Summer might be nearing to an end, but luckily there are plenty of awesome LA dog-friendly events to go to this fall with your pup. We’ve scoured event sites and narrowed them down to the biggest and best. Here is our list of the best dog-friendly events in the area.
Dog-friendly events in Los Angeles
Date: Sep 14 to Sep 16 from 11am-6pm
Where: 735 S Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA, US, 90017
Description: Does your dog appreciate art? Find out by bringing him to America’s first art exhibition for dogs, Dogumenta, happening two weekends in September. Reserving a ticket is strongly encouraged and guarantees entry, but walk-ins are welcome. One dog per person and that dog must be on a leash.
Spots Block Pawty
Date: Sat, Sep 15 from 12pm-4pm
Where: Third Street Promenade (Between Santa Monica Blvd. and Arizona Ave.), Santa Monica, CA 90401
Description: Introducing Healthy Spot’s newest event yet, Spot’s Block Pawty! They’re celebrating your furry best friend with music, giveaways and pawticures. Don’t miss this free, fun event.
Barks & Brews Yappy Hour
Date: Thu, Sep 20 from 6pm-8pm
Where: 33 TAPS, 3725 Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90026
Description: 33 Taps in Silverlake is hosting a Barks & Brews Yappy Hour where dogs are welcome and the beer is plentiful. Their food is made from scratch, and they pour a mixture of local craft brews, domestics, and imports on (you guessed it) 33 taps.
Surf City Surf Dog Competition
Date: Sat, Sep 29 from 8am-2:30pm
Where:Huntington Dog Beach, 100 Goldenwest St F, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Description: Surf Dog Competition is a world-famous premier event on the dog surfing circuit held annually at Huntington Dog Beach. The event brings together the community, surfers, dog lovers, families, and pets for a day of fun and “fun”raising. Bring your dog by, get some free swag, and watch pups surf!
Race for the Rescues
Date: Sat, Oct 13 from 7am – 12pm
Where: Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr, Pasadena, CA 91103
Description: Over 3,000 people join Race for the Rescues to raise money for local pet rescue charities to aid in adoptions and to offer services such as spay or neutering. Sign up for a 5k or 10k run or walk, adopt a pet or come by to shop vendors like Jax & Bones beds. There is something for everyone including adorable pets for adoption.
Strut Your Mutt
Date: Sat, Oct 20th at 11am
Where: Exposition Park, 700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Description: Join Best Friends Animal Society and partners in a walk to save lives at Strut Your Mutt in L.A. You can join a team or register individually to fundraise for homeless dogs and cats in your community. The event starts with a celebratory walk (dog not required) and includes a family friendly festival with food trucks, vendors, and lots of fun activities.
Let us know which events you plan on attending in the comments.