Come and see which Wiener Takes All at the race!

Saint Charles Oktoberfest’s 11th Annual Wiener Dog Derby Sponsored by FastLane!

Saturday, September 24th
11:00am-12:00pm Registration. NO EXCEPTIONS!
12:30pm Races Start

Everyone is welcome to watch the fun filled race but if you are planning to bring your pup to watch their fur friends then you will need to purchase a Cheerleader wristband.  This will allow your pup to be in the park even if they are not racing.

Online registration is now closed.

You can still register your pup the day of the event 9/24 from 11am-12pm.  Cash only.  Registration will end at 12pm with no exceptions.

Pricing the day of is as follows:

  • Cheerleader only: $5.00/per dog
  • Race Entry: $25.00/per dog


Can I bring my dog if he/she is not a Dachshund?  While we only allow wiener dogs to race, any pup can be a cheerleader for the event.  You will just need to purchase a CHEERLEADER bracelet to allow your pup to be at the festival on Saturday from 11am-6pm.

For official Frontier Park rules, please check out the City of Saint Charles Parks & Recreation and click on Park Rules and Regulations.

Also visit our FAQ page for additional info.

For any additional questions that you may have please email us.

On race day remember your Rabies vaccination card, clean up bags, water and to allow yourself plenty of time to get to the race for registration.  Parking can be challenge and your pup may need to stop for a water break along the way.


You can still register your dog for the Wiener Takes All Dog Derby at the Festival on Saturday, September 24th. Registration will close promptly at 12:00 PM.

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