Yes, you must be 21+ to attend this event. 

Altered dogs on leash are welcomed. No Female dogs in heat. Dogs attending should be social & friendly with other dogs and people. Dogs should be comfortable with crowds. Dogs displaying aggressive behavior as determined by staff will be asked to leave. Dogs must have up to date vaccinations. 
All dogs must be kept on a leash, no longer than 5 feet at all times except when in the unleashed areas.

Waterfront Park
1600 Pacfic Hwy
San Diego CA 92101

THERE IS NO SMOKING OF ANY KIND ALLOWED at Waterfront Park.  Please leave cigarettes or vapes at home.  They will not be allowed at the event.

We will have 2 separate fenced areas for your pups to run and enjoy themselves off-leash.  One section for large dogs and one for small.  Please bring  bags to clean up after your pet.  Water will be available as well as some treats, and other pet friendly activations.  We will also have many different pet related vendors to shop, learn about and interact with.  

Music will be played at a volume that is enjoyable for both animals and humans!  We recognize that loud music can be alarming to animals and have taken that into consideration. There will also be a silent puppy disco to dance the afternoon away with your pet. 

There will be an eclectic mix of all genres of music.  

Yes, we will have food vendors on site selling a variety of different food for your eating pleasure. 

This event is 21+ only so please enjoy this event without your children.

PARKING AT WATERFRONT PARK IS EXTREMELY LIMITED!  We recommend you take Lyft or Uber to the event. There is metered parking available  but space is extremely limited  so please plan accordingly. As always, if you plan to consume alcoholic beverages, DO NOT DRIVE!

  • Lyft and Uber policy states: We advise passengers to call their drivers after their ride request is accepted to confirm that it’s OK to bring their pets.  
What do I need to know about the dog contests?

There will be specific dog contests throughout the day for those that want to participate. Winners will be judged by a panel of local judges including members from the Barking Lot, Five Group and other local industry and business professionals. One winner will be selected for each contest and will receive prizes and gifts valued around $250. Please stay tuned for specific contest information.