4 Fun Dog-Themed Halloween Happenings In Boston This Weekend
Ok dog lovers, this one’s for you! Halloween is on the way and in the weekend leading up to the holiday, there’s always lots to do. And it’s not just stuff for the kids. Your fur babies are getting some love too as there are lots of dog-themed Halloween events going down this weekend. So dress up your doggie and get out there!
City Tap’s “Yappy Halloween”
City Tap House at 10 Boston Wharf Road in Boston is hosting “Yappy Halloween” on Saturday, October 28th. The event will take place on their al fresco garden area. Be sure to dress up your pooch as there will be a costume contest for the best in show. There will also be City Tap’s homemade treats made with peanut butter and oats for your bestie. They’ll also be serving themed drinks, including: Scooby Snacks with THC-infused Cheech & Chong’s High & Dry seltzer and ginger beer; Cujo’s Bite with Jack and cherry Coke; and Scruff McGruff, a Jack Daniels-laced hot toddy, the perfect ‘tail for warming up by the fire-pits.
JP Canine Costume Parade for a dog-themed Halloween
Saturday in Jamaica Plain at First Baptist Church at 633 Centre Street, it’s the JP Canine Costume Parade. The event is from noon – 3pm. Local celebrities will judge the event, and prizes are awarded to the top three costumes. 100% of all $10 entry fees go to the City of Boston Animal Shelter, in the form of gift cards to local pet stores. The parade is hosted by JP Centre/South Main Streets and the JP Business & Professional Association.
Doggone Halloween Parade
The free Doggone Halloween Parade goes down on Saturday from 12 – 3pm. Be sure to head to the parade at Downtown Crossing in Boston. There will be winners of the costume contest in the categories of : Best Costume, Scariest Costume, Cutest Costume, Best Dog & Human Duo, and Best Dog & Child Duo. Don’t miss the dog-themed vendors as well. You can register HERE.
Pumpkins, Paws, and Pints
On Sunday, October 29th from 2-4pm, it’s Pumpkins, Paws & Pints. It’ll take place at Recreation Station, Pappas Way. There will be a scavenger hunt, outdoor games, crafts, and prizes for the best dressed doggies. There will also be a Halloween photo booth.