Bok Tower Gardens Dog Day, Photo Credit Stacy Nichols

Dog Day of Summer

Sep 17, 2016
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bok Tower Gardens is going to the dogs for a good cause on Saturday, September 17 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with special activities 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Leashed and friendly dogs will be invited to visit to help support the Humane Society of Polk County, which will receive 50 percent of the event proceeds.

Santa will be available for pet photos in the Visitor Center from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tips on health, safety, dog grooming and adoption, as well as some special friends who need a good home will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.. “Ask a Vet” and “Ask a Trainer” experts will be on hand to answer questions, and doggie boutique items will be for sale. 

Judges will select the cutest, most talented, and best kisser dogs with prizes provided for the top three winners in each category. A dog-friendly splash zone and water bowls will be located throughout the Gardens for cooling off throughout the day. Visitors are encouraged to bring a plastic bag to dispose of pet waste. 

You may also be interested in Bok Tower Gardens or Lake Wales.