It's that time of yearput on your dirndl or lederhosen, grab your Dachshund, and head to The Wharf for a weekend of free Oktoberfest festivities.
Kick off the weekend with Polka dance lessons on the pier and cheer on the dogs competing in the 10th Annual Wiener 500 Dachshund Dash to benefit Rural Dog Rescue. Or try your hand in The Wharf stein hoisting contest. Throughout the weekend, enjoy German fare, Bavarian decor and costumes, and Sam Adam Octoberfest beer.
Friday, September 30, 7-9pm - Polka on the Pier
The Wharf's Oktoberfest celebration kicks off on Friday evening with free Polka Dancing lessons on Transit Pier. Professional dancers from Polka Partei will be on the pier to help you learn the moves to traditional German dances. Bring your friends and make new friends on the dance floor!
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Saturday, October 1, 2-5pm: Wiener 500 Dachshund Dash
The highlight of Oktoberfest at The Wharf is the 10th Annual Wiener 500 Dachshund Dash which benefits Rural Dog Rescue. Watch the speediest Dachshunds in DC race for fame and fortune on the District Pier race track. Register your Dachshund to race!
Catch all the action on our jumbotron screen while partying with DJ Oktoberfest and enjoying ice cold Sam Adams Octoberfest beer.
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Sunday, October 2, 2pm-5pm: Stein Hoisting Competition and German Fare
Visit Wharf restaurants for German inspired fare, Sam Adam Octoberfest bier, and to test your strength in an official stein hoisting contest. Participating restaurants include Cantina Bambina, Brighton SW1, Pearl Street Warehouse, and Kirwan's Irish Pub.
RSVP ON FACEBOOK FOR STEIN HOISTING
You must be 21+ to consume alcohol. Prost!