May 5, 2018 | Nelson Park, Plymouth Waterfront

Bark in the Park Festival - 11am-3pm

Following the run & walk, stop by for Plymouth’s Bark in the Park Festival featuring over 30 pet-friendly vendors, many adoptable dogs and lots of activities for both the 2 and 4 legged members of your family. This annual event puts the “wow” in “bow wow”, attracting nearly 2,000 people (and their dogs) to browse our vendors and raise awareness for local rescue groups, and non-profits.


Beer Garden & Entertainment

Blessing of the Animals

Food, Vendors & Crafters

Rules & Regulations

Blessing of the Animals

Bark in the Park Dog Parade

  • Dress up the family pooch in costume and parade them through the park for some fun and prizes.  Master of Ceremonies & judges will award prizes to owners in 3 costume categories, funniest, fanciest and most creative.
  • No need to pre-register this year, and registration is free.  Just arrive and sign in at Chamber Information tent.  The parade around the park will start just after 1:30 pm.


11:00a - 3:00p
Nelson Street Park,
Plymouth, MA

Owners/handlers hold the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce & all persons associated with Bark in the Park harmless for any injury to your dog &/or person;  including any incidents associated with the animal resulting in unfavorable consequences.

All dogs must be dog-friendy, adult-friendly, & child-friendly.

All dogs must have a current rabies vaccination, as required by state law.  Proof, in the form of a valid tag or certificate must be available upon request.

Dog owners/handlers must pick-up & dispose of their dog's waste.

Only ONE dog per handler, please.

Bark in the Park organizers reserve the right to evict any dog & its owner/handler from the event grounds - this decision is final.  No exceptions.

11:00a - 3:00p

Beer Garden

Live Entertainment

Crafters, Vendors and Food

12:00p - 1:00p
Downward Dog-Yoga Class
"Doggie Yoga for You & Your Dog"

Nelson Park's Splash Pad
  • $10 to participate & Class is limited to 30 people & pups
  • One dog per participant
  • Money from Yoga Class will be donated to Friends of the Plymouth Pound
  • Bring a yoga mat and leash

Event Schedule