Dog and Pug fun shows @ Elvis weekend,Porthcawl

Why let all the humans have all the fun?! Get your dog into the heart of the action to kick off a really great weekend! Hope rescue are running a dog friendly ‘Hound Dog’ show for Elvis weekend. Alongside this we have Pugfest hosting ‘Pug Me Tender’, Great fun for great causes.  Even if you don’t have a dog please go down and show your support, theres a dog parade in it for you!


Hound dog fun show – Hope Rescue

{All proceeds from the event go to the host Hope rescue}

They have many categories for you to get involved with from as little as £1

Best Elvis

Best Priscilla

Dog that looks like its owner

Pound dog (best rescue)

Waggiest Tail

Junior Handler (aged 16 or under)

…And of course best in show 2018!


Saturday 29th September 2018 Outside on the sea front by the Grand Pavilion

10 am Registration opens

12:30pm Hound dog parade (all entries)

1pm judging starts in the show ring

2pm Best in show is presented

Here are some of the entries from last year, we hope to see some of your own images please feel free to share with us through out the day for a feature!

Pug Me Tender

Aimed to be a family fun evening, ALL members of the family! Pugfest are hosting three events this weekend!

Starting with a Pug me Tender evening at Costa coffee.

Tickets are £5 and all proceeds are going to ‘The French and Pug Dog Foundation’, your ticket includes access to all the below.

Drink and cake on arrival

Elvis themed raffle

Elvis tribute performances from Brian Troy & Rami Elvis

Children Elvis themed fancy dress

You aint nothing but a pug fancy dress

Lots of fun and giveaways are promised!


Costa Coffee, 67 John Street, Porthcawl, CF36 3ay

Friday 28th September 2018 7pm-9pm



Saturday 29th September 2018

Seaside cafe, John Street Porthcawl


“Blue Hawaii Party Day”

The “Dog friendly” Seaside Cafe is serving up an afternoon of puggy Elvis themed fun. Get into the Hawaiian beach theme with colourful shirts and floral lays.

Tickets are £5 and include the following

fancy dress competition.

Superb Elvis tribute acts performing

kids give aways.

Have a free coffee and cake on arrival

and treats for the dogs too.

Blue Hawaii fancy dress competition

We will then be joining all the fun on the seafront in front of the pavilion theatre and meeting up with all the Elvis’s for pictures and to soak up all the Elvis festival fun.


Elvis & Pricilla Pug Parade”

Head down to the Pavillion on the beachfront for a free fun filled Elvis pug day!

The Current schedule is below.

12 Noon

Pugfest Elvis & Pricilla Parade arrives (from Lock’s Common)

With Valley Rock Choir performing on Pavilion Roof


Judging of Best Elvis and Priscilla Pugs


Priscilla Queen of the Promenade Contest


Maesteg Gleemen performing on Roof


Elvis Concert on Roof

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images from hope rescue & pugfest