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HOWL-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest 2019

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  • Date October 26, 2019
  • Time Start Time: 11:00 AM End Time: 12:00 PM
howl o ween dog costume contest
October 26, 2019

A wonderful display of dogs (and owners) in creative and thematic costumes to win prizes! Starts at 11am – however, please arrive at 10:30 to sign up! Enter your pup in the fun and parade your pooch around the pet-friendly Harbor Village! No entry fee. Hundreds come to watch and take photos.

Please arrive at 10:30am to register/check-in in person. There will be booths set up near the Carousel in Ventura Harbor Village.

We will accept a maximum off 75 dog entries, so please pre-register to secure your spot.

CLICK HERE to fill out the pre-registration form for your pup. Return completed form to [email protected] as soon as possible.

Please note: Pre-registration form will not work in the Firefox browser. Please use Google Chrome. If you have any issues with the form, please email [email protected] to let us know.

Every pet gets a treat, owners can enjoy pet-friendly dining patios, boat rentals, and waterfront hotel stays.

A special thanks to our Doggie Sponsor – Ventura Pet Barn!

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Plus a big thank you to our supportive Ventura Harbor Restaurants:

  • Boatyard Pub
  • Coastal Cone Ice Cream
  • Margarita Villa
  • The Greek Mediterranean Steak & Seafood
  • Wild Local Seafood

All doggies that participate get a treat bag from Ventura Pet Barn, all owners get a bag of scooby snacks and a Wooden Nickel for $ off at Coastal Cone Ice cream, and a professional photographer will be on site to snap photos of your pooch.

Those that win 1st place in their category will also receive a blue ribbon, a gift certificate to one of the fabulous harbor restaurants/markets listed above, a complimentary pup cream from Coastal Cone (special dessert for dogs!) and a complimentary pumpkin. Categories include:

  • Best in Show
  • Spookiest
  • Most Seaworthy
  • Cutest /Prettiest
  • Most Creative

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Families, stick around for the Kids Trick Or Treat event afterwards at 1pm!

  • Date October 26, 2019
  • Time Start Time: 11:00 AM End Time: 12:00 PM
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