Bark in the Park 2017:
Saturday, September 16, 2017
S. 16th Street and E. William Street
William Street Park in Downtown San Jose
Bark in the Park™ is the largest dog festival in the United States with more than 15,000 dog lovers and 3,900 dogs.
Save time at the Entry Gate! Download and complete the Dog Registration Form in advance!
New this year: Kids' Entertainment Zone with kid's agility course, puppy make-over packages (face paint and more), dog owners in training resource tent, and dog-themed bounce house. See Kids' Zone for details.
Returning this year: Low Cost Vaccines and $5 Microchipping, provided by PAWS 4 SJACS (Pet Awareness and Welfare Society for San Jose Animal Care Services), and the Misting Tent, courtesy of San Jose Water (goodbye drought!),
Enjoy contests, including the popular Dog Costume Contest, Dog/Owner Look-Alike Contest and Tail Wagging Contest, demonstrations of dog agility and specialized dog training, delicious food and drink, more than 75 vendors with dog-specific goods and services. Money raised from Bark in the Park benefits local community and pet-focused organizations including Humane Society Silicon Valley, San Jose Animal Care Center and the Campus Community Neighborhood Association.