Fun things to do with dogs for the spooky holiday
Nowadays the whole entire family can join in the fun of the holiday season. There are a variety of entertaining activities to do including Howloween events such as costume parties and parades featuring canines as well as fundraisers, shopping and ghostly tours. You should be able to take the entire family pumpkin shopping. Here is a sample of what is going on in the Monterey Bay area this year.
pumpkin patch shopping
there is a long list of places where they will have kid friendly pumpkin patch events here, if you want to go, call to see if they are also pup friendly
Make a peanut butter and pumpkin doggie treat for Fido
Carve the pumpkin to look like your dog
the City of Carmel-by-the Sea is celebrating its 97th Annual Birthday Celebration and Halloween Parade on Saturday, October 26, 2013. The parade begins at 11AM meandering through the commercial district on Ocean Avenue. Adults, children and leashed dogs are welcome to participate in the parade. Make sure you wear your costume and join City Dignitaries riding in grand old cars as the City salutes its residents, as well as elected and appointed officials.
A wonderful hot dog lunch and entertainment await outdoors at Sunset Center parking lot (located on San Carlos between 9th and 10th) beginning at high Noon! Tickets for the lunch will be available for purchase at Carmel-by-the-Sea City Hall (E/S Monte Verde btwn Ocean & 7th) and the Carmel Chamber of Commerce (W/S San Carlos btwn 5th & 6th) and at the event, buy early, as a limited number are available. $5 for a hot dog lunch including chili, chips, a drink, ice cream, cake and coffee (donated by the Monterey Bay Area Chapter of the American Red Cross). For ticket information please call 831/620.2020.
For up-to-date information please call 831/620.2020, or e-mail email@example.com
October 26, 2013 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
7902 Moss Landing Rd.
Moss Landing, California
Ph: (831) 718-9122
Taco bar, live music with Carolyn Sils Band, drawing, dog costume contest, awesome prizes!
Entry: $5 Donation to POMDR (Peace of Mind Dog Rescue)
Savor a special Haute Style taco bar available for purchase for $15.00 (BBQ is optional)
Wine and Beer also available for purchase.
Costume Contest at 1:45 p.m. judged by Mike Hale:
-1st Prize $100 gift certificate to The Haute Enchilada,
-2nd Prize $50 gift certificate to The Haute Enchilada,
-3rd Prize $25 gift certificate to LightHouse Harbor Grille
Trick or Treat Pacific Grove
All are encouraged to put on their Halloween costumes and trick-or-treat throughout downtown Pacific Grove, Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All ages welcome. Look for the Halloween balloons at participating businesses.
Zoom Room Howl-o-ween Spectacular
Join the annual Howl-O-Ween party and fundraiser at Zoom Room, 120 Central Ave., Pacific Grove on Sunday, Oct. 28 from 2-4 p.m. This dog-friendly event will include costume contests, doggie games and prizes, tasty treats, adoptable dogs, and Halloween portraits. Information: (831) 717-4580.
Pumpkin Pandemonium & Community Trick-or-Treat
Join the annual free family fun at this year’s Pumpkin Pandemonium and community trick-or-treat, Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Del Monte Shopping Center, Monterey. Information: www.shopdelmonte.com.
Don’t forget to enter our Halloween pet photo contest, to win prizes,