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Dog Day in the Garden

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Join us for a tail-wagging good time at Dog Day in the Garden presented by Webb Carpet Company, a beloved collaboration between Cape Fear Botanical Garden and the Fayetteville Animal Protection Society. This event promises a day filled with joy, activities, and the wonderful company of dogs and their human friends. It’s not just an event; it’s a celebration of the special bond between dogs and their owners, set against the beautiful backdrop of the garden.

 Date: Saturday, April 13th, 2024
🕒 Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
📍 Location: Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Activities Include:
  • Paw-some Walks: Explore the garden trails with your furry friend.
  • Obstacle Course: Show off your dog’s athleticism!
  • Adoption Corner: Meet your new best friend with the Fayetteville Animal Protection Society.
  • Vendor Market: Shop for unique pet products, services, and delicious treats.
  •  Food Trucks & Snacks
  • Doggie Pageant (see more info below)

For Everyone’s Enjoyment:

  • Please ensure all dogs are on a leash.
  • Don’t forget to bring water for you and your pet to stay hydrated.
  • Be prepared for a day of fun, education, and community spirit.
Dog Day in the Garden is more than just an event; it’s one of Fayetteville’s favorite days, highly anticipated by both humans and canines alike. Let’s make memories, support a great cause, and enjoy the beauty of nature together. We can’t wait to see you and your four-legged friends there!

FAPS will have adoptable dogs and cats at the Garden in hopes to find fur-ever homes! *Please note, adoptions can not be made at the Garden. You must go through the Fayetteville Animal Protection Society to fill out an application and go through the adoption process.*

The standard daily admission fee applies for this event.
* General Admission$10 + tax
* Military (with ID) $9 + tax
* Adults 65 & Older $9 + tax
* Children ages 6-12 $5 + tax
* Children 5 and Under FREE
* Garden Members FREE
* Dogs FREE

The Barks & Beauty Pageant will be awarding prizes in the following categories:
• Pet/Owner Duo
• Best Trick
• Best Outfit
• Grey Muzzle of the Garden*
• Puppy of the Garden*
• Rescue of the Garden*
• Queen of the Garden*
• King of the Garden*
ALL dogs will be in the running for KOTG/QOTG.
ALL rescues will be in the running for ROTG.
ALL seniors (8+) will be in the running for GMOTG.
ALL puppies (under 6 months) will be in the running for POTG.

Register your dog for the pageant on event day.

Sponsored By: Webb Carpet Company, Sarah O’Hanlon, Beegie Caviness, The Golden Crew, Jamie Hernandez of Keller Williams Realty, and the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County



April 13
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Events Team
910-486-0221 Ext. 29, 30, 31 or 39


Cape Fear Botanical Garden
536 N. Eastern Boulevard
Fayetteville, NC 28301 United States
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