Bark By The Bay 2024 Pierce County Parks

Bark By the Bay 2024

Saturday, July 13, 2024
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chambers Creek Regional Park - Central Meadows

Join us for a tail-wagging good time at the 3rd annual Bark by the Bay summer fun canine festival!

Delight in a day filled with exciting activities for you and your furry friends. Stroll through the vibrant vendor booths, savor delicious bites from food trucks, and engage in various dog-centric games and activities, from art projects to treat hunting. Watch your pup frolic in our off-leash play areas and splash around in the water zones, ensuring endless entertainment for your beloved pet.

In addition to the festivities, don't miss out on the chance to explore adoption opportunities, snag some giveaways, and capture precious memories at the photo booth. Be amazed by agility, training, and flyball demonstrations happening throughout the day.

As part of Pierce County Parks commitment to the community, Puget Sound Pet Food Bank will be on-site to accept donations of dog and cat food, treats, and gently used pet items.

Join us for a day of furry fun and support a paws-itively great cause.

Can't wait to see you there!

       Featured Activities:

  • Food Trucks
  • K9 Meet and Greet and Demonstration 
  • Rainier Agility and Cascade Comets Demonstrations 
  • Kovas's Legacy Dog Training Demonstrations 
  • Dog Tricks Demonstrations
  • Paw Print Art Project 
  • Treat Hunting Game
  • Dog Races
  • "Pie" Eating Contest 
  • Northwest WAG Rescue - Free Microchipping
  • Free Canine Paws-Itive Pet Massage: 11:00 am-12:00 pm & 1:00-2:00 pm 
  • Costume Contest at 1:00 pm 
  • 60 Second Pet Portraits - $5 - Tacoma Pierce County Humane Society Fundraiser!
  • Adoptions
  • Photobooth 
  • Off Leash Agility Area 
  • Off Leash Play Zone with Toys
  • Off Leash Water Zone


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 13 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.


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