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EXPRESS YOURSELF AT LAUGHING DOG! Custom Printed T-Shirt & Sportswear Services, Gift Shop, Art Gallery, in Historic Downtown Harrisonburg. Est. 1990

HISTORY:  Laughing Dog is a locally owned and operated small business thriving in the the heart of Downtown Harrisonburg since 1990. Started by two young artists looking to put their backgrounds in printing, design and art to work, the lively studio setting of Laughing Dog has provided the Harrisonburg area and beyond with custom designs in imprinted sportswear and a creative & peaceful spot to browse for gifts and muse over local art for over two decades.

SCREEN PRINTING SERVICES: Our screen printing studio provides Custom Printed T-Shirts and more! Offering exceptional customer service, attention to detail and quality printing for over 24 years. Custom printed sportswear for schools, businesses, events and organizations. Embroidery services also available. Express yourself at Laughing Dog!

GIFT SHOP: Visit our small but delightful Gift Shop featuring our own revolving t-shirt line, the best selection of unique greeting cards and journals for all tastes and occasions, plus accessories and small gifts. Express yourself with our tees, cards and gifts!

Our walls showcase regional art and artisan crafts. We also host occasional Art Show Openings and live music, often tailored to and coinciding with specific downtown events such as Downtown Harrisonburg's First Fridays, Special Shopping Events, and Holiday Celebrations. Come check out Downtown Harrisonburg's thriving Arts Scene and stop in for a visit with our sweet shop dog, Sparky! 

DOWNTOWN HARRISONBURG: The renaissance of Downtown Harrisonburg is a huge success with more vibrant developments continually on the way! Recently, Downtown Harrisonburg designated its historic district a Cultural Arts District and in 2014 it was also designated the first Culinary District in Virginia. Also in 2014, Downtown Harrisonburg was chosen as the winner of the Great American Main Street Award, a huge national recognition! Laughing Dog is very proud of the progress in Harrisonburg's revitalization and of our part in efforts to help keep Downtown Harrisonburg alive for the past 24 years. Come visit us soon and see why we love our town! 


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Art Opening at Laughing Dog for First Fridays

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Laughing Dog T-Shirts & Gifts, 82 South Main St, Harrisonburg


In celebration of our recent renovations at Laughing Dog, we'll be hosting our first Art Show Opening in our new gallery space for June's First Fridays! First Fridays Downtown is a free celebration of culture and community held in downtown Harrisonburg. During the first Friday of the month, the downtown venues host art exhibition openings, local music performers, and various arts related events. So come downtown and see or hear what our local artists have been creating, while visiting some of your favorite downtown venues! First Fridays Downtown runs all year long. 5-8 p.m. More info at