BARK 2022

Join us in 2022 as we head back to the PARK on Saturday, May 21 at Soldier Field


The Anti-Cruelty Society’s 28th Annual BARK (formerly BARK in the Park and BARK from the Heart) is Chicago’s oldest dog-friendly, outdoor fundraiser for the whole family! More than 1,200 dog lovers, canine companions, and people who want to help animals in need, will raise $150,000 to support The Anti-Cruelty Society’s mission. We welcome all dog lovers, including our adopters, foster families, and friends in celebrating The Anti-Cruelty Society’s 123-year-old history and community of caring. 


Participants form teams and raise money while enjoying a morning with other animal lovers. The event begins with a 2.5 mile walk along Chicago’s beautiful lakefront, followed by the best pup-party in town with food, beverages, music, family activities, and dog-friendly demonstrations.  


Saturday, May 21, 2022 

Soldier Field at The Stadium Green—just steps from Lake Michigan 


After the walk, pups and people can participate in a variety of fun activities including dog-friendly demonstrations, canine agility courses, product samples, dog massages, and family-friendly crafts. A variety of free food and beverages will be offered to attendees, as well as the opportunity to purchase a cold beer.   

Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities?

Download BARK Sponsor Packet