This annual event features the hottest restaurants, breweries, and wineries in West Michigan. Guests will enjoy fabulous cuisine wonderful wine and beer samples, as well as opportunities to bid on exciting packages & experiences! Most importantly, money raised will support the Humane Society of West Michigan.
Humane Society of West Michigan is turning 139 years old and we’re going to celebrate like paw-ty animals! Join us for an exciting day of family fun with games, music, cake, and ice cream! Please consider bringing us a birthday present from our wish list to help celebrate and continue our mission for another 100+ years.
Join Humane Society of West Michigan on October 1st, 2022 from 5-10 pm, and help us celebrate 10 years of Bark in the Dark! This year is going to be unlike any other; we have taken out the run/ walk portion of the event, and have decided to focus on a fun hangout environment for everyone to enjoy! We will have delicious food from some of Grand Rapids best food trucks, live music from some amazing bands, and refreshing drinks for our 21 and up club! We encourage you to also bring your pup along with you in their best costume to compete in our annual pup-a-razzi costume contest. We cannot wait to see you all there!
Upcoming June Events
June 1stFounders Brewing Company 4-8pm We will be at Founders Brewing Company on their front patio with adoptable puppies! Your Pets Naturally has also generously donated treats to be handed out at this event.
June 1stThe Grove Apartments 5-8pm We have paired up with the Jonathan Arnold Team with Guild Mortgage and Casandra Clark of Keller Williams to bring you 'Pups In The Park'. Come join us to tour luxury apartments and see our adoptable puppies!
June 6thBissell Blocktail Party4-8pm We will be at the Bissell Blocktail Party with our adoptable puppies and merchandise! Come join us at East Grand Rapids High School along with multiple pet-loving companies who are joining together to raise funds for homeless pets in rescues and shelters.
June 8thCreston Brewing Company4-8pm Join us for a dog-themed cocktail and then head up to the Golden Age room to meet our adorable puppies and kittens who are all ready to meet their new families and be adopted!
June 15thThe Arts Marketplace5-9pm Our adoptable puppies will be set up outside of the Arts Marketplace in Studio Park! Come on by during "Third Thursdays" to check us out!
June 16thSparta Beer + Brat Festival4-9pm We love being a part of our surrounding communities, so Sparta has graciously invited us to be a part of their summer festival. We will be there with merchandise, an ambassador dog, and tons of informational flyers all about what we do here at the Humane Society!
June 20thBlain's Farm & Fleet3-7pm Our adoption trailer will be at the Wilson location of Blain's Farm & Fleet! Stop on by to meet our adoptable puppies right outside of the store.
June 30thFood Truck Friday4-9pm We will be at Food Truck Fridays again! We will be bringing our merchandise, an ambassador dog, and information on volunteering, Dogs Day Out, pet assistance, and many other things we have here at HSWM!