Celebrate Thanksgiving in June! National Dog Show Tickets On-Sale Now for November 16-17 at Oaks

The Kennel Club of Philadelphia  has set Saturday, November 16, and Sunday, November 17, as the dates for the 2024 National Dog Show weekend at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center located at 100 Station Avenue in Oaks, Pennsylvania.

One of the Delaware Valley’s most prominent family attractions, the National Dog Show features some 2,000 canines representing almost 200 different breeds in an American Kennel Club (AKC)-recognized competition for Best in Show. The Kennel Club of Philadelphia is a nonprofit with the mission of educating the public about responsible pet parenting and the wonderfulness of dogs, which includes maintaining affordable price points for attendees.

Admission is $20 for adults, and $10 for kids 4-11 years old with children three-and-under admitted free. Parking at the Expo Center is also free. Visit www.nds.nationaldogshow.com for information and to purchase tickets. 

Doors open at 8:00 a.m. on both days. On Saturday, official ceremonies in the stadium show ring  begin shortly after noon, followed by the judging for breed-winning dogs in seven groups at 1:00 p.m. Sunday activities include breed, group and Best in Show judging, which will take place in the morning, afternoon and late afternoon, respectively. The Saturday show is taped by NBC for broadcast nationally on Thanksgiving Day from noon – 2:00 p.m.