15th Annual Great PUGkinFest

Chloe Pedersen

Posted on September 27 2017

15th Annual Great PUGkinFest

It's a bird... it's a plane... no — it's Pugs in costume!

The 15th Annual Great PUGkinFest will take place on Saturday, October 28 at Woodland Park (Riverplace) from 9am-1pm.

The Fall/Halloween Festival will include fabulous raffle prizes and a round up of vendors — including yours truly, Dog On Fleek — so feel free to start some of your holiday shopping early! The event will also have delicious baked goods available for purchase so you can snack during the always-entertaining costume contest.

The contest will have 11 awarded categories:

  1. Best in Show
  2. Arfully Close Second
  3. Most Bootiful Rescue
  4. Lifetime Achievement Award (dogs 8yrs and older)
  5. Coolest Kid Crafted
  6. Best Super Hero
  7. Gruesome Twosome
  8. Ghoulish Grumble
  9. Most Howlarious
  10. Outrageous off the Rack
  11. People's Choice Winner — a brand new category where the crowd will pick their favorite!

Attendance is free & open to the public, however if you wish to participate in the costume contest, as well as be eligible for awards, a registration fee of $10 per dog is required.

A portion of proceeds from the event will benefiting Pug Rescue of Austin.

Click here to view the Eventbrite page for the event. We hope to see you there!

Event Day Timeline:
Registration: 9am
Contest starts: 10am
Costume contest ends: 12:30pm
Prizes awarded: 1pm

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