2015 Oktoberfest Featuring the Wiener 500 Dachshund Races!

Kick off Oktoberfest Saturday, September 26 | 1 to 5 pm | Yards Park | 355 Water St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Kick off Oktoberfest with On Tap Magazine, Sam Adams, and Yards Park

What:   Music, Food Trucks, Cold Beer & Our Fourth Annual Wiener 500 Dachshund Races!
When:  Saturday, September 26, 2015 | 1 pm to 5 pm
Where: Yards Park
355 Water St. SE, Washington, DC 20003
     A benefit event for Washington Humane Society 

Oktoberfest comes to DC in Yards Park.   Listen to live music by Sly 45, drink cold Sam Adams beer (featuring Octoberfest, Jacko Pumpkin Shandy, Coney Island Mermaid Pils & more!), grab food from DC's best food trucks including DC Ballers, Federal City Brothers and DC Slices, compete in an official Sam Adams Stein Hoisting competition, and cheer on the Dachshunds as they race for glory and prizes in the Fourth Annual Wiener 500 Dachshund Dash, broadcast live on a 17 foot jumbotron! 

This is a family-friendly, free event and all dogs are welcome. There will be best dressed and best trick contests at 2:30 pm that are open to all dogs, but only Dachshunds may race.
The contests do not require preregistration.


Thanks to our sponsors:
Howl To The Chief
DogMa Daycare & Boarding for Dogs
Unleashed by Petco

Attendees must be 21+ to drink beer and no outside alcohol is permitted. To help sponsor or get involved, please call On Tap Magazine at 703-465-0500.

2014 Wiener 500 Dachshund Race Pictures

On Tap celebrated Oktoberfest with Wiener dog races and contests at Third Annual Wiener 500 Dachshund Dash at the Ronald Reagan Building with bratwurst, Negra Modelo, and music. Photos: Adrianne Morris & Sinic Staton

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