Dog Events in Pennsylvania

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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 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
Pet Friendly Santa Claus Special at Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway
Santa Claus Special at Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway Join Kriss Kringle aboard the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway on one of the best pet-friendly scenic train rides in the country at the Santa Claus Special. Climb aboard an enclosed or open-air coach from the 1920s for a 16-mile journey through the beautiful Pennsylvania wilderness, accompanied by Saint Nick himself. On the one-hour narrated train ride, you’ll learn about anthracite coal’s role in the industrial revolution and enjoy stunning views of the Lehigh Gorge. Well-behaved dogs are welcome to ride the train free of charge. See Details
Joy Through The Grove at Knoebels Amusement Resort BringFido along to this drive through Christmas light display. The light display will begin near Impulse roller coaster, travel down the park’s main boulevard, and throughout much of the campground. The drive-thru display can be viewed nightly but closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. No buses or motor coaches permitted. See Details
Lehigh Valley Pet Expo BringFido and enjoy dozens of different pet vendors, shows, and demonstrations! See Details
Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo The Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo is designed to educate and entertain the public about the wonderful world of pets. Featuring many pet vendors, educational and entertaining performances,
special attractions, hands-on-petting opportunities, pet adoptions, and outstanding shopping for pet lovers and their pets. The expo is also the perfect way for pet parents to shop and meet with vendors with one of a kind and new pet products on the market. Pet owners can bring their well-behaved leashed pets! A fun day for the whole family!
Friday - 34PM to 9 PM
Saturday - 10 AM to 7 PM
Sunday - 10 AM to 5 PM
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Pittsburgh St. Patrick's Day Parade 2022 BringFido to the second largest St. Patrick's Day Parade in the world. Pittsburgh's very large and active Irish community come together each year to produce a family oriented celebration of Ireland's patron Saint. Parade formation begins at the Greyhound Bus Station at the intersection of Liberty Avenue and 11th Street. Staging takes place from the bus station and away from Downtown to 26th Street. The parade proceeds from the intersection of Liberty and 11th Streets to Grant Street to the Boulevard of the Allies, where it turns right. The parade proceeds on the Boulevard of the Allies to the Reviewing Stand at Stanwix Street, then disburses at Commonwealth Place.Please ensure Fido is OK with loud noises and crowds. See Details
York St. Patrick's Day Parade BringFido to watch the parade with you! Parade steps off 1 PM from Market and Penn Streets (in front of the Market & Penn Farmers Market), proceeding east on Market to Duke. Approximately 100 entries take part in this annual celebration of Celtic heritage, including bands, Irish dance groups, floats, antique and decorated vehicles, clowns, individuals and family groups, organizations, and media entries. Enjoy entertainment, Irish dance performances, children’s activities, and merchant promotions at many locations before and after the parade. See Details