- This event has passed.
Durham Parks and Recreation and Beyond Fences are joining forces to provide a fun-filled afternoon with our canine friends! Your support will help us promote a dog-friendly community and provide services to people and their pets in underserved areas.
Dress up your pup for a chance to show off their favorite costume and win one of our contests. Local celebrity judges will determine the winner for each category. This year’s costume contest categories will be announced at a later date.
Stay tuned for more information!
Participants will have an opportunity to purchase a special photo of their canine friend taken by a local photographer.
Canine Food Drive
We will collect canine food donations for Durham dogs in need.
Browse and shop for pet-related items from many local canine businesses.
Local Canine Foster and Adoption Organizations
Learn more about local adoption and foster organizations. You may even find their new best friend!
Beer and Food Sales
Beer and food will be available for purchase.
Food vendors interested in attending Barktoberfest can submit a Vendor Application beginning Friday, April 1.
Non Food Vendors
Non Food vendors interested in attending Barktoberfest can register online beginning Wednesday, June 1.
Event Cancellation Information
Barktoberfest is a rain or shine event. In the case of severe inclement weather, events may be canceled.
- Call the weather line at 919-560-4636 and press Number 8 for the status of the event.
- Visit Facebook and / or Twitter
For event information, email Amy Pehowic or call 919-560-4355, ext. 27212.