UGLIEST canine pageant


 2015 Ugliest Canine Winner!

Heavenly Dog Food Truck onsite serving their

delicious menu!

SAM (a.k.a. Waldo)

 2015 Best Costume Winner!


Sacramento's Ugliest Dog

DogtoberFest invites you to be a  vendor and/or sponsor! 

This event for Sacramento Community and here you can share your wares, services, information and promote your business & sales.

Expo Vendor Information

  • Expo Vendors
  • Non Profit Organizations
  • Canine Rescue Groups
  • Mack Road Business District Members​

Sponsor Information 

DogtoberFest is a celebration of our four-pawed friends hosted by Mack Road Partnership featuring two entry categories: Ugliest Dog and Cutest Canine.

DogtoberFest is a Free Family & Canine-Friendly Event to attend, visit the vendors and exhibits, and to cheer for your favorite canine! There is a canine entry fee to participate in the pageant. 

And each entry can participate in the "Top Dog Costume Contest". This event is for family fun, sharing information on healthy pets and the importance of adopting animals from animal care services and organizations.

Awards for 2015:

Top Dog Costume Winner

$25 Cash Award & Trophy

Cutest Canine Winners

Runner Up | $25 Cash & Trophy

1st Place | $50 Cash, Trophy, Medal & Title

Ugliest Dog Winners

Runner Up | $25 Cash & Trophy

1st Place | $50 Cash, Trophy, Medal & Title

What's at DogtoberFest?

Latest News

Awards and family fun

cutest canine pageant

doggie costume contest


  • Meet & Greet the Canine Contestants
  • Awards & Prizes
  • Dog-themed Vendors
  • Community Information
  • "Yappy Hour" Beer Garden
  • Exhibits
  • Pet Adoption Agencies
  • Kids' Area with Games
  • Music
  • Sacramento Police Canine Meet & Greet

We had a great time this year and would like to thank our sponsors and vendors for coming out!

Congratulations to our 2015 DogtoberFest winners!

Cutest Canine:

1st place - Luna

2nd Place - Bugsy

Ugliest Canine:

1st place - Icky

2nd Place - Zoomer Warhol

Best Costume Canine:

1st place - Sam (Waldo)

2nd Place - Pirate

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Sacramento's Ugliest Dog & Cutest Canine Pageant