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Spooky Specials on the Hill! 

Celebrate the week of Halloween with events and restaurant specials with a few of your favorite businesses in Capitol Hill Neighborhood! 


Hill O Ween at Eastern Market 

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Friday, October 29 from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Hilloween is a community event that brings loads of extra-spooky, screech-inducing fun to families and kids of all ages. It’s a chance for kids of all ages to show their creativity, dress up , play, and make some of the best memories!

There will be loads of trick or treating, faceprinting/glitter tattoos, a 360 Photo Booth, pumpkin decorating, games, prizes, and more.



Halloween Yappy Hour at Boxcar Tavern

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Saturday, October 30th from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

Boxcar Tavern will be doing a "Spooky Yappy Hour" with a doggy costume contest and spooky drink specials! 

DM a picture of your pooch in their costume to @Boxcartarven on Instagram for enter the contest for a chance to win! 

Prizes include a special Halloween dog gift basket and a $25 Boxcar gift card. 



Hawk n' Dove Halloween

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Family Costume Contest:
Sunday, October 31 at 3:00 PM

Hawk n' Dove is celebrating Halloween the best way.. a costume contest for the family and drink specials for the adults! 

Now through October 31, enjoy the spooky drink specials including:

• Spooky Smirnoff Soda
• Don Julio Devil Horn Margarita
• Bulleit Berry Monster
• Pumpkin Captain Fizz 



The DC Dentist

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November 1-8 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

The DC Dentist is your official Candy Buy Back Office! Come the end of the month when you are deluged with too much Halloween candy you can drop off any unopened left overs.

They will be shipping the candy along with letters and pictures to Operation Gratitude who sends care packages to troops overseas. 

Drop off any donations at 509 11th St SE.



A Literary Pumpkin Walk

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October 23 - 31

The Pumpkin Walk is returning to Capitol Hill! 

Enjoy Capitol Hill Community Foundation Halloween tradition with pumpkins, scarecrows, or full-on front yard scene inspired by your choice of book or literary character. You can also vote for your favorite design. The winning household will get to designate $1,000 towards a Capitol Hill public school of their choosing!



Howl to the Chief Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest

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Saturday, October 30 1:30 PM

Head over to Lincoln Park for the Howl-o-ween Doggy Costume Contest! 
Registration begins at 1:30 PM in the park, or earlier online.

The parade is also a contest, with prizes for best group; best individual; Funniest; Best Homemade and a new category this year, Best Trick For Treat Contest.

There will also be a Parade of Adoptable Dogs and Howl to the Chief gift bags will be distributed while supplies last.