6TH Annual Thomas J. Henry Bark in the Park on Saturday, October 28

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX (October 26, 2017) – The 6th Annual Thomas J. Henry Bark in the Park Pet Costume Contest and Expo is scheduled for Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 2pm-7pm at the Cole Park Amphitheater in Corpus Christi.

Bark in the Park is a FREE family-friendly event featuring dozens of pet vendors, a pet adoption drive, local food trucks, a kid’s zone with inflatables and face painting, and the main event: a multi-round pet costume contest with prizes up to $1,000.

The Pet Costume Contest runs throughout the day, with preliminary rounds beginning at 2pm. Costume contest prizes range from $100 for all semi-finalists to $1,000 for the 1st place prize! Online pre-registration is strongly encouraged. There is a small fee to enter a pet into the costume contest ($7 if you pre-register online at https://bark.tjhlaw.com or $10 cash to register on site). All event proceeds, including 100% of costume contest ticket sales and vendor fees go directly to local pet rescue organizations Gulf Coast Humane Society, P.A.L.S. Animal Shelter, and Peewee’s Pet Adoption World & Sanctuary.

This year, the final round will be decided by a panel of Celebrity Guest Judges which will include Barbi Leo from Domingo Live, CoCo from K99, and DJ Tiffany Lynn from Hot Z95!

No pet? No worries! With a kid’s zone, food trucks, and tons of vendors, there is plenty to do for the whole family.  It’s going to be a beautiful weekend in Corpus Christi, and this is an event you don’t want to miss.

For more info and to register a pet for the costume contest, visit https://bark.tjhlaw.com.


  • Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Cost to Attend: FREE
    Cost to Enter a Pet into the Costume Contest: ($7 if you pre-register online at https://bark.tjhlaw.com or $10 cash to register on site)
  • Location: Cole Park Amphitheater (1526 Ocean Drive Corpus Christi, Texas, 78404)



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