Dog Events in Arden, NC

There’s 1 upcoming pet friendly event in Arden, and 8 more nearby. Use the links below to get details on each event, print directions, look at pictures, and even read reviews of last year’s event. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Arden.

Pet Friendly Bocce Ball Tournament at Sideways Farm & Brewery
Bocce Ball Tournament at Sideways Farm & Brewery Bring your favorite partner and your pup out for some friendly competition and support a great cause! All entry monies will be donated to Blue Ridge Humane Society. Tournament explanation and rules start at 1:00 PM and there's a prize for the winning team! Game is played rain or shine. Please RSVP by the Thursday prior to event. See Details
Pet Friendly Hendersonville Farmers Market
Hendersonville Farmers Market Bring Fido with you while you shop a variety of local vendors selling fresh produce, arts & crafts, soaps & candles, baked goods, gifts, and more. Food trucks will also be on site. Parking is available at the market on Maple Street off of Fifth Avenue in addition to parking on surrounding streets. Please be mindful of Fido's paws - the pavement will get hot in summer months. See Details
Lavender Season at Grandad’s Apples ‘N Such Leashed pets are welcome as Grandad's opens temporarily for their lavender season! Guests will find you-pick lavender, peaches, fresh summer produce, and fresh-baked treats from the bakery like lavender cookies and donuts, and fresh strawberry shortcake. Check their website for hours of operation. See Details
Bullington Gardens Fairy Trail Bring Fido, on a leash, to experience Bullington Gardens' Fairy Trail! A wonderful, imagination filled trail with fairy houses and whimsical landscapes along the way. Please ensure children and pets are supervised at all times. Dogs and loud noises can scare the fairies into hiding. The trail is closed on Sundays. See Details
Annual Coon Dog Day Festival Don't miss Saluda's Annual Coon Dog Day — a celebration for dogs and their people! Great food, live music, parade, crafts, street dance, and more. Come enjoy this homecoming event in downtown Saluda. See Details
Sourwood Festival This annual summer celebration kicks off the sourwood honey-selling season, sourced from the native sourwood tree in the Southern Appalachian region. The festival offers a vibrant collection of bees and locally-produced sourwood honey, featuring over 150 vendors, festival delicacies, and live music. While the festival unfolds on side streets, Main Street remains open, inviting exploration of galleries, restaurants, and stores that contribute to the town's unique charm. See Details
Dog Day Afternoon (Fall) Enjoy a day of fun with your pup among the beautiful scenery of Lake Julian. There will be food from Woof Street Bistro and snow cones from Sweet Squeeze. You and your dog can also enjoy a variety of contests, local vendors, live entertainment, and maybe even find a sibling at one of the one-site shelters and rescues. Ingles Ultimate Air Dogs will be there too with dock-jumping dogs. See Details
Oktoberfest Half Marathon & 5k at Oskar Blues Brewery The Oktoberfest Half Marathon & 5k celebrates the season of hops and malts with a beautiful run. Festive costumes encouraged, but not required! Following the race, runners will toast to their achievement at the Hi-Wire Brewing Beer Garden. Strollers and dogs are allowed, but must start in the back of the group. See Details
Trick or Trail 5K & Spooky Sprint You can bring Fido along to watch this Halloween-themed race, which features participants wearing creative costumes for a 5K run or 1M walk. A bustling Fall Festival will follow, with food, drinks and vendors at the Farmers’ Market. Please be mindful that due to congestion and safety concerns, dogs cannot participate in the race itself. See Details
Arden, NC, US