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Hayes Valley Annual Halloween Parade and Costume Contest

October 29, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free – $10
dogs in costumes

Bring your pet (and yourself!) in your best Halloween costume for fun, parade and prizes!

The Hayes Valley Pet Parade is sponsored by SFwalkies and Hayes Valley Art Works, with special Guest Judges from Muttville. Donations are welcome for Muttville Senior Dog Rescue. Donations may also be made to Hayes Valley Art Works, a member of Intersection for the Arts, a 501c3 organization.

Please REGISTER in advance to be entered in the Costume Contest.

There is no entrance fee, but we encourage you to please donate to Muttville (suggested $10, any amount is OK) at the links on the Registration page.

Prize Categories

  • Best Overall Costume
  • Best Funny Costume
  • Best Scary Costume
  • Best Trick
  • Best Group Effort
  • Best Tiny Dog
  • Best Small
  • Best Large

Proceeds will be donated to Muttville Senior Dog Rescue. Donations can also be made at the link below, or to Hayes Valley Art Works, and at the event! Muttville will be judging the costumes!!!


  • 12-1 pm Register your pet at the Pup Tent and get a number for the parade. Check out Pup Photo Tent and other fun and games
  • 1 pm Line up in number order up to parade around the park, and do a twirl (or a trick!) and get a treat at the Judging Circle
  • 1-2 pm PARADE and Costume Review with Judges from Muttville, HVAW @obabso and @Sfwalkies Janet and Todd
  • 2-3 pm – Prizes, Photos and Fun!


Donation of $5-10 is requested but not required.

Donate to Muttville

Donate to Hayes Valley Art Works


October 29, 2023
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free – $10
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