Dog Events in Texas

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Texas 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 Texas 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
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
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
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
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
Christmas at the Caverns Bring Fido and celebrate Christmas unlike anywhere else in the world! As the sun sets behind the 30-foot Christmas tree, take a stroll through our 1/3 mile trail of lights. Don't forget to roast s'mores, enjoy live music, and shop for your holiday gifts! Pets are welcome throughout the park grounds (outside the caverns), provided they are leashed, under owner control at all times, and their owners pick up after them. Event nights are: December 3rd and 4th, the 10th and 11th, and the 16th through the 23rd. See Details
Pup Pics with Santa Paws A dogs-only event for photos with Santa by Chill Photography Portraits! Walk-ins are welcome. All dogs must be current on vaccinations. See Details
Hot Cocoa Pawty with Santa Paws Join Homegrown Hounds Dog Deli and Bakery for a Hot Cocoa Pawty with Santa Paws! Take Fido to get his photo taken alongside Santa Paws, the only "dog" Santa in town. Try a Pup “Cocoa” (or sub for a puppaccino) and get a Hot Cocoa Bomb or Spiked Hot Chocolate for human companions to enjoy! Each ticket holder receives a golden coin which can be given to Santa in exchange for a mystery gift! A ticket to the pawty includes entry for Fido and a human companion, cocoa for two (human and dog), a photo with Santa Paws, and a gold coin. Add on a paw painting or ornament, and enjoy the Pawliday Pop Up! Plus, don't forget to bring a letter to mail to Santa Paws! The play area is a ticketed event from 2-4pm and visitors must purchase a ticket to see Santa. Space is limited! See Details
Jingle Bell Run The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is the original festive race for charity. It’s where you can strut your stuff in your favorite holiday costume. Bring a team of friends, family and co-workers to run or walk. Please ensure your dog is kept on a leash. See Details
Pet Pics with Surfin' Santa Dress your pup in an ugly sweater or their best holiday outfit for a photo with the Surfin' Santa! Each Sunday, guests can also do some holiday shopping for their favorite furry friend at the pet vendors that will be on site. See Details
Pet Photos with Santa at K9 Cafe Bring Fido on Saturday, December 17th, from 12pm until 4:30pm, or on Sunday, December 18th, from 12:30pm until 5:00pm to take pictures with Santa! All animals are welcome. Pictures are $7 each and incudes a 4x6 color print printed with a white frame. There is a 15-20 minute wait for prints or you can come back the next day for pick up. Christmas accessories will be available to doll your pet up. Photos are first come, first served. See Details
Holiday Cookie Class Fido is welcome to join you for a cookie decorating class held at Homegrown Hounds Dog Deli and Bakery. Create designs for two giant cookies, 16 small cookies, or a gingerbread house to leave for Santa! Plus, get a paw print ornament, painting and green screen pic while you're there. Icings, letters, numbers and candy canes will be provided so you can personalize your sweet treats. All cookie decorations are 100% free of chemical dyes, sweeteners and preservatives. Space is very limited, so sign up online to reserve your spot! Classes are held at 2pm and 3:30pm. See Details