Cardiff-by-the-Sea is ready to celebrate man's best friend! Set in a beautiful beach community, Cardiff Dog Days of Summer is a fair for dogs and dog lovers.
Dog Days of Summer is San Diego County's largest dog-centric event! Watch or enter in 6 different dog contests including Cutest Puppy, Best Looking Big Dog, Best Looking Small Dog, Best Trick, Best Dressed and Dog/Owner Look-A-Like.
Enjoy a wide variety of music throughout the event at the Main Stage and in the Beer & Wine Oasis with performances by The Shift, emerging local artist Lizzie Waters, students from California Music Studios, The Lindy Crandall Band and more! Bring your pup and enjoy a beer while listening to these local legends!
A Maker’s Market row will feature quality handmade goods made by local artisans, and don't miss the Rescue Row presented by Rancho Coastal Humane Society and Pet Health Expo presented by the City of Encinitas.
Parking is available a short 5 minute walk from the Encinitas Community Park at Scripps Memorial Hospital. Park in the Scripps Lower parking accessed from Devonshire Road off Santa Fe Drive. There is also parking available at San Dieguito Academy with a shuttle service to and from the park from 11:30am - 6:00pm.
Hosted by Cardiff 101 Main Street, this event is expected to draw 10,000 four-legged friends, their fans and family members. This event is made possible though numerous sponsors, including funds from the County of San Diego and Cardiff 101 Main Street.
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