This Weekend! Midtown Trick-Or-Treat & Pooch Parade
Midtown Merchants are brewing up a bewitching good time for kiddos and pooches of all ages and sizes. The neighborhood’s Annual Trick-or-Treat and Pooch Parade are just a few days away on Saturday, October
27th from 10am to 2pm.
Enjoy an afternoon of Trick-or-Treating from over 50 participating Midtown businesses from 11am to 2pm. In addition to satisfying your childrens’ sweet tooth, you can bring the whole family down to Marshall Park for a variety of free family friendly activities presented by The Sutter District.
Festivities and their presenters include: Chilled Apple Cider by Blue Cue, Face Painting by Barwest, Caramel Apple Decorating by Centro, Yappy Hour by Cafe Bernardo & Monkey Bar, Fall Crafts by Harlow’s, Pumpkin Decorating by INK, Balloon Animals by Paragary’s Bar & Oven, Bounce House by Red Rabbit, Fall Photo Booth by the Midtown Business Association and The Sutter District, and a a special treat for those .
For the four legged lovers, make sure to catch the 3rd Annual Pooch Parade and “Yappy Hour”. Registration for the pooch parade will be from 9:45am-10:15am at Marshall Park. Pooches will parade around Midtown and then return to Marshall Park for “Yappy Hour” and Judging. Canines of all shapes and sizes are invited to come out in their Halloween best, to try to capture one of the eight coveted Pooch Parade Awards. Awards included: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Overall, Midtown Spirit, Cutest Costume, Spookiest Costume, Best Duo and Funniest Costume Award. Afterwards while your precious pets are chomping on treats, check out the vendor booths dedicated to promoting a happy and healthy life for your pet.
A complete map of Midtown Trick-or-Treat locations and the Pooch Parade route are available at ExploreMidtown.org, as well as on-site during the event. You can also find information on Facebook and Twitter.
Families seeking a spooktacular experience are also encouraged to stop by Casa de Espanol‘s haunted house on J Street, or for evening fun check out the Haunted Fort at Sutter’s Fort from 6:30 to 9:00pm.
Editor’s note: A correction has been made to reflect the accurate date of the event, which is Saturday October 29.
Disclosure: Disclosure: Lauren Machi currently works with the sponsoring organization, the Midtown Business Association.