Dog Events in Charlotte, NC

There are 2 upcoming pet friendly events in Charlotte. 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 Charlotte.

Pet Friendly Dog Days of Winter
Dog Days of Winter Celebrate winter with your four-legged friends during a day of fun-filled activities! The events kick off with a Dog Jog 5K Trail Race & 1 Mile Walk, and the opening of Vendor Village. Afterwards, watch an Agility Demo with Happy Dogs Training, or drop in on the adoption event. Finish your day with the Dogs On Ice skating event or relax with Dog Yoga! See Details
Pet Friendly Charlotte's Dog Jog
Charlotte's Dog Jog Fido is welcome at this family-friendly 5K that is perfect for all levels of athletes! Whether you and your pup want to win the race, you want to sniff and stroll through the park or you don't have a dog but want to run solo and meet as many new canine friends as you can, this run is for you. Please note that registration prices increase as the race approaches, and dogs must be leashed throughout the event. See Details
Paws in the Park Charlotte Black Dogs and Pineville Parks & Rec. present the 9th annual Paws in the Park, one of the LARGEST Dog Events in the Charlotte area. The event will feature rescues & animal shelters with fundraising items and dogs available for adoption, food trucks, business & arts/craft vendors, blessing of the animals, dog contests, a photo booth, kids playground, Circus Stella and a concert by Chairmen of the Board! Parking at the park is reserved for vendors and is handicap accessible. There is plenty of free parking within walking distance to park at Lakeview Drive, Grace Life Church, The Hut, Pineville Elementary School and the downtown Pineville area. See Details
Humane Society of Charlotte Pet Palooza Walk for the Animals Pet Palooza is an annual fundraising walk and community festival featuring live music, food trucks, vendors, an on-site dog park, and more all to raise funds for the Humane Society of Charlotte. See Details
Tuck Fest BringFido to this multi-day festival that celebrates the outdoor lifestyle through competitions, exhibitions, demos, and live music! Pets must be leashed at all times. The festival features a variety of outdoor competitions that include trail running, kayaking, biking, climbing, stand-up paddleboarding, obstacle, and adventure racing. See Details