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Howl-o-ween Pet Parade
October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Salem is going to the dogs (and cats and lizards and bunnies), and we couldn’t be happier about it! Salem Main Streets is very pleased to produce the return of the Howl-o-ween Pet Parade, to be held on Saturday, Oct. 9 at 1 pm on Derby Wharf, Salem Maritime National Historic Site (160 Derby St). In addition, we will also be holding our second virtual contest for those not able to attend on October 9th.
Pets of all species are welcome at the parade but should be well-behaved and comfortable at a busy event where there are likely to be many dogs. Masks are not required but are highly encouraged. The parade is rain or shine.
We ask all parade participants to register online in advance if possible, with a small donation of $5 for Salem residents and $10 for non-residents. All proceeds go directly to Salem Main Streets in support of special community programs all year round.
Submissions for the virtual contest must be received by the end of the day on Saturday, October 9. Voting will occur October 10 through October 17, with awards announced on Monday, October 18. Pets may participate in both the parade and online contest but must register for both separately.
Online registration for both the parade and virtual contest can be found at www.salemmainstreets.org/howl-o-ween.