Howl’oween Parade and Pet Adoption Fair in Long Beach

October 29: Justin Rudd and his Community Action Team host the biggest Halloween pet event in whe world. The highlight of the day is the 500+ costumed dogs parading a few blocks in front of a few thousand gawkers and a panel of judges. The winner receives dog food for a year. Vendor and pet adoption fair from 12:30-4:30 p.m.; parade at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 12:30-4:30 p.m. $10 (in advance) for each dog who enters the parade. There is no charge for humans to walk in the parade (with or without costumes), and it’s free to spectate. Front-row chairs can be rented on-site for $5 (cash only). Marina Vista Park.