Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 11:30am to 2:00pm
Dog & Owner Costume Contests/ Food/Activities/Fun for the Whole Family
KEARNY, NJ -- Get your favorite pooch into the Halloween spirit this year at the annual Kearny Doggie Halloween PAWrade and Festival, Saturday, October 27thfrom 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Arlington Depot Park in Kearny. Costumed-clad pooches, their families and dog lovers of all ages should head over to Arlington Depot Park (off Midland Avenue, between Elm and Forest Streets) from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the event which is being sponsored by the Kearny Urban Enterprise Zone, K-9 Corner and Bone Appetit Spa and Dog Barkery. Additional support from Kearny Shop-Rite, Pet Smart and the West Hudson Arts & Theater Company. The Festival is rain or shine.
“The event continues to grow in popularity each year,” said John Peneda, KUEZ coordinator. “It is proving to be a perfect way to energize the town, as well as attract new visitors to showcase Kearny as a great place to work, shop and play.”
Even if you don't have a dog of your own, this event is not one to be missed!
A Doggie Halloween Costume Contest will highlight the Festival. Registration is FREE! Proof of a current dog license and up-to-date rabies vaccine is also required with complete registration. Advance registration forms available until the morning of October 25th at Town Hall, K 9 Corner and Bone Appetit Barkery. No exceptions. Prizes will be awarded in two divisions (dogs over and under 40 lbs.) compliments of Bone Appetit Barkery, K-9 Corner, Pet Smart and Shop Rite of Kearny.
GET THERE EARLY if you are registering the day of the event. Sign up will ONLY be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. You MUST have your proper paperwork with you to register at the PAWrade.
The PAWrade Festival promises plenty to do for both dog-lovers and families alike, even if your puppy is not part of the Costume Contest! On hand will be-
• BERGEN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER Mobile Adoption Unit
• BONE APPETIT BARKERY & SPA Airbrush Dog Tattoos
• Gift Basket raffles by Kearny Shop Rite
• K9 CORNER DIY Craft Table
• ‘TICKS and TREATS’ at Arlington Dog & Cat Hospital
• Fire Safety tips with Kearny Fire Department
• Demos and Give Aways hosted by Pet Mate
• Info booths from the Kearny TNR and Kearny Community Cats
• Celebrate PAW PATROL hosted by the Kearny Library
• HOLSMAN PHYSICAL THERAPY Doggie Massages
• “Doggie Bone Yard” hosted by The Kearny Dog Walker
• Doggie Paint Collage hosted by Kearny Bank
• KEARNY DOG PARK Pet Trick Competition
• Pitty (Pit Bull) Kissing Fundraising Booth hosted by Forgotten Tails
• Dog supplies for sale at Midtown Pharmacy
• Kearny GIRL SCOUTS
Everyone is welcome to bring leashed dogs to the event. Only one dog per handler; handlers must be over the age of 18.
For additional information call 201-955-7981. Like the KUEZ on Facebook. Email Pawrade@kearnynj.org