Bark in the Park San Jose, Sept.18, 2021,  10-5, William Street Park in downtown San Jose

Bark in the Park 2019 Kids' Zone

Dogs are the stars of the show at Bark in the Park™, but kids are a dogs best friend and we have a special entertainment zone for them! The activities and events below are from Bark in the Park 2019.


Woof! Woof! Puppy Package Makeovers

Face Painting and Puppy Make-Over Packages

Kids let their inner dog out with a puppy-themed face painting or got a puppy make-over package that included a choice of dog-themed face paint, a Bark in the Park bandanna, and a dog ears headband.

Activity was all all day in the Kids' Zone


The Bulldog Bounce House is barkin' good fun!

Bulldog Bounce

Kids bounced off a little extra energy in the Big Bulldog Bounce House. It was barkin' good fun!

Activity was all all day in the Kids' Zone


Story Time with Edith

Story Time with Edith

Kids settled in for a doggone good story read by Edith Sutterlin from the San Jose Public Library.

Story Time was held at 12:45 and 2:45 p.m. in the Kids' Zone


DOGA, downward dog with actual dogs!

DOGA (Doggie Yoga)

Downward dog with an actual dog? Yes, please! Jake's Wish Dog Rescue and Beverly Bachoo for Family DOGA (Doggie Yoga), helped families get in touch with their inner beasts and do downward dog with their dog. Kids and their doggie companion had some yoga fun bonding on the mat. Mats provided.

DOGA was at 11:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in the Kids' Zone


DIY Dog Toys

WOOF! NEW: DIY Dog Toy Making

Kids made new toys for their best friend at the DIY Dog Toy Making station, presented by Jake's Wish Dog Rescue, with help from the Yerba Buena High School Animal Pack.

DIY Toymaking was at 1:30 and 3:45 p.m. in the Kids' Zone


Story and Craft Time

Dog Owner in Training

Dogs In Harmony provided an interactive presentation about dog behavior and handling. Coloring books and crayons were provided to all those that wanted to participate.

Training sessions were held at 10:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. in the Kids' Zone


The Kids Agility Course is doggone fune!

Kid's Agility Course

After watching the dog agility demos, the Kids' Agility Course allowed kids to test their agility skills on a doggone fun training course designed just for them!

Agility was open all day in the Kids' Zone