Events

  • Yappy Hour Summer Series – Bent Barley Brewing (Dog Days of Summer)

    Hot dog! Come cool off with some friends and fun at our summer Yappy Hour at Bent Barley Brewing Company (6200 S. Main St, Ste 110, Aurora, CO 80016) on Saturday, July 6 from 2-4pm! Don’t let the heat get you down. Enjoy a refreshing pick-me-up with a cool beverage, lawn games, giveaways, and limited edition collectible pint glasses. Don’t forget your canine companion! Our friends from 106.7 The Bull will be there, and would love to meet your furry friend. So come on over and say hi! You sure don’t want to miss this one. Pint glass purchases and a portion of beer sales will benefit the homeless pets and horses in our care.

  • Catwalk

    Beer! Cats! Fun! Join us for the 2019 Catwalk. This 21-and-older event allows attendees to sample delicious craft beer from local breweries while learning all about cats – from tip to tail. We’ll also have food trucks and Catwalk gear for sale. Purchase tickets!

  • Proctor’s Garden Tour

    Join the Dumb Friends League for our annual Proctor’s Garden Tour (3030 West 46th Avenue, Denver CO 80211) on Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25 from 7a.m.– 1p.m.! Horticulturalist and 9NEWS gardening expert Rob Proctor opens his spectacular private garden for two mornings at this special event. Tickets are $10 and are available for purchase at Tagawa Garden’s prior to the event or at the door. 100% of your ticket benefits the Dumb Friends League.

  • Furry Scurry®

    The Furry Scurry dog walk, held in Denver’s Washington Park, is a two-mile walk that draws 12,000 people and 5,000 dogs each year. More than 100 vendors and sponsors offer pet-related products, and walkers enjoy food, demonstrations and contests.

Volunteer opportunities are available for most of our events. For more information, please follow the links to the event pages or contact Megan Newhouse at mnewhouse@ddfl.org.

Events on our Behalf

Our supporters fundraise for us through their own events. Join in and help homeless pets at the Dumb Friends League through one of these many fun opportunities!

Questions? Please contact Brittney Martz at bmartz@ddfl.org or 720.241.7082.

  • Dogs of Denver

    You know how special your pet is, and now it’s time to let everyone else know! The 2019 Dogs of Denver & Friends coffee-table book is coming soon! This limited-edition hardcover book will feature 250 of Denver’s finest dogs, cats and other small pets new this year.

    For $250 donation you’ll receive a one-hour professional photo session with Sean McNeil, named 2017 Best Pet Photographer by Denver A List City voters, for a single pet, a full page with your pet’s photo and a complimentary copy of the book when it’s published later this year, in time for the 2019 holiday season. 100% of your donation benefits the Dumb Friends League. Reserve your spot today.

  • 2019 Denver Summer Dog-Friendly Brewery Pass

    Spring is here and summer is right around the corner. What is better than having a beer and your best friend there with you? Sidewalk Dog is partnering with the Dumb Friends League to launch the first Dog-Friendly Craft Beer Pass in Denver! Now is your opportunity to participate in the summer’s hottest brewery passport. How it works- passholders score FREE beer at 16 of Sidewalk Dog’s favorite Denver-area taprooms that welcome dogs inside or on a patio. View the 16 participating breweries and to purchase your pass today!

  • PRIDE Drag Show at Pride & Swagger

    Get your “pride” and “swagger” on at Pride & Swagger! Trailer Park Productions is happy to announce their PRIDE Drag Show which benefits the Dumb Friends League at Pride & Swagger. Located at 450 E. 17th Ave #110, the show starts at 11:00p.m. on Thursday, June 20th and goes till the party stops! There’s no cover, free parking, and awesome drink specials when you go! Trailer Park Productions is an all-inclusive drag show and has all valid drag. Trailer Park has been in production for two years and 100% of their shows are fundraisers. They welcome new and seasoned performers with live singers and music (not just lip syncing) and have a monthly residency at Pride and Swagger. So, head over to celebrate! Get loud! Get proud! And be fearlessly yourself!

  • Bad Daddy’s Give Back DAY!

    This is the ultimate burger give back! On Wednesday, June 26th, Bad Daddy’s in the Denver Metro area is teaming up with the League for a HUGE give back night. Did I say night? I meant day! Starting at 11:00a.m. till CLOSE, Bad Daddy’s is donating 20% of sales when you mention the Dumb Friends League! Wowza, that’s a lot of burgers! If eat hobbit meals you could go for elevenses, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, and supper all in one day! Participating locations include: Cherry Creek, Southglenn, Southwest Plaza, and Landmark DTC. See flyer. Plan your family meal time at Bad Daddy’s!

  • Brewery Running Series – Declaration Brewing (Independence Day 5K)

    Join the Brewery Run Series at Declaration Brewing Company (2030 South Cherokee Street, Denver, CO 80223) on Saturday, June 29 at 11am for a 5k-ish course that starts and ends at this awesome brewery! Weave through the surrounding streets at whatever pace you like, no matter what there’s a beer waiting for you at the finish line.

    All participants receive a FREE craft brew and get to take home a collectors pint glass or seasonal swag item from the Brewery Running Series + swag, goodies and giveaways from partners and sponsors + chance to win sweet door prizes and more free beer! Your registration also earns you an invitation to stick around and enjoy the day’s entertainment: live music, food trucks, and local vendors. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Dumb Friends League. Registration is limited, so sign up today!