“Dachtoberfest,” a brand new dachshund-themed occasion, is headed to Richmond on Oct. 1 and can carry a whole bunch of dachshunds to city, many in costume.
Dachtoberfest will characteristic dachshund-themed household enjoyable with wiener canine racing, costume contests, raffles, distributors, visitor audio system and extra, in keeping with organizers. All canine are welcome on the occasion. Dachotoberfest might be held on the Delta Resort at 555 E. Canal St. in downtown Richmond.
A few of the costume contest classes embody Doggie Diva, Dapper Canine and Most Artistic. Plus weiner canine breeds with whimsical names like Little Hyperlinks, for these below 2 years outdated; Bratwurst, between 2 and eight years outdated; and Sizzling Canine Carts for disabled canine.
Whereas the occasion has been held for 20 years within the DC space, that is the primary yr organizers are bringing the occasion to Richmond. Tickets are $10 upfront or $15 on the door.
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The occasion is organized by the Dachshund Enlightenment Basis, a nonprofit centered on dachshund training, well being and care. For extra data, go to www.definc.org/dachtoberfest.
The occasion coincides with Richmond Area Tourism’s new digital advertising marketing campaign to focus on pet‐pleasant points of interest and facilities on the town.
Launched on Sep. 1, the marketing campaign consists of pet-friendly lodges, eating places and actions.
Areas featured within the marketing campaign video embody the Graduate Richmond resort, Origin Beer Lab in Ashland, sports activities fields in Chesterfield County, Richmond’s Jackson Ward neighborhood, Jolene Vineyard in New Kent, the Virginia Museum of Wonderful Arts out of doors sculpture backyard, and the Appomattox River Path in Colonial Heights. Pup‐pleasant nights on the Flying Squirrels AA baseball video games are additionally highlighted.
Extra particulars at www.visitrichmondva.com/plan/pet-friendly-rva.
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