Inside the 2017 Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

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The most joyous event of the year took Tompkins Square Park over the weekend and saw scores of wildly imaginative and carefully thought out costumes. From four legged versions of Pennywise the clown a la It to 8 legged Corgis, here are some of the best ensembles we spotted at the annual event.

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Behold, our favorite emoji out in the wild.

 

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Pennywise!

 

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Keeping up the pace, places to go, butts to sniff!

 

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What a regal Cavalier!

 

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B-b-b-b-ad!

 

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OMG.

 

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The horror!

 

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This is the cutest pinata we’ve ever seen.

 

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This costume is ingenious.

 

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We are chilled to the bone.

 

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A golden dino!

 

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We are never not in line for this action.

 

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Perhaps one of the more imaginative getups we saw, here’s a Brussels Griffon gussied up as everyone’s favorite grouch.

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Far out.

 

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There were lots of NYC themed costumes abound — this one knocked everything else out of the park.

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Get it?

 

 

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Of course there was a dog dressed as the Staten Island Ferry. Be still my heart.

 

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Here comes the flower girl!

 

 

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Another pinata!

 

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Yup, this dog went there.

 

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Yup, here comes Shiba royalty.

 

 

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Squeeeee!

 

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A natural born sniffer.

 


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You bet there was a dog dressed as Hugh Hefner.

 

 

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Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore!

 

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Awooga.

 

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At first this Corgi looks totally normal… then you look a little closer...

 

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Inferno!

 

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What a beauty.

 

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A minion out in the wild!

 

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Check out this adorable Pug-burger.

 

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There’s nothing better than a good couples costume.

 

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Queen!!

 

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Just look at this radiant Golden Retriever.

 

Even though Tompkins Square Park's doggie Halloween extravaganza is over, there's still time to find the perfect costume for your pup! Check out our comprehensive guide for some inspiration.

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