The Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest
Will Return in 2020!!

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We Had a Blast at PUPkin 21! 
Thanks for Your Participation and INCREDIBLE Creativity!

The 21st Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest, hosted by Fort Greene PUPS, took place on Saturday, October 26, 2019 in Fort Greene Park. If you weren't able to make it, you can still watch a livestream video of the ENTIRE show on the Fort Greene PUPS Facebook page.

This year's grand prize winners were:

#1: The Red Baron and Snoopy 

#2: Star Wars: The Pups Strike Back 

#3: Honey I Blew Up Chester 


And our judge's favorites/honorable mentions were:

Willy Wonka & The Golden Doodle Ticket; Hot Dog Cart; King Henry VIII & Anne Boleyn; Remy the Pug Thanksgiving Dinner; Hannah, the Fox in the Hen House; Megan Pupinoe for President; Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf.

Our 2019 judging panel was:

  • Larissa "Kat Lady" Humphrey, Event Director, The Muse Brooklyn

  • Jack Louth, pit bull enthusiast and General Manager of Olea

  • Rachel Bowers, founder and president, Brooklyn Bark

To see photos from this year's Great PUPkin, as well as photos from from the past twenty years of Great PUPkin events, visit the Fort Greene PUPS Flickr gallery.

Thank you to Chris Delgado and everyone from The Muse Brooklyn for their phenomenal circus performance!

The 2019 Great PUPkin contest was co-sponsored by Alamo Draft House Brooklyn and Brooklyn Bark. Prizes for this year's winners were donated by:

Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn
Bark Box
Bond Vet 
Brooklyn Bark 
Brooklyn Pup Dog Training   
Clinton Hill Animal Clinic   
Crossfire Sound 
DIG Labs 
Dino’s Restaurant
Doggie Day Trips
DSK Brooklyn Biergarten
F45 Training Boerum Hill   
Fido’s Retreat 
Gnarly Vines   
Greene in BKLYN
Greenlight Bookstore   
Heart of Brooklyn Veterinary Hospital  
Heritage Wines 
Il Porto Ristorante  
Jalapa Jar   
Jill Lindsey Boutique   
Mixlab Compounding Vet Pharmacy   
Navy Wine Merchants   
Ni Na Pets

Peck's Food/Peckish
The Muse Brooklyn 
Tito’s Handmade Vodka 
Tradesman Bar   
Urban K-9 


Finally, here are a few articles about the 2019 21st Annual Great PUPkin:

Please visit Fort Greene PUPS on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter for the latest contest updates.


See you in October 2020 for the 22nd Annual Great PUPkin!!

(718) 623-3762

Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn NY, 11205

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