Dog Events in Florida

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Florida 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 Florida 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 Dog Friendly Yoga
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
Pet Friendly Trivia Night
Trivia Night Bring your pup out for a fun night of trivia! Enjoy a drink while you play. Fido can have fun with his friends in the off-leash dog park before or after this event. Be sure to register your pup online in advance. This event is for humans 21 and up. See Details
Bingo Night Bring your pup out for a fun night of bingo! Enjoy a drink or bite to eat from a food truck while you play. You may even go home with a prize! Fido can have fun with his friends in the off-leash dog park before or after this event. Be sure to register your pup online in advance. This event is for humans 21 and up. 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
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
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
Pickleball After Dark Bring your pup with you to light up the night at this epic pickleball event! Enjoy meeting and playing with other pickleball lovers in the area. After you've worked up an appetite, order a bite to eat off of their all-hours food menu. See Details
Bell Tower Yappy Hour This monthly event benefitting Gulf Coast Humane Society is held every second Friday of the month in Center Court. It's a time to enjoy music, food, shopping, drinks with your four legged pooch! Many retailers will also have special Yappy Hour surprises for both you and your pooch. See Details
Doggie Day Sails Set sail with Fido aboard a 75-foot luxury sailing yacht and this monthly benefit for the Florida Keys SPCA. The cruise includes lunch for both humans and dogs, as well as toys, treats and giveaways! Dates for sails this year are: January 13th, February 10th, March 23rd and April 27th. See Details
Trivia Thursdays Furry friends can sit by your side as you test your knowledge on a range of subjects at this weekly event hosted by Think & Drink Trivia. Two and four-legged companions are encouraged to head over early, as spots are not guaranteed. Compete for 1st, 2nd or 3rd place to win a prize! See Details
All Day Yappy Hour Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at this fun-filled event every week. Two and four-legged visitors can enjoy patio games, bottomless Milkbones, happy hour prices all day and puppy splash pools. If you're looking to socialize with friends, new and old, this is a must-visit! See Details
Music Bingo Wednesdays Think & Drink Trivia invites you to join them every week for a groovy night filled with a game of chance! A range of music will play while visitors mark off their cards with each song. Players may win a free beer each round or a $25 gift card at the night's end. See Details
Wiggle Bar @ Crazy Dingo Brewing Company Bring Fido to this fun event for a treat, a doggy beer, a bone and more! The Wiggle Bar, a mobile pet boutique, will be on site during the event. This event will take place on Friday January 26 from 5:00pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday February 24 from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Dog Days at the Naples Botanical Gardens Stroll through a stunning a 170-acre nature preserve with Fido and explore trails and cultivated tropical gardens. Leashed pets are welcome but must be cleaned up after. Completion of an online waiver is required. Dogs are not permitted in the Smith Children’s Garden, Kapnick Hall, Berger Shop in the Garden or the inside of Fogg Café. One pup is welcome per person. See Details
Month of LOVE Movie Nights Bring Fido and the family out for a movie each Thursday night in February. You're welcome to bring your own chair or blanket. Each movie will be shown on a 20 ft blow-up screen. See Details
Wickham Park's First Friday Leashed dogs are welcome the first Friday of each month at this fun event featuring live music and food trucks. The event is rain or shine. See Details
Feb 4 – Mar 30

Lure Course

Lure Course Bring your pup out for the best game of chase he has ever experienced! In this event, dogs chase a mechanized, plastic lure around a zigzag course to engage their natural prey drive. This is a great activity that takes full advantage of your pup’s energy and natural ability. This event will be held on February 4 and March 30. See Details
Bark on the Ark Bring your dog for a sightseeing eco-cruise along Naples Bay to Keewaydin Island. Passengers will enjoy time to play with their happy hounds on the island by running, swimming and playing catch while enjoying the sunshine, water, sand, and fresh air. Water, tennis balls, waste bags, and healthy dog treats are included for the canines. Dogs must be leashed at Keewaydin Island. Guests may bring their own small cooler bag with drinks and snacks along with towels for themselves and pups. Reservations are required as space is limited. Well-trained, friendly dogs that can follow basic commands are welcome. See Details
Wednesday Night Market Bring your pup out to shop with you at this monthly pop-up market! There will be a variety of local vendors, fresh produce, art, live music and more. When you're feeling hungry, head to one of the food trucks for a bite to eat. There will also be beer and wine available for purchase. See Details
Bay Area Renaissance Festival Each weekend guests will enjoy 15 stages of entertainment including musicians, magicians, jugglers and jousting. There will also be vendors and food stands. To be eligible to bring Fido, the online registration form must be filled out. Dog owners must bring proof of Rabies vaccination with dates in one of the following forms: Proof of shots from veterinarian or a tag on pet with date of expiration. One pup per owner is allowed, and no dogs under six months old are permitted. Fido must be leashed at all times on a leash no longer than 4'. See Details