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June 8, 2024



Castaic Lake - Lagoon

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Join us for a 'Bark in the Park' extravaganza where tails will wag, and fur-ocious fun will be unleashed! It's a paw-some event that promises a howl lot of excitement for you and your furry friends. Don't miss out on this paw-portunity to fetch some memories and make it a barking good time for everyone!



Come out to Castaic Lake for a day of enjoyment with your dogs, family, and friends. Experience a 5K race, a dog talent show featuring tricks and fashion, and participate in a dog and human look-alike contest. Dogs can enjoy a swim in the lake, try agility activities, and more. Local rescues will also have dogs available for adoption. For kids, there will be a bounce house, face painting, crafts, and more. Enjoy free giveaways, food trucks, demos, and much more!


Dog's Got Talent show

Doggieland Play Area

Working Dog Demos


Dog Adoptions

Face Painting

Bounce House


Food Trucks

Opportunity Prizes

and more!

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Free Giveaways

(while supplies last)



Dog bowls

Poop bags

Dog bandanas

Tote bags



This marks our second consecutive year organizing the Bark in the Park event, and after the tremendous success of the previous year, we are thrilled to announce its return. This event offers a fantastic opportunity for families and their canine companions to partake in a day filled with diverse activities. Your generous donation will contribute to making this day even more exceptional, featuring special giveaways, a 5K race, a variety of dog talent competitions, dog adoptions, a bounce house, face painting, awards, and much more. Our commitment to keeping these events open to the public relies on your support, and all contributions are tax-deductible. We operate as a nonprofit 501(c)(3), and your assistance is greatly appreciated. 

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Volunteers play a crucial role in the success of our Bark in the Park event, and their contributions are invaluable! We are looking for volunteers to help with the smooth execution of various activities and tasks throughout the day, ensuring that everything runs seamlessly. 

Volunteering Group


Question: Do I have to register?

Answer: Yes, registration is required to participate

Question: Do I have to pay for parking?

Answer: Yes. Visit Castaic Lake's Lake Hours & Fees page for more information.

Question: Does my dog have to be on a leash?

Answer: Yes, at all times. Some exceptions for swimming and talent show only.


Question: Do I have to pick up my dog's poop?

Answer: Yes, it is the law!


Question: How much does it cost?

Answer: The event itself is FREE, however, lake entry fees apply and food trucks are self-pay.

Question: Are all ages allowed?

Answer: Yes, but minors must be accompanied by an adult.


Question: Where is the event?

Answer: Castaic Lower Lake (lagoon) near parking lots 7,8 & 9. The entrance is off Castaic Lake Drive. (See Map)


Question: What time is the event?

Answer: 10 am - 2 pm

Event Timeline: 

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am Musical Doggies with hula hoops and the entire family.

  • 10:30 am - start 5K

  • 10:40 am - 12:00 pm Dog's Got Talent

  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  -  Working Dog demos

All other activities and exhibitor booths will be ongoing throughout the event.

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