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Dog Days

Saturday, July 10
10 am – 4 pm

For one day only, dog lovers can bring their furry friends to Cantigny and stroll the grounds!  PLUS, check out these special attractions and activities:

  • Vendor Booths
  • Dog Rescue Organizations
  • The Bark Park (pet play area)
  • Animal Shelters
  • On-site Adoption Service


11 am & 1 pm: Peanut Butter Licking Contest

12 pm & 2 pm: Hula Hoop Contest

3 pm: West Burb Weiner Races

  • $5 registration, pay at West Burb Booth
  • Little Smokies (up to 18 months)
  • Frankfurter (18 months – 4 years)
  • Bratwurst (5-7 years)
  • Senior Sausage (8-12 years)
  • Tootsie Roll (13+ and special needs)

Please note:

Dogs must be leashed in all areas in the park, except for the Pet Play Areas.  No retractable leashes.  Dogs are not allowed inside buildings.  Dogs must have current vaccination tags and be friendly and social with other dogs.  Clean up after your pets; waste bags will be available around the park.

For dog owners who would like to enjoy lunch from Bertie’s Cafe, meals are available to-go, and pets are allowed in our picnic area. Pets are not permitted on restaurant patios.

For more information, please call 630.668.5161.