HAUNTED HOUNDS HOWL-O-WEEN
Costume Parade & Contest | Tricks & Treats | After Pawty Yappy Hours
River Mill Park, Historic Occoquan Virginia Sunday October 28, 2018, 11AM – 1PM Rain or Shine
Join us for fun and save some lives!
Costume Parade & Contest: Your well socialized creatively-costumed-canines are cordially summoned to enter our juried costume parade & contest as a Haunted Hound Entry. Leave your less social hounds at home for the day and join us as a Spooktator Entry where you can enjoy the parade and help with the voting, explore our sponsors and make new friends, and procure a doggie bag full of treats on your stay-at-home pooch's behalf. Junior Spooktator's enter free. Prizes for the most creative, most inspirational, and most haunting costume categories and one GRAND PRIZE for the crowd favorite who steals the day! Prefer to run with crowd, do a group costume! Got wheels? Non-motorized carts, strollers and wheelchairs can become part of your costume as a float entry! Get your Photos taken in front of our glorious LOVE sign, or at our Sniff & Repeat using the hashtags #OCQHowlOWeen #occoquanva#2LOYALHowlOWeen #RLAHHowlOWeen #PWHSHowlOWeen
11AM Check In & Gates Open
12PM Pawrade Step off & Spooktating
1215PM Roll of Sponsors, Judges Introductions (concurrent with pawrade procession)
1245PM Winners Wag & Prizes Awarded
1PM Occoquan Merchants Guild Release of the Hounds on Town
1PM - 3PM Trick & Treating at Participating Merchants
1PM - 4PM After Pawty Yappy Hours at Participating Restaurants
Help us make a pawsitive difference for animals in Prince William County! 100% of your registration & entrance fee benefits Prince William Humane Society (PWHS) in support of programs partnering with our Prince William County Animal Shelter. PWHS is a non-profit organization and community partner of the Prince William County Animal Shelter. Healthy, adoptable pets are transferred from the Shelter to the PWHS Adopt Shop located in Dumfries for care, socialization, training and adoption. Your pawticipation will create lasting impacts for the animals directly within our community. Look for PWHS on site to learn more or discuss foster and volunteer opportunities with PWHS Staff.
This event is brought to you through a partnership of Ridge Lake Animal Hospital a 36-year partner in comprehensive veterinary care for area pets & Loyalty Pet Care, Occoquan’s hometown in home pet services company. We are working to raise $5K animals in the local Prince William County community in our inaugural year and have that amount grow in the years to come.
Mark Your Calendar, Register today and get to planning your costume!
2 Positions Filled | 1 Impact | 1 Hours