Bark by the Bay - Dapper Bear Candle Co.

Bark by the Bay

Saturday, July 22, 2023

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Chambers Creek Regional Park - Central Meadows

Chambers Creek Regional Park is excited to bring back Bark by The Bay, a summer fun canine festival! This one-day festival is full of dog activities and games, an art project, treat hunting, vendors, and food trucks.

Featured Activities:

  • Adoption opportunities
  • Paw print paintings art project
  • Treat hunting game
  • Off-leash dog water zone
  • Off-leash play zone
  • 12 PM - Parade of Breeds
  • 1 PM - Costume Contest: 
    Maximum of 25 dogs. Please sign up for the costume contest by July 17.



Admission tickets can be purchased online and on-site at the event.  

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Providing Adoption Opportunities:

  • Chew Rescue
  • Forgotten Dogs Rescue
  • Northwest WAG Rescue
  • Old Dog Haven
  • Three Little Pitties
  • Washington Alaskan Malamute Adoption League


Bark by the Bay is assisting Puget Sound Pet Food Bank by accepting pet food (dry/wet, regular/grain-free) donations, pet treats, and new/gently used items. In-kind donations can be dropped off at Bark by the Bay on July 22 or through Puget Sound Pet Food Bank Tacoma and Spanaway locations. All donations received at the event will be presented to the Puget Sound Pet Food Bank.

Event Guidelines:

  • Dogs must be always leashed and accompanied by their owners.

  • For the safety of all participants, owners will remove any obviously ill animal or any animal displaying aggressive or stressed behavior.

  • Pet owners assume full responsibility for their pets. Pierce County, its elected officials, officers, employees, agents, and volunteers cannot be held liable for any incidents or injury.

  • This free event is open to the general public and free to attend or spectate.

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