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Howloween Dog Costume Parade

2nd Annual
Howloween Costume Dog Parade
Saturday, October 25 | 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Dog Park at Fairgrounds Park, 351 North Cleveland Ave, Hagerstown, MD

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Check-in for Parade Participants
Pre-registration by October 23rd is required to be eligible for judging and prizes! ONLINE REGISTRATION closes at Midnight, October 23.  After October 23, on-site registration at the event will be accepted.  

The first 50 registrants will receive a doggie goodie bag!

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Event Festivities
Vendors, giveaways, pet photography and more!
NEW THIS YEAR! Doggie Kissing Booth
Fun Contests - Treat Toss, Bobbin' for Hot Dogs, and a Trick Off

11:30 a.m.
Parade Begins
Judging and prizes following the Parade

Ten (10) Judging Categories include:
Best Superhero,Celebrity Look-A-Like, Doggie Diva, Most Creative, Most Swag in their Wag, Owner/Pet Look Alike, Judge's Choice, Scariest, Silliest and Sportiest

Must pre-register to be eligible for Prizes!
$5 pre-registration entry fee for one dog and one owner
$7 on-site registration
All dogs must be in costume and leashed to participate
Adults (18 yrs and older) must accompany any child who is presenting a dog
All dogs must be current on vaccinations
Held rain or shine
Proceeds to benefit future dog park events!
Bring a donation to help support the Humane Society!  

NEW THIS YEAR*– 3 Fun Contests!
*PLEASE NOTE - THESE CONTESTS ARE OPTIONAL and not a requirement to register for the parade. Limited registration available. Prizes will be awarded! Choose one contest only:

Bobbin’ For Hot Dogs
  • Small Dog (limit of 10)
  • Large Dog (limit of 10)

Treat Toss
  • Small Dog (limit of 10)
  • Large Dog (limit of 10)

Trick Off
  • Limited to 15 dogs (beginner and advanced levels will be judged separately) 

Register NOW online - Dog Parade Registration Form