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There’s A Halloween Pupper Parade Coming To Melbourne

By James Shackell
7th Oct 2017


Love pups? One of those people who shows a suspicious amount of enthusiasm when it comes to Halloween? You’re gonna love this one.

Port Melbourne is throwing a Howl-O-Ween Festival this month (and if puns like that don’t do it for you, this article’s gonna feel really long). Howl-O-Ween basically an excuse to dress your dog up like a clown/ghost/vampire/generic super hero and parade them through the streets, picking up candy along the way.

There’ll be a spooktacular parade (sorry) with paws-itivley adorable outfits (again, sorry) and a bunch of Best Dressed prizes up for grabs. Participants will then be unleashed on the biggest dog-trick-or-treat the city has ever seen. Pooches will get a treat at checkpoints along the route, and owners will get as much candy as they can con from households along the way. Looks like everybody’s kicked a goal.

You can register your pup at the Howl-O-Ween website as of now. Every dog signed up gets a free pet portrait, courtesy of photographer Erin King.

Do whatever you can to get down. Wag school if you have to (last one, we promise).

The Details

Where: Rouse St, Port Melbourne
When: 11am – 3pm, Sunday 29 October
For more info, click here

Mark this one in the diary too: there's a pop-up champagne party coming to Melbourne

Image credit: Nicolas Tessari

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