Inspired by our friends at Barkus in New Orleans

Crescent Ballroom owner and NOLA native brings his favorite New Orleans tradition to Arizona - with its own unique Phoenix flavor.

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What is

Howl-o-Ween: A Dog Costume Parade is a walking costume parade for you and your pooch along with Mariachi & New Orleans brass bands, stilt walkers, a second line and more – all in the beautiful setting of the west side of Margaret T. Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix.
*FREE to attend the parade and party but there is a registration fee for your dog to be in the parade. (Registration proceeds to benefit three great non-profits; One Community, Arizona Animal Welfare League and 100 Club.)

It's Not Just a Parade,
It's a Party!

The Pre and Post Parade Party Includes:

  • Live music – R&B/Motown set by “Southside Soul” featuring Kenny Gilmore
  • Bars serving beer, wine, and craft cocktails by Rattle & Rum
  • Food trucks
  • Live Screen Printing
  • Ice cream stand
  • Costume awards ceremony
  • Game zone
  • Vendor village
  • Pet adoption area
  • Face painting

Parade Route

2:00pm The Party Begins
2:00-2:45pm Dog Check-in and same day registration
2:15 "Southside Soul" Feat. Kenny Gilmore
3:00pm Parade Begins
3:30pm Post-Parade Party Begins with 'Southside Soul' feat. Kenny Gilmore
4:10pm Costume Contest Awards Ceremony
6:00pm Event Ends


Dog Registration/Ticket

One Dog / One Escort


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Extra Escort

For additional Escorts


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Group of 10

Mix & Match Dogs / Escorts


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Large Groups

Or Businesses

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