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

Bark in the Park 2018:
Saturday, September 15, 2018

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!

Returning this year:

  • Kids' Entertainment Zone with even more to keep kids busy including a dog-themed bounce house, face painting, puppet shows, dogs to pet, dog owners in training resource tent, and kid's agility course. See Kids' Zone for details.
  • Low Cost Vaccines and $5 Microchipping, provided by PAWS 4 SJACS (Pet Awareness and Welfare Society for San Jose Animal Care Services)
  • 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, and 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.

Check out the Program for 2018!