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What does every dog love more than belly rubs, squeaky toys, and bones? Outings in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region of course! Chew on this; our Calendar of Events has upcoming play dates for both you and your dog to enjoy across Berks County. Smile with your four-legged friend from ear to-errier with these dog-friendly excursions in Reading and Berks County.

May 26

Dogs & BrewsA St. Bernard and its owners walk the grounds of the Reading Public Museum as they enjoy the Barks & Brew fundraising event.
Noon – 4 p.m.
Reading Public Museum

The Dog Days of Summer get off to a great start this Memorial Day Weekend. What could be more fun than treat yourself to local craft brews and food while your bestie mingles with other Berks County canines at the Sixth Annual Dogs & Brews. Booths from local pet shops, groomers, treat-makers, and craft vendors will also be featured. A portion of the funds raised will benefit the Animal Rescue League of Berks County. Bring donations like blankets, dog food, kitty litter, etc. for the Animal Rescue League and be entered for a chance to win prizes. This is the pawfect way for you and your dog to spend a Sunday!

June 1

Large white dog stands in a field of cut grass with trees in the distanceTails, Trails, and Ales
Noon – 3 p.m.
Berks Nature

Enjoy an afternoon of treats and food trucks, activities, live music, and happy dogs with Berks Nature! Watch your dog’s tail wag as they dance to the groovy live music by Let’s Dance, a twenty member band with covers ranging from Van Morrison to Disney. Eat and dance while surrounded by dogs! What could be better than that?

June 9, June 30, July 14, July 21, August 4

A golden retriever sits in the stands of a baseball stadium to happily watch the game. Bark in the Park
Game times vary
FirstEnergy Stadium

Attention all baseball and dog lovers! Take your dog out to the ballgame fur a night of fun! All fans’ dogs will have opportunities to cheer on the Reading Fightin Phils various nights throughout the summer at FirstEnergy Stadium. Your dog will love being a part of baseball fun in Berks County. 

June 30

A young beagle stands with a stick in its mouth on brown and green grass. Paws on the Path
10:00 – 11:00 am

Who doesn’t enjoy an invigorating hike – especially when Fido can join in the fun? Berks County Parks & Rec’s volunteer beagle puppy Zoey invites you and your dog to explore the trails at Antietam Lake Park. Bring your well-behaved pup on a leash for the outing. Don’t forget to bring water for you and your dog too. The program is free but, BCPR will be accepting donations for the Animal Rescue League. Please call to register: 610-374-8839.

All Year

Women walking with black dog at dog-friendly Blue MarshDog Friendly Spots 
in Berks County

You and your dog can tour Pennsylvania’s Americana Region anytime at the many dog-friendly trails and parks in the area. Places like Jim Dietrich Park, Nolde Forest, French Creek Park, Hopewell Village, Antietam Lake, and more are all open for dogs and people to roam. Whether your dog wants to go for a swim, run around, or play with other dogs, PA’s Americana Region’s parks and trails can meet your dog’s outdoor desires!

Pennsylvania’s Americana Region welcomes you and your pup! Explore these dog-friendly events, places, and more on our Calendar of Events . For a list of dog-friendly hotels, check out our list of lodging partners.

Take photos of your dog loving PA’s Americana Region’s local places and events! Share your favorites  with us for a chance to have your pup be a social media sensation on our Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook pages! Send your photo to Jennifer Wallace at internA@visitpaamericana.com or post it to Instagram, tag @visitpaamericana , and include the location.