Hounds of Halloween II: Return of the Costumed Doggos

Hounds of Halloween II: Return of the Costumed Doggos


Begin at The Olde English Pub | 683 Broadway

Happy Howl-o-ween! On Saturday, October 20, beastly beagles, creepy collies, ghoulish golden retrievers, and spooky schnauzers will return to roam the streets of downtown Albany for the BID's second annual puppy trick-or-treating event: Hounds of Halloween. Dress up your doggo for the Costumed Canine Contest and stop by local businesses for unique Halloween treats for pups and people.

Tickets | $5.00 suggested donation | Purchase online | Follow the event on Facebook!

Trick-or-treating will start and end at the Olde English Pub & Pantry, which is home to one of the neighborhood's most dog-friendly patios. A $5.00 suggested donation to benefit the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society will get you your handmade Hounds of Halloween trick-or-treating bag and a guide to all the stops.

Participating businesses include: Albany Center Gallery, Albany Distilling Company, the Albany Pump Station, ama cocina, Angela's Bridal, Bombshell Hair & Beauty, Broadway Plaza Liquor, Cider Belly Doughnuts, CoLab, Discover Albany Visitors Center, the Enchanted Florist of Albany, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Fort Orange General Store, The Hollow Bar + Kitchen, McGeary's Irish Pub, The Olde English Pub & Pantry, Optique Boutique, Pearl Street Pub, Stacks Espresso Bar, and Steuben Street Market. The Olde English Downtown Dog Park will be open throughout the day, with special giveaways available from the Downtown Albany BID, City Beer Hall, and Fifth Tier Barking Studio, and plenty of room for Rover to run in between trick-or-treat stops.

If you are a business located in downtown Albany and would like to participate as a trick-or-treat stop, please email info@downtownalbany.org

FREE parking is available at the Quackenbush Garage (25 Quackenbush Square).

Click here to view the photos from last year's Hounds of Halloween!

October 20 | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM