2023 Wooftober

The Paducah Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a Halloween-themed dog celebration with vendors from local animal shelters and businesses and a costume contest on Saturday, October 21, 2023. The event will run from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Stuart Nelson Park in the field between shelters 2, 3, and 4, behind the dog park. 

The Dog Costume Contest registration will be open from 10 a.m. until 11:50 p.m. with the costume contest beginning at 12 pm. 

The Wooftober Doggie Costume Contest has five entry categories:

  • Clowning Around (funniest costume)
  • Large Dog Paws-itively Pup-tastic (best overall costume)
  • Small Dog Paws-itively Pup-tastic (best overall costume)
  • Top Dog (best owner and dog costume combo)
  • Best Dog Team effort (more than two dogs all in costume)

This is the tenth year for the Parks & Recreation Department to hold Wooftober events. For more information, contact the Parks Department at 270-444-8508.