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.

Help LAPS celebrate their 30th Anniversary by participating in the Virtual 2020 K94K fundraiser with ANY kind of pet (horse, cat, you name it)!


is TWO DAYS long!

Sat, August 1st & Sun, Aug 2nd

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Dillon Marina Mutt Show will be Labor Day - Monday, September 7, 2020

Check back for updates as decisions are made about this event.

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!

Make a Difference Day is Sat, August 29th from 9-Noon!

LAPS is participating in Make a Difference Day on Sat, Aug 29th by cleaning up both Dog Parks (Maryland Creek/Silverthorne and Carter Park/Breckenridge) and possibly a few other minor work projects at those sites.

This year, the Blue River Watershed is partnering with Make a Difference organizers (Always Mountain Time) and Lead Sponsor, The Summit Foundation, to do river cleanup in all parts of Summit County and one in Park County, so if you can volunteer to help with any of the projects, please sign up at:

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Volunteer time is from 9-Noon on Sat, August 29th and then...they are planning positive for an After Party in Frisco, but it depends on what's going on with COVID19 in late August. More details will be posted soon so check back frequently!

Silverthorne Outlets' Shopping Extravaganza:

Saturday in Early November (TBD)

Please join us 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.

LAPS is one of the non-profit beneficiaries of this event. 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)!

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

Let's Go Boating on Lake Dillon annual sailing event will be combined with Marina Mutt on Sun, Sept 6 and Mon/Labor Day, Sept 7th...more details coming soon!

Sorry, no dogs allowed on boats, but take a 45 minute cruise by pontoon or sailboat for $25 Adults/$15 kids under 17. All proceeds benefit LAPS. Enjoy kayaks, paddleboards and more for a small extra fee!

Barks & Brews at the Silverthorne Outlets

CANCELED in 2020

Saturday, June 6, 1-4 pm at the Blue Village to benefit LAPS.

This is the 2nd Annual Barks & Brews organized by the Outlets with snacks, local Breweries, live music plus a Doggie Costume Contest with prizes and more!

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!