Dog Events in New Jersey

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in New Jersey 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 New Jersey 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 CANCELED - Asbury Park St. Patrick's Day Parade
CANCELED - Asbury Park St. Patrick's Day Parade *DUE TO COVID-19, THE 2021 ASBURY PARK ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE HAS BEEN CANCELED.* See Details
Pet Friendly The Historic Village at Allaire Flea Market
The Historic Village at Allaire Flea Market Once per month, BringFido out shopping at the flea market. Please note that dogs are welcome on the grounds of the park and village, but are not permitted inside any buildings. Click 'Visit Website' for specific Saturday dates the market is open: March 20, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, August 7, September 11, October 9, and November 20. See Details
Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue BoardWaddle Every year Ocean City, NJ hosts the Doo Dah Parade to kickoff the upcoming shore season. Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue's portion of the parade, called the BoardWaddle, is by far their largest brigade and the largest annual fundraiser for Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue (TSBHR). Last year, the parade was canceled due to COVID. This year, the BoardWaddle will take place, it just may a mix of in-person and virtual events. Please click 'Visit Website' for the latest details on this annual event. See Details
Allaire Music Jamboree *Advanced Tickets Required* BringFido along as local bands from NJ perform a variety of Bluegrass and Folk music throughout Allaire Village! Multiple stages and jam sessions throughout the day. Artists tables available for vending of music and signings. Historic demonstrations and activities offered throughout the duration of the event and are included in the price of a "General Admission Ticket." Dogs must remain leashed at all times and are not permitted inside any buildings. See Details
Mullica Hill Arts and Crafts Festival BringFido - on a leash - to this fun, annual event featuring artists demonstrating their incredible talents, activities for adults as well as children, live music, food vendors and much more. See Details
World Dog Expo This spectacularweekend event will celebrate dogs everywhere in a large–scale, cutting edge multimedia format. With multiple stages, attendees will enjoy caliber events. The World Dog Experience will provide opportunities for the dog and their human parents to participate together in sports, education, training and other bonding experiences. Also, the show will work to promote dog rescue, fostering and adoption.The trade show event will featurea huge array of dog–centered products. Attendees will be able to find the newest and best products for their canine companions. See Details
Super Pet Expo Edison The expo has something for every pet lover - including dogs, cats, reptiles, rabbits, and other small pets. Family-friendly fun, education and entertainment. Leashed dogs are welcome! Retractable or flexi leashes are not allowed. Fri: 3-8pm, Sat: 10am-7pm, Sun: 10am-5pm See Details
Trails4Tails Fest A fundraiser for It's A Ruff Life Rescue at the Historic Washington Crossing State Park. Multiple races, adoptable dogs, beer & wine garden, vendors, food trucks, music, games and more! Click "Visit Website" above to register, or check out the event on Facebook. See Details
Annual Dog Walk Of The Dead Indoor vendors, costume contests, live music, classic car trunk or treat, blood drive, animal adoptions, giveaways and more! Click "Visit Website" to register, or check out the event on Facebook for more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/218029685907439/ See Details