Dog Halloween Costume Events Across Toronto

Dog Halloween Costume Events Across Toronto

Your dog works hard on their Halloween costume... or rather you do. Either way, you need to show it off and if you do not have kids you cannot really take your dog around trick-or-treating for candy they cannot eat.

Here are a list of events pawfect for you and your dog to show off your costumes, and even have a chance for some great photography and prizes. Some of the event details are not quite finalized but not to fear, we will be updating this blog post as soon as everything is set. 

1. Awkward Halloween Pet Photos

"The Halloween edition of Awkward Pet Photos is THE perfect opportunity to finally debut that owner-and-pet costume you found on Pinterest three years ago...or DIY some animal ears out of cardboard and a headband and call it a day. " Click the event name above to open the facebook invite. Bone and Bred will be featured in the loot bags given away!

Saturday, October 20 12PM-3PM

Location: Pet Uno - 675 College Street West

2. Save Our Scruff 101 Event: Halloween Edition

Rainhard Brewing will be donating $1 from every beer sold to the amazing Toronto Rescue, Save Our Scruff on October 28. This brewery also made our list of Toronto breweries you can bring your pup! There will be FREE FRISBEES from Bone and Bred (limited quantities).

Sunday, October 28, 12PM-2PM
Location: Rainhard Brewing Co., 100 Symes Road Unit108

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3. Tom & Sawyer's Haunted House for OSPCA

Tom & Sawyer is throwing a haunted house at their amazing Leslieville location to raise money for OSPCA. Their Facebook event is not up yet but tickets will be limited so make sure you follow them to get a ticket before they run out.

Monday, October 29, 6PM-9:30PM
Location: 1247 Queen St E.

4. The Village Dog Pack Spooktacular Dog Walk

Celebrate Halloween by getting in costume with your pup for a costume contest and walk around Liberty Village.

Wednesday, October 31, 6:30PM-8PM
Location: 70 East Liberty Street

5. Howl-O-Ween Unleashed Pup Costume Party & Parade

Co-Hosted by Toronto’s infamous Helmut The Pug, this year’s Halloween pawty by Unleashed in the City is going to be one for the barks! Discover the reason why this event has been running strong for 5 years.

Saturday, October 27, 1PM-3PM
Location: 211 Ossingston Ave.


Photo from Helmut the Pug

6. Sorauren Park Costume Contest

The annual costume contest in Roncesvalles will have a grand prize for puppy and non-puppy category, sponsored by Bone and Bred. There will be gift bags for the first 40 dogs as well!

Sunday, October 28, 3PM-5PM
Location: Sorauren Park at the gated off-leash.

7. Merrill Bridge Road Park 

Costume parade and contest at Merrill Bridge Off Leash.

Saturday, October 27, 2PM-4PM
Location: Merrill Bridge Road Park

Photo by Toronto Mutts

8. Redemption Paws Halloween Parade

Come parade through Kensington market with your dog in costume and win prizes!

Sunday, October 21, 1PM-4PM
Location: 187 Augusta Ave

9. Spaw Boutique Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest

Wednesday, October 31, more details TBD.
Location: 844 King St. W.

10. Bark ‘n  Yapp Halloween Dog Parade and Costume Contest

"Building on our outstanding success from 2016 and 2017, Bark ‘n Yapp is hosting its 3rd Annual Howloween Pup Parade & Costume Contest. Join 100’s of dogs and their owners as we parade along Fort York Blvd between Spadina Ave and Bathurst St, with multiple stops along the way for both pup and human treats. This will be the largest event of its kind in Toronto. Even if you don’t have a dog, come out and cheer for your favourites.This is a FREE family-friendly/community-friendly party and charity event."

TBD on the date and time
Location: 92 Fort York Blvd

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If you have an event you think is missing from this list or an error to correct, please email