Bark in the Park San Jose, Sept.16, 2017, 10-5, William Street Park in downtown San Jose

Bark in the Park Contests

The Pet Contests at Bark in the Park™ are our most popular events year after year! Great prizes for First, Second, and Third place in each contest are donated by our generous contest sponsors

Be sure to see the full schedule for all entertainment and locations.


Sean O'Kane

Master of Ceremonies: Sean O'Kane

A giant WOOF of thanks to Sean O’Kane for being our volunteer Master of Ceremony at the Main Stage. He conducts our contests throughout the day.


Look-alike Dog and Owner Contest 2018 - Photo courtesy of Quinn Martin

Pet/Owner Look Alike Contest

The Look Alike Contest brings out the best in dogs and their best friends and proves they really do look alike! Photo courtesy of Quinn Martin

11:00 a.m. on the Main Stage.


Winner of the the Bark in the Park 2018 Costume Contest- Photo courtesy of Quinn Martin

Dog Costume Contest

Contestants put on their pet's best look and enter to win. Competition is always stiff, but all are were welcome! Photo courtesy of Quinn Martin

 

12:00 p.m. on the Main Stage.


Tail Wagging Contest

Happy Dog Tail Wagging Contest

The tail-wagging-est, friendliest dog wins this wag-off.

1:00 p.m. on the Main Stage.


Last Year's Bark in the Park Contest Sponsors

A big woof of thanks to our 2018 Contest Sponsors, who provided prizes for First, Second, and Third Place Contest Winners last year.