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BWMCA Dog’s Day Out: Sunshine Coast’s Ultimate Pet-Friendly Event

Last Updated: June 5, 2024
BWMCA Dog's Day Out

If you’re a dog lover on the Sunshine Coast, the inaugural “Dog’s Day Out” hosted by the Buderim War Memorial Community Association (BWMCA) is an event you won’t want to miss.

This highly anticipated gathering is set to offer a day of fun and excitement for both dogs and their human companions.

Here’s a glimpse of what to expect at this fantastic event.

Dog’s Day Out Event Information: Date, Time, and Location

Date and Time:

  • Date: Sunday, 16th June 2024
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM


  • Buderim Village Park
  • Corner of King Street and Church Street, Buderim, QLD

Exciting Activities at Dog’s Day Out Sunshine Coast

Dog’s Day Out is designed to be a fun and engaging event for dogs and their owners.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • Interactive Dog Activities and Play Zones

The event features a variety of dog activities set up on the park’s field.

Whether your dog loves to run, play, or simply socialise, there will be plenty of opportunities for them to have a great time.

A scavenger hunt will be organised, offering both dogs and their owners a chance to engage in a fun and rewarding challenge.

Additionally, there will be a doggie adventure playhouse in the park area, designed to offer a stimulating environment for dogs to explore and enjoy.

  • Stage Competitions: Best-Dressed Dog, Tricks, and More

One of the highlights of the day will be the stage events and fun competitions.

Dogs can participate in contests such as the best-dressed dog, best tricks, and cutest puppy.

These competitions provide entertainment and a chance for dog owners to showcase their pets’ unique personalities and talents.

Prizes will be awarded to the winners, adding an exciting competitive edge to the festivities.

  • Professional Dog Training Workshops and Demonstrations

A special feature of the event will be a dog training demonstration and workshop.

Expert trainers will be on hand to demonstrate various training techniques and provide tips on how to train your dog.

This workshop is a fantastic opportunity for dog owners to learn more about effective training methods and improve their pet’s behaviour.

  • Pet Product Exhibitors: Food, Grooming, Accessories

A diverse range of exhibitors will be present at the event, offering everything from adventure playhouses for dogs to suppliers of high-quality dog food, clothing, and accessories.

This is a great opportunity to discover new products and services that can benefit your pet.

  • Delicious Food and Drink Options at Dog’s Day Out

There will be a variety of food stalls offering tasty treats for both humans and their canine companions.

Whether you’re craving a hot coffee, a refreshing drink, or a tasty snack, you’ll find plenty of options to satisfy your hunger.

The park’s food vendors will ensure that everyone stays well-fed and hydrated throughout the day.

  • Family-Friendly Children’s Play Area at the Event

For families attending the event, the park’s children’s play area will be open and available throughout the day.

This ensures that younger attendees have a space to play and enjoy themselves while their parents and pets participate in the event activities.

Who Should Attend Dog’s Day Out: Dog Owners and Families

Dog’s Day Out is perfect for a wide range of attendees:

Dog Owners: If you own a dog, this event is an excellent opportunity for socialisation and fun. Your dog will love the chance to meet and play with other dogs, and you’ll enjoy the camaraderie of fellow dog owners.

Dog Enthusiasts: Even if you don’t own a dog, Dog’s Day Out is a fantastic way to enjoy the company of dogs and meet other dog lovers. You can watch the competitions, interact with different dog breeds, and learn more about responsible pet ownership.

Families: Dog’s Day Out is designed to be a family-friendly event. Bring the whole family for a day of fun and entertainment. With activities for both children and dogs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Explore Nearby Attractions in Buderim

While you’re in Buderim for the Dog’s Day Out, consider exploring some of the nearby attractions to make the most of your day:

  • Buderim Forest Park: Just a short drive away from Buderim Village Park, Buderim Forest Park offers beautiful walking trails and stunning waterfalls. It’s a perfect spot for a leisurely walk or a picnic.
  • Buderim Village: Visit the charming local cafes and shops in Buderim Village. Enjoy a coffee at one of the many cozy cafes, browse unique boutiques, and discover what this delightful town has to offer.
  • Buderim Ginger Factory: Located nearby, the Buderim Ginger Factory is a popular attraction that offers tours, tastings, and family-friendly activities.

How to Get to Dog’s Day Out: Directions and Transport

Buderim Village Park is easily accessible, ensuring that attendees can get to the event with ease:

By Car: If you’re driving, Buderim is centrally located and easy to reach. There is ample parking available near the park, making it convenient for those driving to the event.

Public Transport: Sunshine Coast bus services run regularly to Buderim. Check the local bus schedules for the most convenient route to the event.

Walking/Cycling: If you live nearby, consider walking or cycling to the event. The park is easily accessible and bike-friendly.

Experience Dog’s Day Out: Fun for Dogs and Families

Join the Dog’s Day Out event on Sunday, 16th June 2024, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Buderim Village Park.

This event promises to be a memorable day filled with fun, laughter, and wagging tails.

Whether you’re a local or a visitor to the Sunshine Coast, Dog’s Day Out is sure to be a highlight of your weekend.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to celebrate our beloved furry friends in a beautiful community setting.

For more information and the program, please visit the Buderim War Memorial Community Association website.