You don't need a dog to love Dogfest.

Come for a doggone great family day including a walk, games, contests, swimming for your dog, demonstrations, and lots of food! Meet adoptable dogs, cats, and rescue groups.

Kids will love the Kids Kennel with crafts, Moonbounce, Irvine Nature Center Animal Program, and more.  NEW THIS YEAR -- LEGO play zone and LEGO building activities by Classic Plastic Bricks of Ellicott City

And everyone will love trying out Race Pace's electric-assist bicycles!

Your dog can bowl a game of 10 pins, play Hide ‘n Seek, create you a paw painting, run agility courses, and much much more!  Enter your pup in the Best Kisser Contest, Best Costume, and 7 other contests all judged by celebrities! Enter the Best of the Fest Photo Contest with internationally recognized, award winning photographer Robbie McLean and his Bayline Studios. Your dog could be featured in both Style Magazine and Maryland Dog Magazine

Gates open at 10. Free Parking.  Be sure to take part in the fundraising walk starting at 10am on a 1mile scenic path on our wildlife sanctuary!!

​​Buy your tickets online thru September 19th and get a discount!
$10 per person. Kids age 12 and under are free!

Tickets at the door will be $15.  Kids 6-12 will be $5.
Kids age 5 and Under and Dogs Always Free!

Get a FREE Entry! Learn how when you sign up to walk.

Proceeds go to benefit all the animals at Baltimore Humane Society's private, non-profit, no-kill shelter.  Baltimore Humane Society receives no operational funding from any local or federal governments, or any national animal welfare organizations. Our doors remain open through support of  the community.


All donations up to a total of $15,000 will be matched by a generous donor!  That means your $50 = $100 of help!  Please sign up to be a DogFest Fundraiser now!

oin the DogFest Walk and raise funds to benefit Baltimore Humane Society while having fun on our beautiful grounds! Bring your pet, your friends, and your family! Enjoy a 1-mile trail walk through our beautiful 365-acre wildlife sanctuary. Prizes for top fundraisers! Then join the fun and excitement of all else that DogFest has to offer!

DogFest is the Baltimore Humane Society's largest fundraiser and community event. Enjoy community exposure and sales...   Read More!

Act now to secure your spot as a supporter of the Baltimore Humane Society! Only 1 sponsorship is available for each opportunity...   Read More!

You are invited to participate in the Baltimore Humane Society's DogFest 2016, to be held at the Baltimore Humane Society...   Read More!

Saturday, September 21st


Rain Date Saturday, October 5th

                                               A Baltimore Sun Top Rated Baltimore Event