Pet Fest

Pets Fest – September 30th & October 1st

Two dogs in costume

Join us for one of the most popular theme weekend events at the Renaissance Festival! Bring your pooch and learn about pet safety and training, purchase pet clothing, personalized tags, all-natural dog food and parade your dog around for the Pet Costume Contest! Pet related vendors will be featured in the  and you even have the chance to adopt a pup right on the spot! You must complete the Dog Registration Form & check in at the pet gate.

Wiener Dog Race

Watch the tiny wiener dogs test their legs and speed against other pups in the Joust Track in order win fun prizes from the Festival! We highly encourage pre-registration for the race to secure a spot. You can enter your pup day of!

Check-in Time: 12:00p.m.
Race Start Time: 12:10p.m.
Location: Joust Field

Best Dog Trick Contest

Does your dog have a fun talent it loves showing off? Bring it to compete in the Pet Talent Competition with the chance to win fabulous prizes!

Check-In Time: 11:25a.m.
Start Time: 11:30a.m.
Location: Marco Polo


Pet Costume Contest

Think your furry friend has the best costume? Enter them in our Pet Costume Contest for a chance to win pet prizes!

Check-In Time: 11:45am
Start Time: 11:50am
Location: Marco Polo 

Peanut Butter Licking Contest

Watch your furry friend compete in this hilarious competition of which dog can eat the peanut butter off its nose the fastest!

Check-In Time: 12:45pm
Start Time: 1:00pm
Location: Marco Polo

Bring your Dog!

While the Renaissance Festival loves all animals, only dogs that have proof of their rabies vaccination are allowed into the Festival. All dogs must be leashed and check in at the Pet Gate. Visit our Bring your Dog! page for more information.