147th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Tickets on Sale Now at Ticketmaster

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Tickets on Sale Now

New York, NY (March 7, 2023) – Tickets for the 147th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show presented by Purina Pro Plan are on sale now at Ticketmaster. For the very first time, the epic 3-day, 3-night event featuring thousands of dogs from across the world competing in top performance activities and culminating in the coveted Best in Show award will take place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing, NY on Saturday, May 6th, Monday, May 8th, and Tuesday, May 9th, 2023.

Among the highlights this year, the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) will present its inaugural “Canine Celebration Day,” commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the Masters Agility Championship and the 8th Annual Masters Obedience Championship, both presented by Purina Pro Plan, and welcoming an incredible newly eligible breed to America’s Dog Show, the Bracco Italiano.

Always the greatest dog show in the world, the Westminster Kennel Club is thrilled to welcome spectators back with a host of new family-friendly events taking place on the sprawling grounds of the National Tennis Center. The first-ever WKC “Canine Celebration Day” will take place on Saturday, May 6th, featuring a variety of showstopping activities, including Dock Diving and a Demo Ring, both presented by Cosequin Joint Health Supplement.

Spectators will enjoy seeing demonstrations of Herding, Freestyle Obedience, and Scent Work. There will also be a Breed Showcase, where guests can meet and learn about an abundance of incredible dog breeds and observe a Dog Show 101 demonstration to learn more about what is happening in the show ring.

Tickets for the 2023 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show are available online now at Ticketmaster. For group sales over 17 seats, please email nduane@westminsterkennelclub.org.


Schedule of Events

WKC’s Canine Celebration Day // Saturday, May 6th

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • 10th Anniversary Masters Agility Championship Preliminaries
  • 8th Annual Masters Obedience Championship
  • Special Attraction – Dock Diving at Westminster
  • Breed Showcase
  • Demonstrations: Herding, Scent Work, Freestyle Obedience, Dog Show 101
7:00 – 9:30 PM

● 10th Anniversary Masters Agility Championship Finals


WKC Dog Show Day 1 // Monday, May 8th

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Breed Judging (Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting & Herding Groups)
  • Junior Showmanship Preliminaries
7:30 – 11:30 PM

● Group Judging (Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting & Herding Groups)


WKC Dog Show Day 2 // Tuesday, May 9th

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Breed Judging (Sporting, Working & Terrier Groups)
  • Junior Showmanship Preliminaries
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Junior Showmanship Finals
  • Group Judging (Sporting, Working & Terrier Groups)
  • Best in Show


For more information, please visit westminsterkennelclub.org.

  • The Westminster Kennel Club, established in 1877, is America's oldest organization dedicated to the sport of dogs. It hosts the iconic, all-breed Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the second-longest, continuously held sporting event in the U.S., and since 1948, the longest nationally televised live dog show. The annual dog show—a conformation competition for purebred dogs—and the Masters Agility Championship and Masters Obedience Championship— where dogs from all backgrounds are eligible to compete—make Westminster Week with its nearly 3,000 dogs from the U.S. and around the world a pinnacle experience for any dog lover. America’s Dog Show has captivated canine enthusiasts for more than a century with its educational benched format, where the public can engage with more than 200 breeds of dogs in New York City. The Club’s mission, which enhances the lives of all dogs, celebrates the companionship of dogs, promotes responsible dog ownership, and breed preservation.

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