Take your pet for a free ride on The Wonder Wheel on Saturday June 14th at Deno’s Wonder Wheel Park’s 4th Annual Pet Day and Pet Costume Contest. Pets accompanied by owner ride free from Noon to 7 PM.
At 2 PM, you can take part or just enjoy watching The Coney Island Pet Costume Contest, on the Boardwalk in front of Deno’s entrance near West 12th Street. Albert Cadabra hosts, with local celebrities and proud pet owners The Evil Hate Monkey, Shelly The Singing Siren Watson and Diane Vourderis sitting as judges.
- 1st prize: a season pass for Deno’s Wonder Wheel and a $150 Petco gift certificate.
- 2nd prize: day passes to Deno’s Wonder Wheel Park and a $75 Petco gift certificate.
- 3rd prize: day passes to Deno’s Wonder Wheel Park and a $25 Petco gift certificate.
After the Contest, costumed pets and their owners can join the procession through Wonder Wheel Park.
The contest is limited to 25 entries, so pre-registration is advised. Download an application from the website or register from 12:30-1:30 PM at the Boardwalk registration table next to the stage, across from Deno’s Park.
All registrants must bring 2 cans of cat or dog food as an admission fee. All donated food will be used by Sean Casey Animal Rescue, which is hosting an all-day animal adoption event on 12th Street on the 14th.