2025 Costume Contest


Details for Participants

It's back for the sixth year! Orlando's largest Pet Costume Contest prsented by PetCo Love! Cash prizes and bragging rights for the winners! 

We want to see your most creative, wild an fun costume ideas! Maybe it's partner costume with you and your dog or an over the top float made out of a wagon!

Register today and get ready to get creative!


Contest check-in begins at 9:45am and judging begins at 10:30am. All entrants will receive an email with details before the event.


There are only 30 slots available and are first come, first served!


Entry is a $20 donation to Pet Alliance and includes a Paws in the Park official bandana.

All proceeds benefit Pet Alliance.



1st Prize - $300 Cash Prize, Prize Ribbon and PetCo Gift Basket 

2nd Prize$200 Cash Prize, Prize Ribbon and PetCo Gift Basket

3rd Prize $100 Cash Prize, Prize Ribbon and PetCo Gift Basket

Judge's and Emcee's Special Prize - Four prizes of $50 each!

1st Prize winner will also receive a photo feature in Pet Alliance’s Wags & Whiskers Newsletter mailed to more than 7,000 homes!

Rules and Conditions

  • All costumes must be appropriate for viewers of all ages.
  • All entrants must check-in before the event begins.
  • All entrants must pre-register. 
  • All entrants must participate in the category they signed up for. You will not be able to switch categories day-of the event. 
  • All entrants will receive (1) Paws in the Park official bandana.
  • $20 is the minimum donation amount for contest entry, anything extra will go directly to helping Pet Alliance take care of animals in our community.