Marketplace Events

Halloween Pet Parade, Pumpkin Contest & More!

Saturday, October 26 2013

Get your pooch in costume, decorate your pumpkin, and head down to Faneuil Hall Marketplace for some spooktacular howl-o-ween fun!

From 12 noon - 3 pm, shop, dine & experience sidewalk sales, street theater, magic, facepainting, card readings, music by 103.3 AMP Radio's Morning Show Host, TJ Taorminaand much more! Even if you don't have a pet of your own, this event is not one to miss for any dog or cat lover.

Pet Parade: Meet us at 1pm in the West End to show off your pet's winning look. All pets are welcome!

Pumpkin Contest: Drop your masterpiece off at the judges table any time between 12 and 1:30 pm, to enter your pumpkin*

Award Ceremony (2 pm): Prizes for pets will be awarded for categories including "Best Owner & Pet Combo", "Best Local Representation", and "Most Creative". Pumpkins will be judged for "Most Creative", "Scariest" and "Most Historical".

*Please note: only pre-decorated pumpkins will be considered. No art supplies available. Pumpkins will be judged for 1st place and runner up in each category.


Prizes include $50 retail & restaurant gift cards donated by the merchants below:

Boston Harley Davidson
Faneuil Hall’s Boston Harley-Davidson® welcomes all riders. Our H-D® certified associates will get you up to speed with your riding gear needs. Stop in and check out our large inventory of genuine MotorClothes®, and Harley-Davidson® official licensed products.
Dick’s Last Resort
Dick's Last Resort is a small bar and restaurant chain in the United States, known for its intentional employment of an obnoxious staff.  Dishing out more than great food since 1993.
Quincy's Place Ice Cream & Eatery
Located in the Lower Rotunda, Quincy's Place is the perfect place to relax while visiting Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Great food, 24 flavors of farm fresh ice cream and more than 200 varieties of kid's candy. It's a kid's paradise.....Great for parties too!
Lucy's League
Where the City of Sports Passion Meets the World of Women's Sports Fashion!
Sock It To Me Boston
This pushcart located in the Quincy Market South Canopy carries fifty different Dog Breed and Cat Socks, Snoozies Slippers, and Sleepwear with Cat and Dog motifs. Don't forget Red Sox and Boston Team Socks!

The pet parade fun continues all day at Dick's Last Resort!

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