Special Events

The Sacramento SPCA hosts numerous annual events as a way to involve the community in its mission to help abandoned and unwanted animals find the love and care they deserve. Through special events, the Sacramento SPCA is able to raise funds to care for thousands of animals that come to its shelter each year.

Join us in doing more for animals at any or all of these events:

Spring book sale
Paws, Pals & Putts Golf Tournament
Doggy Dash 2014
Lasher Polo Classic
Fall book & boutique sale
Purrses for Pets
Or hold your own fundraiser for the Sacramento SPCA!

Spring book sale - See you again in 2015!
Find a good read and help animals in need! This nine-day book sale features thousands of gently used books in a variety of categories. Taking place at the Sunrise Mall in Citrus Heights.

Paws, Pals & Putts Golf Tournament – May 5, 2014
This 18-hole golf scramble is held at Del Paso Country Club and includes a helicopter ball drop, an awards dinner and a live auction. Proceeds benefit the 11,500 animals that the Sacramento SPCA helps care for each year.

Doggy Dash 2014 - June 7, 2014
Grab your pooch and head to Land Park for a scenic and fun walk to help raise money for the shelter animals. After the walk, stroll through the Bark at the Park Festival where you can purchase fantastic pet product and learn more about your favorite specialty shops and other area businesses. Or participate in a variety of contests from a fashion pup show to a Frisbee contest.

Lasher Polo Classic - September 27, 2014
Don’t miss the this unique opportunity to experience the heart-stopping thrill of polo. This benefit event, set at the beautiful Chamberlain Ranch in Wilton, features an exhibition polo match, food, fine wines, a champagne divot stomp and parade of hats and so much more.

Fall book & boutique sale - November 2014
Stock up on good reads and gifts for friends and family — all before the holidays begin!

Purrses for Pets - December 2014
Join us at Arden Hills Resort Club & Spa for an elegant evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, wine and desserts—all while shopping for purses, accessories and more!

Third-party events
Any organization or group can raise money for the Sacramento SPCA by hosting an independent event or project. Check out these upcoming third-party events!

To hold a third-party fundraiser, please fill out our questionnaire and third-party agreement form then call the Sacramento SPCA Special Events office at (916) 504-2868 or email jbyer@sspca.org to learn more.

For additional information on any of these events, please call (916) 504-2868.