Bullies 2 the Rescue Swimsuit Contest at Lucky Dog @ Lucky Dog Bark and Brew Lake Norman
May 20 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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Bullies 2 The Rescue is back once again for their famous Bulldog Swimsuit contest! We will have our Bulldog Drinks on specials, lots of fun island music and decorations! If you have never been to one of their events, its one of the highlights of our year.  Bullies from far and wide come to strut and wiggle their cute butts off to win the coveted Best Butt Wiggle or Mr/Mrs Personality title.  Be sure to come out and show your support or register your own bullie in the contest!

10% of all bar sales will be donated back to Bullies 2 The Rescue so come show your support!

More details to come for how you can register your pup! Stay tuned but mark your calendars early!

35th Anniversary Pawty (In Dog Years) w/ Simplifed @ Lucky Dog Bark and Brew
Aug 12 all-day



Come join us for our 35th Anniversary in Dog Years! We will have All Pints $3.50, $5 Lucky Cocktails and $5 Wines all day long.   We are so thankful for all your support over the past 5 years!  Don’t forget, we are also offering 10% off ALL DAYCARE passes all AUGUST as well. 

Live Music from SIMPLIFIED from 3:30-6:30 and John Sullivan & friends will be playing from 7-10, Food Trucks and tons of great giveaways and discounts!

Family Ty’s Catering Of Charlotte Will be serving up from 12-5pm & Ole Buddy’s Oinker Express will be here from 5:30-10:30. Come HUNGRY!

Come celebrate with us!

Hops, Hounds & First Downs to benefit St Francis Animal Sanctuary @ Lucky Dog Bark and Brew
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Hops, Hounds and First Downs

Hops, Hounds and First Downs

Kick-off the football season with your furry best friend in support of St Francis Farm Animal Sanctuary!  St Francis Farm Animal Sanctuary is a local 501c3 that helps those animals that cannot thrive in a traditional home due to behavioral or medical issues. It acts as a transitional home to hundreds of animals every year on their way to foster or forever homes.  Currently, the farm is  home to over 100 dogs and 40 cats.

Come check out the raffles from local Charlotte businesses!  Make sure to dress your pup up in their favorite football uniform or cheerleader outfit to be entered into a giveaway!

St Francis Farm will have residents present to love on! Come join the fun and kick-off football season for a good cause!

PLEASE NOTE : We are a 21 and over facility, so furry children only PLEASE! All dogs that wish to attend must be fixed, friendly and up to date on all shots. If your pup is less than 6 months of age, then they are not required to be fixed.

Carolina Big Hearts Big Barks End of Summer Block Pawty @ Lucky Dog Bark and Brew
Aug 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

End of Summer Pawty

Join Carolina Big Hearts Big Barks Rescue for an End Of Summer Block Pawty!

Bring the pups out to play for a good cause! Carolina Big Hearts Big Barks will have BBQ for donation, raffles, and cornhole!  Should be a perfect day for a great cause.

Don’t have a pup? Let Carolina Big Hearts Big Barks find your new furry friend!  They always has some adorable adoptables at their events! You could meet your next furry family member!

More details to come!

Remember: All dogs must be friendly, fixed, and current on their vaccinations to enter the facility. This is a 21 and over establishment, unfortunately we can make no exceptions. Please no outside beverages.

Drunken Pumpkin Fall Beer Bash @ Lucky Dog Bark and Brew
Sep 16 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Fall Beer Bash

If you loved our Winter Beer Fest, be sure to get your Fall Beer Bash tickets early before they sell out! We only have 200 tickets so get yours through Eventbrite asap! Same set up as before with unlimited samples from tons of local breweries! Here are all the breweries that will be here:

Three Spirits Brewery
The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
Lenny Boy Brewing Co.
Blue Blaze Brewing
GoodRoad CiderWorks
Sugar Creek Brewing
Legion Brewing
Sycamore Brewing
Legal Remedy Brewing
Granite Falls Brewing Company
Primal Brewery
Cavendish Brewing Company

I know it feels like fall is far away but it will be here before you know it and so will the pumpkin beer. Don’t worry, the breweries will have a mix of all kinds of beers! $20 Early registration, $30 the day of. That way we know how much beer to have. The breweries did a great job of not running out and we never over sell tickets to make sure the lines are short and the beer is flowing!

Please remember to drink responsibly, We are happy to help you find a safe ride home if you ever need it. We are always 21 AND OVER ONLY!!! Furry Children only please 🙂

If you are bringing a dog – please note, this will be a very loud and crowded day. Its always OK to come WITHOUT your dog if you don’t think they would do well in a very high energy event.

We will have food trucks ready to feed you lined up and more of them this time so they can feed you faster.

Tickets can be found at Eventbrite here: (or in the ticket section attached to this event) Please note all tickets are non refundable.


2017 Pug-O-Ween pawty to benefit Mid Atlantic Pug Rescue @ Lucky Dog Bark and Brew
Oct 14 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

2017 Pug o ween

Come join us for our first Pug-O-Ween to benefit the Mid Atlantic Pug Rescue! Calling all Pugs and all pups that like pugs.  We will be hosting a costume contest for the pups, bobbing for beers and so much more!

As always, 10% of all bar sales during the event will be donated back to the Mid Atlantic Pug Rescue as well as any donations collected the day of.

Regarding the costume contest, here is how it will work:

The recommended donation to enter contest is $10. 100% of this money will be directly given to Mid Atlantic Pug Rescue! Costume contest will begin at 7pm. We will remind everyone 30 mins prior to get your costumes ready. The contest will be in the small dog indoor area so get a spot outside of this area early so you can watch. Only contestants will be in small dog area. When you sign up, you will be given a number and then line up numerically so we can get everyone through. 

1st Place winner will receive a $100 Lucky Dog Gift Card

2nd Place winner receives a 5 day Daycare pass

3rd Place winner gets 2 Full Bath certificates.

All dogs are welcome to enter!

We will have goodies for sale, awesome drink specials and food trucks too!

PLEASE REMEMBER – We are a 21 and over facility so furry children ONLY and you MUST bring a valid ID with you to enter. If you are bringing a pup, make sure they are fixed, friendly and up to date on all shots. 

Howl O Ween Costume Pawty with LKN Humane @ Lucky Dog Lake Norman
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Join us FUR a fun-filled, SPOOKTACULAR, night with Lake Norman Humane!

LKN Humane just took in a bunch of rescues from Hurricane Irma and they need your help! What better way than to throw a Halloween Costume Pawty! Bring your pups decked out in their costumes. Scary, hilarious, creative, we love them all!

Enter your pup in the contest for $10 where they can compete for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place! (100% of entry proceeds go directly to LKN Humane) Contest will take place at 7:00PM sharp!

Drink specials, live music, and food truck TBA and 10% of ALL BAR proceeds from the event are donated back to LKN Humane!

This event will be held in loving memory of Bubba McCombs.

Get your costumes and party pants ready!!

Lucky Dog Bark and Brew is a 21 and over establishment. All dogs must be fixed, friendly, and current on vaccinations to enter the facility.


People and Pets Howl-o-ween Pawty @ Lucky Dog Charlotte
Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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If you can’t make it to our Pug O Ween or if you just love dressing up with your dog, join us for our official Pawty where the people can dress up too!

There will be a FREE Photo booth courtesy of @Benjamin June and Adrienne Casanova Real Estate of Keller Williams.

We will have a third party pick their favorite costume and the winner will get a gift card to Lucky Dog! Come pawty with us in costume or without. All are welcome over the age of 21 with a valid ID (Furry Children only please)

 All dogs are welcome as long as they are fixed, friendly and up to date on shots.

See you there!

Greater Charlotte SPCA Calendar Launch – Hunky Dog Dads @ Lucky Dog Charlotte
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

hunky dog dads




We’ve found the hunks, taken the photos and built the calendar- now let’s celebrate our hunky dog dads with a party to launch this calendar!

Calendars will be available for sale with many of the hunks there to sign their month! We have special “Party hosts” on site featuring pet and human related goodies and services that have helped make this event possible. Adoptable pets will also be on site for those hunky guys or gals looking for a special new fur child.

Come on down to grab a calendar, meet some of the hunks in person and have a drink to celebrate with us!

*This is a 21+ event (must have a Valid ID) where dogs are free to join their owners. Please note, all dogs must be Fixed, Friendly and up to date on all shots!

Santa Paws with Carolina Big Hearts Big Barks @ Lucky Dog Lake Norman
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Show up in your holiday best fur pictures with Santa! Pictures are provided by Carolina Big Hearts Big Barks Rescue and are free with a donation.

This is one of the cutest events, you receive an adorable picture of your furbaby that will last a lifetime, and it’s for a great cause!

Lucky Dog is a 21 and over establishment and all dogs must be fixed, friendly, and current on vaccinations to come play.

Outside food is OK.