We’re halfway through an unseasonably warm and dry October, so take advantage of this nice stretch of weather by getting outdoors with pup. Whether it be a classic Seattle hike, or a dog-friendly event in the city, we’ve got you and doggo covered for a weekend full of adventure!
Beveridge Place Pub, West Seattle
Thursday, October 13, 5 p.m.
Can’t get enough of Stoup Brewing? Well, you’re in luck cuz you can drink your faves while checking out another dog-friendly spot! The brewery folks of Stoup will be hanging out at West Seattle’s favorite watering hole, Beveridge Place Pub. With a spacious dog-friendly patio and sunshine in the forecast, there’s no better way to say goodbye to summer than sippin’ a brew with your doggo.
2. Mutt Mixer
It’s a mutt-er mystery party! For the puppers whose origin is shrouded in mystery, this one’s for you. The only requirement is that your dog mutts play well with others. Dog Yard also offers human and dog treats from their own DDL Bakery, adult beverages, and coffee for purchase. And just in case your mutt needs more play time, your meetup ticket grants you admission to the park for the entire day, so stay and party even longer, or get a stamp for re-entry later.
Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe
Saturday, October 15, 12-2:30 p.m.; $10 suggested donation
You hear the sound of deep breathing creeping behind you… don’t worry, it’s just a pug. Get into the spooky spirit with Church of Pug’s Pugoween! All friendly dogs are welcome at this not-so-scary, but absolutely adorable Halloween party. With a dog costume contest, games, vendors and more, the only thing you and your dog may be scared of is FOMO.
Dogwood Play Park, Seattle
Saturday, October 15, 12-4 p.m.
In dog world, there’s only one holiday that truly matters and that’s National Fetch Day. Come celebrate this howliday at Dogwood Play Park’s National Fetch Day Party. Chuck It! will be on site handing out 50 free doggie bags stuffed with gear and swag. And just in case your doggo’s looking for a new bestie to share her favorite ball with, Seattle Humane will be onsite providing information about local pet adoption.
Magnuson Park Hangar 30, Seattle
Saturday, October 15, 12-8 p.m.; tickets required
We can all appreciate something that ages well, especially when you think about how old it is in dog years. For the Seattle vintage lover, the Hangar 30 Vintage Show is a mutts-do this weekend. Brought to you by the organizers of the Fremont Sunday Market, the inaugural vintage market will have over 135 vendors with vintage clothes, furnishings, antiques and more.
Figurehead Brewing, Seattle
Saturday, October 15, 12-10 p.m.
We’re already halfway through October, but that just means there’s still time for more Oktoberfest! With 2 authentic German-style beers on tap and 1 liter pours, what else could you ask for? If you said live Polka music and German-style pretzels, then bow-wow, they’ve got that for you too! They’ll also be doing their annual pumpkin painting, so come early so you and your pup-kin can snag one before they run out.
Fall in love with a new dog
Don’t go into snuggle season alone. If you don’t have a furry sidekick, it’s time to get a heckin’ dog already!
- We’re drooling over the adorable dogs available for adoption at Seattle Humane! Just take a look at these faces and try not to fall in ruv. No adoption event needed for these cuties, Seattle Humane welcomes walk-in visitors at their adoption center from 12-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday to meet available pets.
Featured photo: Jill Wellington
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