‘Dog Festival’ to be held in Colombo’s national park, featuring Dog Fashion Show

PUBLISHED Aug 17, 2023

Venue: Viharamahadevi Park

The “Dog Festival Sri Lanka 2023” is scheduled on August 26 at Viharamahadevi Park in Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo.

Organized jointly by ERA Creations and Pet Talk, the event takes place in conjunction with “International Dog Day.” This day is recognized as a time to appreciate all dogs regardless of breed, raise awareness about their current conditions, and promote protection efforts. In its inaugural year, this event will offer various activities that symbolize the special bond between humans and dogs.

During the festival, there will be a dog concert, a dog fashion show, dog games, as well as facilities such as a restaurant & bar for dogs and a pool. Additionally, a pet shop and a clinic will be set up. For attendees accompanying dogs, there will be a street food section.

The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and admission is free. After the festival concludes, a DJ Music & Concert will continue from 8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.