Dog Days of Summer on River Street

Dog Days of Summer on River Street (Image 1)

Calling all canines! Listen up pups, because this event is just for you! Bring your leash and your owner to celebrate the Dog Days of Summer on historic River Street! The free event will take place on August 1 & 2 during Friday & Saturday. You will be in doggy heaven all weekend with a variety of fun activities for you and your 2-legged owner to enjoy.

The Dog Days of Summer festival will kick off on Friday, August 1 at 4:00pm with entertainment and activities to keep both humans and pets entertained. Take advantage of shopping at select vendor booths for all of your doggy accessories and gourmet treat needs. Make sure to capture the fun weekend with a photo session at P&B Photography‘s pet portrait booth too. Don’t forget to grab a seat with your best friend while watching First Friday fireworks presented by Wet Willie’s Savannah at 9:30pm!

The fun continues Saturday beginning at 10:00am. Dress your best on for the pup parade and costume contest presented by Y100 at 11:00am on the Arbor Stage! Sign up to strut your stuff with all your doggie pals from 10:00 – 11:00am at the Y100 booth. If that isn’t enough to keep you entertained, sign up for a FREE painting session with Wine and Canvases Savannah to make a customized dog bone painting with your name inside. Don’t worry about the hot summer days getting you down because we have you taken care of! Come cool off at the misting stations provided by Home Depot or go for a swim in one of the pup pools sponsored by Pride Pools, Spas & Leisure Products Inc. This is one event that is bound to be a dog-gone good time for you and your owner!

Weekend festivities will kick-off on Friday, August 1st from 4:00 – 10:00pm and continue on Saturday, August 2nd from 10:00am-10:00pm. Regional artisans will be set up along Rousakis Plaza displaying a variety of handmade works for dog lovers and festival goers to browse through.

For more information on the Dog Days of Summer and an entertainment schedule visit

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