September Events

September is a HUGE month for all things dogs! Don’t miss out on these cool upcoming dog-related events! Be sure to check out Sidewalk Dog for a complete list of doggie gatherings.

Saturday, Sept. 13

Minneapolis Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Market has gone to the dogs! So Cal Style will be hosting their 3rd pet rescue event at the Farmer’s Market Annex from 9 am – 1 pm. Come down and meet some great pets that are available for adoption & interact with some wonderful folks that put their passion into helping pets big and small.

200 E Lyndale Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Howlin’ for Growlers

A special “Yappy Hour” hosted by Top Dog Country Club and Excelsior Brewing Company to benefit Top Dog Country Club. Check out Excelsior Brewing Company from 2-7 pm to enjoy a few brews . . . Big Island Blonde or perhaps Bitteschlappe, listen to some blues, jazz, funk from TC Ortberg Band, sponsor a senior dog in rescue and buy chances to win fabulous prizes.

421 3rd St
Excelsior, MN 55331

Sunday, Sept. 14


Goldzilla is the annual benefit for Retrieve a Golden of MN. Raise pledges to help more than 400 dogs we rescue and rehome each year! The event is held at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton from 8:30 am to 2 pm. In addition to the Walk for Rescue, there will be a Foster Showcase where you can meet many of the dogs currently up for adoption.

1500 Old Highway 8
New Brighton, MN 55112

Sunday, Sept. 21

Bark & Rec Day

St. Paul’s Bark and Rec Day featuring Midwest Animal Rescue & Service’s Wiggle Butt 5K Run takes place on Harriet Island. The fun begins at 8 am with the start of the run and continues until 2 pm. This is an outdoor event for dogs and the people who love them. Join us for a fun-filled day of dog friendly events, lots of activities for the kids, action packed demonstrations, a wide array of vendors, an off leash area and much, much more!

Harriet Island
200 Dr Justus O’Hage Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55107

Tuesday, Sept. 23

Pints for Paws: Longfellow Grill

Pints for Paws is a dog-friendly happy hour from 4-8 pm hosted by Sidewalk Dog and Longfellow Grill to benefit the adorable pooches of Save-a-Bull rescue. Freehouse beer is just $2.50! To sweeten that deal, $1 from every Freehouse beer sold will go directly to Save-a-Bull. Sidewalk Dog will be selling their signature “If I Pee On It, It’s Mine” tees, doggie tees, and doggie bandanas with a portion of proceeds going to the rescue as well.

2990 West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406