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Doggone Halloween Parade

Doggone Halloween Parade

The annual Doggone Halloween is back for another edition!

Not a ticketed event for spectators. Registration required for DOGS only (note, registration closes Thursday, October 26, at 5 pm).

The free event helps put our neighborhood in the Halloween spirit, as the public showcase their beloved--and costumed--canines. Our panel of judges will declare winners in the categories of Best Costume, Scariest Costume, Cutest Costume, Best Dog & Human Duo, and Best Dog & Child Duo.

Prizes include:

  • Night stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Boston
  • Night stay at the Omni Parker House
  • Night stay at The Godfrey Hotel Boston
  • Gift basket from the Boston WNDR Museum
  • Macy's Boston gift basket
  • Cafe Bonjour gift certificate
  • High Street Place gift certificate

As part of the free family-friendly fun, there will be a dog-themed vendor village and an array of free activities on Summer Street Plaza:

  • Face-painting
  • Caricature artists
  • Roche Bros.
  • Animal Rescue League
  • FriendshipWorks
  • City of Boston Animal Care & Control
  • Polkadog
  • Gunnel Pups
  • Lilly's Bone to Pick
  • Best Friend Supplies Co.
  • The Fish & Bone
  • Mookie's Treats
  • Hungry Tails