Barks & Recreation

Join us for the popular Barks & Recreation event on Saturday, May 18, 2024, 11AM to 3PM at Stewart Park!

   Barks and Recreation logo with a cartoon dog in the middle and two bones on either side of the circle    

RSVP to our Facebook Event Page to stay up to date on the fun happenings – we hope to see you there!

Barks and Recreation is our annual event to help celebrate the human-dog bond, and raise money for Saving Grace. Every May, this fun event welcomes the community to come down with their pups and enjoy:

  • Vendors – Over 35 booths!
  • Food Trucks – Relished, Chinese Xiang Cuisine, Beast Burgers, Matt and Mitty’s, and Wailani Shave Ice and Island Grinds!
  • Beer and Wine Garden – Knostman Family Winery and Two Shy Brewing!
  • Microchips and Vaccines – Only $15 a piece from 11 to 3PM.
  • Doggie Contests (Click here to preregister!) – Winners get a gift basket!
  • Raffle & Event Bag – Help raise money for Saving Grace!
  • Saving Grace Alumni Parade – Come early to get a free Alumni Bandana!
  • Live Music – Kyra Van Winkle!
  • Dog Activities – Photos, dog portraits, bobbing for hot dogs, pup-cups!!
  • Fun for the Whole Family – Face painting, crafts, 4H demonstrations, and more!

The event is FREE!  But donations appreciated for the thousands of animals Saving Grace supports every single year!  Please donate to one of our donation boxes at the event, use our QR code at the event or buy some raffle tickets!

Help Saving Grace continue to host this event every year by donating for the animals.

Thank you to our 2024 Barks & Recreation Sponsors:

Top Dog Sponsor:

Wet Nose Sponsors:



And Cascade Community Credit Union!

In-Kind Sponsors:


Past Event Photos