2022: A SPACE PAWDYSSEY Space-Themed Halloween Dog Parade

Come out to the North Carolina Arboretum to watch the costume parade, visit with local dog-themed vendors, and enjoy the festivities in the fall gardens. The 2022: A Space Pawdyssey Parade starts with a Master of Ceremonies and prizes will be awarded for best costume. Want to enter your furry friend into the costume contest? Here’s how:

  • To participate in the parade, registration starts at 1:00 PM in the Education Center Plaza.
  • Registration includes one dog and one dog handler to walk in the parade.
  • Participants will be given a number to be eligible for prizes.
  • Advanced registration is not required and there is no registration fee. (There is a free Early Registration option here if you want to be on a list upon arrival!)


Event Itinerary:

  • 1:00 PM Registration – Education Center Plaza
  • 2:00 PM 2022: A SPACE PAWDYSSEY Parade
  • 3:30 PM Grand Prize Announced – Baker Visitor Center Lawn


We hope you and your pups come out to have an astronomical time!

2022: A SPACE PAWDYSSEY Space-Themed Halloween Dog Parade


Oct 30 2022


1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


NC Arboretum
The North Carolina Arboretum, Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC