Howl-O-ween! Events for Pets and their Humans

Halloween in Lake County

Halloween has gone to the dogs, well-behaved cats, and reptiles!

Why should the kids have all the fun when your pets could have a howling good time without the sugar-high afterward. We’ve gathered up all the Halloween events for pets this weekend so you and Fido can claim the top pup prize and have some scary good fun.

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Halloween Events for Pets

Please remember to click the link for full details on each event. Little Lake County is not responsible for changes, cancellations, or sold-out events.

Spooky Pooch Parade
13 October 11:00 a.m.
Chicago Botanic Garden
The only time dogs are allowed in the garden! Cleverly costumed canines march the parade route to celebrate Halloween. Tickets are required for pets entering the content, $22 in advance $28 at the door; viewing is free.

Howl-o-Ween Pooch Parade
19 October 10:45 a.m. Willow Stream Park
This event will include a canine costume contest and doggy egg hunt. All fury-tailed friends and humans are welcome to attend, even if you do not have a dog. 

Trucks, Trunks, and Treats
19 October 11:00 a.m. Family Aquatic Center Parking Lot
Bring your trick-or-treat bags to receive candy from the operators at each vehicle. Take some time to ride the hayride or jump in the bounce house too. Dogs are welcome! Dress up your furry friend and let them strut their stuff. Admission is $3

Trick or Treat Deerpark Town Center
26 October 12:00 p.m. Deer Park Town Center
Trick or TReat from store to store while enjoying activities including a stilt walker, balloon twisting, crafts, pumpkin decorating, snacks, and more. Bring your pooch with as Deer Park is Dog-friendly.

Halloween Hound Parade
27 October 12:00 p.m. Downtown Long Grove
Pooches throughout the region are invited to don their best Halloween duds and howl at the moon at Halloween Town’s 2nd Dog Costume Parade!  

Trick-or-Treat on Main Street
27 October 1:00 p.m. Main Street Wauconda
While the main attraction of this event is the business trick-or-treat for the kids, there is a Pet Costume Contest.

Photo Credit: Marie DeLean
Photo Credit: Marie DeLean

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