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Inside the Event: SPCA of Anne Arundel County’s Dog Days of Summer Cruise

May 30, 2017 03:19PM ● By Caley Breese

Bring along your pet pooch as you support the SPCA of Anne Arundel County at the Fifth Annual Dog Days of Summer Cruise on the Harbor Queen. Presented by Cruises of the Bay by Watermark, mingle with fellow animal-lovers as you cruise around the Annapolis Harbor and enjoy a beautiful sunset on the water.


The Basics

Date: Thursday, July 20th

Time: 6–7:30 p.m.

Location: Annapolis City Dock – 1 Dock Street, Annapolis

Website: Cruisesonthebay.com


The Details

What can guests expect? Enjoy an hour-long cruise and beautiful views around the Annapolis Harbor among human and canine friends. A delightful fare will be provided, along with a full-service cash bar, music, and a silent auction. And don’t forget about Fido! Refreshments and doggie pools will be provided for the four-legged friends as well.

Food and drinks? A delicious assortment of food will be provided, compliments of Graul’s Market. Additionally, a full-service cash bar will also be available, along with refreshments for your pup.

What about parking? Don’t stress! Plenty of parking is available in the nearby metered lot.

The dress code? No specific dress code is required—whatever you feel comfortable in! However, it’s recommended to bring a sweater or jacket, as it may get chillier while on-board.

Are tickets still available? Yes, tickets are still available! Admission is $30 per adult, $15 for children, and free for children under two. Dogs can cruise free; just remember to keep them on a leash! You can purchase tickets here.

Where do the proceeds go? All donations benefit the SPCA of AnneArundel County, along with half of the ticket sales.


Photos by Janna Ashton