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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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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
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
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
Yappy Hour at Motorworks Brewing BringFido the third Sunday of each month to the 16,000 sq. ft. artificially turfed beer garden! There will be raffle items and silent auctions with proceeds benefiting a featured rescue, plus you can enjoy drink specials and tasty eats from local food trucks, while browsing unique goods from local vendors. All dogs in attendance must be kept leashed and must be up-to-date with all of their shots for the safety of all animals involved. See Details
Walking Wednesdays/ Paws to Pavement Please register in advance.
Become part of Savannah's Fit Dog Club! The first Wednesday of every month, BringFido along for some socialization and exercise! Fleet Feet Savannah is teaming up with the Savannah Kennel Club and several other local shelters as they will be on hand to assist with proper loose leash-walking etiquette, and will provide foster dogs to walk when available. Walkers are encouraged to bring their own dogs for this event as well!
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LoveHendo Saturdays Shop Local Saturdays to provide open-air activity on Main Street the second Saturday of each month. Main Street will be closed to vehicles all day from 2nd Avenue to 6th Avenue. The cross streets will remain open to traverse to the unique avenue businesses and the abundant downtown parking available just a short walk from Main Street. The spaces on Main immediately in front of the Historic Henderson County Courthouse are reserved for handicap parking. In the spirit of #SafeHendo, all businesses and customers are encouraged to follow the 3 W’s – Wear a face covering, Wash your hands and Wait 6 feet apart. See Details
Doggie Brunch at Terrestrial Brewing Company This weekly event is a first-come, first-served basis. Chef Penny will provide delicious farm-to-table brunch selections that will change often. Spoiled Dog Boss will have food and treats for your pups. Terrestrial Brewing Company donates a portion of all beer sales to a doggie related organization. They will also have Bloody Marys, mimosas, and specialty cocktails, plus coffee. All food and drinks are for purchase. See Details
Yappy Hour at Pierced Ciderworks Bring in your leashed dog to Pierced Ciderworks each Sunday from 12pm to 2pm and get ½ off cider pints. See Details
2nd Sunday Hikes Grab your friends and the pups, too, and take a hike in the great wide open! Join the fun of an hour guided hike led by Baltimore Humane Society's veterinarian, Dr. Mary Zink. Dress appropriately and wear hiking boots or sturdy foot gear! These hikes can be strenuous. You may get wet, and you probably will get dirty, but time spent with other dog-lovers is worth it! If you are an approved dog walker with BHS, you can opt to take a shelter dog on this hike. See Details
Sunny Side Up Market BringFido and shop over 90+ vendors and artists, the second Sunday of each month. The event will also feature live music, pet adoptions, food trucks, and more. See Details