Dog Events in Georgia

Mark your calendars! There are 8 upcoming events in Georgia. Use the links below to get details on each event, print directions, look at pictures, and even read reviews of last year's event. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Georgia, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!


Spring Festival and Pet Rescue Fundraiser at Fido's Market

Bring Fido to celebrate the spring season! There will be live music, arts and crafts for the Kids, face painting, Pet Costume Contest, refreshments, raffles, pet trainers, and all of your favorite pet product vendors!

Burger Fest - BackYard Griller Cookoff & Family Event!

Bring Fido and come celebrate the Burger! Register as a talented Griller, and compete for money! Two Categories: Traditional Beef or Non-Traditional (veggie, pork, etc). Entry fee is $35 and can be made by the form on the event's website. Our local foodie judges will select FIRST place winners for each category. Also at the park: Savannah Food Trucks selling a variety of tasty items • Children's Activities • Live Music by John Sexton • dog park activities • Coastal Pet Rescue • Disc Dog demos • treats for your dogs, courtesy of Tail Spin! Come out & Join the FUN from 10-1 at Mother Matilda Beasley Park. Her original home will be OPEN and available for touring during the event as well! Chatham County Parks & Recreation Official event Facebook page:

Pints & Puppies

Come drink one down with your hound! Looking to socialize, enjoy great drink specials, and show off your four legged friend? Look no further. Bring your pup to the pub with Pints & Puppies. Pints & Puppies brings all of your favorite things together: Craft Beers, a Social Setting at your favorite watering hole, and Man’s Best Friend. A portion of the proceeds will go toward local charities supporting dog rescue. Currently supporting local dog rescues with events in Albuquerque, Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Phoenix, Portland, Raleigh, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington DC. Early Bird Tickets only $10 (Limited Quantity) Pricing – $15 online in advance/$20 at door — includes: - One free drink, choice of craft beers - Continued Drink Specials - Unlimited Photo Booth w/ your Pet - Entry into contests and costume competitions (Prizes for winners)

17th Annual Doggie Carnival

This family (and canine!) friendly festival features fun for everyone – big and small! Our four-legged guest can partake in the doggie derby, doggie agility equipment, paw print art, pet paint, doggie pools, tests to see if they would do well as emotional support dogs, doggie and me photo booths, dog treat decorating, doggie fortune telling, doggie ice cream and much more! Our human friends can enjoy food truck fare and there will be beer for the 21 and over crowd!

FURever Fest at Cobb Animal Control

Check out Cobb Animal Control's Semi-Annual FURever Fest with Fido! This is a free fun family event that features vendors, silent auction items and special adoption rates. A variety of groups will be in attendance representing many aspects of responsible pet ownership as well as vendors selling interesting products to enhance the experience of adopting a pet. A K-9 officer will demonstrate the skills these dogs provide the police force. There is also a food drive for a local pet food pantry. Please consider bringing an unopened, unexpired pet food item. You can also follow them on and

Fast and the Furriest 5k & Festival

*NO RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS Bring Fido to the 2nd annual Fast and the Furriest 5K! This event is for runners, walkers, and their dogs! The course is flat and fast and the race will utilize chip timing. There will be an aid & water station along the route for runners, walkers and their dogs. Included for each competitor is a custom race t-shirt (guaranteed if registered by May 27, 2017), a goody bag with treats for both owners and dogs, and post-race snacks. Register online; same-day registration will not be available. Festival open to the public!

Spooky Walk-N-Wag at Six Flags Over Georgia

Get your dog in the Halloween spirit! Six Flags Over Georgia will celebrate its Fright Fest by bringing back the annual Spooky Walk-N-Wag Dog Walk and Costume Parade! Owners should dress their dogs up in their favorite (or maybe their first-ever) Halloween costume and bring them to the park. Participation is open to the public. Each dog owner will have to sign a safety waiver during the registration process. A course will be set up in the park where the dogs can walk around for approximately one mile. There will have water stations and photo opportunities set up along the route to keep your furry friends happy! All dogs will then line up behind the scenes and begin a Dog Halloween Costume Parade. Each dog and their owner will walk across the stage in front a panel of judges and awards will be given to the "Top Dog" Halloween costumes. Each dog owner is asked to bring one five pound bag of dog food per dog that will be donated to an animal rescue.

Werepups Halloween Bash

Open To Dog Lovers of All Ages! The Petwitching Hour Howl The Night Away! All Werepups, vampooches, furry ghouls, and their families are invited for an evening of spooky fun at the Park Tavern, featuring party beats and lots of fun! A spooky bag and a dinner are included with your ticket! Dress To Kill Prizes for best costumes (furry and not so furry contestants). It's time to get creative with you and your pooch! Whatever you wear, make it funky and fabulous and boogie through the night as your alter ego. There will be prizes for the following categories: -Best Duo -Spookiest Pup -Most Original -Funniest Pup -Cutest Pup