About this event
DC’S funniest Oktoberfest celebration returns to The Wharf for a day of fun and festivities. The highlight of the day is the 9th Annual Wiener 500 Dachshund Dash.
Who will take home the fortune and fame? There is only one way to find out: sign up your Doxie today!
Please note – this registration is ONLY for Dachshunds who will race in the Wiener 500 Dachshund Dash. The Wiener 500 races are free to view and are open to the public. All dogs regardless of breed are welcome at The Wharf, but only Dachshunds may dash. All race entry fees are donated to animal charities.
- Saturday, October 2, 2021 on District Pier at The Wharf.
- Check in begins at 1 pm, first race is at 2 pm.
- The Dash is a 70 yard sprint on the official race track on District Pier.
- Dogs will race in heats of six, culminating in a championship faceoff.
- First place gets a trophy and $100, second place get $75, third place gets $50.