Dog Events


  1. Bark in the Park


    A fun and exciting day in Phelps Grove Park with your family and beloved canine. We'll kcik off the day with demonstrations, live music, and other activites at the Canine Vendor Village. All ages welcome! Vendors must register by April 20. Proceeds benefit Cruse Dog Park.

    All ages
    April 27
    Free

  2. Dog Swim


    The canine aquatics event of the year: the Annual Dog Swim at Fassnight Pool! One dog per human, no humans allowed in the pool. All proceeds benefit Crust Dog Park, Springfield's first off-leash dog park. Proof of updated vaccination to register. Pre-registration strongly encouraged - dogs don't like waiting in line!

    Dogs 4 months and up with owner
    September 3
    $8/Dog-human pair
    $3/Additional human

  3. DogFest


    A canine extravaganza! Everyone, including the family dog, is invited for free fun and activities. DogFest features dog agility demonstrations, expert seminars, local celebrities, police K-9s, therapy dogs, a dog fashion show, canine-related vendors and non-profits and a dog-themed bounce house for kids. All proceeds benefit Crust Dog Park, Springfield's first off-leash dog park.

    All Ages
    September 21
    Free

  4. Turkey Trot


    Did you know your dog can run the Annual Turkey Trot 5k with you? Register in the "dog" cateogry and start a new Thanksgiving Day tradition with your pet. ParkBoard.org/TurkeyTrot

    All ages
    November 28
    $30/Adult
    $25/Kids 12 yrs. and younger

Sponsors

Want to sponsor or be a part of these events? Contact Diana Tyndall.