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2019 “Bark in the Park”: Largest Dog Fest in USA | San Jose

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Saturday, September 21, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with $6 donation per adult. Children and dogs get in free.

William Street Park | 750 E William St, San Jose, CA


Bark in the Park San Jose will celebrate the largest dog festival in the United States, to be held at William Street Park in downtown San Jose on Saturday, September 21, 2019.

2019 Bark in the Park
Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 10 am to 5 pm
William Street Park, S. 16th Street and E. William Street, San Jose
FREE but a $6 donation per adult is encouraged. Children and dogs get in free.

Proceeds from donations benefit the Humane Society Silicon Valley, San Jose Animal Care Center and other local charities.

Bark in the Park San Jose attracts 3,900 dogs and 15,000 humans. Located in an expansive, tree lined park, this casual event features contests, beverages, food, agility courses, kids’ activities, over 75 different dog-related vendors and services, and dogs, lots of dogs.

Highlights Include:

  • Low Cost Vaccines and $5 Microchipping, provided by PAWS 4 SJACS (Pet Awareness and Welfare Society for San Jose Animal Care Services)
  • Kids’ Zone Dog-themed bounce house, San Jose Barracuda mascot Frenzy and Slap Shot booth, face painting, Doga, DIY dog toy making, storytime, dog owners in training resource tent, and kid’s agility course.
  • Contests, including the popular Dog Costume ContestDog/Owner Look-Alike Contest and Tail Wagging Contest
  • Demonstrations of dog agility and specialized dog training
  • More than 75 vendors with dog-specific goods and services.
  • Delicious food and drink at the Gordon Biersch Refreshment Garden
  • Misting Tent, courtesy of San Jose Water

See the Full 2019 Schedule of Activities and Entertainment

Please note that the donation amount is $6 and not $5 as previously stated in the post.


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Cost: FREE*
*FREE with $6 donation per adult. Children and dogs get in free.
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families, Outdoors, Pets
Address: 750 E William St, San Jose, CA

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