Our Discovery Centre continues to follow all health and safety guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the community. We remain committed to contributing to the health and safety of the wider community in which we operate.

Tails & Treasures: 

Leash up your pooch and join us for the second annual Tails & Treasures! Completely dog-friendly, this free outdoor festival will include entertainment, food, activities, giveaways, a treasure map adventure and contests for you and your dog.

July 14, 1-5 PM

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Dog Friendly Fun

Leash up your furry friend, put on your sunscreen and join us in the park July 14 from 1 – 5 PM!

Treasure Map:

Bring your pooch and join us for an adventure!

Grab a map and explore the new urban dog park. With four fun stations to visit you and Fido can go on your very own adventure.

Make sure to get your map stamped at each station as you explore. Drop your completed map off at the Discovery Centre, main stage or U/D tent to claim your treasure! You will also be entered for a chance to win the ultimate pooch package sponsored by Fairplay Pet Supply



Smooch your Pooch Photobooth | Pet Caricatures | Musicians & Entertainment | Dog Show | Contests and Giveaways


Family Squeezed Lemonade

Family Squeezed Popsicle. Including Doggy Pops!

Little Truck on the Prairie

Fairplay Pet Supply

Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF)

Calgary Humane Society

and more!


Dog Contest & Show

Best in Park

Break out your pooch’s best duds, give them a fluff or practice that trick for the dog show. Join us for the best in park dog contest and show where fido can become a star.

Registration: 1 – 2 PM at main stage

Show Start: 2:30 PM

Categories include:

  • Biggest dog
  • Best dressed
  • Cutest dog
  • Best trick

Winner in each category receives a fancy fido prize pack sponsored by DoodleDogs!

Getting Here

University District Discovery Centre:

4410 University Avenue NW (Just north of the Alberta Children’s Hospital)