Free and open to the public, Essex County's Annual "Strut Your Mutt" Canine Costume Parade and Contest returns to Brookdale Park this fall!
Come out to the the recently replanted Cherry Lawn (just south of the dog park) to see dogs of all breeds, ages and sizes wearing costumes ranging from sweet and humorous to downright scary. Prizes are awarded in a variety of categories including Most Creative, Cutest, Best Owner-Pet Costume and County Executive's Choice.
This canine parade is brought to you by Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Essex County Executive, The Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs.
Registration begins at 9:15am with the parade starting at 10:00am. Rain date is Sunday, October 25. Click to download flyer.