Howl-O-Ween Fall Festival & Fundraiser

Celebrate the family fun of Halloween with your furry friends at Akron Dog Park's Annual "Howl-O-Ween" Fall Festival & Fundraiser.  This year's event features a Halloween Costume Contest for both dogs and humans alike.  There will also be delicious food, fun games, exciting K-9 entertainment and fantastic raffle prizes.

Admission to "Howl-O-Ween" is FREE!  Costume contests registration is only $5 per dog, $5 per child and $10 per family/group*.  The more catagories you enter, the better your chances of winning!

2013 Costume Contest Catagories

Judges Favorite Child Costume - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place
Judges Favorite Dog Costume - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place
Judges Favorite Group Costume - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place

Over $200 in Cash & Prizes!!
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Vendors, Sponsors & Donors

Pawsibilities Humane Society of Greater Akron
National Brittany Rescue & Adoption Network
Eastern Ohio Animal Rescue & Transport
Wash Wag Dog Wash and Grooming
Camp Bow Wow, Cuyahoga Falls
Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital
Sit Means Sit Cleveland/Akron
Greyhound Adoption of Ohio
It's Okay, My Dad's a Vet
Woman of a Certain Age
Snags & Wags Barkery
Memories Shadowed
Dogs Deserve Better
Bow Wow Fashions
Wild West Antlers
Paws & Prayers
JENuine Dzines
Chairwear LLC
Terri's Things
Nitro's Law
Fox Bloxx
Wag a Tail

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Nervous Dog Cafe (Walhaven location)
Cracker Barrel (Montrose loacation)
Texas Roadhouse (Stow location)
Dairy Queen (North Hill location)
Posche Paws Pet Resort & Spa
Giant Eagle (Fairlawn location)
Hattie's Café & Gifts Bakery
Shisler's Cheese House
Valley Animal Hospital
Celebrity Pets Salon
H&H Remedies LLC
Bath & Body Works
Akron Animal Clinic
Thirty One Gifts
Bob Evans
Akron Zoo

Main Street Gourmet
Fairlawn School of Music
Akron Police Department

Howl-o-Ween 2013 Promotion Flyer

Akron Dog Park is operated by the non-profit organization called BARC.
More than 15 Northeast Ohio area pet related vendors and rescue groups will be on hand with educational displays, rescued dogs for adoption and product specials for sale.  Akron Police Department's K-9 Unit will entertain visitors with exciting educational demonstrations and Jen's Mobile Grooming will provide FREE doggie nail trimming for your pet throughout the day.  There will also be a photographer set-up to provide FREE dog/family portraits that you can download from Facebook after the event.

Saturday October 12th, 2013
(Severe weather rain date: Sunday Oct 13th)

11am until 3pm

Akron Police Department K9 Unit @ Noon
Costume Contest @ 1pm

Free Pet & Family Portraits All Day

Raffle Prize Drawing @ 2:30pm

499 Memorial Parkway, Akron Ohio 44310

2013 Photo Gallery
2012 Photo Gallery
2011 Photo Gallery
2010 Photo Gallery

* Proceeds from this Halloween Costume Contest and Fundraiser will benefit Better Akron Recreation for Canines (BARC Non-Profit) and help cover the daily operational costs and expenses of Akron Dog Park.