Historic East Village Spooky Paws Parade

Halloween is for the dogs at the 10th annual Historic East Village Spooky Paws Parade! Bring the family and watch 100+ costumed pets parade along East Locust.

  • Date: Sunday, October 27th, 2019

  • Time: 2 p.m.
  • Parade Route: East Locust between Robert Ray Drive and East 6th St.

Parade Participants:

Dogs are encouraged to dress up for the parade!  A registration table for prizes, including gift certificates and prizes from our sponsors, will be set up at the corner of East Locust St and Robert Ray Drive Street (Near Simon Estes Amphitheater) at 1:15 p.m.

Line up begins at 1:50 p.m. and parade starts at 2 p.m.!

Louie's Pirate Costume

Costume Contest

Trophies awarded for:

  • "Best in Show" Furkid
  • "Best in Show" Human
  • "Scariest" Furkid
  • "Cutest" Furkid
Judging occurs before line-up and winners announced at the end of the parade.

Want to display a banner with your non-profit or business group?

Please fill out this form and return to  or in person at Jett and Monkey's Dog Shoppe, located at 503 East Locust St. in Des Moines.

Bring your banner, dressed up dogs (and owners) and candy!


Have questions? Please contact Josh or Jennifer at Jett and Monkey's at (515) 244-4211 or .

Parade begins in...

Lick or Treat!

Photo Booth

Get your complimentary photo at Jett and Monkey's from Noon - 4 p.m.!

Thank you to our Sponsors!

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