Found the perfect Halloween costume for your fur friend and can't wait to show it off?
Here are five pet costume parties around Harlem where you can do just that, from south to north:
Saturday, October 29 music at 3pm, parade/contest at 5pm
Morningside Heights Open Street, Amsterdam Ave between 110th and 111th Sts
Pets have their own category at this parade-meets-contest for everyone from kids to families. There will be prizes!
Saturday, October 29 3pm-5pm
Central Harlem Morningside Park, Morningside Ave and 114th St
This Halloween "pawty" includes a costume contest, treats and prizes.
Saturday, October 29 3pm-6pm
East Harlem Harlem Rose Garden, 6 E 129th St between Madison and Fifth Aves
The pet costume portion of the Halloween party inside this community garden starts at 5pm.
Saturday, October 29 noon-2pm
Hamilton Heights 142nd Street Dog Run, 142nd St and Riverside Drive
Highlights from previous parties at this dog run in Riverside Park (check out its Instagram stories) have included pups dressed as Ghostbusters, sharks, lobsters and rainbows.
Saturday, October 29 noon-3pm FREE
Central Harlem Bandshell at Jackie Robinson Park, 85 Bradhurst Ave at 148th St
You and your pet are encouraged to come dressed in your best costumes and walk the runway, complete with a photo booth. Look for a pumpkin patch, arts & crafts, games, music and more.