WOOFstock 2020

Apr 18 2020, 10:00 AM TO 1:00 PM

NOTE: GARDENS OPENS AT 10am this day. WOOFSTOCK runs 10am-1pm

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WOOF! – let your pup out for peace, love and dogs at THE ELIZABETHAN GARDENS.


For the love of dogs! WOOFstock is a family event for two legs and four, in fact canines enter free. One dog and one child free with each paid adult ticket! 

Dogs – All dogs must be on a leash, well-behaved, have a current rabies vaccination and be on a non-flex leash. Watering station for dogs will be provided. 

 “Funds from this event support The Elizabethan Gardens and Outer Banks SPCA!” OBSPCA

WOOFstock also features local fur-loving exhibitors and activities for your entire family with contests (and first place prizes) for dogs. WOOFstock also features concessions, music; pet-health and happiness related exhibitors and concessions available for both dogs and humans. Want to be an event sponsor? Here’s more information: Woofstock Sponsorship Form

Other activities include:

  • Silent Auction to support our causes. Must be onsite to win. Auction ends at 1pm
  • Dog Vendors
  • Dog Competition with framed prize certificates
  • Dog Water-Fun Area
  • Games
  • Bubbles
  • Lucky Duck
  • Find The Treat
  • Photo Booth
  • Dog Wash SPCA (Suggested donation $5 for SPCA)
  • Police K-9 Demonstration

Funds from this event will support The Elizabethan Gardens and Outer Banks SPCA (OBSPCA).

TICKET PRICE: Standard Garden Admission Prices Apply.


One Child Free with a paying adult.

(Tickets will be limited to 1,000 tickets)

We thank our sponsors: OBSPCA,The Willey AgencyOcean Sands K-9 Resort and Outer Banks Sporting Events.

WANT TO BE A SPONSOR? . Want to be an event sponsor? Here’s more information: Woofstock Sponsorship Form

Fill out this WOOFSTOCK Vendor Info Form and return or mail to director@elizabethangardens.org so we can bring out the dogs.

Sample Schedule

  • 10:00 a.m.  Open the Gates! Let the dogs in. (Silent Auction Begins)
  • 10:30 a.m.  THE WAGGIES

2020 WOOFstock Award Grandstand competitions:   

Competition Best Bark

Dog With ‘Natural’ Longest Ears

Competition Best Kisser

Competition Best Dancer

 Tug-of-War Competition

Dog Crawl Competition

 Competition Tallest Dog

Competition Shortest Dog 

Competition Longest ‘Nartural’ Tail

Competition Best Talent

Competition Best Look Alike

Competition Best WOOFstock Look

Doggie Parade

Guess the Dog Treat Winner is announced

  • 12:00 p.m. Police K-9 Demonstration 
  • (after K-9 demo) Butterfly Release
  • 12:30 p.m.  Silent Auction Ends
  • 1:00 p.m.  Check out for Silent Auction Begins

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  • We would love to include vendors at the event. Vendor’s need to complete an application and pay a $25 vendor fee.
  •  VENDORS (updated constantly, check back later for details)
    • Ocean Sands K-9 Resort
    • ARFp
    • Photo Booth
    • Dog Wash SPCA (suggested donation $5 for SPCA)
    • Food Truck from Shipwrecks on site with Dog/Human Concessions, Beer and Wine.

There’s a lot to howl about at this year’s event! Stay tuned here for more info.

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The Elizabethan Gardens is located adjacent to The Lost Colony's Waterside Theatre and Fort Raleigh National Historic Park on Roanoke Island nestled near North Carolina's Outer Banks. The gardens are open year-round, seven days a week except certain holidays.

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