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Fort Greene PUPS’ 17th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest
Oct 31, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
The 17th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest will be held by Fort Greene PUPS in Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn on Saturday, October 31 2015, with a rain date of Sunday, November 1st. Registration of entrants begins at 11:00 am on the Fort Greene Park monument plaza, and judging of dog costumes starts at noon sharp at the bottom of the monument stairs. A $5.00 per entrant donation is suggested, but not required, for contest entry.
Browse our gallery of photos from past years’ contests for inspiration. The Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest takes place in Fort Greene Park at the same time as the Fort Greene Park Conservancy’s Halloween Fest.
The Great PUPkin has a four-person judging panel and prizes donated by dozens of local vendors. Winners also receive the coveted PUPkin rosettes. Fort Greene Park is located in Brooklyn between Myrtle and Dekalb Avenues; closest trains are the 4/5 at Nevins St. or the B/D/N/Q/R at Dekalb Avenue.