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Del Ray Dog Fest 2024

Don’t miss the 2nd Annual Del Ray Dog Fest, an outdoor festival celebrating dogs, their owners, and the Del Ray community!

The 2nd Annual Del Ray Dog Fest is a fun outdoor event that will include dog-centered activities, dog menu items, live music, vendors and food on Sunday, April 14 from 11am- 3pm at the George Washington Middle School parking lot. This festival is dog friendly and takes place outdoors, rain or shine. Special thanks to our presenting sponsor, The Peele GroupCLICK HERE FOR TICKETS!

Among the planned activities:

  • Pups n Poses Yoga Class with Yoga In Del Ray
  • Luring Course
  • Off Leash Puppy Playground
  • Rescue Row
  • Kids Zone
  • Dog Fashion Show
  • Distracted Dog Race
  • Live music by Rook Richards

Continue the celebration with Yappy Hours from 3-6pm at local participating restaurants/bars with featured drink and food specials.

Advance tickets are just $15/person (& up to two dogs), or $20/person (& up to two dogs) at the door. The first 500 to purchase tickets will get a swag bag with a bandana and waste bag dispenser!

NEW THIS YEAR: An exclusive VIP option, giving your pup early access to the fun with a smaller crowd! VIP tickets are $60 per person (& up to two dogs) and include:

  • Early access to the festival from 10am-11am: explore everything the event offers before the crowds!
  • A special Del Ray Dog Fest Tote Bag with extra goodies!
  • Entry into the VIP Raffle (do not need to be present to win!)
  • A good feeling knowing that you helped raise more money for the Aussie Rescue of the Mid-Atlantic!The 2024 Del Ray Dog Fest benefits the Aussie Rescue of the Mid-Atlantic, an incredible local rescue started in Del Ray that is an all-volunteer, foster-based rescue made up of Australian Shepherd owners. Collectively, the founding members have devoted countless hours in animal rescue for a variety of organizations and in a variety of capacities. Learn more at

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS and follow @delray_dogfest for updates leading up to this pawsome event!

2024 Yappy Hour Restaurant Participant


2024 Yappy Hour Restaurant Participant

— Your restaurant MUST have a dog-friendly space
— Must have the capacity to handle a larger crowd in your dog-friendly area
— Must be open the full event time (3pm-6pm) and appropriately staffed
— Must provide at least one special (food or drink) during the event
— Must be a DRBA member