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My Dog Loves Central Park Fair

Sun Oct 6, 2019
12:00pm to 3:00pm

Come, sit, stay, and celebrate Central Park and its dog community! Tails will be wagging at the Central Park Conservancy’s 17th annual My Dog Loves Central Park Fair with lots of activities for you and your canine.

Stop by for an afternoon of contests, training tips, games, and much more. Open to all ages. The Fair is an on-leash event.

Main Stage Schedule

12:00 pm Event Welcome
12:30 pm Dog Training Workshop
1:00 pm Game on Stage: Tricks for Treats
1:30 pm Dog Training Workshop
2:00 pm Game on Stage: Dancing with your Dog
2:30 pm Dog Training Workshop


Ask a Vet
Is your pup feeling blue? Ask an on-site veterinarian questions about your dog’s health.

Bark Boutique
Purchase T-shirts, hats, travel bowls, and other merchandise to support the Central Park Conservancy. Join or renew your Central Park Conservancy membership to keep the Park clean and green for you and your pup to enjoy.

Canine Agility Course
Try out your dog’s agility capability on the obstacle course.

Express Brush-Out
Fluff up that fur after a romp through the agility course, or before going on stage to participate in the games!

Frolic Demonstration
Frolic is an innovative and fun experience that provides learning and entertainment opportunities for children by collaborating with dogs. A Frolic dog is on site with a trainer to demonstrate the right way to approach a dog and to show off a few tricks.

Microchipping Education
Ask a vet about the importance of microchipping your pup.

Dog Licensing
Get your canine licensed! Bring your pup to get a same-day dog license and dog tag.

Hound Hydration Station
A water break for your furry friend.

Park Paws-itivity, Pooch Plinko, and more
Win prizes at the Woof Wheel and Pooch Plinko games. Do you and your dog regularly visit one area of the Park? Check in at the Paws Community Outreach booth for a chance to win a special prize for your area’s dog community.

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