Halloween Pet Parade

Halloween Pet Parade
in Volunteer Park


Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., rain or shine


Volunteer Park
1247 15th Ave E., Seattle, WA 98112

Join us for a festive celebration of our furry friends! We’ll have vendor booths, prizes for best costumes, and more! The event is open to all pets, including stuffed animals.

The Schedule

We have a fun day of events planned for Volunteer Park’s first pet parade, with our emcee for the day Matt Smith!

  • 11 a.m.: Q&A with Jet City Animal Clinic
  • 11:15 a.m.:  Old Dog Haven will describe their non-profit mission
  • 12 p.m.: Costume Competition with prizes for 5 categories: Best Celebrity Pet, Spookiest Pet, Best Pet/Owner Combo, Best Dressed, Most Creative
  • 12:30 p.m.: The Pet Parade Begins!
  • 1:30 p.m.: Winners of the competition will be announced

The Route

There will be plenty of parking on site: we will be opening up the lower loop road (E. Highland Dr.) for people to park along.

Food Trucks

The following food trucks will be on hand for a little snack!


The following nonprofit groups will also be on hand:



Dirtie Dog Photography will be offering FREE digital photos of your pets!

Gift Basket Donations for Award Winners by:

Blue Dog Bakery, Mud Bay, Dogwood Play Park, Madrona Dog Company, Jet City Animal Clinic, Downtown Dog Lounge, Seattle Barkery, Urban Animal, and Cosmic Home and Pet.


Sign Up to Volunteer

Help make this event a success by volunteering! We need help in three different areas — sign up for one, two, or all three:


9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
• Unpack supplies
• Set up canopies and signs
• Decorations
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
• Parade Route Monitors (20 needed)
– or –
• Stage Helpers (5 needed): 11:00 AM – 12:30
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
• Pack up supplies
• Take down canopies, signs & decorations
• Remove litter


Tell your friends you’re volunteering on Facebook!

Thank you to our Halloween Pet Parade
Event Sponsors: 

Aegis Living

And thank you to our Volunteer Park Trust
Community Partners:


Kaiser Permanente
4Culture Logo


And one final thank you to our featured non-profits: