The Fredericksburg Dog Mart
Celebrating the 324th Anniversary of the Oldest Dog Event in America!
About The Dog Mart
A Historic Dog’s Day Out and
Fun-filled Family Event
The Fredericksburg-Rappahannock Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America
Our Izaak Walton Fredericksburg-Rappahannock chapter was cited recently by the Commonwealth of Virginia General Assembly for its long standing stewardship for the Fredericksburg Dog Mart as the oldest dog event in the United States. We are very proud to continue this tradition at our chapter grounds. Mark Cole, Virginia State Delegate, made the presentation at a chapter membership meeting on the evening of June 3, 2021. The full text of the resolution can be found at HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 667
Come out and see all the amazing dogs!
Fresh cooked burgers, fries and much more!
Archery & More
Archery and BB Gun shooting for the kids!
Latest updates from the blog
The Dog Mart event is nearing readiness and the weather could not be better. When you enter the property at 12400 Herndon Road on Saturday, September 24 starting at 9:30 am you should proceed down the entry road to a location...
Barrel train ride featured at the 323rd Dog Mart, September 25, 2021
The banners for the Dog Mart are in place.
The Oldest Dog Mart in America!
The Fredericksburg DogMart is 324 years old this year.
The Fredericksburg-Rappahannock Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America will once again host The Fredericksburg Dog Mart at their chapter grounds in Spotsylvania, Virginia.
Visit our vendor registration page for more information.
Check out our highlights
Check out some highlights from some previous Fredericksburg Dog Mart events!
Bring a Guest
The Dog Mart is a family-friendly event with plenty of fun events for kids and adults alike. Check our blog for the latest updates.
We’re Turning 324!
This is truly a historic event with roots dating all the way back to 1698. Check out our history page to learn more.
Check out some pictures from previous Dog Mart events!
Wondering what to expect at the Dog Mart? Check out the Schedule!
Saturday, September 24th, 2022 at 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Sunday, September 25th; however, rain is not expected and dare not happen!)
Fredericksburg-Rappahannock Chapter Park at 12400 Herndon Road in Spotsylvania, VA.
View the official 2022 324th annual Dog Mart Flyer/Poster and the Final Event Schedule and Event Trifold Map for 2022. Check back for 2022 event schedule information (the schedule for last event is provided for information only).
Parking fee $5.00 per car load to be paid at the gate. Bring the whole family including the dogs!!
Past Dog Marts
Visit the Gallery
There are tons of fun activities to participate in at the Fredericksburg Dog Mart! Check out our Gallery to see some examples from previous years’ events.
Do you have questions?
For questions concerning the 2021 Dog Mart or if you would like to participate in this years Dog Mart, please contact:
Dog Mart Manager/Event Coordinator: Darrell Schultz at email@example.com