Rubie‘s offers Hamilton Tickets to “Best in Show” Winner at the Country’s Largest Halloween Parade for Dogs
NEW YORK, NY (September 11, 2017) – Rubie‘s offers Hamilton Tickets to “Best in Show” winner at the country’s largest Halloween parade for dogs
WHAT: The dog days of summer have come to an end…. Which means, Halloween of course! Rubie’s Pet Shop Boutique (a division of Halloween powerhouse, Rubie’s Costume Company) is pleased to announce the 27th Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade as the main sponsor. On Saturday, October 21st at Noon, thousands of costumed canines and spectators will march on Tompkins Square Park to participate in the country’s largest Halloween Costume Parade for dogs. This year, they will be competing for thousands of dollars in prizes, including Hamilton tickets on Broadway for “Best in Show”, and naturally, bragging rights for the year. All proceeds go to the N.Y.C. Department of Parks & Recreation for the maintenance and upkeep of the newly restored Tompkins Square Dog Run.
WHEN: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21st
Media Check In: 11:30 a.m.
Parade: 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: TOMPKINS SQUARE PARK
500 East 9th Street between Avenue A & Avenue B
New York, NY 10008
Take the No. 6 train to Astor place and walk east along 9th Street. Enter Tompkins Square Park at 9th Street & Avenue A.
The Tompkins Square Dog Run is the largest dog run in New York City. All donations will be contributed to the N.Y.C. Parks Department for the maintenance and upkeep of the dog park. The tradition of an annual dog run Halloween parade began in Tompkins Square in the 1980s and has spawned similar events around the city. Dogs wishing to compete for prizes should arrive anytime between 12-2. Prizes are awarded during two rounds, with judges crowning the 10 best from each before choosing an overall winner for “Best in Show”
SPONSORS: Rubie’s Pet Shop Boutique and Purina PetCare
Rubie’s Costume Company, established in 1951, is the world’s largest designer, manufacturer and distributor of costumes, accessories and holiday products with offices in 15 countries. Rubie’s is also a major licensee for leading studios such as Warner Bros., Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Nickelodeon and many others.