Dogtober Fest

25th Anniversary (that's 275 Dog Years!)


Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Kemper Outdoor Education Center
8201 S. Jasper Bell Road
Blue Springs, MO 64015
in Fleming Park.


Admission is free with a donation of dry or canned dog food for our Dog Food Drive to benefit area animal shelters.

Registration Opens in September!

Register online for any of the events or workshops at the Dogtober Fest.
Dogtober Fest - A black and white dog jumping to catch a frisbee


For information, please email us or call 816-229-8980 or view the 2018 Dogtober Fest Flyer.

About Dogtober Fest

Fun for your dogs. Fun for their pets (that would be you). Fun for all! Everyone is guaranteed to have a doggone good time at Dogtober Fest.  Download the 2018 Dogtober Fest Flyer.


Dogtober Fest benefits the Kemper Outdoor Education Center, Lee's Summit Animal Shelter and Jackson County Regional Animal Shelter (Great Plains SPCA).

25th Annual Tails for Trails Dog-Walk for Parks

Enjoy a 1-mile walk on a lovely park trail, while benefiting the Kemper Outdoor Education Center and local animal shelters

FREE Contests & Games

Contests and games include Bobbing for Biscuits, Sack Races, Roll-Over Races, Biscuit Eating, Musical Frisbees, Biscuit Toss, Costume Contest, Dog/Owner Look-A-Likes, Biggest Dog and Smallest Dog.  

Fun Matches

These include Obedience, Agility and Rally.  AKC Canine Good Citizen certification tetin is available throughout the day. 

AKC Canine Good Citizen

certification testing is available throughout the day.


is offered in Dock Diving, Frisbee Catching and Weave Poll Races. Fun Runs and Show & Go  Run-Throughs are offered in Agility, AKC Obedience and Rally.


will help you and your dog get started in Dock Diving. 


include Police Dogs, Search and Rescue Dogs, Draft and Carting, Lure Coursing, Agility, Water Rescue, Dpg Dancing, Earth Dogs, and more..


include Adopt-A-Pet, breed clubs, rescues, pet resorts, doggie day care, trainers, service dogs, groomers, dog bakeries, veterinarians, fencing and a wide-array of dog related products and services. To request a 2018 Vendor Booth Application, please email


Put your products and services in front of 3,000 dog owners!  Major sponsorship packages start at $500 and include:
* Your Logo on 8,000 Dogtober Fest 2018 Brochures
* Your Logo on 250 Dogtober Fest 2018 T-Shirts
* Your Logo on 3000 Event Maps and Programs
* Your Logo on Dogtober Fest 2018 Banner
* Your Logo on our website for 8 m onths
* Booth Space
* Coupon/bounceback opportunity
* Event T-Shirts for your staff or clients
* Sponsorship of free games and contests
* Recognition in multiple on-site announcements at the Main Arena during Dogtober Fest 2018
Call 816-229-8980 or email for information.
Please check out our 2017 Dogtober Fest Sponsors HERE.

Join in all the fun there is to have at Dogtober Fest 2018!