AKC Canine Extravaganza Returns to Orlando Dec 17-18, 2016

AKC Canine Extravaganza Brings Everything Dog to Orlando Dec 17-18, 2016

Canine Extravaganza, presented by the American Kennel Club and Royal Canin, returns to Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center on December 17th and 18th.

This two-day event, the nation’s largest celebration of dogs, allows attendees to meet and play with over 150 dog breeds at AKC Meet the Breeds. This interactive, educational showcase helps individuals learn which breeds are best for their lifestyle, straight from the experts themselves.

Returning this year is the extremely popular Diving Dogs competition, where canine athletes will show off their extreme water diving skills. Other event highlights will include the AKC Agility Invitational, the AKC Obedience Classic, the National Owner Handled Series finals, and Juniors competition in Conformation, Agility, Obedience and Rally.

Canine Extravaganza is also home to one of the world’s premiere dog events, the 2016 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, where the nation’s top canine competitors will vie for the coveted Best in Show honor.


Daytime tickets are $10 per person, per day, for admission from 8am to 4pm. Daytime ticket includes access to: Conformation breed judging, Obedience and Agility Competitions, AKC Meet the Breeds, NADD/AKC Diving Dogs, Kiddie Fun Zone and Vendors.

Evening tickets are $25 per person, per day, for admission starting at 5pm. Evening tickets include all Evening Group Competitions and presentations for the breeds judged on that day.

Visit akc.org or canineextravaganza.com for tickets and a full schedule of events.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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