Pooch Fest is  a fun, furry, family-friendly event where all dog lovers can bring their pets for a day of fun.  The event is ran by students of the Kyrene School District. All proceeds from the event and throughout the year will be a 50/50 split between the Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL) and the Kyrene School District.


PoochFest 2019 has fun activities for all ages and breeds! This family friendly event will be a great event for kids, adults and dogs. There will be great activities such as a kids bounce house, obstacle course, dog fashion show, dog photo contest, and many more. There will be good food and drinks. There will be many other dog lovers who have all different breeds. You will find almost every breed of dog you can think of. There will also be live music performing on a stage. We cant wait to see you there!

Kids Bounce House

Obstacle Course

Doggie Fashion Show

AKC Dog Show

Doggie Talent Show

Photo Contest

Onsite Veterinarians

Face Painting

Killer Restaurant and Bar





Big Surf Waterpark

PoochFest 2019's venue is the one and only Big Surf Waterpark! This historic location has been in Phoenix for almost 50 years. Big Surf boasts one of the biggest wave pools in North America, it's a modern engineering marvel! If you're not one for hanging ten Big Surf also has a great lounge area, tons of infamous slides, and a killer bar. We're so excited to take over this locations and spend  a day with our favorite furry friends!

Meet the Team!

About Us
1500 N McClintock Drive Tempe, AZ
Phone: 480.299.3968