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 Doodle Romp at Metazoa Brewing Company
Doodle Romp at Metazoa Brewing Company Doodle dogs of all kinds can come together the second Sunday of each month with their owners to Metazoa Brewing Company's dog friendly taproom and dog park for a day of craft beer and tail-wagging fun! All doodle dogs and their furry friends of any breed are welcome. Humans must be 21+ to attend. See Details
Pet Friendly Beasley's Orchard Winter Farm Market
Beasley's Orchard Winter Farm Market Leashed dogs are allowed at the Beasley's Orchard Winter Farm Market. The market will be open 6 days a week, closed on Sundays, and will include varieties of apples as well as fresh apple cider, baked goods, persimmon pulp, jams and jellies, honey, pumpkins and more. The market will be closed for the holiday season from December 24th through January 10th. See Details
Santa's Wonderland at Cabela's BringFido this holiday season with a FREE Santa’s Wonderland experience. Santa’s Wonderland will prioritize everyone’s safety while allowing families to share their Christmas wishes directly with Santa Claus. The contactless visit with Santa includes a comprehensive approach to help ensure everyone’s safety throughout the event. Advance digital reservations are required for all guests and can be made online. Spots are limited to allow appropriate physical distancing and additional cleaning. See Details
Bass Pro Shops Santa’s Wonderland BringFido this holiday season for a free contactless Santa’s Wonderland experience. Advance digital reservations are required for all guests and can be made online. Spots are limited and go quickly! You'll receive a free 4x6 studio-quality photo, as well as a free digital video greeting card to share on social media. Additional photo packages will be available for purchase and print instantly in the store. See Details
Bass Pro Shops Santa’s Wonderland BringFido this holiday season for a free contactless Santa’s Wonderland experience. Advance digital reservations are required for all guests and can be made online. Spots are limited and go quickly! You'll receive a free 4x6 studio-quality photo, as well as a free digital video greeting card to share on social media. Additional photo packages will be available for purchase and print instantly in the store. See Details
Brown County Christkindl Market All outdoor events at the Brown County Christkindl Market are pet friendly. Nestled in the heart of Nashville, Indiana’s unique community, the Christkindl Market brings to Brown County a traditional European holiday market full of one-of-a-kind gifts, family-friendly entertainment and Christmas spirit. There will be festively decorated booths, live music and a holiday sing-along, tree lighting, a light parade, and Santa and Mrs. Clause in attendance. For events schedule and additional information, click on the website link above. 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
Pet Photos with Santa Come out and get your pet's picture with Santa in Richmond, IN. Photos will be in Suite 200 downstairs at the Better Homes and Gardens building in the Depot District. The $10 dollar donation will help Liberty Acres United Rescue Animal Sanctuary rescue more senior and special needs dogs. See Details
Photos With Santa Bring Fido along with your kids, your cat, or other pets to have their photos taken with Santa at the animal shelter. See Details
Mutt Strut on Main Spend the day with Fido at this annual event! Dine together in the Cafe Max, Christmas shop in the stores, and have a glamour shot by a photographer. All these activities will be held indoors. Cafe Max will also be collecting supplies for the local animal shelter, Marshall County Humane Society. See Details
Frosty Paws, sponsored by Paw Street Bakery BringFido out for a winter walk! During the hike you will learn what your K-9’s ancestor, the coyote, is doing during the winter months. All dogs must be leashed and participants will receive a goodie bag from Paw Street Bakery (while supplies last). Meet near the fishing dock and remember to dress appropriately for the weather. See Details
Annual Dog Day Downtown Bring Fido for the annual Dog Day Downtown Presented by German American Bank! Local vendors will be at the event selling dog-related products. Activities will be spaced out to allow for social distancing and will include:
• Dog agility course
• Dog adoptions
• A “Bone Bar” with FREE bones
• Dog bowls (quantities limited)
• Free nail trimmings
• Free pet massages
• Cuddle station
• Photo displays throughout Main Street to pose with your furry companion

Representatives from local animal nonprofits will be in attendance, including It Takes A Village No-Kill Rescue, Vanderburgh Humane Society, and Warrick Humane Society.
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