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.

Due to order deadlines, T-shirts are only available for those who registered by August 15, 2022.

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

Due to order deadlines, T-shirts are only available for those who registered by August 15, 2022.

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 Event Center Parking Lot

The Dog Walk will start near the South parking lot of Norris Penrose Event Center and end at the Festival at Bear Creek Park (West of 21st Street). FREE dog-friendly shuttles run from 9:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. from the Norris Penrose Event Center lot to the Festival. Handicapped accessible parking spaces are available at the Festival - Bear Creek Regional Park (West).

Festival Shuttles begin at 9:30 a.m. (Festival opens at 10 a.m.)

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



Event Schedule


Dog Walk Starts

New Route! The 2-mile Walk starts at the Norris Penrose Parking Lot (South Lot) and proceeds through Bear Creek Regional Park-East to the Festival (Bear Creek Park-West of 21st Street)


Dog-Friendly Shuttle Bus Service begins from the parking lot at Norris Penrose to the Festival

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)