Monday, February 10 – Arrive: 6:00pm Showtime: 7:30pm
Schedule of Events: Group Judging (Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, Herding)
Tuesday, February 11 – Arrive 6:00pm Showtime: 7:00pm
Schedule of Events: Junior Showmanship, Group Judging (Sporting, Working, Terrier) followed by Best in Show
Arrive Early to Meet the Pups!
Your ticket includes pre-show behind-the-scenes access to visit the preliminary winners beginning at 6pm in the Expo Center inside The Garden. Please arrive early if you wish to meet the dogs up close and personal before their big moment!
Where to Enter
Please use the Chase Square entrance on 7th Avenue between 31st and 33rd Streets.
*If you have mobility needs that require assistance please use our accessible entrance at 8 Penn on the corner of 33rd St and 8th Ave
Leave Bags Behind
If possible, leave your bags behind. The bigger the bag, the longer the delay.
Check it Out
Specialty themed cocktails will be available for purchase at select concession stands throughout the Arena, in addition to our food and beverage offerings. No outside food and beverage will be permitted in the venue.
The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is back for the 144th year at Madison Square Garden on February 10 & 11, 2020! Be a part of this epic two-night event filled with hundreds of dogs from across the country competing in categories such as Best in Group and Best in Show.
Westminster is one of the remaining benched shows, which means that you can visit with handlers, breeders and the dogs on their ‘bench’. This allows you to speak to breeders and to learn the specific breed you might be interested in. All tickets include access to see the Best of Breed winners on their benches at Madison Square Garden before the show!
Additionally, a new breed will be introduced to the competition, the Azawakh, making its Westminster debut at The World’s Most Famous Arena. The Azawakh, is an ancient hunting hound that hails from the West African countries of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. As a member of the sighthound family, the breed’s lean and muscular structure paired with their keen vision makes them reliable hunters. The Azawakh’s sprinting ability have allowed them to chase gazelle across the Sahara Desert for more than a thousand years. The Azawakh excels as a companion and guard