October 2018
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Halloween Events Worth Howling Over | By Rachel Bakish

You can find exciting trick-or-treating all over our great state. However, in Boston, Halloween isn’t just for humans. So, if you are looking to have a yappy Halloween, these events are for you. There are sure to be pups from all your favorites, whether it be Barking Bad or the Wizard of Paws.

8th Annual Canine Promenade CANCELLED
Hosted by Esplanade Association

The Canine Promenade is a dog fair, with a 1/2‐mile Halloween costume parade around the Esplanade, that ends in a contest. Winners will receive gift baskets that are sure to please pets and people alike. These baskets will be awarded to the Top 3 in both the Individual Costumes and Group Costumes categories. Winners will enjoy gift cards to some of Boston’s finest restaurants and toys your pups will love. Tickets are $20 per canine, but humans can spectate for free!
October 27, 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
Fiedler Field, Charles River Esplanade, Boston

Seaport's Howl-o-ween Costume Party 2018!CANCELLED
Hosted by Seaport Boston Hotel

Spend the afternoon in the seaport with host Joy Lim Nakrin of NBC Boston! The Seaport's Howl-o-ween Costume Party will award prizes for Best Costumes. While they have not revealed what this year’s offerings will be, last year’s attendees won lavish prizes like dinner for four, or a stay at the host hotel! There are also new activities this year including: cornhole, warm apple cider, bocce, pool and festive arts & crafts. This event is free for all!
October 27, 11 a.m.– 1:00 p.m.
Seaport World Trade Center - Headhouse Concourse, Boston

Halloween Pet Parade
Hosted by Faneuil Hall Marketplace

This classic parade around Faneuil Hall Marketplace has been a staple in Boston for years. Walk your pup down the red carpet in front of a panel of judges for an opportunity to win prizes in these categories: Best of Show, Best Owner & Pet Combo, Most Creative, Spookiest, Best Group and Best Local Representation. The parade starts at 12:00 pm and ends in the costume contest. Prize baskets will feature gift cards and goodies from Faneuil Hall Marketplace merchants. This event is free for all!
October 28, 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston