Annual Kearny Doggie Halloween PAWrade & Festival, Saturday, October 27th, 11:30 – 2 p.m.

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 
 
 
 
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