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Bark in the Park

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Person taking photo of dog in costume at Bark in the Park, San Jose

Grab your best friend and a leash and head to Bark in the Park Saturday, September 21 at William Street Park in downtown San Jose!

Dogs and their people will have a great time at the largest dog festival in the United States with more than 15,000 dog lovers and 3,900 dogs.

Highlights in 2024 Will Include:

  • Main Stage Contests, including the popular Dog-Costume Contest, Dog/Owner Look-Alike Contest and Tail-Wagging Contest
  • Demonstrations of dog agility and specialized dog training
  • Kids’ Zone Dog-themed bounce house
  • Face painting
  • Doga
  • DIY dog toy-making
  • Storytime
  • Dog owners in training resource tent
  • Kid’s agility course
  • Vendors with dog-specific goods and services
  • Delicious food & drink

A $10 donation per adult is requested. Dogs and kids under 12 are free!

Money raised from Bark in the Park benefits the local community and pet-focused organizations including Humane Society Silicon ValleySan Jose Animal Care Center, and PAWS4SJACS and the Campus Community Neighborhood Association.


September 21
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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William Street Park
S. 16th Street and E. William Street
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
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