Dog Events in Colorado

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Colorado 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 Colorado 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 Small Dog Meetup at Earthdog Denver
Small Dog Meetup at Earthdog Denver Bring your small pup out to play with other dogs of similar size. Pup owners can also enjoy socializing with other dog owners in the area. Be sure to read the dog park rules online before arriving. See Details
Pet Friendly Yappy Hour on The Plaza
Yappy Hour on The Plaza Partnered with brands dedicated to animal welfare, this monthly event is more than just sipping drinks in the sun; it's about making a difference. Leash up your pup and gather your friends for a paw-some opportunity to socialize, network and support your local community! See Details
Bird Dog Pet-Friendly Rooftop Happy Hour Bring Fido to indulge in an amazing dog menu at this special monthly yappy hour event on the rooftop patio. Your pup can enjoy dining on Chef Saura's Peanut Butter Dog Treat for $7, Puppy Poke Bowls of brown rice, salmon, and veggies for $14, or Australian Shepard’s Pie filled with potato, peas, carrots, beef patty for $14. Open to all guests and dogs, and no tickets are required. See Details
Summer Concert Series at Boardwalk Park Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and furry friends to this weekly event featuring food trucks and live music! Check their website for the band and genre each week. See Details
Yappy Hour for Big Bones Canine Rescue Bring Fido to unwind with his furry companions at this monthly event! There will be live music throughout the night, adult beverages (with sales benefitting Big Bones Canine Rescue), food, and a special off-leash area for pups to interact. See Details
KicksRus Carnival Parker Academy of Martial Arts invites the whole family to this community fair and carnival fundraising event, which will feature food trucks, games, adoptable animals, face painting and much more! Belt Testing will take place from 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM, and carnival activities will occur from 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM. Well-behaved, leashed pets may join you at the event. See Details
Chewy Vet Care Open House Pawty Leashed pups are invited to join their owners at the grand opening celebration of the newest vet location! Visitors can mingle with professionals, tour the facility, chow down on treats and snap photos together. Don't forget to take your chance to win some awesome prizes, too! See Details
Paint Your Own Dog Sip & Paint Well-behaved, leashed pups are invited to join their owners at this event! Attendees can paint a portrait of their furry companion during one of two sessions. Artist, Skylar, will customize a 16x20 traced picture of your pooch that you can then paint while socializing with friends and sipping on delicious drinks. See Details
We Love Pets Weekend Bring Fido for a fun-filled family weekend at the KOA. Campground guests and their pups are invited to participate in activities such as a pet talent show and a best-dressed pet contest, along with DIY dog treats for your favorite canine to enjoy. See Details
Pick'n in the Park Well-behaved leashed pups can join you to watch a concert in the park. The music genres change every week, ensuring a lively and diverse atmosphere. Remember to bring along a blanket or chair for added comfort. See Details
SCHEELS Dog Pawty Celebrate National Dog Day with Fido at this parking lot party! There will be local vendors, pup cups, giveaways and event-exclusive discounts from the store. Dog-focused experiences include a costume contest and a trick contest. The first 200 attendees will receive a free SCHEELS dog bandana, bowl and waste bag dispenser. Registration is required for some experiences; visit the event website for more details. See Details
National Dog Day Pawty Enjoy a fun night out with Fido featuring live music, drinks and pup-centric activities! There will be dog vendors and a bubble foam pit, as well as Paint Your Pup classes with Createry Workshop at the BARBOX available for $15 per spot. Enjoy food from Elevation 5280 and Sunflower Food along with beer, wine and cocktails from the BARBOX. Dog adoptions will also be available from Rocky Mountain Lab. Stick around into the evening and watch "The Secret Life of Pets" with your best friend starting at 8:00 PM. See Details
Labor Day Half Marathon Lace up your and Fido's running shoes and come out for this fun Labor Day race! Choose between the 5K, 10K and half marathon options. All participants will receive a race logo shirt, a finisher medal, access to finish line food tables and free photo downloads after the event. See Details
RexRun For PAWSitivity Celebrate National Dog Day by registering Fido and yourself in this 5K walk/run fundraiser! The event will feature a 5k trail run and walk, a pancake breakfast, silent and live auctions, a vendor fair, food trucks, therapy K9 meet and greet, and police K9 demonstrations. See Details
Doggie Splash & Pet Expo Reserve your pup's spot to participate in this end-of-summer pool party! There will be three, one-hour sessions (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM and 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM) with a 30-minute break in between. To ensure safety, owners must stay at the event, humans aren't allowed in the pool and dogs must have proof of current vaccinations. See Details
Tails & Treats Celebration Bring Fido for a paw-some day with fun activities for you and your furry friend. Prepare for a tail-wagging good time celebrating EVS' fifth anniversary with pet costume contests, giveaways, pet vendors, food trucks and more! See Details
Waldschänke Ciders 5k Fido is welcome to join you for some exercise and fun at this 5k event! All participants receive a free craft brew at the finish line (21+), a collector’s pint glass or seasonal swag item from the Brewery Running Series, a chance to win sweet door prizes and access to event festivities. There will be live music, food trucks, local vendors, fun with our partners and sponsors, goodies, giveaways and more. See Details
Pawtoberfest Bring Fido out for a fun-filled day of craft brews and spirits tastings, pet contests, a variety of activities for the whole family, and plenty of scrumptious food from local food trucks! See Details
Boos & Brews Halloween 5k This fun run event starts and ends at the brewery. Run, walk or jog to complete the course and celebrate with a free, local craft brew at the finish line! Participants also receive a collector’s pint glass or seasonal swag item from the Brewery Running Series and a chance at door prizes. Dress up to participate in the costume contest! See Details
Ghosts and Goblins 5K/10K Lace up your and Fido's running shoes and come out for this fun Halloween race! Pups are welcome to join both the 5K and 10K options. All participants will receive a race logo shirt, a finisher medal, access to finish line food tables and free photo downloads after the event. See Details
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