Celebrate the 7th Annual Running of the Chihuahuas with us! 1pm – 5pm on Saturday, May 5 on District Pier at the Wharf DC – DC’s amazing new destination taking shape on the southwest waterfront. The Running of the Chihuahuas is part of DC’s best Cinco de Mayo celebration, an afternoon that includes cold Corona USA, Corona Light USA, wine, live music, family fun, and of course, the races!
The highlight of the afternoon, the races feature 96 Chihuahuas racing in groups of eight on a sixty foot “race track.” All the action is captured on a huge video wall and the winners take home pet-friendly gifts, prizes, and more! ALL race proceeds benefit Rural Dog Rescue – a non-profit organization dedicated to pulling dogs from high-kill rural shelters.
Don’t have a Chihuahua? You can still take part in the excitement with the all breed contest for best dressed dog! There will also be giveaways from DC’s pet friendly businesses.
Deadline to register dogs online is Friday, May 4th, walkups on race day accepted until all spots are full. $30 per dog to race. This is a family and dog-friendly, admission-free event, but you must be 21+ to drink beer. To enter and for more information, visit www.cincodc.com.
Rain Date: Saturday, May 12th