Schedule of Events 2018

Saturday: 

11:00 Parade of Adoptable Dogs

12:00 Manatee School for the Arts Christmas Carolers 
​1:00 Doggie Fashion Show

  • ​Most Creative, Best Group, Best Pet/Owner Duo, Best Christmas Spirit 

2:30 Manatee School for the Arts Christmas Carolers 
3:30 Peace River K9 Search and Rescue Demonstration 


Sunday: 

11:00 Parade of Adoptable Dogs

​1:00 Doggie Talent Show

  • ​Best Trick, Best Shedder, Highest Jumper, "Musical Hoop"  

3:00 Sarasota Dog Wizard Demonstration 

Featured Events

Parade of Adoptable Dogs 

Participating rescues are encouraged to enter their adoptable dogs in our parade for a highlight and walk across stage!  

Doggie Fashion & Talent Show

Dogs can compete in multiple categories to win 1st and 2nd place trophies! There's even a chance for their humans to get involved with Best Pet/Owner Duo. 


Pictures with Santa 

Don't forget to get your photo taken with Santa Paws for your Christmas cards! Photos taken by Paws for Pet Sake Photography. 

Doggie Fun Zone

Dogs can test their agility and speed in our ever popular Doggy Fun Zone! Dogs chase a lure around a track and try and beat each other's fastest records!