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Saturday, June 4 2022

The Official Pints for Paws®, voted as the Best Fundraising Event in the East Bay for multiple years, returns in 2022 as an in-person event!

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.

Pints for Paws® sells out quickly, so get your tickets today! 

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Participating Breweries

…and more breweries joining every day!

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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.

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sponsorship opportunities

Berkeley Humane is proud to partner with our animal-loving community! Learn more about our sponsorship opportunities, or click below to make a sponsorship donation now!

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Want to join our event as a vendor? Learn about our brewery opportunities, or contact us for other ways to partner!

upcoming events
  • 3/15-5/31 – Step Up and earn donations for shelter animals—just by walking!
  • 6/4/22 – Pints for Paws beer festival

    *Event dates and details subject to change.