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.

To ensure the safety of all attendees, there will be a bag check procedure in place for large bags. Outside alcohol or weapons of any kind will NOT be allowed within the festival premises. Large bags subjected to the back check would include backpacks, large purses, duffle bags, etc. 

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

T-shirt available for additional add-on purchase.

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

T-shirt available for additional add-on purchase. 

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


Limited to first 125 purchasers! 
Includes all benefits of an Adult ticket PLUS: 
Event t-shirt, private tent area with seating, private restrooms within festival grounds (not in parking lot), private wine & champagne provided by Sovereignty Wines, a buffet of small bites for your yourself and your V.I.P. (very important pup!), plus more! 

ID required for beer & spirits tasting. Non-alcoholic beverages available. 

NOTE: There is NO PARKING at Bear Creek Park or the Festival

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


9:00 a.m.
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)

9:30 a.m.
Dog-Friendly Shuttle Bus Service begins from the parking lot at Norris Penrose to the Festival

10:00 a.m.
Festival Opens 

Food Truck Food Court Opens

Bear Creek Regional Park (West)

10:30 a.m.
Pet CPR Demonstration by Animal ER Care
Main Stage, Bear Creek Regional Park (West)

11:00 a.m.
Dog Walk Area Closes

Craft Beer and Spirits Tasting Begins

Bear Creek Regional Park (West)

11:30 a.m.
Top Fundraising & Team  Awards Presentation

Main Stage, Bear Creek Regional Park (West)

12:15 p.m.
Pet Contests: Pooch Smooch, Pet/Owner Look-a-Like, & Best Trick
Main Stage, Bear Creek Regional Park (West)

2:30 p.m.
Craft Beer and Spirits Tasting Ends
Bear Creek Regional Park (West)

3:00 p.m.
Festival Closes

Bear Creek Regional Park (West)

3:15 p.m.
Last shuttle to Parking Lot leaves Bear Creek Regional Park (West)


Walk Route

Bear Creek Park (East)


Festival (No Parking)

Bear Creek Regional Park (West)