Takoma Park Recreation Department
7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20910
(301) 891-7290 – www.takomaparkmd.gov/recreation
Canine Costume Contest
Saturday, October 29, 3:00 p.m.
Takoma Park Community Center
Halloween is going to the dogs. Dress your dog up for this event. Categories include cutest, scariest, funniest and most original with two divisions: little dogs and big dogs. Dogs must be leashed and under control by the handler.
Annual Costume Contest
Saturday, October 29, 5:00 p.m.
Intersection of Carroll and Laurel Avenues
Old Town Takoma Park
The FREAKS come out in the afternoon. Get all decked out and strut your stuff. Categories include most original, funniest, and scariest. Ages 2 and under; 3-4; 5-7; 8-10; 11-12; Teen and Adult and Overall group category. Join in the fun!
Saturday October 29, Approximately 5:45 p.m.
Immediately following the costume contest
All are welcome to participate in this walking parade. Follow the Takoma Park Fire Department Fire Truck as it escorts you down the parade route. Beginning at Carroll and Laurel Avenues, following Carroll Avenue to the Fire House, left on to Philadelphia Avenue and ending at Piney Branch Elementary School.
Halloween Award Ceremony
Saturday, October 29, Approximately 6:15 p.m.
Immediately following the parade
Piney Branch Elementary School, 7510 Maple Avenue
Join us for refreshments, sponsored by the Takoma Park Lions Club, at Piney Branch Elementary School, Multipurpose Room, following the Halloween Parade. A musical performance by “RTT’s" is sponsored by the Recreation Department and is suitable for all ages. We’d like to thank the Takoma Park Lions Club, who has graciously served the Takoma Park community for several decades with its kindness and support.