The Festival


Join us after the Walk for a pet-friendly Festival for the entire family!

Come and enjoy the fun — everyone is welcome.


Location: Juan Bautista de Anza Park
Date: Sunday, April 26, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Admission is free!
Reminder — all dogs must be on a leash.

Festival Highlights:

Camp Bow Wow Kids & Dogs Storytime
Behavior Buddies Training Demonstration and Clinic
Beer Garden
Dog Adoption
Main Stage Entertainment and Contests
Guest Judges
Dog Agility Play Area
• Kid’s Activity Zone
• Over 30 Pet Industry Vendors
• Silent Auction
• Camp Bow Wow Kid’s & Dogs Storytime
• Behavior Buddies Training Demo
• Rover Rest Stop
• The Anza Beer and Wine Garden
Food Trucks

Camp Bow Wow Kids & Dogs Storytime

Camp Bow Wow Counselors share the adorable and endearing “Dogs Get Nervous Too” storybook with young readers, weaving safety tips for meeting and greeting dogs into a playful shared reading experience.  Young readers will receive a FREE storybook to share with siblings and friends AND be better prepared to interact with dogs in a variety of situations.  Camp Bow Wow Counselors will also demonstrate the best way for little ones to approach, meet and great a new dog with the help of our own lovable Scout

Behavior Buddies Training Demonstration and Clinic

Turn your good dog into a GREAT dog with helpful training tips and tools from Camp Bow Wow’s Certified Behavior Buddies Canine Training.  Pups and their people are invited to attend the half-hour FREE training demo where Trainer Sam Newman will cover basic behaviors including sit, down, stay and even a few fun tricks for the most advanced in the class.  People will also be provided with FREE training tools including clickers and leashes and all participating pups will be given FREE Camp Bow Wow treat bags.

Beer Garden

Enjoy a cold beer and watch the main stage entertainment at The Anza Beer Garden.

Dog Adoption

Come visit our Dog Adoption area at the Canine Classic!
Adoption is a wonderful way to find your newest family member and also save lives.


Please note: these organizations will be onsite from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

L.I.F.E. Animal Rescue

Agoura Animal Shelter

L.A. Animal Rescue

VCCR – Ventura County Canine Rescue               

Adopt Me Rescue

Labs and Buddies

Main Stage Entertainment

HALO Entertainment


Prizes include a weekend stay for you and your pet at The Anza — A Calabasas Hotel.


Is your canine a fashionista? Strut your four-legged friend’s best outfit down the runway for a chance to win. Your canine could be on it’s way to becoming the Next Top Canine Model.

Only 25 entries allowed. Registration Opens March 6, 2015. $10 donation to enter.


Does your pet have what it takes to join the likes of Lassie or Jiggy? Show off your canine’s special talent and let our celebrity judges decide.

Only 25 entries allowed. Registration Opens March 6, 2015. $10 donation to enter.

Guest Judges

Coming Soon!

Dog Agility Play Area

Stop by the Dog Agility Area and take your pup on a run through a beginners course.

Food Trucks

The Grilled Cheese Truck

Not just he classic bread, butter and cheese, but amazing creations that are constructed with the best ingredients, local produce and made with nothing but love to bring back that childhood (and adult!) comfort food!

We look forward to making your hearts melt with all of our cheesy goodness.

The Greasy Wiener – Loads of Fun…in a Bun!

You have to visit The Greasy Wiener truck to fully enjoy the experience. With cameras and speakers, interactive multi-media plays an integal party in the The Greasy Wiener experience.
Great Food, Fun, Film and Flair – we’re on a mission to give west coast hot dog lovers a new, unforgettable wiener – The Greasy Wiener!