Uniting people over parks, play, and pups. The Denton Parks Foundation and over 7,000 dog lovers will be barking in the park this September 9, 2023, for the 29th Annual Dog Days of Denton. Join them for a tail-wagging, free, and fun event at Quakertown Park. Plus, visit vendors, learn a thing or two from experts in the field, participate in canine contests, and enjoy food and brews, all benefiting the North Lakes Dog Park.


September 9, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Quakertown Park · 700 Oakland St.
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This 29th Annual celebration will continue to be a free event and open to the public. Dog Days of Denton is a free event and proudly 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 during the event and have proof of current vaccinations. To review the event rules, check their website.

Schedule of Events: 

9:30 AM - Dog Singing
10:15 AM - Canine Couture Costume Contest 
11:00 AM - Dog Tricks 
11:45 AM - Doggie Bandstand
12:30 PM - George Dunham & The Bird Dogs 

V.I.Paw Access

V.I.Paw Ticket holders receive access to Denton’s official dog pool party at the Civic Center Pool. Each V.I.Paw Ticket is valid for 1 person with 1-2 dogs.
V.I.Paw Tickets include:
  • Access to Triple Play Beer Garden
  • Voucher for one Triple Play beer (ages 21+ only)
  • Commemorative V.I.Paw T-shirt
  • WAG BAG full of Goodies
    (limited to first 500 paid attendees)

In town for Dogs Days of Denton? Check out Arts and Autos on the downtown square.

Arts & Autos

Featuring classic cars and hot rods, live music, a chalk art competition, and vendors all in the heart of downtown Denton.