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2018 “Bark in the Park”: Largest Dog Fest in USA | San Jose

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Saturday, September 15, 2018 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with $5 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, the largest dog festival in the United States, will be held at William Street Park in downtown San Jose on Saturday, September 15, 2018.

2018 Bark in the Park
Saturday, September 15, 2018 | 10 am to 5 pm
William Street Park, S. 16th Street and E. William Street, San Jose
FREE but a $5 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.

New for 2018, don’t miss the Ball Haulers Flyball Team,  an exciting mix or relay, agility, and fetch with teams of four dogs competing head to head, the Santa Clara County Sheriff Search and Rescue Canine Team giving demonstrations, DOGA (Doggie Yoga), the Dog Petting Station, and more.

See the full 2018 schedule of activities and entertainment including:

  • Kids’ Entertainment Zone with even more to keep kids busy including a dog-themed bounce house, face painting, puppet shows, dogs to pet, and a kid’s agility course.
  • Low Cost Vaccines and $5 Microchipping, provided by PAWS 4 SJACS (Pet Awareness and Welfare Society for San Jose Animal Care Services)

Enjoy contests, including the popular Dog Costume Contest, Dog/Owner Look-Alike Contest and Tail Wagging Contest, demonstrations of dog agility and specialized dog training, delicious food and drink, and more than 75 vendors with dog-specific goods and services.


Event Details


Cost: FREE*
*FREE with $5 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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