Dog Day of Summer

Weekend safe family fun and dog friendly event in Philadelphia

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Saturday, August 19, 2023 | 11 AM - 4 PM

About Dog Day of Summer

This one has gone to the dogs! Celebrate our four-legged friends Saturday, August 19th, 2023 11AM-4PM 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*

Family fun and games in Philadelphia

Puppy Park & Agility Course

Doggie Caricatures (12-4PM)

Pawesome Photo Booth (11AM-3PM)

Adoptions with New Leash on Life USA

At Pet Friendly Dog Bakery:

- Butterfly Wing Mural Reveal & Photo-Ops

- FREE Foam Party at 12PM

- Butterfly Cookies with Any Purchase

- Cookie Decorating from 2-4PM ($5)

At City of Paws Pet Care:

- Doggie Pool Party

- Frozen Treats

- Pawtrait Portrait Pop-Up

- GO! Pet Food Samples

At Bark Social:

- Adoption Event from 10AM-2PM

- Breed Meetup for Goldens & Mixes (4-7PM)

- Yappy Hour Specials

And more!

Pet hospitals, Philadelphia vets, cbd treats, dog walking, and other dog vendors

The Animedic

Lightpaws Dog Training

Street Tails Animal Rescue

New Leash on Life USA

Wet Nose Rescue

All Canines

Brixxy & Co.

Cooper & Friends

Char and Whiskers


Amelie's Bark Shop

Philly's Paws & Claws

Climate Action PA

Ultimate Doggie Destination

Elizabeth Weglein Art

The Trusty Doodle

Fetch Bakery Mullica Hill

Royal Rarities

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary

The Pampered Pet

M&M Mobile Bar

Rox Falls Vet


Two Cats + A Dog Co.

Gator Bites

My Little Paradise

Live Hot Sauce

Super Pups Doggy Daycare

And more!

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

Manayunk restaurants & bars will hosting Yappy Hour specials! Participating locations include:

Winnie's Manayunk - dog-friendly food menu for pets

Cresson Inn Bar and Grille - specialty drinks + plenty of treats

Taqueria Amor - drinks + complimentary frozen apple sauce treats

Fat Lady Brewing - 4 pack sales: 1 4-pack for $18 or 2 for $35

Bark Social

The Goat's Beard

Bar Jawn

Bayou Bar & Grill


Cactus Cantina

The Couch Tomato

Jake's & Cooper's Wine Bar

J.D. McGillicuddy’s

La Roca

Lucky’s Last Chance

Manayunk Brewing Company

PHS Pop Up Garden

Pitchers Pub

Ryan’s Pub


The Grape Room

Union Tap House

And more!

Visitors Info & Map

Where can I park?

All lots will be open

How do I get there?

Driving: There are two exits off of I-76 that take you into Manayunk: Exit 338 (Belmont Ave/Green Lane) and Exit 340A (Lincoln Drive/Kelly Drive).

Public Transportation: You can ride SEPTA right into Manayunk. For schedules and fare rates, contact SEPTA at (215) 580-7800 or on the web at for more information.

Trail Directions: Stay active and eco-friendly by biking to Dog Day of Summer! Take Kelly Drive from Center City or the Schuykill River Trail from all parts of the Philadelphia region, or visit the Bike Coalition of Greater Philadelphia for more details and biking maps.

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Press Information

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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.

2023 Event Sponsors

Find our sponsor's beers at this year's Yappy Hour locations:

Bayou , Bark Social , Blondie , Cactus , Bar Jawn , Couch Tomato , Cresson Inn , Fat Lady , Grape Room , Goat's Beard , Jake's and Cooper's , J.D. McGillicuddy's , La Roca , Lucky's Last Chance , Manayunk Brewing Company , PHS Pop Up beer Garden , Pitchers Pub , Ryan's Pub , Somo , The Grape Room , Union Tap House , Winnie's

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