Dog Day of Summer

Weekend safe family fun and dog friendly event in Philadelphia

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Saturday, August 21 2021 | 11 AM - 4 PM

About Dog Day of Summer

This one has gone to the dogs! Celebrate our four-legged friends Saturday, August 21, 11-4 with an afternoon of pet-friendly vendors and activities.

Don't have a dog? Don't fret! This is a family-friendly event for four and two-legged guests!

*This is not a street closed event*

Let us know you are coming!

Event Vendors

Dog accessories, clothing, leashes and treats

Artesano Cafe
Treat yourself to delicious coffee drinks and bakery items and enjoy a free puppy treat with purchase

City of Paws Pet Care
Kissing photo booth for dogs and their humans - donation proceeds will go to animal rescue!

All 4 Paws will be holding a dog adoption event outside!
Doggy Ice Cream samples
Store Sales all day: Tailbanger Cookies are Buy 2 Get 1 Free, Bully Sticks are Buy 1 Get 1 50% off, CloudStar Dog Ice Cream will be $4 off

The Emporium by Lady Holiday
Dog themed charms for your dog's collar or for you!

The Isle
Get information about dog friendly living with a beautiful view right on Main Street at the Isle Apartment Complex

Johnny Destructo's Hero Complex
Exclusive Dog Day t-shirt and tote design. Grab one while they last and help support the cause!

Latitudes and Longitudes
Doggie bowls and goodies giveaway

MNYK Swag Shop
Dog Bandanas, T-shirts, hats and more!
Stock up on new items filled with Manayunk Pride

Orbit Art Gallery
Dog art prints in store and outside

Pet Friendly Dog Bakery

Street Tails Rescue will be Hosting an Adoption event!
Dog cookies, treats, bow ties, bandanas and toys
Matching "doggie and me" t-shirt tye-die party from 12-3
Buy 3 get one free bakery treats!

Philadelphia Runner
Fitness apparel, running shoes, and stunt puppy running leashes
Sale rack outside plus 15% off everything
Manayunk store only*

Happy Hour cocktail drink specials in Philadelphia / Philadelphia food and drink events

Bell's Brewing Featured Here:

Couch Tomato

Craft Manayunk

The Goat’s Beard

Jake’s and Cooper’s Wine Bar

Lucky’s Last Chance

Manayunk Tavern

Pitchers Pub

PHS Pop Up Beer Garden

Ryan’s Pub

Taqueria Amor


Tito's Cocktails Featured here:

Bernie's Manayunk
Bernie's Mountain Dog: Cold Brew Coffee | Caramel | Tito's Vodka

The Couch Tomato
$5 Salty Dog: Grapefruit Juice | Tito's Vodka | Lightly Salted
$5 Golden Retriever: Tito's Vodka | Apple Juice

The Goat's Beard
$6 Golden Retrievers: Pineapple infused Tito's Vodka | lemonade | sprite
Home at Last Dog Rescue will be hosting pet adoptions outside!

Manayunk Tavern
$4 Tito's Mix Drink or Bell’s Amber Ale draft

Pitcher's Pub & Pizza Jawn Collab
Clifford the Big Rube Jawn: House Made Pizza Jawn Bloody
Mary Mix | Tito'sVodka | topped with Big Rube's Fried Chicken Slider, available at Pitcher's Pub
Garlic Knots and Pizza Dogs while supplies last at Pizza Jawn

Winnie's Manayunk
Mad Dog Mimosa: Tito's | Champagne | Orange Juice | Pale Ale

More Coming Soon!

Family fun and games in Philadelphia

12 - 2
Live Music in Canal View Park
Tyler Asay

11 - 4
Bells Brewing Booth
Stop by to learn about Bells Beer and maybe score some Bells gear in the Cornhole Toss Challenge. Sink the shot to win a hat (or shirt) and a dog collar or land on the board to get a Bell’s beer holder and dog toy. Everyone who participates gets a sticker & keychain.

Small dog pool to get the pups cool!

11 - 4

Puppy Photo Booth by Twinkle Booth
Bring your pooch to pose for some flicks in Canal View Park

11 - 4
Dog Caricatures by Steve4cariactures
Take home a caricature of your pup to remember Dog Day forever.
*Pet must be present to participate. 2 dog limit. first come, first serve.*

11 - 2 & 3 - 4
Paw Readings by Clairvoyant Monica
What's going on in that adorable little head? Luckily, Clairvoyant Monica has a special pet connection, stop by to find out.

12 - 2
Meet and Greet with Chase
Don't miss this appearance from "Chase." Stop by to take a pic with him thanks to Chase's friends at The Pirate Empire

Family fun and activities with Chase from Paw Patrol Live Character in Philadelphia

More info coming soon!

2021 Event Sponsors

Local craft brewery beer

Environmentally friendly energy

Vodka, Cocktails

Photo booth

Visitors Info & Map

FAQs - Coming soon!

Press Information

Do you want to feature a Manayunk event in your publication? Contact Megan Douress at for a press release, press opportunities and interviews.

Sponsorship Information

Do you want to get your business in front of Manayunk event visitors? Learn more about sponsoring Manayunk events by emailing Joan Denenberg at for more information.

Event Sponsors

Coming soon!

Event Photos