NYC Pets

Enjoy Barktoberfest With Your Dog!

Pints and pooches make for a very happy yappy hour.

Photo courtesy of Seaport District NYC/Facebook

What could make $5 beers, tasty bar snacks, and river views even better? Sharing them all—well, maybe not the beer—with your dog. That’s the idea behind our new favorite happy hour in the city: Yappy Hour at the Heineken Riverdeck at Pier 17 in South Street Seaport. Yappy Hour! Genius.

And it gets better. The pun masters at the seaport are combining the last Yappy Hour of the season on Tuesday, October 29, with an Oktoberfest celebration called…Barktoberfest! Whether your furry friend—your dog, not your pal Dan—yaps, barks, or howls, trot him or her on down to the pier, 6:30–8 p.m., to enjoy a puppy pool, photo “pup”-pertunities, giveaways, and, of course, cheap beer. For added kicks, dress your pooch in a Halloween costume (Fuzz Lightyear? Corgi B? Canine O’Brien?) for a chance to win some tail-waggingly great prizes, including a one-night stay at the Four Seasons Downtown with your dog.

The local animal adoption agency Social Tees will be there, too, with adoptable dogs should you want another Yappy Hour buddy.

And if you’re looking for more ways to enjoy the city with Fido by your side, we’ve got you covered, from brunching to barhopping.

Yappy Hour and Barktoberfest
Heineken Riverdeck, Pier 17
89 South Street (between Beekman and Fulton Streets), Seaport District
Tuesday, October 29, 6:30–8 p.m.

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