Del Ray Dog Fest 2023

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Del Ray Dog Fest 2023

Join us for the 1st Annual Del Ray Dog Fest, an outdoor Springtime festival celebrating dogs, their owners and the Del Ray community!

By Del Ray Business Association

When and where

Date and time

Sunday, April 2 · 11am - 3pm EDT


George Washington Middle School Parking Lot 1005 Mount Vernon Avenue Alexandria, VA 22301

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

The 1st Annual Del Ray Dog Fest is a fun outdoor event that will include dog-centered activities, dog menu items, live music, vendors and food on Sunday, April 2 from 11am- 3pm at the George Washington Middle School parking lot. This festival is dog friendly and outdoors, rain or shine. Following the event, there will be a “Yappy Hour” for owners and their pets at participating restaurants. Special thanks to our presenting sponsor, The Peele Group!

Among the planned activities:

  • Pups n Poses Yoga Class with Yoga In Del Ray
  • A Dog's Taste of Del Ray
  • Professional Pet Portraits sponsored by Shoshanna and Company
  • Dog Fashion Show hosted by From Head to Tail Grooming Spa
  • Distracted Dog Race hosted by Passionately Pets
  • Scent Work with Highland Eco Pest Control
  • Canine Fitness & Confidence Course with Wholistic Hound Academy
  • Live music by Will Baskin on the Grateful Pup stage

Continue the celebration with Yappy Hours from 3-6pm at local participating restaurants/bars with featured drink and food specials.

This event benefits Project Second Chance, an incredible local non-profit dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating, and finding forever homes for rescues while working to address the animal welfare crisis in Puerto Rico with spay/neuter initiatives and feeding routes to aid homeless and abandoned animals. PSC is accepting donations of wire crates, travel bags and collapsible travel bowls at the event. For more information on Project Second Chance, visit

PLEASE NOTE: Each ticket is for one human and up to two dogs. By registering, you confirm that your dog(s) are current on their rabies vaccination and that you must be aware of your surroundings and in control of your dog(s) at all times during this event and are responsible for their actions. Only standard 6ft leashes are to be used at this event; no retractable or extendible leashes will be permitted.

Want to attend for free? Click here to Volunteer!

About the organizer

$10 – $15