Downtown Oktoberfest

Join us in Downtown Florence on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9th, 2021!

PROST, Y’ALL! Downtown Florence rings in the fall season with its annual Downtown Oktoberfest each year on the second Saturday in October.

Enjoy German-style food favorites, cold German and Oktoberfest-style beer, and great live entertainment in the 100 block of S. Dargan Street from 5:30-9:30 p.m. The evening’s activities include the crowd pleasing Weenie and Almost a Weenie Dog Races benefiting the Florence Area Humane Society, beer stein and keg rolling races, and more! Admission to the Downtown Oktoberfest is FREE. Beer and food tickets can be purchased at the ticket booth, just look for the giant ticket flag.

If your interested in registering your dachshund or dachshund mix for the 2021 Running of the Weenies Race, you can complete an entry form by clicking the button below or by scanning the QR code with your smart phone. A completed entry form, a $5 entry fee, and proof of rabies vaccination will be required for each dog prior to the race.




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