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Halloween Howlers: Top 5 Dog-Friendly Events Across Canada

Are you ready for a spine-tingling and fun-filled October? Halloween season is approaching fast, and it's time to get into the spooky spirit. Whether you're a fan of haunted houses, pumpkin patches, or costume parties, we've compiled a list of the top five must-attend Halloween events across Canada, perfect for your dog-friendly halloween plans.


Get ready to mark your calendars, because these hair-raising experiences are not to be missed. From thrilling scares to family-friendly festivities, there's something for everyone to enjoy this Halloween season. So, grab your costumes, prepare your sweet tooth, and get ready for a ghoulishly good time!


So, grab your costume, your four-legged friend, or your favourite Halloween treat and join in the festivities! Here are the top 5 must


1) Spooky Pop Up - a Halloween Market


Get ready to dive into the eerie world of dog-friendly Halloween events and horror-inspired shopping by starting at the Spooky Pop Up! Located in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, this hauntingly delightful market is set to send chills down your spine on October 14, 2023, starting at 12:00 PM. Browse through a bewitching collection of handmade artistry, explore the creations of talented artisans, and savor tantalizing treats from food trucks. If you're a fan of all things spooky and macabre, this event is tailor-made for you.


Location: Downtown Vancouver

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023

Time: 12:00PM

What: Halloween & horror inspired shopping, plus other handmade artistic and artisans and food trucks


2) Community Event & Artisan Market


Gormet Groceries is gearing up for an extraordinary gathering of local Canadian artisans, young trick-or-treaters, and even our four-legged friends. This Community Event & Artisan Market on Saturday, October 21, 2023, at 1:00 PM promises a delightful fusion of creativity and community spirit. Enjoy hot beverages, explore the craftsmanship of talented artisans, and let the kids (and dogs) revel in free trick-or-treating. It's a heartwarming celebration that embodies the essence of Halloween.


Location: Richmond, BC

Date: Saturday October 21, 2023

Time: 1:00PM

What: Community Event with local Canadian artisans, free trick or treating for kids & dogs, hot beverages, and more!


3) Doggie Fest Hawl-O-Ween

Calling all dog lovers and their furry companions! Doggie Fest is hosting a "pawsome" celebration of Halloween on Saturday, October 28, 2023, at 1:00 PM. Join the Doggie Fest Hawl-O-Ween for a day filled with canine-centric fun and festivities. Dress up your four-legged friends in their spookiest or silliest costumes and be part of a Halloween celebration like no other. It's a bark-tastic experience you won't want to miss!


Location: Markham, ON

Date: Saturday, October 28 2023

Time: 1:00PM

What: Get ready for a pawsome celebration of Halloween with your furry friends!


4) Halloween Party

Markham, ON, is the place to be for an unforgettable Halloween bash on Saturday, October 29, 2023, starting at 10:00 AM. Get ready for a day packed with thrills and entertainment at the Halloween Party of the year! Put on your most creative costume and take part in the costume contest, try your luck at the raffle giveaways, savor some chillingly good beer, and capture memorable moments at the photobooth. It's a spine-tingling party you'll be talking about for ages.


Location: Markham, ON

Date: Saturday October 29, 2023

Time: 10:00AM

What: Costume contest, raffle giveaway, beer, photobooth, and more


5) Howl-O-Ween Unleashed

On Sunday, October 29, 2023, at 11:00 AM, prepare for a howlingly good time at Howl-O-Ween Unleashed. This event is tailor-made for dog lovers and their furry friends, promising an off-leash day filled with excitement. Stroll through a marketplace adorned with various vendors while your four-legged companions proudly show off their spooktacular costumes. It's a day of unleashed fun and furry fashion that your dogs won't stop wagging their tails about!


Location: Toronto, ON

Date: Sunday October 29, 2023

Time: 11:00AM

What: Drop by for an off-leash day filled with vendors while showing off your furry friends costume.


Don't miss out on these exciting Halloween events happening in various locations across Canada! To get all the details, including event schedules, vendor lists, and more, download our app now. Stay updated with the latest news and be part of the Halloween fun! Click here to download the app and get ready to have a hauntingly good time this October. Happy Halloween! 🎃👻


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