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Critter Crawl 2019

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Homestead Garden’s Annual Critter Crawl! Online Registration Now OPEN!

Dress your pet in their frightening best and head on over to Homestead Gardens’ Fall Festival for their 6th annual Critter Crawl Pet Costume Contest! Prizes will be awarded for those with the best costumes and Each registered participant will receive a goodie bag courtesy of VCA South Arundel Animal Hospital! Dress your pet in a costume and join the costume contest just for pets. Prizes will be awarded for those with the best costumes. This event benefits the SPCA of Anne Arundel County and is sponsored by VCA South Arundel.

Pre-registration will be required and space is limited to the first 60 entrants. *Although entry to the contest is free, participants will be required to pay admission to Fall Festival in order to participate. Learn more about Fall Festival pricing.

Online pre-registration is open until Friday, October 18th at 11:59pm. After that, please call 410-798-5000 to ask about space availability and to register over the phone or register in the store.


First Place: Homestead Garden Farm & Pet Gift Basket including Gift Cards total value $350
Runner-Up: Homestead Garden Farm & Pet Gift Bag including Gift Card total value $175
People’s Choice: Homestead Garden Farm & Pet Gift Bag including Gift Card total value $150

The People’s Choice winner will be awarded based on the loudest applause!

Judging Criteria

Participants will be judged using the following criteria…

  • Funniest
  • Originality
  • Showmanship
  • Audience Participation


Participants will be judged by our distinguished panel of judges using the following criteria…

  • Check-in at the VCA South Arundel booth in the West Field next to the stage starting at 2pm to get your entry number.
  • Pre-register your pet below by providing owner name, owner email, pet name and pet type.
  • Participants will be given a number to be worn by their human so that it is visible to the panel of judges.
  • All pets must be leashed and have his/her own walker.
  • Please make sure to pick up after your pet.


By participants in the Critter Crawl, you acknowledge that your pet may be included in any post-event coverage on social media and/or homesteadgardens.com.


Sponsored by VCA South Arundel Animal Hospital


October 20
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Davidsonville Store
743 West Central Avenue
Davidsonville, MD 21035
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