2013 Halloween Costume Contest for humans | leading the Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade
Sunday, October 27, 2013 from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM (PDT)
Long Beach, CA
Parade of human contestants begins at 2:25 p.m. The dog contestants begin at 2:30 p.m.
COSTUMED KIDS AND ADULTS are invited to lead the Howl'oween Parade this year and there will be a few $10 prizes to those kids (more $$ for the adults) with the best outfits. There is no charge to enter the costume contest, but a signed entry form is required.
Sign-in at the start line in the park by 2:15, and judges will be be doing some preliminary judging then. Volunteers will line up contestants at 2:20 within the playground area.
Contestants will start out single-file on the parade route at 2:25 p.m. Final judging takes place on the short parade route. Contestants are welcome to walk with their dogs (only if the dog has registered for the Howl'oween Parade).
Awards will be announced after the dog parade ends about 3:45 or 4 p.m. in the Park. Parents are welcome to walk along with their kids in the parade.
There will be about 500 costumed dogs in the parade that follows the human costume contest parade. There are a few thousand spectators.
Read all about the Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade and register your dog here: www.Howloween.info