Del Ray Dog Fest & Yappy Hour

The 1st Annual Del Ray Dog Fest is a fun outdoor event that will include dog-centered activities, dog menu items, live music, vendors and food on Sunday, April 2 from 11am- 3pm at the George Washington Middle School parking lot. This festival is dog friendly and outdoors, rain or shine. Following the event, there will be a “Yappy Hour” for owners and their pets at participating restaurants. Special thanks to our presenting sponsor, The Peele Group!

Among the planned activities:

Pups n Poses Yoga Class with Yoga In Del Ray
A Dog’s Taste of Del Ray
Professional Pet Portraits sponsored by Shoshanna and Company
Dog Fashion Show hosted by From Head to Tail Grooming Spa
Distracted Dog Race hosted by Passionately Pets
Scent Work with Highland Eco Pest Control
Canine Fitness & Confidence Course with Wholistic Hound Academy
Live music by Will Baskin on the Grateful Pup stage
Continue the celebration with Yappy Hours from 3-6pm at local participating restaurants/bars with featured drink and food specials.

This event benefits Project Second Chance, an incredible local non-profit dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating, and finding forever homes for rescues while working to address the animal welfare crisis in Puerto Rico with spay/neuter initiatives and feeding routes to aid homeless and abandoned animals. PSC is accepting donations of wire crates, travel bags and collapsible travel bowls at the event. For more information on Project Second Chance, visit