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Save the date for Saturday, June 3, 2023!

The Official Pints for Paws®, voted as the Best Fundraising Event in the East Bay for multiple years, will be back on June 3rd in 2023!

Have a great time while benefiting Berkeley Humane’s life-saving programs. Meet local craft brewers and sample an unlimited number of very special unique beers. Additional featured beverages include amazing ciders, local artisan wines, hand crafted vodka—and more! Great selection of tasty food bites available for purchase. Enjoy live music, games, and hundreds of crowd-friendly dogs, and bid on exciting items in a silent auction! Every dollar raised will save the lives of shelter pets.

2022 presenting sponsors

2022 sponsors

2022 Participating Breweries

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rules & faqs


This is a 21+ and dog-friendly event. Please, due to safety, no strollers or children. No in-and-out privileges will be granted. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet and friendly in crowds. The event is rain or shine and tickets are nonrefundable.

Pints for Paws® and the Pints for Paws® logo are registered trademarks of the Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society and may not be used without express written permission of Berkeley-East bay Humane Society. All rights reserved.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes, this is a 21+ event. Identification will be checked at the gate.  

How many tastings are included in the admission fee?

Sample tastings from all participating beverage vendors are included with admission, and each tasting is a 3 ounce pour. Please drink responsibly. We strongly encourage taking public transportation, walking, or enlisting a designated driver.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Only street parking is available. We highly recommend taking public transit, biking, walking, or enlisting a ride share service to and from the event. 

What’s the refund policy?

Ticket sales directly fund the life-saving mission of Berkeley Humane. Tickets are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend, your ticket is transferable. Thank you for saving the lives of dogs and cats!

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

We can scan your ticket via your phone if you don’t have a printed ticket.

Questions? Visit our FAQs page.

2023 sponsorship opportunities

Berkeley Humane is proud to partner with our animal-loving community! Learn more about our 2023 sponsorship opportunities, or contact us to get started!

partner with us

Want to join our event as a vendor? contact us to learn more!

upcoming events

*Event dates and details subject to change.