5 Totally Paw-Some Pet Halloween Costume Contests

Got a BFF (Best Friend Fur-ever) who loves to vamp it up for All Hallows’ Eve? Unleash their adorableness on these O‘ahu pet costume contests. We’ve sniffed out the picks of the litter.


Hawai‘i Doggie Bakery

Photo: Courtesy of Hawai‘i Doggie Bakery


Howl-O-Ween Woof-Tacular

Oct. 21, Howl-O-Ween Doggie Parade, check-in starts at 2:30 p.m., parade starts at 3 p.m.

Compete in front of local celebrity judges for a variety of prizes on Oct. 21 at the spook-tacular Halloween event during the Howl-O-Ween Doggie Parade at Royal Hawaiian Center. The grand prize winner will receive a $150 RHC gift card, second place will receive a $100 RHC gift card, third place will receive a $50 RHC gift card and all contestants will receive a doggie treat.

Free. Royal Hawaiian Center, 2201 Kalākaua Ave., (808) 922-2299, royalhawaiiancenter.com. For more info, visit hawaiidoggiebakery.org.




Pet Costume Contest at Salt Lake Shopping Center

Oct. 27, check-in from 10 to 11 a.m., contest starts after 11:30 a.m. keiki costume contest

Dress your pets in devilishly good looks and take them down to Salt Lake Shopping Center’s Pet Costume Contest on Oct. 27 to strut their stuff. Win wicked-cool prizes from Salt Lake Shopping Center merchants including gift certificates from PetVet Animal Hospital and other goodies.

Free. Salt Lake Shopping Center, 848 Ala Liliko‘i St., Salt Lake, (808) 735-8822, saltlakeshoppingcenter.com.


SEE ALSO: 9 Paw-esome Halloween Costume Ideas for Your Adorable Puppy


Cat Fanciers of Hawai‘i’s Halloween Cat Costume Contest

Oct. 27, noon to 1 p.m.

Got a too-cute Katie Purry or Lady Paw-Paw in your pack? Enter them in Cat Fanciers of Hawai‘i’s Halloween Cat Costume Contest happening on Oct. 27 to win fur-tastic prizes.

Event admission is $7 for adults; $5 for military, children age 10 and younger, and seniors age 65 and older. Cat Costume Contest entrance fee is $8. Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Hawai‘i Suite, 777 Ward Ave., (808) 768-5252. For more info, visit facebook.com/hawaiicatclub.


Pet Costume Contest at Mililani Shopping Center

Oct. 31, check-in starts at 5 p.m., contest starts at 6 p.m.

For a wag-worthy time, hit up Mililani Shopping Center’s Pet Costume Contest on Oct. 31 and compete to win bewitching prizes including a gift certificate from The Pet Hale and more.

Free. Mililani Shopping Center, 95-221 Kīpapa Drive., Mililani, (808) 521-2611, Mililanishoppingcenter.com.


Howl-O-Ween Pup Costume Contest at Turtle Bay Resort

Oct. 26, 5 to 9:30 p.m.

Turtle Bay

Hosted by its canine ambassador Pono (a 6-month-old pup dressed as Bruno Paws) Turtle Bay Resort’s pet costume contest will award prizes for cutest pup costume, ugliest dog costume and best group costume.

Free, with a $10 suggestion donation to benefit Turtle Bay Foundation, Turtle Bay Resort, 57-081 Kamehameha Hwy., Kahuku, (808) 293-6000.





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