Behold the best-dressed pups at New York's Halloween dog parade

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The best part of Halloween is finally here: dogs in costumes.

New York City's finest pups showed off their spookiest, most creative Howl-o-ween getups Saturday at the 26th annual Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade.

SEE ALSO: 20 dog Halloween costumes, because we need something nice during this election

For the most hardcore Halloween fans, there was also the annual costume contest, where dogs (and their humans) strutted their stuff for a panel of judges and emcee Giuliana Rancic.

Check out a few of the victors — and our personal honorable mentions — below:

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A reveller takes part with her dogs in the annual halloween dog parade at Manhattanâs Tompkins Square Park in New York, U.S. October 22, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Dogs dressed as aliens take part in the annual halloween dog parade at Manhattan's Tompkins Square Park in New York, U.S. October 22, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
A reveller takes part in the annual halloween dog parade at Manhattan's Tompkins Square Park in New York, U.S. October 22, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
Revellers take part in the annual halloween dog parade at Manhattan's Tompkins Square Park in New York, U.S. October 22, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
Revellers take part in the annual halloween dog parade at Manhattanâs Tompkins Square Park in New York, U.S. October 22, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
Dogs depicted as Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton (L) and Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump take part in the annual halloween dog parade at Manhattan's Tompkins Square Park in New York, U.S. October 22, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
A dog takes part in the annual halloween dog parade at Manhattan's Tompkins Square Park in New York, U.S. October 22, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
A reveller takes part in the annual halloween dog parade at Manhattan's Tompkins Square Park in New York, U.S. October 22, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
A dog dressed as a pinata takes part in the annual halloween dog parade at Manhattan's Tompkins Square Park in New York, U.S. October 22, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
Dogs dressed up like the rock band Kiss take part during the annual halloween dog parade at Manhattan's Tompkins Square Park in New York, U.S. October 22, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A reveller carries her dog which is depicted as Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump during the annual halloween dog parade at Manhattan's Tompkins Square Park in New York, U.S. October 22, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
NEW YORK, USA - OCTOBER 22: A dog dressed up as Harry Potter takes part of the 26th Halloween Parade for Dogs at Tompkins Square Park on October 22, 2016 in New York City, US. (Photo by Vanessa Carvalho/ Brazil Photo Press/LatinContent/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, USA - OCTOBER 22: A dog dressed up as Pikachu takes part of the 26th Halloween Parade for Dogs at Tompkins Square Park on October 22, 2016 in New York City, US. (Photo by Vanessa Carvalho/ Brazil Photo Press/LatinContent/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, USA - OCTOBER 22: Dog dressed up as a tarantula poses during the 26th Halloween Parade for Dogs at Tompkins Square Park on October 22, 2016 in New York City, US. (Photo by Vanessa Carvalho/ Brazil Photo Press/LatinContent/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, USA - OCTOBER 22: Dog dressed up as Frankenstein takes part of the 26th Halloween Parade for Dogs at Tompkins Square Park on October 22, 2016 in New York City, US. (Photo by Vanessa Carvalho/ Brazil Photo Press/LatinContent/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, USA - OCTOBER 22: A man dressed up as Mr Spok from Star Treck, holds up his dog dressed up as Darth Vader during the 26th Halloween Parade for Dogs at Tompkins Square Park on October 22, 2016 in New York City, US. (Photo by Vanessa Carvalho/ Brazil Photo Press/LatinContent/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, USA - OCTOBER 22: A man and a woman dressed up as Batman and Catwoman, kneel down by a dog dressed up as Robin, all posing for the camera during the 26th Halloween Parade for Dogs at Tompkins Square Park on October 22, 2016 in New York City, US. (Photo by Vanessa Carvalho/ Brazil Photo Press/LatinContent/Getty Images)
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And if your dog still needs a costume idea for this year, might we suggest Eleven from Stranger Things?

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