Dog Days of Denton
will celebrate 23 years in 2016!

Lager is the 2016 Spokesdog and invites you to Dog Days of Denton on October 1, 2016.

Get ready to celebrate the 23rd year of Dog Days of Denton –  Texas’ original festival for pooches and their people. It’s a celebration of man’s best friend.   Festival hours this year are Saturday, October 1st, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the North Texas State Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd., in Denton.

Best and formerly known as the Dog Days of Summer, the Dog Days of Denton Celebration is in its 22nd year. During festival hours, attendees can enjoy a canine couture fashion show , live entertainment, demos and performances by canines and their trainers, “Glamfur” photos, canine contests, arts and craft vendors, pet care information, pet rescue groups and fantastic festival foods.

Demos and contests abound at the event!  Check out the full schedule on the Events page coming soon! Some of the usual highlights include: contests like Canine Couture Costume Contest, Pet Tricks, Dancing with the Dog Contest, How Obedient is Your Dog, and Dog Singing Contests, as well demos by dog ‘n disc, and the chance to try the agility course or the Canine Lure Course for a $5/course.  Donations going to Leader Dog Project; and check out the popular Spokesdog Pageant (must be entered in advance – see Forms & Application page – DEADLINE mid-September). During the event check-out the hand-crafted arts/crafts for pets and people, pet care products and information, and general products and services for your home and pet.   Attendees are welcome to bring pet food donations for the Denton Animal Shelter and drop them off at the Information Booth.

There is much more to see and do at Dog Days of Denton!

For a schedule see the Event Schedule page as the event gets closer to see the complete schedule.

For Sponsorhip Info Click Here Dog Days Sponsor Flyer 2016

For Vendor Info Click Here Dog Days Vendor App 2016

Pet-friendly Denton hotels include:

For contact information on these hotels and other Denton accommodations,  or visit

Dog Days of Denton welcomes FRIENDLY DOGS and their owners. All owners are responsible and liable for their pet(s). For everyone’s safety, dogs MUST BE ON A LEASH and have CURRENT VACCINATIONS.

The event takes place rain or shine – in the event of rain, come prepared with an umbrella, wear old shoes and have a good time!