Barktoberfest is a free event in Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street, Durham, on Saturday, October 23rd, 2021, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
It’s being presented by Durham Parks and Recreation and Beyond Fences.
Fall is looking great around the Triangle, whether you’re looking for something spooky or totally kid-friendly! Check out our HUGE list of fall festivals, as well as our list of pumpkin patches, haunted trails and corn mazes! We have also put together a big list of Halloween events and Trick or Treat events!
Features of Barktoberfest
Dress up your dog for a chance for prizes. The contest will be judged by local celebrity judges.
- Best Individual Costume (Dog): 4 p.m.
- Best Group Costume: 5 p.m.
The Mighty Messengers of Soul, a classic soul band, will perform from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
A photographer will be taking pictures, for purchase.
Canine Food Drive
Please bring dog food donations.
Browse and shop for pet-related items from many local businesses.
Learn about local animal adoption and foster organizations.
Beer and Food
- Stairway to Veggin’
- Dessert Diva
- The Corner Mobile Coffee
Shop from local vendors.
Learn all about some of the Triangle’s fall festivals, or look at a quick list here: