The 2023 Great Pupkin

  • Oct 28 12pm
  • Fort Greene Park

Now in our 25th year in Fort Greene Park, and sponsored by Fort Greene PUPS, the Great PUPkin is Brooklyn's largest and most outrageous dog costume contest. Scads of dogs enter and ruthlessly compete for the coveted Great PUPkin rosettes for the top pups!

And remember, your entry fee is a tax-deductible donation to Fort Greene PUPS, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization! Your receipt will serve for tax purposes. Thank you for your support!

After preregistering, you will receive a receipt, which you should print or bring on your phone to check in starting at 11:00 a.m. on the day of event.

IMPORTANT: If you do not check in at the registration table located at Monument Plaza (top of stairs) by 11:45 a.m., your entry will be forfeited. Judging of all entrants begins at the bottom of the monument stairs at 12pm sharp!

The PUPkin is FREE to attend - registration is ONLY required if your dog is competing in the contest!

Registration opens September 25th @10 AM and closes on October 22nd!

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Base of Monument Steps in Fort Greene Park, Willoughby Avenue & Washington Park, Brooklyn, NY 11201



Approximately 10-12 minute walk from DeKalb Avenue

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