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Kingston Sheepdog Trials Festival

  • Grass Creek Park 2991 Kingston 2 Gannanoque, ON Canada (map)

The Kingston Sheep Dog Trials is the largest festival of its kind in North America and one of Festival and Events Ontario’s Top 100 Events. If you love dogs or animals, then this is the place for you to be this weekend!  In addition to the trials competition itself, you’ll find Soper Creek Wildlife, K9 police Unit demos, Dog Lovers Days lure course, Rideau River DockDogs, an off-leash doggie playzone, a marketplace and more. Bring your water bottle for free refills from the Utilities Kingston Water Buggy.

Updates, trial results and schedules available with the free app (available for iPhone, Android and Blackberry):


  • Adults: $10 when purchased online before August 4, $15 at the gate festival weekend
  • Children under 12: free
  • Dogs: free, but must be on a leash (and please poop and scoop)
  • Buy tickets online:

Parking and shuttle information

For sponsor opportunities or information call 613-546-4291 ext. 1716. 

Festival website

Earlier Event: July 29
Free Concert: David Wilcox
Later Event: August 9
City Council