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Doggy Con 2023

Date and Time for this Past Event


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Due to ongoing construction in Woodruff Park, Doggy Con has temporarily relocated to the Broad Street Boardwalk.

About Doggy Con

A week before Dragon Con, one of the world's largest pop culture, sci-fi, and fantasy conventions, enlivens Downtown, metro Atlantans and their four-legged friends have another opportunity to get in on the cosplay fun. Doggy Con features a pet costume pageant with drool-worthy prizes, dog-centric vendors, and plenty of pup culture. From Harry Pawter to BatDog and Robin, there‚Äôs room for everyone at Doggy Con.

Doggy Con is presented by Atlanta Downtown and sponsored by Dragon ConBark ATL, BarkBox, Beltline Cosplay, and Big Daddy BiscuitsInterested in sponsoring the event? Contact

The Pageant

Judges to be announced.

Prizes will be awarded in five categories:
Best in Show
Best Doggy/Human Dynamic Duo
Best Character Cosplay (includes two free passes to Dragon Con)
Best Small But Mighty Pup
Best Big Buddy


Registration is required to participate in the Doggy Con pageant. Register for $10 by August 24th or register onsite at the event for $15.

If you simply want to attend as a spectator, admission is free!

Learn More & Get Tickets


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