Dogs and beer! Pawtoberfest is one of Colorado's ONLY dog-friendly festivals, featuring a craft brews and spirits tasting, a 2-mile dog walk, more than 75 sponsors and pet-friendly vendors, 30+ beverage partners, music, agility demonstrations, pet contests, activities for the whole family and plenty of scrumptious food from local food trucks! All proceeds benefit the homeless and abused animals at Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region. Please note, tickets are required.


Tickets will be available at the gate on event day. See event day pricing below.

Includes unlimited tasting, commemorative tasting glass and T-shirt, walk & festival entry. ID required for craft beer and spirits tasting. Non-alcoholic beverages available.

T-shirts are only guaranteed for those who register by August 15, 2019.

Includes T-shirt, walk & festival entry, kids activities, pet contests & more. Non-alcoholic beverages available.

T-shirts are only guaranteed for those who register by August 15, 2019.

No T-shirt included. Registration not required. Non-alcoholic beverages available. Dog walk, kids activities, pet contests & more with paid adult admission.

All Parking at Norris Penrose Overflow Lot

FREE dog-friendly shuttles run throughout the day from the Norris Penrose overflow lot to Bear Creek Regional Park East (Walk Start). The Festival area is a short 8 minute walk from the shuttle drop-off location.  Handicapped accessible parking spaces are available at the Festival - Bear Creek Regional Park (West).

Shuttles begin at 8:00 a.m. (walk starts at 9:00 a.m.)

Last shuttle leaves at 3:15 p.m. (Festival closes at 3:00 p.m.)


Event Schedule


Day-of Ticket Sales Booth Opens
Festival Entrance - Bear Creek Regional Park (West)

Dog Walk Starts (2-mile loop)
Bear Creek Regional Park (East)

Festival Opens 

Food Truck Food Court Opens
Bear Creek Regional Park (West)

Dog Walk Area Closes

Craft Beer and Spirits Tasting Begins
Bear Creek Regional Park (West)

Top Fundraising & Team  Awards Presentation

Main Stage, Bear Creek Regional Park (West)

Pet Contests: Costume, Pooch Smooch, Pet/Owner Look-a-Like
Main Stage, Bear Creek Regional Park (West)

Craft Beer and Spirits Tasting Ends
Bear Creek Regional Park (West)

Festival Closes

Bear Creek Regional Park (West)


Last shuttle to Parking Lot leaves Bear Creek Regional Park (West)


Walk Route (No Parking)

Bear Creek Park (East)


Festival (No Parking)

Bear Creek Regional Park (West)