Fun With Fido – Fall Activities in Elk Grove


Elk GroveHappy First Day of Fall Everyone!!! Now that autumn is here, it’s time to enjoy the cool breeze of fall for festivals and other fun activities. Here are some of the top Fun with Fido events happening this fall.

Dog Days of Summer

Bring your dog out for a fun-filled day of exhibits, BBQ, entertainment and more benefiting Elk Grove Animal Services

  • Date: September 23, 2017
  • Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm
  • LocationElk Grove Regional Park 9939 Elk Grove Florin Rd 95624

DogFest Walk ‘n Roll

DogFest Walk ‘n Roll is a dog-friendly and family-friendly walk and festival celebrating and benefiting Canine Companions for Independence.  Register for FREE today at!

  • Date: October 7, 2017
  • Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm
  • LocationSouthside Park 2115 6th Street Sacramento, California 95818

Read to a Dog

Boost school-age reading ability by reading to a specially trained therapy dog. The Franklin Library hosts this special opportunity featuring dogs accompanied by their trained adult volunteers. Bring a favorite book or select one from the library’s collection and read to a furry friend. This is a free opportunity presented by the Franklin Community Library.


Join us for our 3rd annual family-friendly OctoberFEAST food festival! Come and fill your plate with favorites from around the world: delicious Greek gyros, Egyptian falafel, Russian kielbasa, meat and vegetarian selections from Eritrea – and much more! Not so culinarily adventurous? Comfort food favorites like bratwurst and soft pretzels will also be available.

Once you’ve had your fill, take your kids to the children’s play area to jump in the bounce house, or step up to learn traditional Serbian dancing as a family!

If you time your visit right, you may catch the Hot City Jazz Band and join in some swing dancing. When you’re ready for round two, stop by the dessert booth for some delectable baklava or kourabiedes. A raffle and bookstore will also be part of the fun!

  • DatesSaturday, October 7th 11am-9pm & Sunday, October 8th 11am-5pm
  • Cost: General Admission $3 Children 12 & under FREE
  • Location: Elevation of the Holy Cross Orthodox Church 9000 Jackson Rd., Sacramento, California


No matter what even you find, there is plenty to do this fall with your dog. What do you like best about spending the fall months with your pets? Let us know in the comments below or on our Facebook page!



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