Product Review: New York’s 18th Annual Howl-O-Ween Pup Parade


There are just four more days until my favorite holiday. The 18th annual Tompkins Square Park Halloween dog parade was yesterday, and the pups were out in their costumed best! This is the New York City equivalent of the world famous Village Halloween Parade, except for dogs and their canine friendly friends.

It was a glorious, beautiful day and the costumes did not disappoint. Leave it to New Yorkers to relish in humiliating themselves and their pets for a day of good fun. They sure did a good job at it too.

My favorite was Rapunzel and her Prince Charming. This costume, complete with a castle well over 5 feet and minions of adorable devoted pups won everyone’s attention and the top prize.

rapunzel and prince charming

Other cuties sported skeleton sweaters, bumble bee and witch garb. I saw at least 3 baby panda bears!


We’ll have to wait another year for the next Howl-O-Ween Pup Parade. But if you do plan to be in New York look out for the Howl-O-Ween parade in Thompkins Square Park around this time next year, try to attend.

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