Humane Society of Pinellas Events

The Humane Society of Pinellas holds events and activities throughout the year for pets and their owners to enjoy together and for pet supporters to have fun for a cause. Take a peek at all of our events this month, as well as details about each event!

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upcoming event details

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With the Howl-o-ween season in full-swing, join our Humane Education & Outreach Coordinator, Lucy Monette, at our favorite brewery, Crooked Thumb, for dog and cat pumpkin carving on October 18th, or come to HSP and make black cat pillows on October 27th!

For event details and registration, see our complete Events Calendar!

- training classes -

Is your dog’s behavior a little scary? Make HSP’s training classes your new Halloween routine! New classes start October 20th!

sponsor an event

Event sponsors are valued members of the HSP family! Events are held throughout the year and sponsors have the chance to create relationships with HSP supporters and receive a variety of marketing benefits. Become a sponsor of one or more of our events! Contact a member of our development team at 727-797-7722, ext. 227 with questions or download our event sponsorship packet here.

  • Baseball lovers bring their dogs to the ballgame during Bark at the Ball Park at Spectrum. Vendor spaces are available for $150, while sponsorships range from $500 to $2,500. This year’s event will be held on April 15, 2018. 1 p.m. start-time.

  • Dinner with a sunset backdrop makes Happy Tails in May an HSP favorite where more than 200+ guests enjoy the ambiance offered at Ozona Blue. Presented by Home Port Marina, sponsorships range from $500 - $2500. This year’s event will be held May 3, 2018 from 6-9 p.m. Furry 500 members receive early VIP entry.

  • Our Annual Golden Paw Gala is a great way to be seen and recognized by our top supporters. The evening includes a full agenda and great marketing.  This year’s event will be held at the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach on September 28, 2018 from 6-9 pm. Furry 500 members receive early VIP entry. Sponsorships range from $500 to $5000.

  • HSP hosts quarterly Open Houses where guests can see for themselves all that we have to offer! Visitors enjoy a guided tour, meet key personnel, and have the opportunity to network and ask questions. Refreshments are served. Events are held either from 3-6 pm or 4-7 pm depending on the time of the year. Note: We do not solicit for donations at the open houses, we just provide informational tours. Sponsoring an open house is $250 per event.

  • Our annual Calendar Contest makes owned pets superstars! Hundreds of contestants enter their pets with online voting by the public to be included in the quality calendar. Sponsoring an entire month is only $250.


Invite HSP to Your Event!

Thank you for inviting the Humane Society of Pinellas to your event!

Please tell us about your event by filling out our Event Invitation Form. We will need to review our available resources to make sure we can give appropriate attention to your event. We ask that you complete this application at least 30 days prior to the event so that we may have time to prepare. A member of our Development team will be in touch with you shortly!

For information about HSP events, including sponsorship opportunities, please contact Sharon Boyes, at or by calling 727-797-7722 ext. 227.

Want to know what else is going on at HSP? Check out our quarterly PawPrints Newsletter to find out the good we do at the shelter and around Pinellas County.