Dog Events in Washington

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Washington 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 Washington 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 Dogs & Drinks
Dogs & Drinks Enjoy The Octopus Bar's creative space with drinks, light snacks, and Fido by your side. Vashon's tiniest bar features a small inside space and a charming outside patio with benches and picnic tables, surrounded by lush botanicals and handmade art pieces. There's also a fenced space for Fido to spend some much-deserved off-leash time with other pups. See Details
Pet Friendly Bark at the Park with the Seattle Mariners
Bark at the Park with the Seattle Mariners Bring Fido out to the ball game! This fun event will happen throughout the season, allowing your canine friend to tag along for a baseball game. On April 29 and May 29, they'll have a limited addition item for your four-legged friend. See Details
Dog Days Ensure your camping trip is booked to allow your furry friend to attend this weekend-long event! Fido may participate in the pooch parade in his best outfit or show off his amazing tricks during the talent show. See Details
Ballard SeafoodFest Since 1974, this annual event has been a hit among residents and tourists alike! Well-behaved, leashed pets are invited to join their owners at this neighborhood-wide festival, which features live music, delicious eats, a vendor market and more. Note that dogs aren't permitted in the beer garden, and it may get crowded and hot, so be sure to take the proper precautions when attending with your pet. See Details
Kirkland Uncorked The world's most beautiful park and the world's most favorite activity combine forces to host one heck of a weekend! This dog-friendly event will benefit for Motley Zoo Animal Rescue. Enjoy three days of waterside wine drinking and foodie festivities, art, and so much more! Event will be held Friday from 5:00 PM until 10:00 PM; Saturday from 12:00 PM until 10:00 PM; and Sunday from 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM. See Details
Bark by the Bay This event features canine and human vendors, exclusive giveaways, training and agility demos, adoptable pets, and so much more. Treat Fido to a pet massage, or enter him into a costume contest. Dogs can also enjoy treat hunting games, create a paw print painting, and romp in the off-leash play and water zones. All pups must be leashed during the event unless inside one of the off-leash zones. See Details
Raise a Pint for Service Dogs Well-behaved leashed dogs are welcome to join you for this annual fundraiser event. Stop in for a fun afternoon of games and raffles, meet incredible service dog teams, or sit back and enjoy your favorite beverage, all while helping people access life-saving service dogs. See Details
The Great Mukilteo Dog Show Dress up your pup and walk down the runway! This event is a great way to meet other pet parents in the community. Fido can be entered in a maximum of two categories. Winners will receive a gift basket and all participants will receive a swag bag. Owners must provide proof of rabies vaccination for their pup at check-in. Registration begins at 9:00 AM and the show starts at 10:00 AM. See Details
Fast and the Furriest 5k The Chambers trail is fully paved, and offers challenging hills and stunning views. Water will be available on the course for both dogs and humans. The race is for fun and won't be certified or chip-timed. Registration includes a keepsake medal, dog tag, runner's bib, and parking entrance for Bark by the Bay after the run. See Details
Victor’s Lavender Festival Leashed pups are welcome to join you for this festival at one of Sequim’s oldest and most important lavender locations. The festival includes U-Cut lavender bundles, lavender products, food and beverages, live music and more. There will also be free workshops on lavender uses and care. See Details
DirtFish SummerFest Leashed pets are welcome at this annual event that features thrill rides, raffle prizes, food trucks, an off-road course, music, vendors, and special guests. See Details
Lakewood's SummerFest Bring Fido to enjoy endless entertainment. Classic cars, international performances and unique flavors will be featured. This gathering draws a large crowd and will be fun for every family member, including the canines! See Details
Pierce County Trails Day Leashed dogs are welcome at this annual day for trail users to connect and celebrate the community trails across Pierce County. Activities include kite building, a scavenger hunt, a guided walk and more. The event starts by the forest's wrought iron gate entrance on the west side of the Sprinker Recreation Center's parking lot, near Spire Rock. See Details
Kite Festival Leashed dogs are welcome at this two-day festival featuring kite demonstrations, family kite flying, inflatables, food trucks, vendors and other fun activities! Guests are welcome to bring their own kites, blankets and cameras. Each day 250 kites will be given away, compliments of the Pierce County Kitefliers Association. See Details
Dog Days of Spanaway Bring Fido to this family-friendly event with vendors, food trucks, informational booths and giveaways. Be sure to dress up your pup to participate in the pet parade! See Details
Mulberry Market Co. Dog Days of August Bring Fido to enjoy a day filled with local vendors, goodie bags, ice cream from their dog menu offerings and more. Be sure to check out the Higher Ground Animal Sanctuary adoption booth to extend your furry family. See Details
Doggie Fashion Show Bring Fido out for a doggie fashion show with gift card prizes for Best Dressed, Funniest, Most Creative, and Matching Owner/Dog. Participants should dress their canine companions in dresses, suits, or bowties. Be sure to pull out all the stops for your dapper dog to walk the runway in style with you! Pups will strut their stuff at 2:00 PM. Enjoy free refreshments and party favors, and there will also be door prizes and dog-related vendors. Please be sure to leash and clean up after your pup during the event. See Details
Dog Days of Summer Festival Leash up your dog and come out to see pet-themed vendors, canine contests and games, activities, an animal caricaturist, vegetarian food trucks, a beer garden and more! This event will be held on the 9-acre field behind the shelter. Parking will be limited, so please plan accordingly. See Details
DogFest Washington Gather your friends, family and dog to join the fun in celebrating the human-canine bond. Everyone is invited for a day of fun and festivities. Activities include inspiring speakers, dog demonstrations and the annual costume contest! See Details
There's No Place like Home Grab your sneakers and Fido's leash to participate in this 5K rescue run that welcomes all ages. Adoptable dogs will also be on site. See Details