Pembroke Pines, FL (August 25, 2021) - Boo! It’s that time of year for your pets to break out their best costumes for the City of Pembroke Pines annual Bow Wow Ween on Saturday October 9, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Pembroke Pines K-9 Officer Craig Rupp Dog Park located at 9751 Johnson Street (just east of Palm Avenue). The event is pet friendly and free of charge to attend.
Bow Wow Ween is the ultimate Halloween party for dogs and their owners. Participants can show how scary, creative, cute, mysterious or spooky their dogs can be to win prizes. Bow Wow Ween includes an assortment of dog costume contests for all sizes by specific category: best family costume, scariest, cutest and funniest costumes, and most original costume, with an awards ceremony to follow, dog games, prizes, promotional items, activities for families and raffles.
The Contest times are as follows: Funniest Costume Contest is promptly at 10:30 a.m. with awards at 11 a.m.; Scariest Costume at 11 a.m. with awards at 11:30 a.m.; Cutest Costume at 11:30 a.m. with awards at noon; Most Original Costume at Noon and awards at 12:30 p.m. and Best Family Costume at 12:30 p.m. with awards at 12:45 p.m.
Additionally, there’s also the 2021 Miss Bow Wow Ween contest at Bow Wow Ween with the winner of Miss Bow Wow Ween 2021 receiving a crown and sash to bark about, accompanied by a prize basket valued at over $100. The Miss Bow Wow Ween contest takes place at 10:00 a.m. with awards for that competition being given out at 10:30 a.m.
To become a pet-related vendor with a table top display or to enter the contest, applications are available by contacting the Special Events Division at 954-392-2116 or visiting www.ppines.com/specialevents.
Lastly, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge in the state of Florida, The City of Pembroke Pines encourages the wearing of facemasks and social distancing.
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