TAILWAGGER’S TRICK OR TREAT2018-09-18T13:15:45+00:00

Join us for Tailwagger’s Trick-or-Treat on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at beautiful Buchanan Park

Tailwagger’s Trick-or-Treat, is a family fun fall festival with music, animal contests, and an all-around good time. This event is completely FREE and open to the public thanks to corporate sponsors.

Grab a leash, your kids (two-legged and four) and swing by for a day of fun and games from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Dress to impress, because our special guest judges from Fig Lancaster will be giving out great costume contest prizes for Best Pet Costume, Best Child Costume, Best Human Costume, Best Pet & Human Duo and Best Group. Get the whole gang together and strut your silliest or scariest costumes! It’s sure to be a howling good time complete with…

  • Exclusive beer and wine garden
  • Delicious food from BUZZ Food Truck and Lancaster County Soft Pretzel
  • Local vendors and speciality goods
  • Halloween-themed photo booth
  • Spooky storytelling
  • Scary-cool crafts and more!

All these activities will have children dancing with delight between visits to vendor booths and their candy bowls. Enjoy music provided by official radio partner Fun 101.3 and stop by Humane Pennsylvania’s table for information about our shelters, vet hospitals, programs, raffles and more.

Fall Festival Activities:

  • 11:00 AM   Tailwagger’s Trick-or-Treat Begins
  • 11:30 AM   1st Spooky-fun Storytelling
  • 12:30 PM   Dog Costume Contest Parade
  • 1:30 PM     Sits & Tricks Training: Dog Demo
  • 2:15 PM     2nd Spooky-fun Storytelling
  • 3:00 PM    That’s a wrap!

A big thank you to our sponsors that have already committed their support for this event…













Check out these pawsome costumes!


dog costume

Do you own a business?  Would you like to be one of the corporate sponsors who makes this event possible?  Interested in being a vendor at one or more of our Humane Pennsylvania events?

It’s a great way to promote your business and support the animals at the same time! Email Event and Donor Relations Manager, Lauren Henderson, at lhenderson@humanepa.org, for more information about our 2017 available sponsorship and vendor opportunities.