AROUND TOWN: Celebrate Man's Best Friend on #NationalDogDay

ATTENTION ALL DOG LOVERS (AKA everyone)! This Sunday, August 26 is National Dog Day and you don’t want to miss out on a chance to cherish your best pal! Here’s a guide to the best dog friendly restaurants and activities in Chicago.

Wiggly Field in Lakeview // First stop? Let your dog strut their stuff and play with pals at a Chicago dog park! There’s no better spot to play than the first official dog exercise play area in Chicago! Located on the North Side in the Lakeview neighborhood, Wiggly Field is a doggy heaven.

Once playtime is over, head to a dog friendly patio or restaurant for a quick bite and yappy hour! Here are a few places to finish celebrating a man’s best friend. Starting in Lakeview at Wiggly Field has set you up for some great options nearby!

Hotel Zachary at Gallagher Way // The Bar at Hotel Zachary offers riffs on classic cocktails and globally inspired appetizers and food. Not to mention, they are extremely pet friendly, whether it’s for a drink at the bar or to stay at the hotel!

Southport & Irving // Hang with your pup on the patio and try one of SIP’s cocktails that are inspired by pre-prohibition and prohibition-era classics, modern mainstays, and original seasonal creations. 

Kimpton Gray Hotel & Boleo // If you’re feeling adventurous and want to treat the pup to a walk downtown, the year-round rooftop at Boleo in the Kimpton Gray Hotel might be the spot for you! Boleo brings dramatic flavors from South America that are absolutely irresistible. 

BlogMeghan McAllister