Dog Events in Indiana

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Indiana 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 Indiana 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
Santa's Wonderland at Cabela's 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 Photos with Santa on Wag Your Tail Wednesdays Leashed dogs (non-retractable leashes only, please) and cats are welcome certain Wednesdays with an appointment to get their photos with Santa atop Santa's Mountain! Appointments are $10 and include one printed photo. Additional photos can be purchased for $6 each. Pet photo appointments are available November 30th, December 14th, and December 21st. See Details
Pet Photo Night with Santa Bring your furry friends to get a photo with Santa, presented by Woodland Animal Hospital! This event is walk-ups only, no reservations available. Mingle and shop with pet vendors, receive giveaways and listen to the carolers. Donations for the Humane Society for Hamilton County are also being collected. See Details
Pet Photos with Santa Get Fido's photo taken with Santa! Santa and his elves can't wait to meet all your friendly, up to date on vaccines four-legged friends. For $15 (cash or card) per photo, you'll receive a digital image and a cardboard frame to cherish the photo forever. See Details
Christmas at the Orchard: Photos with Santa Leashed dogs are allowed to attend a winter wonderland with Santa at Beasley's Orchard. Bring Fido and your family along for a professional photo with Santa sitting in his one-horse sleigh by the stone fireplace. Admission is $20 and includes a digital image of your family with Santa. Please allow for a 72 hour turnaround time for photos. Photo prints are available for an additional cost. This event is open to pre-purchased time slots only. See Details
Christmas at the Park Stop by for a pet picture with Santa or another Christmas character! See Details
Christmas Photos with Santa Bring Fido for pictures with Santa! The event will have refreshments, activities for dogs and children, and raffle baskets for adults, kids, and four-legged attendees! This event will also be taking donations for local animal shelters. See Details
Pictures with Santa Break out Fido's ugliest sweater and head over to grab a photo with Santa. You can use your own smartphone to capture the moment. Photo cards are provided while supplies last. See Details
Pet Photos with Santa at Pet Supplies Plus La Porte Bring Fido for a photo with Santa! Photos are $10 each and a raffle will be held for the chance to win many cool prizes. Both children and pets are welcome. See Details
Pictures with Santa by Hendricks County Humane Society Bring Fido to see St. Nick and get his picture taken for a good cause at this event in Avon, IN. See Details
Santa Paws Bring Fido to Paw Street Bakery for a picture with the one and only Santa Paws! Photo package prices vary. See Details
Pictures with Santa Paws at PetPeople Bring your dogs, other pets, family, and friends for a photo with Santa! Photos are $10 and all proceeds go to Indiana Bulldog Rescue. See Details
ARPO Pictures with Santa at Camp Bow Wow Lawrence All pets are welcome to come get a photo with Santa! Just $10 per photo, printed while you wait. Proceeds benefit ARPO - Alliance for Responsible Pet Ownership. See Details
Santa Paws Photos at Metazoa Brewing Company Come get your pups picture with Santa! You will receive a high quality photo download while helping raise money for the dogs at Far Fetched Dog Rescue. Your $30 donation ($10 due to reserve your time and $20 at the time of photos) will be donated directly to the rescue. Metazoa is a 21+ brewery. See Details
HCHS Annual Dogtona This fun, annual event will feature games that any dog can play, demos and exhibitors, informational booths, rescue groups with adoptable dogs, Any-Dog dog show, and the K-9 Kafe serving people food and beverages. Dogs must be leashed (no retractable leashes, please), current on vaccinations, and not be in heat to participate in the event. See Details
ARPO Dog Olympics Bring Fido to this annual event to compete in various competitions including a t-shirt race, shedding contests, pie eating contest, obstacle course, bone finding contest and more! Vendor booths will also be on site and there will be a silent auction. Participants in the Dog Olympics may enter their dog for a fee of $5 per event, or $30 for all 7 events. Spectators of all ages are free. See Details