Dog Events in Arkansas

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Arkansas 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 Arkansas 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 Bass Pro Shops Santa’s Wonderland
Bass Pro Shops Santa’s Wonderland Experience the magic of Christmas with Fido! Visitors receive a free 4x6" photo with Santa. Other photo packages available for purchase. Advance reservations are highly recommended and can go quickly. Hours vary by store. See Details
Pet Friendly The Great Passion Play's Christmas Tree Forest
The Great Passion Play's Christmas Tree Forest Located at the Great Passion Play Grounds, ride through the Christmas tree forest with your dog! Drive-through a light displays forest of over 250 Christmas trees and dozens of nativities. See Details
Santa Paws at Hollywood Feed Pets and families are invited to participate in this special photo opportunity with Santa Claus! For a $15 donation, your photos will be available to download, so you can use them in whatever way you want. Payment in cash, Venmo, and Paypal will be accepted. Proceeds benefit Rock City Rescue. See Details
Jingle Bell Run The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is the original festive race for charity. It’s where you can strut your stuff in your favorite holiday costume. Bring a team of friends, family and co-workers to run or walk. Please ensure your dog is kept on a leash. See Details
Krewe of Barkus in the Eureka Gras Light & Sound Parade Meet at the Eureka Springs Post Office lawn at 101 Spring St, at 5:30 PM. Lighted Costumes for both humans and dogs are encouraged but not required. The theme this year is Roman Mythology. See Details
Krewe of Barkus in the Eureka Gras Day Parade Costumes for both humans and dogs are encouraged but not required. The theme this year is Roman Mythology. If you would like to walk in the parade with your dog, meet at the Eureka Springs Post Office lawn at 101 Spring St, at 1:30 PM. Parade begins at 2 PM. See Details