Running of the Chihuahuas

calendar icon May 6, 2023
clock icon 2pm – 5pm
map marker icon District Pier

DC’s funniest Cinco de Mayo celebration returns to The Wharf for a day of fun and festivities. Celebrate the 11th Annual Running of the Chihuahuas present by Pacifico with us! The day will include cold Pacifico beer, live music, family fun, and of course, the races!

The highlight of the afternoon, the races features over 90 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.

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