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Holiday Paw-ty at dog park in Tamarac

Plenty of holiday events in South Florida feature fun with pets. Here are some fun 2023 events where you can party with your pets.


Dania Beach

Santa Paws

December 7

Meli Park, 2901 SW 52nd St., Dania Beach


  • opportunities for pet photos with Santa 
  • family fun and bounce houses
  • music

At 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. December 7 pets for adoption from Humane Society of Broward. That event is at Dania City Hall, 100 W. Dania Beach Blvd., Dania Beach.


Holiday Paw-ty in Tamarac is 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. December 9 at Jones Park for People and Pups, 8101 Southgate Blvd. The event includes Best Dressed Holiday Hound event, art projects and photo ops for people and pets with Santa. Pets for adoption from Broward's animal shelter are featured at the event. 

Previous events

West Palm Beach

Pet photo ops with Santa 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. December 1 at The Square, 700 S. Rosemary Avenue, West Palm Beach.

Wilton Manors

Santa Paws in Wilton Manors features treats and opportunities for holiday photos with your dog. The event is 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. December 2, and entry is free.

The venue is Colohatchee Dog Park, 1975 NE 15th Avenue 33305


Humane Society of Greater Miami Holiday Lights For The Animals is 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. December 2 with food trucks, fun for people and pets including a scavenger hunt. Entry is free.

The event includes

  • Santa Paws on a police truck
  • adoptable pets in holiday sweaters
  • trackless train
  • bounce house
  • food trucks
  • scavenger hunt



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