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Happy Howl-O-Ween
Trick-or-Treat and Costume Contest

October 28, 2023 from 1 – 3pm
Costume Contest at 230pm

Celebrate the fun of Howl-O-Ween with your furry friends at the Akron Dog Park. Your purchase of a ticket includes Trick or Treating For Dogs from treat station to treat station throughout Akron Dog Park. Also included is everyone’s favorite Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest for both dogs and humans alike. 

This year’s local supporters are Pet Supplies Plus in Fairlawn, DQ on Cuyahoga Falls Avenue, and PetPeople by Hollywood Feed on Hawkins Avenue

Costume Contest & Trick-or-Treat with your Dog Information
Grand Prize is Best in Show (overall winner from Sub-Categories) Cash Prize of $200
Sub-Categories cash or gift card prizes:
Best Family/Group
Most Original

Dog Trick-or-Treat sessions begin at 1pm
Costume Contest begins at 230pm
Tickets are $10.00, contest entry donation per dog and includes Trick-or-Treat
Limit 3 dogs per adult companion

No upcoming events at the moment
  • All proceeds benefit Better Akron Recreation for Canines (BARC), a registered 501c3 public charity that operates and maintains Akron Dog Park

  • By attending this event, you agree to follow all the established Akron Dog Park rules in addition to the Howl-O-Ween Trick or Treat for Dogs Rules listed below

  • All dogs must be well controlled and remain on a leash no longer than 6 feet while in the event area

  • Owners assume responsibility for themselves and their dog’s actions and must closely observe their pet to ensure everyone’s safety

  • Please bring your own trick-or-treat bag to collect your treats in.

  • This event will take place in rain or shine. All sales final. No refunds or exchanges.


   General Meetings take place quarterly as needed.  BARC uses this time for the planning and discussion of projects, fundraisers and park renovations.  Everyone is welcome to attend and is encouraged to share their thoughts with Better Akron Recreation for Canines (BARC) Officers and Board Members.

   Time, date and location information will be posted to BARC Akron Dog Park's Facebook page whenever meetings are scheduled to take place. You can also look for general meeting information on the Home Page of this website.

Akron Dog Park General Meeting
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