One of Fayetteville’s favorite days, Dog Day in the Garden is highly anticipated by both humans and canines alike! Dog Day in the Garden is a collaboration between Cape Fear Botanical Garden and Fayetteville Animal Protection Society (FAPS) and is filled with activities that dogs and their owners thoroughly enjoy.
Sunday, April 2, 2023, from 12 PM to 4 PM is the 8th annual Dog Day in the Garden presented by Mercedes-Benz of Fayetteville! This event is a special opportunity to bring the whole family, dogs included, to the Garden for a paw-sitivley paw-some day!
Activities include door prizes for the first 250 guests, raffles, vendors, food trucks, a cash bar, a photo booth, activities for children, a doggy obstacle course, a pup pageant, and more.
• Meet adoptable dogs from FAPS
• Fleet Feet Doggy Obstacle Course
• Dog Paw Paintings
• Puppuccino Treats
• Local Vendors
• Delicious Food (Food Trucks & Snack Vendors)
• Entertainment by Whiskey Pines – 1-3pm
• Dog of the Garden Pageant (Best Pet/Owner Duo; Best Trick; Best Outfit; Grey Muzzle of the Garden* (Ages 8+); Puppy of the Garden* (Under 6 months); Rescue of the Garden* (All Rescues); Queen of the Garden* (All dogs eligible); King of the Garden* (All dogs eligible)
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.*
This event is included in daily admission for non-members. (Members free!) Dogs admitted FREE.
Sponsored By: Beegie Caviness; Dr. Dale & Mandy Brown and these corporate partners: