Special Events
Calendar of Events

Gala for Animals

Our annual Gala For Animals is our biggest fundraising event of the year. Join us for a night of exciting auction packages, Magnificent Beasts, community awards and, of course, animals! Gala For Animals: Mardi Paws will be back on March 26th 2022 at the Hilton Fort Collins.

Calendar Contest

Voting is now closed and our winners have been announced!  Order  your 2022 calendar now! You’re guaranteed a year of adorable dogs and cats and our calendar makes a great gift for the animal lover in your life.  

Run Fur Fun: Spooktacular

Run Fur Fun Spooktacular is a spooky 5k race that begins and ends at New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins. Join us for our human and canine costume contests, race T-Shirt, race prizes, sponsor booths and, of course, a post-race celebratory beer from New Belgium and breakfast snack! Your registration supports homeless dogs and cats in need in your community. Run Fur Fun will be back October 2022!

Saving Pets Challenge

This national crowdfunding competition, one of our biggest fundraising events of the year, is returning in 2022! Be on the lookout for date announcements or more information on how you or your business can help put Animal Friends Alliance on the leaderboard.

Outreach Events

Check our online calendar to see our upcoming outreach events.  Join us for Tails and Ales at a local brewery or stop by and say hello at an upcoming festival.  

Fundraising Events

Our special fundraising events, like February Fix Fest, Colorado Gives Day, and matching campaigns, enable us to help animals all year long.  Keep an eye out for special opportunities to support our mission.

Check out our Bringing Paws Together food and drink fundraisers happening all month long in August.