Floof knows he’s your better half—and we found a bunch of places for you to show him off this weekend. From markets or a pancake brunch, to a fun run or dog show, there’s pawlenty to choose from in dog-friendly Denver.
The Original, Denver
Saturday, September 24, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.; Reservations required
Whether your pup’s a tall or short stack, she’s welcome at The OG Denver this weekend! Make your reservation for Saturday’s pancake brunch (make sure to request the patio if dining with doggo) and come enjoy free pup cups, brunch cocktails, and puppy chow pancakes. Need a furry fren or want to add to your pack? Animal Rescue of the Rockies will have dogs available for adoption.
Berkeley Lake Dog Park, Denver
Saturday, September 24, 10 a.m.; Registration required
We’re always on the hunt for events you can bring your dog to, but this is one you must bring your dog to participate in! Lace up and leash up for the first ever Berkely Barkley Dog Jog, featuring two races—1 mile and 2 miles—with prizes for the fastest human-dog duo. Prizes will also be awarded to the oldest dog participant and the best dressed canine.
Regis University, Denver
Saturday, September 24, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Get lucky this weekend when you stumble upon the perfect find at the Fall Horseshoe Market on the Regis University Campus. Shop over 100 local vendors including mobile boutiques, artists, crafters, makers, vintage and flea curators, and small businesses. Admission and parking are free, but bring floof’s wallet cuz she loves a good flea market find!
Epic Brewing Company, Denver
Saturday, September 24, 3–6 p.m.
Is your doggo a crowd-pleaser? Or just too stinkin’ cute? Epic Brewing is hosting a dog show where you can showcase your dog’s tricks, smarts, or good looks for a chance to win Epic gift cards or merchandise. Plus you’ll do some good when you drink because $1 from the purchase of their 4 dog-themed beers will be donated to Kindness Ranch. Show spots are limited so register your pup now!
16th & Raleigh (One block from Sloan’s Lake), Denver
Saturday, September 24, 4–8 p.m.
Summer is coming to a close and you only have one more chance to visit the Saturday Night Bazaar at Sloan’s Lake. This weekly market has been hoppin’ since June, and if you haven’t been there, put it at the top of your to-doo list! Shop 40+ small businesses selling everything from trendy fashions and handmade jewelry to artisan food products and home goods.
Life’s Better With a Pup
No wet nose to boop? What a heckin’ tragedy. We want to help you fix that, so check out where you can adopt below. And who knows, you might just meet your new slobbery soulpup.
Adoptable Puppy Yoga
- This Saturday, September 24, from 12–2 p.m. Bruz off Fax is hosting rescue puppy yoga. Enjoy an hour of yoga in Bruz off Fax’s back garage with Lola’s Rescue puppies demonstrating their best downward facing dog for all the belly rubs. After yoga, socialize more with the pups while you enjoy a free beer included in your class purchase.
Featured photo: Gabe
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