Halloween on Central

Halloween on Central

Sunday, October 30th 12-5pm
Halloween on Central is a wickedly fun, family-friendly, and FREE event that showcases our vision for what a car-free Central Avenue could look like for locals, businesses, and visitors to enjoy.
Dog Bar will be a featured spot in this huge event with a pet costume parade, Dachshund races, dog trick-or-treating, Mickey and his batmobile fundraising for Project PUP, Jell-O Shots benefitting Skyway Dachshund Rescue and Limbo Chihuahua Rescue. 
This event is a collaboration with the City of St. Petersburg, Grand Central District, EDGE District, and Open Streets St. Pete, Car-Free St. Pete is shutting down 22 blocks of Central Avenue, from MLK Jr. St to 31st Street, on October 30th, 2022.
Attendees can stroll & roll along nearly 2 miles of the city’s largest open spaces and experience the heart of St. Pete from a unique perspective that will allow them to rediscover their favorite local businesses and interact with the community in fun, healthy ways.
There will be fun Halloween-themed activities fit for the whole family, such as trick-or-treating, costume contests, entertainment, local business vendors, and more. Pets are welcome, too! Wearing face masks is highly encouraged.
Vehicles allowed: Bikes, skateboards, roller skates, one wheels, hoverboards, e-scooters.
Vehicles NOT allowed: Golf carts, slingshots, motorcycles, and other large motorized vehicles.
More parking and travel details TBA. The schedule of activities in each district and a map will be announced soon!
More information at HalloweenOnCentral.com

Rules for the Races

  1. Dogs will be run in rounds of 4 and paired with their closest age, weight and breed groups. 
  2. We will have breed rounds for both Dachshunds & Chihuahuas separately, as well as an open breed round. Pups who place in their breed round will go on to the mixed breed Championship round to finish off the day. 
  3. Your dog must have proof of updated shots.  If this is your first visit, please also register in our membership database. You can find the registration form by clicking on the membership button on the menu above. 
  4. Participating dogs will not be required to pay the $5 day pass entrance to enter Dog Bar with your dog. So please make sure to sign up and pay before race day. 
  5. All Dog Bar rules and requirements still apply to this event. Patrons must be 21 & older, dogs must be fixed and up to date on shots. 

More info:

Chihuahua race will be held a separate fenced area and the first round will begin at 1pm.  Rounds run 20-30 mins with short breaks between each round. The winner of each race and runner up will move on to the semi-final race. And then the semi-final winners and runner up will race in the last race of the day around 3pm.  Prizes and medals will be given out to the winners! And 100% of proceeds raised from raffles, race entries and Jell-O shots will go to the rescues, Limbo Chihuahua & Skyway Dachshund Rescue

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