Welcome to the 8th Annual DogFest!

Welcome to DogFest 2015! We are just starting to plan for next year’s big event, and more will be posted in the coming months. In the meantime, please check out the content from last year throughout the site. And remember to check back soon!


DogFest is a celebration of dogs and kids benefitting SFUSD McKinley Elementary School, a K-5 public school at Castro and 14th Streets. The festival offers something for dogs, kids, and parents of both breeds.

  • Become a sponsor of DogFest
  • Enter your dog in our Everyday Dog Show
  • Enjoy entertainment from emcee Daniel Handler, official representative of Lemony Snicket!
  • Treat your human child to a day of jumpy houses, face painting, carnival games, delicious food, and more!
  • Make a bid on an auction prize!
  • Peruse our doggie vendors or find true love in the Rescue Zone!


DogFest is made possible each year by generous underwriting from our sponsors.  DogFest 2014 sponsors include Armentum Partners, Big Dogs, The Walking Company, Whole Foods, CVS Pharmacy, P.L.A.Y., Bonnie Spindler, Putnam Subaru, Chase Bank, Escape from New York Pizza, Mr. Muggles’ Dogs, Domicile Properties, NorCal Veterinary Hospital, Fox Marble, Irving Street Pet Hospital, Jeffrey’s Natural Pet Foods, Wag Hotels, Bayside Media, The Animal House, Boccalone, DavidsTea, UrbanSitter, Petco, All Pets Hospital, Pet Camp, PetSmart, Fetch! Pet Care, K9 Scrub Club, Allison Fortini Crawford, Abbey Rentals, Bank of the West, Zephyr Real Estate, John LePage, Mudpuppy’s Tub & Scrub, Love & Hummus, SmartCater, LG Moto, Bi-Rite Market, IBEW Local 6, Sevitar Psychological Services, PO Plus, DogVacay, The Presidio YMCA, Sheridon Keith Design & Photography, GemShare, Steve & Kate’s Camp, Camp Edmo/EdTech, Michael Glazer, Carnivals To Go, Hint Water, Deriu Design, Duboce Park Cafe, Recology, Astro Jump, 49 Square, Jamba Juice, Hot Cookie, KTVU Channel 2, TV36, sfkids.org, BayWoof.com, FunCheapSF.com, 7×7 Magazine, SF Bay Guardian, Bay Area Reporter, The examiner and SF Recreation and Parks.

WHEN:  April 26, 2014. 11am-4pm.
WHERE:  Duboce Park, Noe Street at Duboce Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94114.
WHO:  Dogs and kids of all ages and their parents.
CONTACT:  dogfest(at)mckinleyschool.org 


Interested in donating to our Silent Auction? Visit the Silent Auction page.

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