Mascot Costume Makers, Design & Manufacturers

Hogtown Mascots’ founder John Kernaghan has in depth knowledge about all things relating to mascot costumes and is our self-proclaimed mascot nerd. John has tons of experience under his belt. He has been building mascots since the age of 13 when he would make mascots for local parades and city festivals, recruiting his friends and family members to wear them. From a young age, his work was already attracting media attention and he received several awards for his achievements. Today, John is still crazy for mascot costumes. As one of Hogtown’s key mascot costume makers, he builds them, takes them apart and builds them again. he walks in them, dances in them, and dreams about them. When it comes to just about anything to do with mascots, John is your guy.

He has some highly notable professional experience including working at Paramount Parks in Toronto and North Carolina. He was also in charge of constructing all of the wardrobe pieces for Disney’s television production of JoJo’s circus (seasons 2 & 3). John has also worked in costume design and production in several theater performances and television filmings.

Hogtown Mascots’ other co-founder, George Civello, is a man of many talents. As a mascot manufacturer, George assists with the design aspect as well as the business side of things. Growing up, George was surrounded by entrepreneurs who gave him first-hand involvement with a lot of valuable experience in many areas of business.

John and George know everything there is about making mascots. There is no one better to get you started with the perfect mascot for you, whether it be a custom design, revamping a current one, renting one that we have on site, or cleaning services, Hogtown Mascots does it all! Call 877-622-8422 today.