Dog Events in Europe

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Europe 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 in Europe 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 Doggy Saturday
Doggy Saturday Bring your well-behaved, leashed pup out for an exciting Saturday during this monthly event. Two- and four-legged friends are invited to visit the chain steakhouse for an afternoon of fun on the garden terrace, featuring delicious Argentinian fare, activities and more. See Details
Pet Friendly pups&Earth by I PAW YOU ™
pups&Earth by I PAW YOU ™ Bring Fido out for a paw-some picnic gathering for pets, pet parents and pet lovers! Back your favorite snacks and beverages and leash up your pup to enjoy a beautiful day out surrounded by plenty of furry friends. Check social media closer to the event for the exact meeting location. See Details
Campervan Campout Bring Fido and the family to this vibrant event featuring live music, a vendor village, artisan food and drink, a Wellness Sanctuary and more. Additionally, attendees can enjoy a packed schedule of activities, including sessions led by bloggers and vloggers, while the 'Paws in the Pool' feature provides an exciting opportunity for dogs to swim and play in a heated pool, with sessions available throughout the day. See Details
Foodies Festival - Brighton Your pup can come along to the UK’s biggest food festival! This mouth-watering summer festival includes live music, tasty food, delicious drinks, workshops, masterclasses, and Top Chefs – pop the date in your diary and book your tickets now! Check the event website, as the end times vary for this three-day event. Dogs are welcome on a short leash. See Details
The Big Bark Bring Fido and the whole family out for this day of dogs! Enjoy demos, Have-A-Go arenas, picnics, street food, shopping stalls, and doggy activities, while supporting local charities and ethical dog-related businesses. There will also be a doggy cafe to indulge in Puppachinos and doggy biscuits. See Details
Bedale Dogfest Bring Fido to this annual event, which features a fun dog show, trade stalls, rescues and societies, BBQ, refreshments, desserts, and more! See Details
Grappenhall Beer Festival Enjoy a wide selection of drinks and live music at this event that supports a good cause! With over 30 craft brews, wine, food trucks, live music, and children's activities, it's a great way to spend the day with your family and Fido. Be mindful that dogs in attendance must be leashed and cleaned up after, plus the event is 18+ after 5pm. See Details
Kilkenny Beer Festival Bring Fido along while you enjoy a variety of Irish and international craft brews outside in the spacious beer garden! There will be pizza from the on-site kitchen and live music each day, and for the dogs, they'll have water bowls, biscuits, and shaded areas throughout the venue. See Details
Goodwoof This family-friendly event will feature dog-themed competitions, trials, demonstrations and workshops. Also be sure to check out the Barkitecture design competition where top architects will display their uniquely-built dog kennels. An event timetable, map and parking guide can be found on the event site. See Details
Paws in the Park Sussex Show Come out to see these shows that will include the widest range of dog attractions! From agility and flyball, to arena events, heelwork to music and gundog scurries, there's something whatever your dog's size. See Details
Red Rooster Festival You can bring Fido to this event that features a long line-up of live music & entertainment, food & drinks, spa services, dog training sessions, local vendors, workshops, water activities, and so much more! Be sure to purchase a dog ticket before the day of the event, and remember to keep your pup on a leash and cleaned up after. See Details
Vanlife Festival Vanlife Festival welcomes all members of the family, including Fido, for a weekend of adventure and community. Attendees can showcase their unique vehicles, share experiences, and connect with fellow enthusiasts. There will be live music, traders & vendors, workshops, food & drinks, and more. Dog owners must keep their pets on a short lead and under control at all times. See Details
Dogstival Bring Fido to this annual family friendly festival for dogs and dog lovers held in the heart of the New Forest! Visitors and their four legged friends can enjoy a fabulous weekend filled with exciting arena displays & entertainment, expert talks, behavioural stage, vintage fun fair, live music, dog show, K9 Aquasplash pool, fun dog activities to try like flyball, plus fabulous shopping and delicious food and drink from local producers. See Details
Bristol Volksfest You can bring Fido to this festival that celebrates VW culture with a 'Carnival Las Vegas' theme, blending Mardi Gras carnival festivities with Las Vegas pop culture. Dog owners can bring their pets with a purchased dog ticket, but availability is limited, and dogs must remain leashed and cleaned up after. The festival promises a diverse lineup of bands and DJs, along with a variety of global cuisine from local and independent vendors, ensuring an exciting and flavorful weekend for all attendees. See Details
Hadrian Border's 30th Birthday Beer Festival Bring Fido along for a weekend of local brews, street food, live music, and more at this milestone birthday celebration! This event includes award-winning beers, delicious food, entertainment, giveaways, brewery tours, and more. Each ticket includes two pints of beer and a commemorative glass. Dogs are welcome as long as they're leashed and well behaved. See Details
FarGo Dog Fest Support animal rescue in the UK with a day-long show featuring classes for all, agility trials, paw art, puppacinos, dog-themed shopping stalls, bacon bubbles, a dog paddling pool, and fayre games. See Details
Barket at The Junction Antrim Bring Fido to this market for pets and their people, where you'll find tail-wagging delights and unique products and services for your furry family members. Support local pet charities and explore responsible pet ownership while creating lasting memories with your pets through unique offerings and experiences. See Details
Mighty Dub Fest You can bring Fido with you to this event, dubbed as "the North East’s family festival" that celebrates VW's, music, and local community. Enjoy a weekend packed with live music across three stages, craft workshops, fairground rides, trade stands, dog shows, delicious street food, and pop-up bars. All are welcome, regardless of owning a VW, but pet owners are reminded to keep their dogs on a leash and cleaned up after. See Details
AmityFest Bring Fido and the family to this annual event that celebrates local craft beer, delicious food, and live music! Each ticket purchased grants entry to your chosen session along with an exclusive tasting glass. See Details
Armchair Adventure Festival This event is the UK's ultimate celebration of adventure and travel. You can bring Fido along while you enjoy inspirational speakers, thrilling activities, and electrifying live music while taking in breathtaking views of the Tamar Estuary or Plymouth Harbour. Attendees can also try kayaking, paddleboarding or mountain biking while there. Dogs are welcome as long as they're leashed and kept away from livestock. See Details