Jackson 20 and Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco Alexandria host their annual Doggie Happy Howl-o-ween Costume Contest. Local pets and their human companions can model their Halloween finest while competing for prizes in a contest in the outdoor courtyard. The event is open to the public with a TBD registration fee for all participants. Prizes will be awarded for: Best Political Pooch (in honor of this year’s election, The Most Glamorous Get-Up, The Best Dressed Couple (pet/owner costume combo) and The “Top Dog” Award (best overall costume). During the evening’s festivities, guests can purchase Halloween-themed cocktails and light bites from Jackson 20 restaurant, while complimentary doggie treats and fresh water bowls will be available for all canine friends. Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis, for a limited number of entries. Spectators are welcome. Contest registration is from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Contest begins promptly at 6 p.m. and winners are announced at approximately 7 - 8 p.m. Jackson 20 Restaurant and Hotel Monaco Alexandria are located at 480 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. * Event will be held in the restaurant’s courtyard; please use the Royal Street entrance.