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Canine Extravaganza, the nation’s largest celebration of dogs, returns to Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center’s North/South Building this December 14th and 15th with exciting elements for all dog lovers. Tickets are on sale NOW, and one ticket lets you enjoy daytime and nighttime events.

Presented by the American Kennel Club® (AKC) and Royal Canin, this two-day event takes place on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., with plenty of fun events and thousands of dogs for the whole family to enjoy:

  • Watch the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, where thousands of the nation’s top canine competitors will vie for the coveted Best in Show honor and the highest cash prize offered at any AKC Dog Show.
  • See amazing dogs compete in a variety of sports with these major competitions: AKC Agility Invitational, AKC Obedience Classic, National Owner-Handled Series Finals, and Juniors competition in Conformation, Agility, Obedience and Rally®.
  • Meet and play with over 150 dog breeds at AKC Meet the Breeds®. This interactive, educational showcase helps attendees learn which breeds are best for their lifestyle straight from the experts themselves.
  • Watch the extremely popular North American Diving Dogs competition, where canine athletes will show off their competitive water diving skills.
  • See exciting demonstrations throughout the day such as AKC Trick Dog, the Beagle Brigade in action, and much more!
  • Shop one of the largest collections of specialized vendors at the Doggie Boutique mall and pick up unique gifts for your favorite dog lover or pet just in time for the holidays.
  • Kids can participate in the AKC Patch program where they will have tons of fun and learn about dog shows.

Live streaming coverage of the evening group competition will begin at 4:30pm on Saturday and Sunday on The AKC Agility Invitational finals will also be live streamed on Sunday evening. is available online, on the app and Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Altice.

Visit for tickets and a schedule of events. For information on how to participate in the AKC Patch Program, email