Durham Parks and Recreation and Beyond Fences are joining forces to provide a fun-filled afternoon with our canine friends! Your support will help us promote a dog-friendly community and provide services to people and their pets in underserved areas.
Saturday, October 29, 2022
3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Durham Central Park
501 Foster Street
Rain or Shine!
Dress up your pup for a chance to show off their favorite costume and win one of our contests. Local celebrity judges will determine the winner for each category. This year's costume contest categories will be announced at a later date.
Stay tuned for more information!
Participants will have an opportunity to purchase a special photo of their canine friend taken by a local photographer.
We will collect canine food donations for Durham dogs in need.
Browse and shop for pet-related items from many local canine businesses.
Learn more about local adoption and foster organizations. You may even find their new best friend!
Beer and food will be available for purchase.
Food vendors interested in attending Barktoberfest can submit a Vendor Application beginning Friday, April 1.
Non Food vendors interested in attending Barktoberfest can register online beginning Wednesday, June 1.
Barktoberfest is a rain or shine event. In the case of severe inclement weather, events may be canceled.
For event information, email Amy Pehowic or call 919-560-4355, ext. 27212.