Schedule of Events at Bark in the Park San Jose
Bark in the Park San Jose, Sept.16, 2023,  10-5, William Street Park in downtown San Jose

Bark in the Park Schedule 2023  

We have a Full Day of Events in store at Bark in the Park 2023!

Read below for Schedule-at-a-Glance details about the Sage Veterinary Centers Main Stage Contests and Speakers, the VCA Animal Hospitals, Vet Emergency Group, and DogTrekker Entertainment Corrals, and the Kids’ Zone.

In addition to the events and entertainment listed here, be sure to check out the 2023 Vendors, who are providing fun games, tips on dog care and adoption, and pet services and this year HSSV, the Humane Society of Silicon Valley returns to provide on-site vaccines!

Times are approximate and weather permitting.


Sage Veterinary Centers Main Stage

11:00am–11:45am  The DogHood App presents Dr. Judy Morgan, Holistic Pet Care—Six Ways to Keep Dogs Naturally Healthy

12:00pm–12:45pm  Pet/Owner Look-Alike Contest

1:00pm–1:45pm  Dog-Costume Contest

2:00pm–2:45pm  Tail-Wagging Contest

3:00pm–3:45pm  The DogHood App presents Dr. Judy Morgan, Holistic Pet Care—Species Appropriate Diets for Dogs


VCA Animal Hospitals Entertainment Corral  Canine Higher Learning

10:15am–11:15am  Canine Higher Learning followed by Audience Participation

11:45am–12:45pm  Canine Higher Learning followed by Audience Participation

1:30pm–2:30pm  Canine Higher Learning followed by Audience Participation

3:00pm–4:00pm  Canine Higher Learning followed by Audience Participation

4:15pm–4:30pm  Canine Higher Learning


Vet Emergency Group Entertainment Corral  Freedom Flyball Racing

11:15am–11:45am  Fighting for Freedom Flyball Racing followed by Flyball Skills Workshop: Recalls

1:15pm–1:45pm  Fighting for Freedom Flyball Racing followed by Flyball Skills Workshop: Jump Value

2:15pm–2:45pm  Fighting for Freedom Flyball Racing followed by Flyball Skills Workshop: Toy Games

3:15pm–3:45pm  Fighting for Freedom Flyball Racing followed by Flyball Skills Workshop: Mat & Box Criteria


DogTrekker Entertainment Corral   
Santa Clara Dog Training Club (SCDTC) and Orion Dog Training 

10:30am–11:15am  Orion Dog Training and Audience Participation

11:30am–11:45am  SCDTC Demonstration

12:15pm–12:30pm  SCDTC Dog Training

12:45pm–1:30pm   Orion Dog Training and Audience Participation

1:45pm–2:00pm  SCDTC Dog Training

2:30pm–3:15pm   Orion Dog Training and Audience Participation

3:30pm–3:45pm  SCDTC Dog Training

3:45pm–4:30pm   Orion Dog Training and Audience Participation