Woofstock: Peace, Love and Pets on the OBX

Woofstock: Peace, Love and Pets on the OBX


You already know that the Outer Banks of North Carolina is a pet-friendly beach destination, but you may not always be aware of the incredibly cool things to do here with your four-legged, furry friend. Not to worry, we are always looking out for you and love to share some of the best pet-friendly events on the OBX.




2nd Annual Woofstock at the Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo


Woofstock is one of those locally loved, pet-friendly Outer Banks events. It's about peace, love and pets, of course. Fur-friendly vendors and family-friendly activities combine to make this the perfect day out with your dog and those who love him most. There plenty to do during Woofstock. Some of the favorites include the live music, dog-friendly contests, a dog photographer, doggie matinee, and concessions for the four-legged and two-legged festival goers. Be sure to stop by and say hi to McGruff the Crime Dog while you're here.





Woofstock 2016 happens this Saturday, April 16 from 10a.m. to 2p.m. and promises to be a tail-wagging success. Mark your calendars!




Woofstock Dog Competitions


It wouldn't be a dog-friendly event without a fun contests and chances to win some great prizes. Here's what's happening!





  • Best Elizabethan Ruff – Have your dog come wearing the most creative Elizabethan Ruff. Winner receives a $100 Dog Gift Basket

  • Best Bark of the Outer Banks – Best barker wins a $100 dog gift basket.

  • Best Trick/ Talent – Got Talent? Come show it off. Winner takes home a $100 Dog Gift Basket.

  • Best Owner Look Alike – Has anyone ever thought you look like your pet? Now is your chance to prove it!

  • Best Dog Dancer  – Dance your tail off to win this dawg delighting’ prize!

  • Best Woofstock Look – Get creative!

 Dog dressed up for Woofstock on the OBX


Woofstock Vendors



One of the best things about Woofstock is having all of the fabulous pet-friendly vendors from all over the Outer Banks all in one place. See what's in store for you and your dog, browse the booths and feel free to ask any questions you have.




Click here of the list of 2016 Woofstock vendors. While you're there, take a look at the Woofstock schedule of events for all of the details you need to know about the day.


Visit the Elizabethan Gardens Any Time of Year


The Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo is a pet-friendly place all of the time, not just during Woofstock. Want to learn more? Visit the Elizabethan Gardens website and plan your visit. It's a great stop for your OBX vacation itinerary. Don't miss it!

 More Pet-Friendly Posts

We have plenty of pet-friendly posts from the past to help you plan your next Outer Banks beach vacation. Read on, pet lovers.

Your Pet-Friendly OBX Vacation

Pamper Your Pooch on Your OBX Vacation

Pet-Friendly Rentals Outer Banks

Pet Travel Tips for Your OBX Vacation

The Best Dog Beaches on the OBX

Are you and your dog planning to attend Woofstock 2016 on the OBX?



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