Denver Dog Friendly Events in 2019

Denver Dog Friendly Events in 2019

If you’re like us, you’ve been waiting to explore many of Denver’s dog friendly events in 2019.  To get you and your dog on your way, the staff at Woof in Boots has compiled a list of Denver’s top dog friendly events this year that you and your four-legged friends can go out and enjoy throughout the Denver-metro area.

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March 25th, 2017
What: Maxfund’s 23rd Annual Chili Cook-off
Where: Fado Irish Pub – 1735 19th St, Denver, CO
Benefits: Maxfund
Event Start: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Cost: Tasters $15 at the door or pre-purchase tickets here for $10 before March 23 (children 12 years and younger are only $5); Chili Entrants $30.00 per chili; register here.
Phone: 303-308-1795
Maxfund is building on a two-decade tradition, with their 23rd Annual Chili Cook-off. You can support Maxfund’s no-kill shelter by either entering your chili in the cook-off, or by being a chili taster! All proceeds will benefit the dogs and cats of MaxFund. To enter as a competitor, register here and pay the $30 entry fee. Pick from green, red, white, vegetarian, or celebrity chef categories (celebrity chefs are limited to entrants who are TV personalities, radio personalities, or restaurant chefs, and may not enter in any other category).  Do you want to enter more than one chili? Sure! Just pay an additional registration fee for each chili you enter. Please keep in mind there are only 30 registration slots for chefs, so register now! Each registered taster gets to vote, so be sure to register everyone in your party.

May 20th, 2017
What: Mutts & Models – The 16th Annual Great Barksby
Where: Seawell Grand Balroom – 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO
Event Start: 6:30 PM – Midnight
Cost: Click here
Benefits: Pet Aid Colorado
Phone: 303-539-7267
Denver’s premier dog fashion show is in its 15th year, and will benefit underprivileged pets and animals in need. Join over 650 guests, celebrities and their pets for a night of frolic and fun as they strut down the runway sporting styles from the roaring 20s’! For more information or to sponsor this event, contact Meghan Burke at

June 24th, 2017
What: Denver Undy Run and Walk
Where: Denver City Park – 17th Ave & Colorado Blvd.
Event Start: 7:00– 10:00 am
Cost: $30 Early Bird / $35 Advance / $40 Race Day
Phone: 202-628-0123
Break-out your briefs and join us for the Denver Undy Run! This is a go-big or go home event, so grab your dog and pick a pair of your most profound undies to help create awareness for colon cancer.   This is a family friendly event, so be sure to invite your friends and kids for this 5k to help us create awareness for fighting colon cancer. Save $5 by registering early and using discount code EARLY at checkout! To register, click here!

June 29th, 2017
What: Sixth Annual Big Dogs Huge Cause Fire and Ice Gala
Where: Renaissance Hotel – 3801 Quebec St, Denver, CO
Benefiting:  Big Dogs Huge Cause
Event Start: 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Cost: $50 – $500
Phone: 303-322-4336
Join us for the fifth annual Big Dogs Huge Cause Fire and Ice Gala benefit event.  This annual gala is will be featuring the talents of comedian Abby Alt, and there will be many great items to bid on during our live and silent auctions. To register for this very this amazing cause, click here!

July 3rd, 2017
What: International Hearing Dog Walk, Run & Wag 5k
Where: Sloan’s Lake Park – 1700 N. Sheridan Blvd.
Event Start: 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Cost: $25
Phone: 303-287-3277
International Hearing Dog organization is hosting a walk, run and wag 5k at Denver’s beautiful Sloans Lake Park. Grab your running shoes, leash and your pup and get ready to run!  IHDI is organizing this family and pet friendly event to support it’s program which trains and places Hearing Dogs throughout the US and Canada free of charge.

June 25th, 2017
What: Weim FEST 2017
Where: Louisville Community Park – 955 Bella Vista Drive, Louisville, CO
Event Start: 10:00 AM – Noon
Cost: $25
Phone: 720-334-7136
The 2017 Weim Fest is the place to be!  This is a great day to visit with fellow MHWR volunteers and supporters and enjoy time with our friends and dogs.  Lousiville’s Community Park has an awesome fenced in dog park as well as a separate area that has a large water area for dogs to play in.
We will also be having our July Meet N’ Greet at this event on this date as well.  Please feel free to come out and meet some of our foster dogs and volunteers.  To register for this event, click here.

August 5th, 2017
What: Colorado Canine Challenge by Colorado Disc Dogs
Where: Dove Valley Park, CO
Event Start: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Competition Cost:  $10 – $30
Join the Colorado Disc Dogs for a fun filled day of high flyin’ fun as they compete at the annual Colorado Canine Challenge. This event is considered to be the “Crown Jewel” of the Colorado Disc Dog Season. Colorado Disc Dogs is a canine “frisbee” group that hosts competitions throughout the summer all around Colorado. We have all levels of competition, from advanced to beginner. If you think your dog is a “frisbee” dog come on out and play with us!  For a complete schedule of dog frisbee competitions, click here.

August 12th, 2017
What: Dog-a-Pool-Ooza
Where: Cook Park Pool – 7100 Cherry Creek Dr S Denver, CO
Event Start: (Two sessions) 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM ; 11:00AM – 12:30 PM
Cost: $5
Phone: 720-865-0640
Email: Click here
Looking for a place for your pooch to cool off in an outdoor pool before the season winds down?  Get ready for Dog-a-POOL-ooza! Help your furry friends beat the dog days of summer this Sunday, August 16, at either Cook Park or Berkeley Park Pools- 9AM or 11AM; $5 per dog, per session.

August 12th, 2017
What: Bow Ties & Tails
Where: Artwork Network – 878 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO
Event Start: 5:00 PM
Cost: $80, $110 (VIP)
Phone: 303-364-9040
The Canine Partners of the Rockies is holding its 6th annual fundraising event August 12th, 2017.  The event, “Bow Ties and Tails” will be held at Artwork Network in Denver’s Arts District on Santa Fe. The goal of this fund raising event, is to increase the number of service dogs who can be raised and trained annually.  Come out and join over 200 supporters including outdoor enthusiasts, public officials, corporate executives, wine lovers, dog lovers, dog trainers, clients who have received a service assistance dog and the local small business community of Denver.  To register for this event, click here!

August 16th, 2017
What: Bark at the Park – Colorado Rockies at Atlanta Braves
Where: Coors Field – 2001 Blake St. Denver
Event Start: 6:40 PM
Cost: $18
Phone: 303-762-5437
Email: Click here
Grab your pup and watch the Colorado Rockies take on the Washington Nationals for  the annual Bark at the Park on Wednesday, August 16th.  With each ticket, one dog is allowed in to sit in the specified dog zone at Coors Field. Tickets are limited and proof of vaccinations and signed waivers are required to participate in this event.

August 19-20th, 2017
What: Denver Pet Expo
Where: Denver Merchandise Mart – 451 E 58th Ave Denver, CO
Event Start: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Cost: Free – $5 Parking
Phone: 800-977-3609 x108
The Denver Pet Expo is the premier pet event of the season! Loaded with vendors, pet exhibitors, informational kiosks, and more, this is the event every pet lover is sure not to miss! In addition to loads of pet friendly patrons and events, there will be a low-cost vaccination and micro-chipping clinic hosted by the friendly staff at Downtown Animal Clinic.  So grab your furry friend and join us for a day of doggy bliss!

August 26th, 2017
What: 7th Annual Wine & Whiskers
Where: Bonacquisti Wine Company – 4640 Pecos St Denver, CO
Event Start: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $50
Tickets:  Click here
Phone: 303-477-9463
Email: Click here
Come join us in supporting the Rocky Mountain Feline Rescue on Saturday, August 26th at Bonacquisti Wine Company to help raise awareness and funds for local cat rescues!  There will be wine, hors d’ oeuvres, live music and more to help support this amazing cause!

August 27th, 2017
What: Dog-a-Pool-Ooza
Where: Berkley Pool – 5031 W. 46th Ave Denver
Event Start: (Two sessions) 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM ; 11:00AM – 12:30 PM
Cost: $5
Phone: 720-865-0640
Email: Click here
Looking for a place for your pooch to cool off in an outdoor pool before the season winds down?  Get ready for Dog-a-POOL-ooza! Help your furry friends beat the dog days of summer this Sunday, August 16, at either Cook Park or Berkeley Park Pools- 9AM or 11AM; $5 per dog, per session.

September 9th, 2017
What: 10th Annual Doggie Plunge Presented by Baird
Where: Pirates Cove – 1225 West Belleview Avenue
Event Start: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Cost: $15
Phone: 303-922-6231
Grab your beach towel and join Woof in Boots in supporting Freedom Service Dogs for the 9th annual Doggie Plunge at Pirates Cove Aquatic Center.  Hundreds of four legged swimmers taking advantage of the best pool in town!  The kids are gone and the dogs run the place on this day. There will be food trucks and lots and lots of their doggie friends. In addition, each dog will be provided a PawBender ice cream treat from Goodtimes?  The event will run from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  To register, click the link above and choose your two hour window of playtime in the pool.  All dogs must be spayed or neutered, play well with other dogs and have proof of vaccinations.


October 14th, 2017
What: 29th Annual Puttin’ on the Max – Maskpawrade Party
Where: The Brown Palace Hotel – 321 17th St. Denver, CO 80202
Event Start: 5:30 PM
Cost: $125 – $200
Tickets:  Click here
Phone: 303-595-4917
With a theme of “Whiskers in the Night,” the evening will surely be one to remember. Attendees can dress in black-tie or in costume. The evening will also include a live auction, and pet parade, featuring the adoptable animals of MaxFund and Denver’s Lannie Garrett performing Patsy DeCline!  So come out and support shelter cats and dogs by attending Maxfund’s Puttin on the Max!

October 14th, 2017 
What: Diamonds in the Ruff
Where: Infinity Park at Glendale – 4400 E Kentucky Ave Glendale, CO
Event Start: 6:00 – 9:30 PM
Cost: $100
Phone: 303-922-6231
Join Freedom Service Dogs on Saturday, October 8th for the 6th annual Diamonds in the Ruff, a red carpet event honoring our clients and their service dogs.  Enjoy a night to remember at the beautiful Infinity Park Event Center, centrally located in Glendale.  Mingle with friends while doing some shopping for a good cause during the sparkling silent auction followed by the live auction, hosted by former Denver Broncos running back, Reggie Rivers. Enjoy delicious food, hear the inspiring stories of our service dogs and their human partners, and see if you can identify the diamond in the ruff!  Make a donation to purchase one of our famous champagne flutes to see if yours contains the one carat sparkling diamond.

October 28th, 2017
What: Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies (GRRR) Halloween Party
Where: Phoebes Place – 15350 West 72nd Avenue, Arvada, CO
Event Start: 1:00 – 3:30 PM
Cost: TBD
Phone: 303-279-2400
Do you love Golden Retrievers? This year’s GRRR Halloween Party is shaping up to be one fantastic afternoon for anyone who loves Golden Retrievers and wants to support them!  So grab your golden and their costume and head on out for a a fabulous day of fluffy friends in costume!

TBD,  2017
What: 7th Annual PuppyUp Walk
Where: Stapleton Central Park – 8999 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Denver, CO
Event Start: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Cost: $20 before 11/5; $30 day of event
Phone: 303-906-4167
PuppyUp began with a promise to raise awareness of canine cancer one mile, one city, and one person at a time. Luke Robinson and his dogs have logged over 4,000 miles across America to fulfill the promise he made to his dog Malcolm who died from cancer years ago.  The PuppyUp Foundation was formed because of the promise Robinson made to his beloved pet of finding the correlation between certain dog and human related cancers.  Join us to take part in this Denver area dog walk that helps aid in the fight of both canine and human cancer.

December 16th, 2017
What: The Ugly Sweater Run
Where: 2000 Market St (Downtown Denver)
Benefits:  One Warm Coat
Event Start: 11:00 AM
Cost: $45
Email: Click here
The Ugly Sweater Run is a national event taking place in the heart of downtown Denver, and is uber dog-friendly!  Known as the Merriest 5k of the year, this event benefits One Warm Coat, helping thousands of people stay warm this winter.  Sponsored by Kahula, there are lots of prizes and fun to be had by both you and your furry friend, so sign up today! 

December 16th, 2017 – January 27th, 2018
What: Alto Gallery Presents Denver Artist S. Legg and his Exhibition: Animals
Where: 4345 W. 45th Ave, Denver
Benefits:  Maxfund No Kill Animal Shelter
Event Start: Opening Reception 6:00 – 11:00 PM
Cost: FREE – 50% of sales benefit Maxfund
Phone:  720-569-7463
Email: Click here
Join us for opening night of artist s. legg for his exhibition ‘Animals’.  The event is free and runs through January 27th, 2018.  The event is free, and during it’s running, 50% of all sales will benefit Maxfund No Kill Animal Shelter.


February 10th, 2018
What: Bark Happy Doggy Valentine Event at Woof in Boots
Where: Woof in Boots – 719 W. 8th Ave Denver
Benefits: Maxfund No Kill Animal Shelter
Event Start: 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Cost: $12-$15
Phone: 303-572-9663
There’s no better companion than your loyal, loving dog. So spoil your pooch at our BarkHappy Doggy Valentine Party to benefit MaxFund Animal Shelter! Ticket holders will receive a FREE Fortune Cookie Dog Treat, FREE Dog treats and samples, a FREE Valentine flower, giveaways from on-site vendors, a professional photographer on site capturing those pooch-smooching moments, a FUN Guess How Many game & Valentine Scavenger Hunt plus great raffle prizes! FREE Fortune Cookie Dog Treat from Sweet Dog Bakery – FREE Frozen Yogurt Cups from The Bear & The Rat – FREE Flower from Ed Moore Florist – FREE Dog Treats & Samples from Omar’s Gourmet Dog Treats – FREE Professional Photos with Digital Download by Lucas Gordon Photography – FUN Guess How Many – FUN Valentine Scavenger Hunt for extra raffle tickets – EXCITING Raffle Prizes


May 5th, 2018
What: 2016 DDFL Furry Scurry
Where: Washington Park – Denver, CO
Benefits: Denver Dumb Friends League (DDFL)
Event Start: 9:00 AM
Cost: $50/adults $25/kids 12 and under
Phone: 720-241-7126
Denver’s Furry Scurry, benefitting the Denver Dumb Friends League, is one of the most attended outdoor, dog friendly events in Denver! The walk, which takes place in Denver’s historic Washington Park, consists of over 150 vendors with plenty of activities for your dogs to participate in throughout the day. Get there early, as free parking along the park can fill up quick, and parking is restricted on Franklin St. Attendees can also park at Denver South High School and at St. John’s Lutheran Church as well as Epiphany Lutheran Church.

June 9th, 2018
What: 12th Annual Molly-Dharma Run Motorcycle Ride For Animal Shelters
Where: Platte Valley Bar & Grill –  5995 S. Santa Fe Dr. Littleton, CO
Benefiting: Evergreen Animal Protective League
Event Start: 9:00 – 2:00 PM
Cost: $20 single rider, $30 double rider
Phone: 303-548-5123
This motorcycle run’s goal is to shine the spotlight on smaller Colorado rescue organizations that may not get the attention they deserve!  Join over 400+ motorcycles and ride through foothills while helping this year’s beneficiary, the Evergreen Animal Protective League!  Click here to register today!


October 26th, 2018
What: Woof in Boots 7th Annual Howlin’ Halloween Pet Costume Party
Where: Woof in Boots – 719 W. 8th Ave Denver, CO
Event Start: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Cost: $20 Donation benefiting Maxfund
Phone: 303-572-9663
Woof in Boots is proud to host the 7th Annual Howlin’ Halloween Pet Costume Party benefiting Maxfund Animal Shelter!  Bring ye pets, spirits and children to gather ’round the cauldron of drool within the shadowy halls of Woof in Boots for our 7th Annual Howlin’ Halloween Pet Costume Party!!!
Our Labyrinth Lair of Horror Includes

  • Snacks & Treats
  • Bobbing for Hotdogs
  • The Photo Crypt
  • Prize Raffle
  • Halloween Costume Judging Contest for
    1. Best Pet Costume
    2. Best Owner Costume
    3. Best Combo Costume











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  1. Patty White

    How would you go about getting an event listed on your website? Please advise – and thank you!

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