Oktoberfest

Join us on October 14, 2017 as we celebrate the best German Food, Beer, and Music in the Pee Dee!

The evening’s activities include an all-breed dog costume contest, Weenie and Almost a Weenie Dog Races benefiting the Florence Area Humane Society, Beer Stein Races, Beer Barrel Races, and our ceremonial keg tapping to kick everything off! Don’t forget our array of authentic German food. beer, and fine German wines! Florence Downtown Oktoberfest is FREE to the public. Beer and food tickets can be purchased at our ticket booth!

6pm to 10pm | 100 Block of S. Dargan Street

Event Schedule

6:00 p.m. DJ Voo Doo Child & Opening of Oktoberfest
6:30 p.m. East Coast Party Band Takes the Stage
7:30 p.m. 5th Annual Running of the Weenies & Almost a Weenie Dog Races (Race Registration at the Woofers Tent until 7:15 p.m.)
8:30 p.m. Barrel Roll Race (Registration at the Ticket Booth until 8:15 p.m.)
9:30 p.m. Beer Stein Race (Registration at the Ticket Booth until 9:00 p.m.)

Dachshund Race registration is NOW OPEN! 

Running of the Weenies Race Registration Form

BRING YOUR RACE REGISTRATION TO OUR OFFICE LOCATED ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF THE CITY CENTER (324 W. EVANS STREET) OR BRING IT WITH YOU TO THE EVENT!

Don’t forget to bring your pooch in his or her best costume to participate in the annual all-breed Dog Costume Contest before the races begin! The costume contest winners will be announced at 7:45 p.m.

(Humans encouraged to come in Oktoberfest costume, too!)