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Kentucky Dog Derby

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Fiedler Field

Charles River Esplanade

Boston, MA 02114

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Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in style with your pooch at the Esplanade!

The Kentucky Dog Derby is a 1/2-mile parade around Fiedler Field to benefit the park, highlighting it as a resource for dog owners while celebrating the arrival of spring.

We encourage both you and your dog to wear your Derby finest (bow ties, hats, sundresses, florals, and more) – there will be prizes for both best-dressed pup and for human/dog duet!

In addition to the parade, there will be a variety of games, demos, and giveaways for attendees to enjoy, as well as goody bags for all attendees.

All dogs must be registered to be eligible to receive a goody bag and prizes. Spectators are welcome!

The purpose of the Kentucky Dog Derby is to promote the Esplanade as a resource for dog owners. The newly restored Lotta Fountain, just west of the Esplanade Playspace, is one example of a dog-friendly amenity in the Park. The Lotta Fountain offers a fillable water bowl for dogs.

Formerly known as the Canine Promenade, we hope you'll join us for this new spin-off!

12:00pm – Dog Lover’s Fair

1:00pm – Derby Attire Contest


Brought to you in partnership with Pawsh:

    Pawsh is a dog boutique and salon conveniently located on Gloucester Street in the Back Bay


    Are you interested in sponsoring this event? Please contact Kelsey Pramik at kpramik@esplanade.org.

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    Fiedler Field

    Charles River Esplanade

    Boston, MA 02114

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    Refund Policy

    No Refunds

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