Live in Santa Barbara and take your dog to the garden.The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has gone to the dogs, and pet owners that live in Santa Barbara can bring their pup to celebrate for free! The annual Tails ‘n’ Trails event takes place on Saturday, August 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. People with a pup receive free admission. The first 150 in line receive a goodie bag, too.

Explore Santa Barbara Property with Your Dog

Starting off with an educational walk around the grounds, the day is filled with a variety of interesting activities for visitors who live in Santa Barbara or nearby. Photographers and caricature artists will be onsite to immortalize canine images. Great Danes and Labradoodles will compete with chihuahuas and pugs for the best look in the costume contest. Check out the Smooch Your Pooch Booth and laugh out loud. There is sure to be lots of tail wagging and drool to delight in! The GO DOG GO storytime takes place at 11:30 a.m. An exciting raffle is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Get ready to win some howling good prizes.

Dogs are always allowed to share in the beauty of the Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens as long as they remain on leash. Make visiting this Santa Barbara property a frequent destination with your pet. More information regarding Tails ‘n’ Trails can be found by visiting the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.