Tompkins Square Dog Halloween Parade
What better way to celebrate Halloween than by watching 500 pampered pooches in elaborate costumes parade around a park in the heart of New York City? The Tompkins Square Dog Halloween Parade, which takes place on 20 October, attracts over 3,000 spectators who come to see canines of all shapes and sizes compete for prizes including designer dog wear and luxury treats. Competing against a dachshund in a dragon outfit, a puppy policeman and a bulldog bride, a corgi dressed as a bus, accompanied by his toddler owner in a bus stop costume, scooped last year's prize for 'Best in Show'.
When it comes to out of the ordinary events, however, Tompkins is just the tip of a decidedly oddball iceberg. Welcome to the world's quirkiest parades.
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