Summer 2023 Wrap-Up – September Dog-Friendly Events in Austin 

September 7, 2023

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Make the most of the rest of your summer with these September Austin dog-friendly events! Be sure to bring your Texas Summer dog essentials with you to keep your dog cool and safe. 

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Outside the City Limits Summer Concert

When: Saturday, September 9th from 6 pm to 9 pm

Where: Vista Brewing – 13551 Ranch to Market Rd 150, Driftwood, TX, US, 78619

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Bring the entire family to enjoy live music from the Austin band, the Racoon Brothers, craft beer, local wine, farm-to-table food, and more! We recommend bringing chairs, blankets, and toys to keep your dog entertained so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the music. Pups must remain on a leash.

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Pints and Pups – Dog-Friendly Baseball Game 

When: Thursday, September 14th at 7:05 pm

Where: Dell Diamond – 3400 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665

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Cheer on the Round Rock Express versus the Las Vegas Aviators with your furry friend! Remember to keep your dog on a leash during the ballgame. Right Field Gate is the only dog-friendly gate and be sure to fill out a waiver for your dog before arriving. Tickets start at $15 and parking is $15 per car. 

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Hotel Vegas Kennel Club’s Yappy Hour for Austin Pets Alive!

When: Friday, September 15th from 6 pm to 9 pm 

Where: ​Hotel Vegas & The Volstead Lounge – 1502 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

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East Austin’s largest dog-friendly patio is hosting a Yappy Hour that you can’t miss! Enjoy yummy drinks, win prizes and contests such as the Rescue “Pup of the Month”, and shop local dog vendors by Eastside Pop Up. 

Puppy Mill Awareness Day

When: Sunday, September 23rd from 9 am – 1 pm 

Where: Anderson Mill West Park & Pavilion – 1900 Dagama Dr, Cedar Park, TX 78613

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Help spread awareness about the unfortunate conditions of puppy mills at this dog-friendly event consisting of local vendors, rescue booths, dog contests, and more. All funds raised from the event go to organizations that rehabilitate dogs raised in puppy mills. Puppies that are housed in tight spaces without proper care are at a greater risk for serious behavioral issues later in life such as resource guarding, reactivity, and more so we love the mission of this event.  

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Raise the Ruff – Dog-Friendly Cornhole Tournament

When: Saturday, September 23rd from 12 pm – 3 pm

Where: MUTTS Canine Cantina – 9825 N Lake Creek Pkwy, Austin, TX

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Help support the Austin Humane Society care for over 11,000 animals each year and embrace your competitive side at this dog-friendly cornhole tournament! Enjoy vendors, music, doggy playdates, and of course cornhole at this family-friendly event. Participate as a team of two for your chance to be crowned the ultimate cornhole champion ($100 per team) or come as a cheerleader and cheer on the competitors (ticket $25 includes a drink pass, hat, and koozie). 

Paws On Chicon Doggy/Cat Drag Show

When: Saturday, September 30th from 11 am – 3 pm

Where: Paws on Chicon – 7601 South Congress Avenue Austin, TX 78745

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Watch four-legged performers strut their stuff at this fabulous pet drag show sure to dazzle all. The show is FREE but you are encouraged to bring some dollar bills to tip your furry contestants. Enjoy free alcoholic beverages, shop over 50 vendors, eat delicious food, win prizes, and support Austin Out Youth and Roland Silly Goose Crew as all funds raised will be donated to these charities. You can also submit your pet to walk the runway for their very own moment in the spotlight! 

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Upstairs at Caroline – Yappy Hour Sundays 

When: Sundays from 11 am – 5 pm

Where: 109 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78701

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Get 25% off your entire tab when you bring your dog with you to Yappy Hour at one of Austin’s most fun bars! Upstairs at Caroline is an open-air space full bar with TVs to get in on the latest sports action or fun bar games like Jenga, Foosball, and corn hole to play the day away. The menu consists of fun cocktails, $7 frozen mimosas on Sundays, and delicious tacos. 

Red’s Taproom – Trivia Tuesdays

When: Tuesdays from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm until November 21, 2023

Where: The Good Lot in Cedar Park – 2500 W New Hope Dr, Cedar Park, TX, US, 78613

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Calling all trivia fans! Bring your dog with you to The Good Lot every Tuesday for some FREE trivia, food trucks, and drinks from their indoor/outdoor dog-friendly brewhouse. 

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We hope to see you there at all of these amazing September dog-friendly events in Austin! Do you wish you could attend these events but are not 100% confident in your dog’s obedience skills in public yet? Contact us for behavioral in-home dog training! We train at Austin’s dog-friendly stores, parks, and more so that you feel confident and prepared to take your dog with you everywhere you go!