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Spooky Pooch Parade

Sun Oct 13, 2019
11:00am to 1:00pm
5 and up
Free admission; $30 parking; $17/$22 dogs in advance; $23/$28 dogs event day

The Spooky Pooch Parade is a chance for some Halloween fun with your furry family members.

Viewing the dog parade is free. Families who wish to bring a dog to the Gardens must pay for the registration/ticket. Registration is available online or at the door. On event day the price goes up. 

Costume contest awards will be given in the following categories: Best Overall Costume, Best Dog/Owner Costume, Best Puppy in Costume, Best Senior Dog in Costume, and Best Horticultural Interpretation.

Non-profits and local pet supply shops will be on hand to share information and sell dog-related products. 

All dogs must be gone by 2:00 pm.

Parking discounts are available for Cook County residents. Be prepared to show proof of residency. 

The event is held rain or shine. No refunds will be given due to the weather.


Chicago Botanical Gardens
1000 Lake Cook Rd.
Glencoe, IL 60022
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