Race Your Pup in the 6th-Annual Dachshund Races at Oktoberfest at SteelStacks Oct. 2 and 9

Sep 16th, 2016Press Release from ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks

BETHLEHEM, PA – Do you have a fast, four-legged friend? Enjoy a bit of fun-filled competition? Then register your pup in the popular and absolutely unforgettable Dachshund Races at Oktoberfest at SteelStacks Oct. 2 and 9, 3 p.m. The registration fee is $15 per dachshund and pre-registered dogs receive a doggie bag featuring fun puppy gifts like a treat package and an Oktoberfest leash bag. To register, visit steelstacks.org/oktoberfest.


On race day, check-in begins at 2 p.m. To compete in the races, dogs must be dachshunds or closely resemble dachshunds. If the excitement of a bunch of racing puppies isn’t enough, the first, second and third place winners on each 50-foot race will win puppy pride and bragging rights as well as an Oktoberfest Dachshund prize package!


Now in its 6th year, Oktoberfest is a free festival that features German food, beer and live music, as well as attractions such as dachshund races, the Great Lakes Timber Show and more. Festival hours are Fridays, 5-10 p.m.; Saturdays, noon-10 p.m.; and Sundays, noon-8 p.m. Partners helping to make the free event possible include D.G. Yuengling & Son, as well as Adams Outdoor Advertising, Service Electric Cable TV & Communications and 99.9 The Hawk. For more information, visit steelstacks.org/oktoberfest.


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