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 Annual McCloud Maple Syrup Days
Annual McCloud Maple Syrup Days Leashed dogs are welcome to join you for a day of family-friendly festivities! Sugar maple trees at McCloud Nature Park produce sweet sap throughout the winter months. The sap is collected and bottled into irresistible 100% natural maple syrup! This free, family-friendly event provides the opportunity to learn about this process; from identifying the trees which produce, to turning the naturally sweet sap into the syrup which we see on grocery store shelves. See Details
Pet Friendly Pet Expo
Pet Expo Enjoy a day out with your furry friend at this pet-centric event! Visit a variety of pet-related local businesses and vendors. You can also talk with experts about training, pet food, pet health and wellness, toys, and more. Well-behaved pets on leashes, or secured in appropriate carriers, are welcome. See Details
St Paddys Day Easter Pawty Get ready to capture paw-some memories this holiday season! Bring your furry friend, watch him sniff for eggs and strike adorable poses with the Easter Bunny. This heartwarming event is the perfect opportunity to create lasting memories. See Details
St Patty's / Easter Party Get ready to capture paw-some memories this holiday season! Bring your furry friend, watch him sniff for eggs and strike adorable poses with the Easter Bunny. This heartwarming event is the perfect opportunity to create lasting memories. See Details
Pet Photos with Bunny Bring your furry friend along to get their photograph taken with the Easter Bunny! Haute City Center asks that you keep your pup leashed or in an animal carrier during the visit. See Details
Lucky Dog 5K This K-9 themed 5K event features scenic views of White River State Park and swag for Fido including a medal, hoodie and treats! Human participants also receive a medal and shirt. This race benefits local animal shelters. Packet pickup begins at 7:30 am and the race will begin at 9:00 am. See Details
Photos with the Easter Bunny at Beasley's Orchard Get the family and Fido dressed up and get professional photos with the Easter Bunny in a lovely Easter setting! This event is open to pre-ordered time slots only. They will offer professional photography with a variety of prints available. Print packages can be purchased online or upon arrival, but your time must be reserved online ahead of time. See Details
New Castle On Tap St. Paddy's Day Festival Bring your pup out for a day of festivities! Pup owners 21+ can enjoy trying drinks from over 20 craft breweries, wineries and distilleries from all over the state. Food will also be available for purchase from a variety of vendors. Enjoy listening to live music while you drink and mingle. See Details
Easter Egg Hunt Get ready to capture paw-some memories this holiday season! Bring your furry friend, watch him sniff for eggs and strike adorable poses with the Easter Bunny. This heartwarming event is the perfect opportunity to create lasting memories. See Details
5k Beer Run x Sun King Brewery 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
Dog Spay Neuter Day Residents are welcome to bring their pups for reduced-cost dog spay and neuter services. Please note there are three separate times, and check-in could take up to an hour. See Details
Mad Paws Doggie Egg Hunt Bring your pup out in his best festive costume for an egg hunt! There will be eggs filled with dog treats hidden throughout the park, as well as other prizes. You can also visit vendor booths and enter to win a dog-themed prize basket! All dogs must be on a leash no longer than six feet. See Details
2024 Eclipse Bring Fido out for a fun weekend full of activities to celebrate the upcoming solar eclipse! On Friday, April 5th, there will be a "Total Eclipse of the Brain" solar eclipse-themed trivia night, and on Saturday, April 6th, you can enjoy karaoke, crafts, games, food trucks, a beer garden and a special showing of "Hidden Figures" in the park! On Sunday, April 7th, there will be more crafts and games, as well as a performance by the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra. Monday, April 8th, is the main event, starting at noon with food trucks, a beer garden and live music, and ending with the solar eclipse viewing at 3:00 PM. Leashed pups are welcome! See Details
5k Beer Run x Half Liter 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
ShadowFest You and Fido are invited to celebrate the rare upcoming solar eclipse at this fun camping and music festival! Not only is it in the path of totality, making it one of the best places to view the event, but there will be a lineup of live music, hot air balloon rides, hiking, disc golf, biking and more! The festival grounds are equipped with RV hookups and feature indoor, sheltered and outdoor tent-camping sites. Leashed pups are welcome! Check their website for more details. See Details
Daniel's Dog Days: Easter Egg Hunt Bring your furry friend, Fido, to explore and discover eggs filled with treats hidden throughout the vineyard. Depending on the weather, the scavenger hunt will be held outdoors near the stage area. Every ticket holder will be given a raffle ticket, and winners must be present to claim their prizes. Vendors and live entertainment are also on site. See Details
No Sol: The Great North American Eclipse There is no better way to view the upcoming solar eclipse than by camping at this 14-acre park! The area offers unobstructed views of the night sky and very little light pollution, and because it's located in the path of totality, the area will experience a full four minutes and two seconds of complete darkness, which hasn't happened for over 800 years! There will be a lineup of artists, bands and other live entertainment, as well as food trucks and local vendors. Leashed pups are welcome, but they must be cleaned up after and are not permitted on the beach. They are currently offering a two-night camping package, no single-night tickets. See Details
Rick's Solar Eclipse Viewing Party This fun astronomical event will allow you and Fido to see a total solar eclipse! The sun, moon and earth will align creating a perfect viewing experience. Indianapolis is in the path of totality, making Rick's Café Boatyard an excellent place for a viewing party! Leashed pups are welcome on the patio. Register soon, as the first 250 people will receive eclipse viewing glasses. See Details
Lunacy Solar Eclipse Festival Leashed dogs are welcome to join you at this event that will give you the perfect viewing for the solar eclipse. This solar eclipse will reach totality at 3:06 PM. This event will also have plenty of food trucks available lining the Old Washington Street Bridge so you can purchase tasty dishes while enjoying this memorable sight! See Details
5k Beer Run x Taxman CityWay 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