Dog Events in Georgia

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Georgia 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 Georgia 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 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
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
Nov. 18, 2022 –
Jan. 3, 2023

Fantasy In Lights

Fantasy In Lights Christmas at Callaway features Fantasy In Lights, one of National Geographic’s Top 10 Light Displays in the world. Take a ride through the dazzling illuminated forest. Pets are permitted in the personal vehicle of guests with tickets for the drive-through light show; not Jolly Trolley. Other than certified service animals, pets are not permitted in Christmas Village, Walk-Thru experience, Jolly Trolley or on the beach at Robin Lake. See Details
Dahlonega's Old-Fashioned Christmas Christmas in Dahlonega is a month-long, family- and dog-friendly celebration. Bring Fido along to stroll the city streets beneath twinkling Christmas lights, through the Festival of Trees, and grab a bite from visiting food trucks. You'll hear holiday music and might even spot Kris Kringle. Leashed pups are welcome throughout downtown and in some of the participating stores and on select restaurant patios. See Details
Christmas on the River River Street and surroundings will be all dressed up for the holidays and there will be lots of fun events happening on River Street! Santa will be visiting, there will be live performers, music and dance groups, and the Lighted Christmas Parade will be on Saturday evening. Talented arts and crafts vendors will be lining the plazas with their wonderful art. See Details
Deck the Paws - Pet Parade This pet parade is the pregame show to the main Winder Christmas parade. It will begin in front of Winder Fire Department and continue downtown on North Broad Street and end at the gazebo. It's free to participate in the parade, but you must pre-register online. 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
Santa Paws benefitting Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters at Halcyon Bring the whole family and pups for photos with Santa Paws! Registration includes a professional sitting fee, a hi-res download of your photo, a puppicino for Fido, a Halcyon dog gift, a paw print ornament from Board & Brush, and more! Merchants will be on the Green for holiday shopping, and FurKids will be on site with adoptable dogs. Space is limited for photos so sign up early! See Details
Sea Island Reindog Parade Bring Fido and join the Activities staff at Sea Island Resorts for the annual Reindog Parade! Be sure to dress your dogs in their Christmas best; prizes will be awarded. The parade will take place at the Beach Club Courtyard and reservations are required. See Details
Ride To Rescue Dog Walk and Dog-Derby Leashed dogs are invited to participate in this fun, 1-mile dog walk and dog-derby contest with the chance to win prizes! There are many prize categories for pups, including best costume, best trick, biggest ears, longest tongue and so many more! There will be food, beer and vendors at the event. See Details