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Dog Halloween Costume Parade at Fairfield Harvest Market, Oct. 19, Noon

Fairfield, Conn. – The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce is reminding its residents that it will be hosting a fun & festive Dog Halloween Costume Parade at the upcoming Fairfield Harvest Market event on the Old Town Hall Green/Saturday, October 19th.  

The Harvest Market will open at 10:00am and close at 4:00pm.  Over 85 vendors will pop-up their tents, all ready to greet the public to offer:  pumpkins, apples, cider, jewelry, household items, furniture, home décor, children’s books & clothing, beauty products, apparel and pet items … plus, some vendors from the ever-popular Fairfield Farmer’s Market will be offering meat, eggs, produce, deserts, baked goods, and more!

The Pooch parade check-in will begin at 11:30am, in the left-hand side parking lot of the Old Town Hall.  The parade will start at noon, and the parade route will start in the check-in parking lot, go up to Old Post Road, turn-left down to the YMCA.  Once at the YMCA, the parade will then turn-around and end in front of Old Town Hall to award prizes.

For our furry friends participating in the free Dog Halloween Costume Parade, seven prizes will be awarded for the most creative costumes. Only friendly, even temperament dogs, who get along with others, will be accepted to walk in the parade.  

Prize Categories:

  • Best Family Costume
  • Owner Pet look alike
  • Spookiest
  • Diva Dog
  • Most Creative
  • Fairfield Town Pride
  • Cutest

Free Pooch Items: For the first 50 dogs, each pooch will receive free a free Chamber dog bandana! 

Free Pooch Photos:

Before the parade, get a photo of your dog in costume.  Melena Cerqueira Photography will be on hand to take a FREE photo of your dog.  Photo shoot will start at 11:00am and end promptly at noon.  

Owners can download their FREE photo from Fairfield Chamber of Commerce’s Facebook Page at  www.facebook.com/fairfieldchamber/ .  Photos will be available by Friday, Oct. 25th. Please note, all photos will be viewable to the public on Facebook.

Vote for your favorite pooch:  The photo that gathers the most “likes” on the Chamber Facebook page by October 31st will win a free family or dog portrait sitting and one 8”x 10” print.                                                                                                                                                                                              

Event:  Dog Halloween Costume Parade

Date:  Saturday, October 19th (Rain or Shine)

Parade Start Time: noon

Parade Line-Up Time:  11:30am

Free and open to the public

Location:  Historic Old Town Hall Green in Fairfield

Address:  611 Old Post Road, (corner of Beach Road), Fairfield, CT  

For more information about the Chamber’s Harvest Market and Dog Costume Parade, please visit:  www.FairfieldCT Chamber.com (or call the Chamber office:  203-255-1011)

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