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.

2nd Annual Barks & Brews at the Silverthorne Outlets


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!

Let's Go Boating on Lake Dillon annual sailing event will be a Saturday and Sunday in Early June (TBD).

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!

Canine 4K Run/Walk

30th Annual in Frisco - Saturday, August 1, 2020, 8:00 am - Noon

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 30 years of helping locals and their pets! This event 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! More details available this summer!

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

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!

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!

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!