Plan out your Halloween costumes and get your dachshunds ready to run!!! 

Diamond Dachshund Rescue of Texas and Retama Park are excited to bring you Dachtoberfest again this year! With dachshund races on the racetrack, costume contests, vendors, food trucks, beer, shopping, trick or treating, and so much more, there is something for the whole family! 


Admission: All guests are $3.

Gates open at 10:00 a.m. 

Costume Contests will kick off at 11 a.m.* and racing will begin around 12:30 p.m.* with the Senior races!



You can sign your dachshund up for the races at


The costume contest sign up will be at the event only.


Sponsorship slots are still available! Visit to learn more.


All friendly dogs are allowed in the park on this day. All dogs must remain on a leash and on track level at all times. Owners are responsible for dog cleanup. 


Advertise at Retama Park! Please call (210) 651-7136.

*times are subject to change