Dog Events in the United States

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in the United States 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 the United States 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 Norfolk Botanical Gardens' Sunday Dog Days
Norfolk Botanical Gardens' Sunday Dog Days Enjoy the grounds of the Norfolk Botanical Garden with your furry friend! There are multiple spigots for freshwater throughout the garden, but bring your own bowl to keep Fido hydrated. Dogs need to remain leashed. Please note that Fido isn't permitted in the Children’s Garden, Butterfly House, or on trams or boats. See Details
Pet Friendly Puppy Brunch
Sep 24, 2023 – Sep 22, 2024

Puppy Brunch

Puppy Brunch Dogs are welcome on Sundays for Puppy Brunch on the rooftop at HOWM Cocina & Cocktails at the Selina Chelsea Hotel! The prix fixe menu includes a 3-course meal for humans and a 2-course menu for pups including chicken meatballs and a frosty peanut butter-banana treat. See Details
Nov 25, 2023 – May 4, 2024

Dog Friendly Yoga

Dog Friendly Yoga Bring Fido for a blissful experience for both humans and their furry friends. Whether you're a seasoned yogi or a beginner, this event welcomes all levels of experience. Be sure to remember your yoga mat and get ready to stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace amidst the bustling downtown area. See Details
Winter Dog Days at Governors Island Governors Island is offering a crowd-free area for leashed dogs and their humans to see New York Harbor dur­ing the win­ter sea­son at the Winter Dog Days. This sea­son­al program allows dogs, along with their human coun­ter­parts, to enjoy the Island’s incred­i­ble 172-acres, com­plete with car-free path­ways, open fields and incred­i­ble views. There is also a fenced-in dog park locat­ed behind Liggett Ter­race for four-legged visitors to enjoy. For Winter Dog Days rules and additional information, click on the Visit Website link. See Details
Dec 21, 2023 – Dec 26, 2024

Puppies' Night Out

Puppies' Night Out You and your puppy are invited to a night of fun and socialization within the Small Dog Park at Bar K! While your new addition to the family explores the space and meets other playful attendees, owners can grab themselves a refreshing, seasonal drink. The event is open for puppies aged between 3 and 9 months. See Details
Dec 23, 2023 – Dec 28, 2024

Yappy Hour

Yappy Hour Bring Fido with you for this pup-focused happy hour event! Choose from a variety of drinks to enjoy while you mingle with other dogs and dog owners in the area. You can also order a bite to eat to snack on while you hang out on the pet-friendly outdoor patio. See Details
Dec 25, 2023 – Nov 4, 2024

Pups on The Patio

Pups on The Patio Tails will be wagging at this pup-centered event! Mingle with other dogs and dog owners while you sip on your favorite drinks and savor delicious bites. Fido will even be able to enjoy his own treats and doggie refreshments. See Details
Trivia Night at the Dog Yard Bar Need some help with trivia night? Bring your furry friend along! At this event, up to ten four-person teams will participate in five rounds of questions. You may set up your team before you register, or they'll match you up with a team at check-in time. As always, dogs must follow standard Dog Yard rules and either have a Dog Yard Unlimited Membership or purchase a Day Pass and upload current vaccination records prior to the event. Humans must be 21+. Food and beverages are available for purchase but are not included with the event admission. No outside food, beverage, treats or toys allowed. See Details
Trivia Tuesdays at Bar K with BTP Productions Bring Fido and join the fun for live-hosted trivia. The weekly quiz is free to play and there will be prizes for answering bonus questions and gift cards for top teams at the end of the night. BTP Productions rules limit the total number of players on your team to six, so gather your smartest friends (and their dogs, if you want) and come on down. See Details
Yappy Hour Wednesdays Furry friends are invited to join you at this weekly event where dog lovers and four-legged companions can unwind together on the patio. Fido can enjoy a delicious snack from the special dog menu while owners treat themselves to tasty items from the Happy Hour menu, available until 7:00 PM. See Details
Wellness Clinic for Veterans’ Pets Free veterinary wellness care is available on Wednesdays, by appointment only. Clinics are open to dogs and cats belonging to Veterans of any era (up to two pets per visit). No non-military civilians will be accepted. Clients must furnish valid military identification at the time of check-in. See Details
Puppies' Night Out You and your puppy are invited to a night of fun and socialization within the Small Dog Park at Bar K! While your new addition to the family explores the space and meets other playful attendees, owners can grab themselves a refreshing, seasonal drink. The event is open for puppies aged between 3 and 9 months. See Details
Lakeland First Fridays The first Friday of every month, leashed pups are welcome at this special event where the city shuts down the streets for visitors to enjoy exhibitors, giveaways vendors and more. Some months offer special themes; be sure to check their website for a list of current activities. See Details
Fire Tower Winter Wonderland Wine Tasting Experience Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this unique experience under the New Hampshire sky. Unwind outside next to a fire tower as you sip on delicious wines, snap photos, and take in the view of the vineyard. Owners are encouraged to dress themselves and Fido appropriately as this is an outside event. See Details
Bark N' Brunch Fido is welcome to join his owners once a month for a brunch like no other! Furry friends can enjoy complimentary puptails from Yum Pup while humans treat themselves to their favorite Brimstone brunch favorites. See Details
DC Shiba Inu Meetup Bring your Shiba Inu out for a day of fun! The play date will take place in the fenced Dog Park area of Cabin John Regional Park which features benches, a water fountain and natural features for Fido to enjoy. See Details
The Washington Pug Meetup Bring your Pug, Puggle or pug-loving four-legged sibling out for a play date! The meetup will be in front of the puppy area at Shirlington Park. Fido can run and play with his friends in the fenced area. See Details
Dachshund Playdate Bring your wiener dog out for this breed-specific meetup! Enjoy mingling with other dog owners while your pup gets his energy out with his friends in the dog park. See Details
Monday Board Game Night Four-legged companions are invited to join their owners for this fun weekly event hosted by Matt Everhart and The Durham Geeks Group. Spots are frequently open for first-timers to participate, so don't be shy about joining new and old friends to play some of the 350+ board games. If you can't make Monday nights, check out their Thursday night board game events. See Details
Pupper Tuesdays Join your fellow dog lovers and Fido's furry companions at this local pub for a weekly event. While pups are always welcome at the brewery, if you bring him in on Tuesdays, you get happy hour all day long! See Details
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