Some Truly Excellent Costumes From NYC's Famous Halloween Dog Parade

Every year, New Yorkers and their beloved canine pals embark on a time-honored tradition: TheAnnual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade.

While there are usually several holiday events involving dogs in costumes as a walk up toHalloween, the Tompkins Square parade in Manhattan is one of the best-known. According to the parade’s official website, hundreds of dogs and thousands of spectators gather to see the best-costumed pups in the city. 

On Saturday afternoon, festively dressed dogs and their humans gathered in the park for the parade’s 27th year. If you didn’t make it, it might be a little upsetting that you have to wait a whole year for the next one. Luckily, we’re here to salve the wound a little, with photos of some very good dogs and their very excellent costumes.

Kissing Booth

Devilish Dog

Dog-ald Trump

Doggie Sailor

Oscar the Grouch

Dog Scout

High-Rolling Dog

An Experienced Paw-lot

Staten Island Furry

Andy Dufresne of "Shawshank Redemption"

Pilot Dog

Hugh Hefner

Under the Sea

Leia and a mini-Wookie

King Tut

Patriotic Pup

The Best Tour Guide Ever

Ruler Dog

A Fearsome Lion

The Prettiest Peacock

An Adorable Paw-napple

101 Dalmations

Partying Dogs

Finding Nemo

Three Chickens

Mario and Luigi

Better Than A Pot Of Gold

This article originally appeared on HuffPost.