September 21, 2019 – 8th Annual Wiener 500

Kick-off Oktoberfest at the Eighth Annual Wiener 500! 1 pm – 5 pm on Saturday, September 21 on District Pier at The Wharf.

[Hey! On Sunday, December 8, 2019, 2941 Restaurant will host a Decadence Dinner. Order a four-course ($100 or $175 w/ wine pairing), six-course ($150 or $250 w/ wine pairing) or eight-course tasting menu ($200 or $325 w/ wine pairing), which will be available exclusively, from 4-8 pm.]

$500 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the race winners.

Over 120 dogs raced in 2018! All race proceeds benefit the Humane Rescue Alliance.

Don’t have a dog? Come listen to music, drink cold Oktoberfest beer, participate in the stein-hoisting competition, munch on great food and watch the funniest race around on a 17-foot jumbotron!

This is a family-friendly, FREE event, but you must be 21+ to drink beer, no outside alcohol allowed.

Plus, there will be local vendors and giveaways from DC’s best pet-friendly businesses. For more information on the Wiener 500, visit!