Downtown Dog Show and Yappy Hour

Friday, July 16, 5:00 - 7:00pm in Wells Fargo Plaza

Downtown has gone to the dogs! Join us for our first ever Downtown Dog Show and Yappy Hour.

Bring your friendly, on-leash dog and enjoy an evening downtown at this free event featuring: 

  • Our first ever Downtown Dog Show (sponsored by High Hopes Dog Training) - enjoy watching the dogs parade around our show ring and cheer for your favorites
    • The Dog Show is now full and we're no longer able to accept entries. Come cheer on your favorites!
  • Other on-site activities including: Pet Photo Booth, Yard Games, Giveaways, and more
  • Adult beverages - for dog lovers who are 21 and over
    • Beer tickets can be purchased on-site for $5 after ID Check
  • Pet friendly vendors:
    • Roanoke Valley SPCA, City of Roanoke Stormwater Division, Unleashed Dog Bakery & Boutique, Off Leash K9 Training, Taubman Museum of Art (Paint Your Pet), The Well Trained Dog and Pet Care, Hustle Haven, Enna Fowler Roseberry Photography, Dad's Hot Dogs, Better Business Bureau Serving Western Virginia
  • Tons of cute dogs (perhaps we should have started with that but it seemed kind of obvious)


We're looking for volunteers to help us at this event. Sign up