FAQs

When is 2020’s Show?

Saturday and Sunday, January 25th and 26th from 8am until 5pm each day.

What are ticket prices?

General Admission – $19, Seniors & Children 4-12 are $16, Children 3 and under free

There is a Family Plan that includes 2 adults and 2 children for $59

When will the Breed list come out?

We usually complete our breeder entry list in mid-December, so check back!

How many breeds can I see at the Golden Gate Dog Show?

We usually average between 100 and 175 breeds and over 1,000 dogs depending on those handlers and breeders that register each year. If you don’t see a particular breed on the breed list, then we didn’t receive an entry for it.

When will vendor applications be ready to register for a booth at the Show?

Check back mid-September for 2020’s information and downloadable registration form.

Can I bring my dog to the Golden Gate Dog Show?

While we love our four-footed friends, only dogs entered in the show, service animals and adoption dogs with special certificates are allowed at the venue.

How can I purchase tickets for the show?

Tickets available at the door at the Cow Palace Box Office or HERE at Etix online for a service charge.

Can you give me the contact info for a certain dog breeder?

Unfortunately, we cannot give out personal information of dog breeders participating in the show, due to confidentiality reasons. But we encourage you to come to the show, which will give you access to hundreds of breeders who can answer your questions about a particular breed.

Would this show be a good place to find a reliable breeder to purchase a puppy from?

At the Golden Gate Dog Show you will be able to come up close and personal with hundreds of dogs. You will have the opportunity to talk and ask questions with many breeders about your favorite breed. The Golden Gate Dog Show is a perfect opportunity to look for your next puppy/dog from a reputable breeder and educate yourself on nutrition and care for it.

When are benching hours to decorate the benches?

Benching decoration hours are 9am-5pm the Friday before the first day of the show.

How can I obtain a press pass?

Please send a request for a press pass by sending us a message through our “Contact Us” form.