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Tucson Events

It’s springtime in the desert! Plan your outings with your best canine pal. Visit our page often as we’re always updating our events. Make sure to visit the event’s website or Facebook page for details like pricing, hours, etc.

March 26, 2023Woofstock

Woofstock returns this year at a new venue, Trail Dust Town. Get ready for a day of fun and dog adoptions. The festival starts at 10 am and runs until 3 pm. Costume contests, food trucks, vendors, low-cost vaccination clinic, and pet food drive.

April 1, 2023NAMI Walks

Make a positive impact on mental health in our community with your four-legged friends (tripawds are welcome, too!). Mental Health for All is close to be realized and is the focus for this year’s walk at Kennedy Park – Fiesta Area Check-in begins at 7:30 am and event continues until 11 am.

April 1, 2023Canine Carnival

Downtown Tucson is the place to be! The Highwire Courtyard is the location for April’s ‘Canine Carnival’ benefitting Cody’s Friends. Visit with vendors, order specialty cocktails, and enjoy an April night downtown. From 3 pm – 6 pm.

April 22, 20232023 Southern Arizona Heart Walk

Walk to fund lifesaving science! The Heart Walk is one of the larger walks in town with an expected 2,000 participants and quite a few dogs. Make sure your dog is a social butterfly (and of course leashed at all times). Family-friendly festivities begin at 7:30 am at Reid Park DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center.

June 1, 2023 thru September 30, 2023 – Dog Days of Summer

Tucson Botanical Gardens opens up their doors to dogs during the summer. You and your dog can explore this urban garden from 7:30 am – 3:30 pm each day. Single day admission is $3.00 per dog or purchase a Dog Membership for $20 ($10 each additional dog). Dog memberships come with a personalized dog tag.

October 14, 2023 – Out of the Darkness Walk – Southern Arizona

Walk with your dog to save lives, bring hope, and honor those lost to suicide at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness Walk this fall at Reid Park.

October 14, 2023 – Salute our Vets

Save the Date for October’s Salut our Vets at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park. Stay tuned for more details.

October 15, 2023 – 2023 Tucson Wicked Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Spooky Sprint

The whole family 🐾 can get fit and have spooktacular fun at StartLine Racing’s Wicked Run in Marana. Leashed, well mannered dogs are welcome! This event is is limited to 500 participants!

October 23, 20232023 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Tucson and Green Valley/Sahuarita

Dogs become #Philanthropups at the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s. You and your pup can walk to raise much needed funds to support the Alzheimer’s Association. Location: Reid/Randolph Park

November 4, 2023Prance Your Pup Walk and Adoption Event

Save the Date for Rescue Me Tucson’s annual walk at Ann Day Park!

Be a good guest! Poppy’s prepared a checklist of everything you’ll need for your outing.

Poppy's Event Checklist: 
Pet Waste Bags
Good Manners
Current on Vaccinations
Training Treats

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