LAPS companion animal fundraiser event schedule

Participate in LAPS by attending or volunteering at one of our many annual dog-friendly charity events! With just two dog parks in Summit County, these dog-friendly community gatherings are especially important for socializing our loyal companions.

Please email us at and help in our mission to care for Summit County companion animals in need. We truly appreciate your generous contributions over the years and look forward to seeing you at our next event.

NEW this year!

Buy your tickets by clicking here!

The Silverthorne Outlets' "Barks & Brews" to benefit LAPS, will be on Sat, Oct 12, 2019 in the Blue Village, with music by Frisco Funk, local brews, and a Doggie Costume Contest (not just Halloween - get creative!) and prizes will be awarded.

Tons of swag and prizes!

Click here for details.

Silverthorne Outlets' Shopping Extravaganza:

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Please join us on Saturday, November 9th starting at 9:30 AM for a day of fun-filled shopping and exclusive deals that include the Outlets at Silverthorne’s daily savings of 30-70% off retail prices.

Tickets are available now (click here) with a credit card or stop in at Affordable Art & Framing in Silverthorne (near True Value) with exact cash or check only, and please remember to select “League for Animals & People of the Summit/LAPS” when purchasing so that we receive credit and funds from the ticket sale (50% of each ticket goes to LAPS)! To get the extra credit, LAPS has to have 100 people physically check in at Shopping Extravaganza, so come have some fun and get great bargains!

Tickets are $25 per person and include:

  • Exclusive Discounts & Activities
  • One Free Prize Ticket
  • Outlets at Silverthorne Gift Card
  • Complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa
  • Catered Lunch
  • Wine Tasting
  • Dessert
  • Live Entertainment
  • The chance at $25,000 in prizes and gift cards!

Buy your ticket online here!

Thank you for supporting LAPS and we hope to see you there!

Let's Go Boating on Lake Dillon annual sailing event will be on June 8 & 9, 2019

For details on how you and your family can participate this year in our relaxing event click here! NO DOGS are allowed on the boats, but 100% of all proceeds benefit LAPS and the needy pets of Summit County. Enjoy a 45 minute cruise around beautiful Lake Dillon in either a captained sailboat or pontoon boat for less than half the price you would pay elsewhere.

Canine 4K Run/Walk

29th Annual in Frisco - Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the Frisco Historic Park Gazebo on Main Street

Online registration is now available by clicking here!

Nearly 150 delighted dogs and plenty more happy humans from all over the world participate for a good cause, raising almost $17,000 each year! Please bring the family and help LAPS celebrate 29 years of helping locals and their pets! It is always filled with vendors handing out free product samples, local canine specialists providing special services, fun doggie contests and an agility course, door prizes, munchies, HUGE silent auction, and a charity 4K race that you can walk or run and win prizes. Local musician favorite, Randall McKinnon will be entertaining us, so come and enjoy! Onsite registration starts at 8:00 A.M. and the race starts at 9:15 A.M.

Click here for more detailed information about the K94K!

Dillon Marina Mutt Show will be Labor Day - Monday, September 2, 2019

Click here to view photos of the 2019 Marina Mutt Show at this WeTransfer site! Thanks to Elaine Collins for the photos!

Dillon Marina Mutt Show is a FREE family-friendly dog-centric event hosted by the Town of Dillon at the Marina on Lake Dillon every Labor Day. Registration starts at 12:00 noon and the show starts at 2:00 pm. Dog lovers unite in an afternoon of family friendly fun as dog owners show off their companions and compete in costume for prizes. All proceeds benefit the League for Animals and People of the Summit LAPS, so please join us for some fun in the sun alongside Lake Dillon this Labor Day. Great prizes and contests!

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Concert in the Park: Date to be determined

LAPS was not selected to be a participant at Concert in the Park for the summer of 2019. Check back here for information about 2020!