presented by subaru


October 08, 2023
10 am - 2 pm
Humane Society of Utah

  • Join us for the first Barktoberfest: A Howl-O-Ween Party, presented by the Humane Society of Utah and Subaru! On October 8th, 2023, from 10 am to 2 pm, we invite you to our HSU Facility grounds in Murray for a spooktacular celebration of fun and wagging tails.
  • We'll kick off the event with a Halloween costume contest for dogs and their people and a Trick-n-Treat contest.
  • Capture lasting memories at our family photo opportunity by The Photo Box Photography.
    Claim your spot via the "buy tickets" button below before they sell out!
  • Your little ones and their furry companions can play our spooky carnival games.
  • Choose from a range of food trucks and local craft beer.
  • Take a moment to learn about the incredible work being done by the Humane Society of Utah and Subaru to improve the lives of animals in our community. Discover ways you can support our mission.
  • Buy your tickets below! Kids are free and a ticket for 1 Adult +1 Dog is only $5. Day of tickets will be $10.

Admission and Photo Session

Each adult (18+) ticket includes admission for one person and one dog. Children under 18 are free.

  • You do not need a printed ticket. We have all pre-registered ticket information, and it will be a paperless check-in. You will provide your name at check-in to gain entrance to the event. Please have your ticket confirmation email ready as a back-up.
  • We reserve the right to revoke admission to the event if you are unwilling to follow the rules.
  • By attending Barktoberfest you and your guests voluntarily assume any and all risks and agree to not hold The Utah Humane Society and any of its affiliates, employees, contractors, volunteers, or agents liable for any illness, injury, and/or death that may occur. 
  • No refunds will be issued. You may transfer your ticket to somebody else. Please contact [email protected] for help with a transfer. If you are unable to attend your ticket will be considered a donation.
  • Contactless payment/credit cards are preferred. We will not have change on site.


General Event Rules:

  • Alcohol will NOT be redeemable without a valid ID.
  • You must show your ID to get a wristband at check-in.
  • Wristbands will not be available where beer is being sold.
  • Attendees must be over 18 or accompanied by an adult.
  • No outside food or alcohol is permitted inside the event.
  • Bags/backpacks being brought to the event may be inspected. You are welcome to bring dog treats for your dog.


Dog Rules:

  • Please use good judgment regarding your dog's temperament so that this event will be safe and enjoyable for everyone.
  • Utah Humane Society reserves the right to refuse entry to any dog whose behavior could be dangerous to others.
  • Retractable leashes, e-collars, shock, prongs, or choke collars will NOT be allowed for safety reasons.
  • Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times.
  • Leashes can not be more than six feet in length.
  • If dogs are not wearing the appropriate leash or collar, some will be available at check-in.
  • Dogs not wearing the appropriate leash or collar will not be allowed into the event.
  • Dogs are not permitted to be left in vehicles unattended under any circumstances.
  • Participating dogs must be currently licensed with proof of Parvo and Rabies vaccinations.
  • You do not need to bring proof with you; if an incident occurs, you must be able to produce proof in a reasonable amount of time.
  • Female dogs in heat are not permitted.
  • Dogs younger than six months of age are not permitted.
  • No animals other than dogs will be allowed at the event.
  • Each dog must be handled by an adult.

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Humane Society of Utah, South 300 West, Murray, UT, USA

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