BELFAST, MAINE – September 10, 2023 – Maine Wienerfest, the ultimate celebration of dachshunds and their passionate owners, returns to Belfast on Sunday, September 10th. The 18th annual event will take place from 11am to 3pm at the beautiful Steamboat Landing Park in Belfast.
Originating as a casual picnic for families with these lovable, pint-sized pooches, Maine Wienerfest has evolved into a highly anticipated community gathering. The event attracts an ever-growing number of dogs and dog enthusiasts each year, making it a highlight on the Belfast social calendar.
The festival promises to be a day of pure canine delight, featuring various activities and attractions for dogs and their human companions. Attendees can look forward to an impressive lineup of entertaining events including a parade around the park, dachshund costume contest, and a thrilling doxie derby that will surely have spectators cheering with excitement.
In addition to the lively activities, Maine Wienerfest will offer an array of local vendors offering delicious food treats, event merchandise, and an assortment of other pet-themed items for purchase from the 13 vendors.
“We are delighted to present the infamous Maine Wienerfest once again,” stated Jan Abendroth, a representative from P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center. “This event not only celebrates our love for dachshunds but also raises vital funds to support our mission of supporting pets and pet-owners. We invite everyone to come and join us for a day filled with fun, frolic, and unforgettable memories.”
The Maine Wienerfest 2023 promises to be an exceptional occasion for dachshund enthusiasts and dog lovers alike. From heartwarming interactions with furry friends to the joyous festival atmosphere, this event is not to be missed. Make sure to mark your calendar for Sunday, September 10th, and head down to Steamboat Landing Park in Belfast between 11am-3pm for a day of tail-wagging fun! The Maine Wienerfest will be held rain or shine with gates opening at 10:30am. Admission is $5.00 per person, kids under 12 and dogs are free.
This year’s Maine Wienerfest’ presenting sponsor is Ken Gardiner, Financial Advisor Edward Jones Investments located in Camden, and organized by P.A.W.S. Animal
Adoption Center and The Friends of Belfast Parks, who have stepped up to continue the legacy of this cherished event. All proceeds from the festival will go towards supporting PAWS Animal Adoption Centers important programs and services.