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Cardiff Dog Days Of Summer


  • WHEN Sunday, August 13, 2017 at noon
  • WHERE Encinitas Community Park, 425 Santa Fe Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024
    Map | Website
  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

Cardiff 101 Main Street is proud to partner with the city of Encinitas to present the 12th annual Cardiff Dog Days of Summer. This free event features over 200 dog-related vendors and rescue groups, pet adoptions, live music, dog contests, kid activities, beer & wine oasis, food trucks and more. “This event is a classic Cardiff celebration. We love our pets in Encinitas! We’re thrilled to have such strong community involvement from Cardiff 101 putting it together every year. The new venue at the Encinitas Community Park should allow even more people to participate.” - City of Encinitas Mayor, Catherine Blakespear says.

New this year, the event will be held at the Encinitas community park next to the Maggie Houlihan dog park and will feature a carefully curated “Maker’s Market Row” where you can find quality handmade goods and connect with local artisans. Adopt a pet from one of the many rescue groups that will be featured in “Rescue Row” presented by Rancho Coastal Humane Society. Visit the city of Encinitas pet health expo for on-site pet services, including microchipping, pet licensing, vaccinations and health screenings performed by the county of San Diego department of animals.

We’re excited to expand our dog contest categories at this year’s event. Does your dog like to strut its stuff? Enter one of 6 categories: Cutest Puppy, Best Looking Big Dog, Best Looking Small Dog, Best Trick, Best Dressed and Dog/Owner Look-A-Like. Compete to take home a ribbon for first, second, or third place and goodie bag of cool prizes. Registration is the day of the event from 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. $5 cash per entry, $6 for credit/debit. Is your dog up for a challenge? Stop by the Kamp Kanine agility course for a fun and challenging course. Make sure to enter the opportunity drawing to win cool gear from Nixon, Etnies, GoPro, GoldCoast Skateboards, Hansen’s Surf Shop, and more.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

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