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 from Radio Revolver 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! Beer and food tickets can be purchased at the ticket booth, just look for the giant ticket flag.
Admission to the Downtown Oktoberfest is FREE thanks to our sponsor, WBTW News13.
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 here. A completed entry form, a $5 entry fee, and proof of rabies vaccination will be required for each dog prior to the race.