Dogs Welcome on Sundays During Regular Garden Hours

*Pets are Not Permitted during Dominion Energy Garden of Lights*

On Sundays during regular Garden hours, members and members’ dogs are FREE
Not-yet-members’ Dogs: $5/dog (human admission applies) – become a member today.



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At 125 degrees skin destruction can occur in just 60 seconds. Always check the asphalt prior to allowing your pet to walk on it.

Paws will get burned.

TIP: If it’s too hot for your bare feet it’s too hot for theirs!

Your dog must remain on a leash at all times

  • Dogs are not permitted in any areas of the WOW Children’s Garden or Butterfly House.
  • Service dogs are permitted in the WOW Children’s Garden; however, services dogs are not permitted to enter the WOW Splash Fountains.
  • Dogs are not permitted on Trams or Boats.
  • Dogs are not permitted during the Dominion Energy Garden of Lights

BYOB – Bring Your Own Bowl

Freshwater is available throughout the Garden to refill your dog bowls. Look for indoor and outdoor drinking fountains and bottle fill stations.

Forgot your bowl?

Our gift shop sells Portable Dog bowls!

  • Bowls hold food or water
  • Bowls have zip closure for carrying food or for zipping up when empty
  • Bowl stands when full, flatten and fold up when empty.
  • Reusable, Recyclable and BPA FREE.
  • When not in use folds up for easy storage in your bag, glove compartment or pocket.
  • To clean, rinse with warm soapy water and store when dry. Not dishwasher safe.

*Gift shop sells portable dog bowls March – October.