Calling all four-legged friends and their humans! Get ready to celebrate Halloween and wag your tails in delight, because the most hair-raising annual Halloween extravaganza is about to descend upon Atlanta in Historic Fourth Ward Park, right off the Atlanta Beltline!

Unleash the Howl-O-Ween Magic: Pre-Register for FREE for the

Spook-tacular Rescue Dog Games!--Atlanta's best Dog Howl-O-Ween Festival



Costumed Paws & Pals Parade/Contest: Enter or watch as pups transform into ghouls, goblins, and everything in between! Join the spine-tingling procession of costumed canines as they strut their stuff in a spook-tacular parade that's sure to steal the show.

  1.  make sure you Pre-Register for the event--its free
  2. Between 11 am - 11:50 am: Register to enter the costume contest onsite at the Registration tent to get your contest number.  Must be signed up no later than 11:50. Sign up is over at 11:50 am.
  3.  You will line up starting at the stage at 12:00 pm to do a Costumed Dog Parade,
  4. The top 10 will be invited on stage to strut your stuff!  Winners will then be announced.

NEW THIS YEAR:  Live Music and Entertainment all day with our emcee:  Luren:  Hang out with Luren throughout the day who will lead us in music, stretching, dog dancing, the trick contest, and FUN.  Bring your blanket to sit or get up and dance with your dog while enjoying the live music from 2 pm - 5 pm with Kristen Hope Justice.

Photo Pup-arazzi: Capture the enchanting moments with our funny photo booths, specially designed for you and your fur-friends to pose, play, and preserve memories that'll last beyond the witching hour.

Trick-or-Treat: Explore the trick-or-treat booth for dogs to celebrate Halloween in style!

Pet-Centric Vendors: Discover a bone-chilling bazaar of pet-centric vendors offering the latest in pet fashion, treats, toys, and more for your furry friend

Pre-Register Now for FREE! To secure your entry into the dog games at the festival, you must register. You can pre-register NOW which gets you into the prize drawings. Or you can register onsite.

Monster Mash Dance-off: Is your pup a dance floor dynamo? Join the Monster Mash Dance-off and show off your dog's groovy moves to the Halloween beat. From the ghostly waltz to the zombie shuffle, let your furry friend steal the spotlight with their dance-floor finesse.

Spook tacular Trick-and Treat Contest: Show off your dog’s greatest trick.  There will be two trick contest times--1 pm & 4 pm.

Make sure you have Pre-Registered for the event -its free and stopped by the registration tent to get your wristband.

To enter into the 1:00 Contest:

  1. From 12:30 - 1:00 -stop by the DISC DOG/ TRICK STATION to show off your trick to our trick staff --all dogs must stay on leash.
  2. 1:00 pm:  The top contenders will be invited to the stage area to perform their trick and then winners will be announced.

To enter into the 4:00 Contest:

  1. From 3:00 - 4:00-stop by the DISC DOG/ TRICK STATION to show off your trick to our trick staff --all dogs must stay on leash.
  2. 4:00 pm:  The top contenders will be invited to the stage area to perform their trick and then winners will be announced.

Lure Chase: Let your pup get on their fun as they run around the lure chase course. Pure joy for your BFF!

Disc Dog Play/Learn Station: Take this opportunity to work/play with our experts to learn this great and fun activity to do with your dog.  This is also the station you will come to "try-out" for the trick contest!

Urban Dog Parkour: Learn/ Play with our trainers a fabulous engaging way to spice up your dog walks with dog parkour!  The Parkour course will prove fun for you and your dog!!

To-die-for Food and Beer and Music! Bring a blanket, hang out on the grass and enjoy!

Adopt your next BFF: Visit all of our Pet Rescue/ Pet Organizations to meet your next family member. Come ready to fall in love and to find out how you can support these Atlanta organizations

📅 Mark your calendars, and come celebrate the spookiest season with tail-wagging enthusiasm. This Howl- O-Ween Festival promises thrills, chills, and memories to cherish forever. Let the fur-raising fun begin! 🐾🎃🐕‍🦺

Fabulous Festival for ALL Dogs & Their Humans!

Shine a light on the importance of pet adoption & Get outside & play with your dog!!

Please bring UN-opened dog food to donate to PAWS Atlanta.