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2016 Oktoberfest Featuring the Wiener 500 Dachshund Races!

Parktoberfest 2015

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

What:   Music, Food Trucks, Cold Beer & Our Fifth Annual Wiener 500 Dachshund Races!
When:  Saturday, September 24, 2016 | 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 Lloyd Dobler Effect, 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  Fifth  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 a best dressed contest open to all dogs, but only Dachshunds may race. The contests do not require preregistration.


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.