who are as crazy about their pets as you, there’s no better place to bring Fido than a dog event. Attend any of the dog shows, agility competitions, costume parades, festivals or fundraisers on our Dog Events Calendar and you’ll meet hundreds, maybe even thousands, of dog lovers. And since 70% of the events listed benefit humane societies, attending one is a great way to help homeless pets too.

Pet Friendly Dog Play Wednesday
Sep. 9, 2020 –
Dec. 30, 2021

Dog Play Wednesday

Dog Play Wednesday All day, every Wednesday! Check their events schedule to see pup-coming activities you won’t want to miss. All dogs must be on a leash. Dogs are not allowed inside buildings or on the play equipment. Guests are responsible for cleaning up after their dogs. See Details
Pet Friendly Pups & Pints Sunday
Jan. 3, 2021 –
Jan. 16, 2022

Pups & Pints Sunday

Pups & Pints Sunday BringFido each Sunday to the brewery and your second pint is complimentary. 10% of all sales will go to benefit the Northshore Humane Society. See Details
Thursday Nights at the Enchanted Barn BringFido every Thursday night to the Barn! Artisan pizza and full bar including craft cocktails. Enjoy live music on the outdoor patio and lawn, otherwise in the old fieldstone milking parlor near the bar if weather dictates. Music starts 6pm. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. See Details
Doodle Romp at Metazoa Brewing Company Doodle dogs of all kinds can come together the second Sunday of each month with their owners to Metazoa Brewing Company's dog friendly taproom and dog park for a day of craft beer and tail-wagging fun! All doodle dogs and their furry friends of any breed are welcome. Humans must be 21+ to attend. See Details
Tuesday Bucket Specials at Skiptown Come hang out with your best pals and celebrate the start of a new week with beer or seltzer buckets! Skiptown will have bucket specials on Bud Light, and White Claw available at the bar. See Details
Dog Days at Lynden Sculpture Garden Bring your canine friends for an afternoon of romping in the garden. In the winter, cross-country skiers and snowshoers also welcome, and in the warmer months, picnicking is encouraged! Free to members and dogs, or with admission to the sculpture garden. Dog Days are held the third Saturday of each month (except November). See Details
Sanford Food Truck Fiesta Sanford Food Truck Fiesta is a dog-friendly event in Historic Downtown Sanford in the "Famous L" between West End Trading Co. and Celery City Craft. The event will feature amazing food from 20+ top food trucks, craft beer and cocktails from the bars, live music, craft artisans and vendors, plus plenty of outside tables and chairs to sit and eat with Fido. See Details
Dogs + Donuts Bring your mutt for donuts! Mutts + Meows Natural Pet Market will be serving up coffee and donuts for you and doggie donuts for the pups. Come hang with other dog-a-holics and grab some treats for that special pup in your life. This even happens once per month; click Visit Website for full schedule. See Details
Mutt Monday at Mutts + Meows Natural Pet Market Celebrating clean pups with a $10 Blueberry Love LaundroMutt Wash Special. Complete with Blueberry facial and bandana, get your mutt back to clean. Last bath is at 6:45 PM. This special his held the third Monday of each month. See Details
Muddy Monday at Skiptown Muddy Monday drink and bath includes a full bath and blow out for your pup and a drink for you for $18! While you hang out at the bar and park, the Skipper team bathes and dries your pup in their premium dog spa and you get the choice of any drink on draft or glass of wine. Reservations for ‘Muddy Monday’ drink & bath night are made in-person starting on Monday at 5 PM when the bar and park open. Check in at the front desk and ask to be added to the list. Reservations are taken in-person, on a first come, first serve basis with a limited number of spaces available. See Details
Furry First Fridays at Wagbar Event will not be held in July. Wagbar has partnered with Mountain Pet Rescue Asheville to help find homes for some of the WNC area's best doggos! Every first Friday each month, you are welcome to come meet the adoptables. Wagbar is a hangout for dogs and beer drinkers with an off-leash dog park with a modern walk up bar. Humans must be 21 or older to enter. Dog owners must sign up for a membership and bring vet papers. See Details
Paws on the Patio at Biergarten Haus BringFido every Wednesday night for this fun event! If you bring a four legged friend, you'll receive Happy Hour Specials all night! See Details
Bell Tower Yappy Hour Bell Tower hosts a monthly Yappy Hour, that is held every second Friday of the month in center court. It is a time to enjoy music, food, shopping, drinks with your four legged pooch, all to help the Gulf Coast Humane Society. See Details
HTX Market at NettBar BringFido the second Saturday of each month to this market held in the parking lot of NettBar! Vendors will include artisans and small businesses. The market will be completely outdoors and CDC recommended guidelines for social distancing will be followed. All attendees, except kids under 10, are required to wear masks at each vendor booth for everyone’s safety. One household at each vendor booth at a time. Hand sanitizer will be available at all vendor booths. You will be asked to use sanitizer before handling any products. No cash will be accepted. All vendors will accept credit card, Venmo and other forms of cashless payment. See Details
Fredericksburg Trade Days BringFido the third weekend of each month (except May which will be held the second weekend) and experience the excitement of Fredericksburg Trade Days! Shop with over 350 vendors. You will find seven barns filled with antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, shabby chic, primitives, ranch furniture, hunting accessories, candles, unique clothing, jewelry, food and so much more. Relax in the Biergarten while listening to live music. Dogs must be leashed and under your supervision at all times. Please pick up after your dog. See Details
The Historic Village at Allaire Flea Market Once per month, BringFido out shopping at the flea market. Please note that dogs are welcome on the grounds of the park and village, but are not permitted inside any buildings. Click 'Visit Website' for specific Saturday dates the market is open: March 20, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, August 7, September 11, October 9, and November 20. See Details
Pawdicures Fundrasier *Please Pre-Register For Your Spot* BringFido to this monthly Pawdicures Fundraiser and have their nails trimmed for only $10. Dogs, cates, and other small animals are welcome. Microchipping is also available for $25. They will come to your vehicle to check you in, bring your pet in for their quick nail trim, and bring them right out when fiinished. Help keep everyone healthy and make your visit as quick as possible by registering/paying online and staying in your car on arrival. See Details
Woof Wednesday at Whistle Hop Brewing Company The luckiest of pups get to go on the caboose- especially on Wednesdays! Go to Whistle Stop Brewing Company every Wednesday evening. Asheville’s first food truck for dogs, Mel-Mel's MAMA FOOD, will be onsite. Mel-Mel’s delicious doggy dinners are made from the freshest meats, oats, and veggies which your pup will love. Food Stop Food Truck will be cooking up dinner for humans too. See Details
Saturdays at Burnside Each Saturday you and Fido are invited to visit Burnside Plantation for historic fun! Visitors will be able to learn more about the barns, buildings, and gardens that have been a part of the Moravian community since 1748. Bring the kids along for fun outdoor activities and crafts each week! Burnside Plantation is also dog-friendly, so bring your furry friends along as well! See Details
Wagbar Sunday Market BringFido to the monthly Sunday Market! Held the first Sunday of each month (except July's will be July 11th), you will find a variety of vendors onsite for your shopping pleasure. Wagbar is a hangout for dogs and beer drinkers with an off-leash dog park with a modern walk up bar. Humans must be 21 or older to enter. Dog owners must sign up for a membership and bring vet papers. See Details
Bark on the Ark Bring your dog for a sightseeing eco cruise along Naples Bay to Keewaydin Island. At Keewaydin Island, passengers will enjoy time to play with their happy hounds. During the excursion, pet parents and their dogs can run, swim and play catch while enjoying the sunshine, water, sand and fresh air. Water, tennis balls, waste bags and healthy dog treats are included for the canines. Dogs must be kept on a leash at Keewaydin Island. Guests may bring their own small cooler bag with drinks and snacks along with towels for themselves and their puppy pals.Reservations are required as space is limited. Well trained, friendly dogs that can follow basic commands are welcome. The M/V Edison Explorer is an open-air vessel, cleaned and sanitized for your safety. Cruise begins at 8:00 AM through summer, and 8:30 AM beginning in October. See Details
Halcyon Farmers Market BringFido to the Halcyon Farmers Market is held every Tuesday. It will is located in the event lot behind Cherry Street Brewpub at Halcyon and Land of 1000 Hills. Parking is plentiful and free in the Halcyon parking deck. Pick up dinner from one of our Halcyon restaurants and enjoy the Village Green. Well-behaved dogs are always welcome and don't forget to check out Yappy Hour with Fido from 4 PM -= 6 PM. See Details
Starlite Flea Market The Starlite Flea Market is open every Saturday through the 2021 season. Snack bar available with hot dogs, breakfast options, coffee and snacks. Market is weather permitting. All markets are weather permitting. See Details
Yappy Hour at Upstairs at Caroline BringFido on Sundays and receive 25% off your visit all day long! Plus, indulge in snacks from the dog friendly menu by Healthy Pet Austin, $6 Frozen Mimosas 11am - 2pm, and tunes spun by DJ Alex from 3pm-6pm. See Details