Dog Events in Philadelphia, PA

There are 5 upcoming pet friendly events in Philadelphia, and 3 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 Philadelphia.

Pet Friendly Elmwood Park Zoo Dog Days
Elmwood Park Zoo Dog Days Bring Fido to these special days and events where dogs are allowed to go on their very own zoo excursion! Dog admission is limited and rules are in place to help ensure the comfort and safety of you, your dog, other guests, and the zoo’s animals. All guests visiting the zoo with a dog must complete an online application and submit required documents before purchasing their tickets. Please note, dogs will not be permitted to enter the barn or animal feeding decks. The event will be paused for the months of July and August. See Details
Pet Friendly Yappy Hour at Liberty Point
Yappy Hour at Liberty Point Bring Fido out for happy hour specials on the patio every Thursday! You can enjoy drinks and food with your pup by your side while supporting a good cause. A portion of sales will benefit local shelters in need. See Details
Yappy Hour at Museum of Illusions You and Fido can enjoy mind-bending experiences during this fun evening out in a beautiful setting. Dogs can enjoy doggy ice cream, fun take home treats and photo opportunities and there will be treats for humans as well! Come experience the im-paw-sible with your furry best friend by your side! Tickets can be found after selecting the date and time of the event on the museum's "Buy Tickets" page. See Details
Paws & Pumpkins Furry friends are encouraged to join their owners for an evening of fun at the park. The night will begin with a group dog walk around the property. A Halloween contest will follow the walk, where participants can eat, drink and play games. Dogs must be leashed. See Details
Winetober Fest Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome at this wine event featuring Pennsylvania’s finest wineries and distilleries. You’ll have the chance to sample and purchase wine, plus enjoy a day filled with live music, fun contests, prizes and giveaways. Enjoy shopping with around 65 vendors artisans, crafters and retail items. Also, be sure to visit one of the nine food trucks on site! Fun for all adults 21+ and dogs! See Details
Howl-o-ween Community Day Bring Fido to this spook-tacular event. There will be treats, a chance to meet adoptable animals, games, costume contests and a scavenger hunt. A bounce house is also available, making this a great family-friendly event. See Details
Howl-O-Ween Pup Parade and Family Fun Day Dress Fido in his greatest costume and bring him down to strut his stuff at this annual event. Your pup may even win a prize for best costume, best dog and human costume, or best trick. Registered participants can enjoy a doggy bag filled with treats and goodies for Fido. Guests can also check out pet vendors, kids' activities, shopping, food and more. See Details
Christmas Village in Philadelphia This authentic open-air German Christmas market will feature holiday sights and sounds with thousands of twinkling lights, festive Christmas decorations, live music at the main stage, children’s activities, European foods and drinks and photos with Santa. Christmas Village allows dogs in the whole outdoor area and large parts of the indoor tent area (exception: dogs are not allowed in the Käthe Wohlfahrt vending area). Please keep in mind, that the tent area gets pretty crowded on weekend days, which might be uncomfortable for your dog. See Details