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Cabell Huntington Convention and Visitor's Bureau City of Huntington - Voted America's Best Community 2017! Heiner's Bakery
WV HOT DOG FESTIVAL IS SHOWCASING:Stewarts Original Hot Dogs.....Frostop Drive-In......30 Mile Meal Project....Midway Drive-In...Sam's Hot Dogs.....Kona Ice.....Sweet & Sassy Treats.....Village Ice.....ScragglePop.....Casey's Concessions.....Snowie Shaved Ice.....Bianco's Quality Foods...along with...Rick's Lemonade........Lesage Natural, and MORE!

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All proceeds we raise from these activities each year goes to the new Children's Hospital at Cabell-Huntington Hospital helping the region's children who have cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.
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2016 WV Hot Dog Festival
Event Sponsors 

First and foremost, we sincerely thank each year's Event Sponsors of the WV Hot Dog Festival! Thank you also to the City of Huntington, WV, and to beautiful Pullman Square, along with many businesses and individuals who come together to provide important services and staff for the annual festival day.

The iHeart Media staff (KEE 100.5; 103.3 TCR Country; Classic Hits B97FM; 106.3 The Brew; 800 WVHU; 107.1 The Bear/FOX Sports 1230 & 1420)is happy to bring the annual WV Hot Dog Festival & fundraiser to the Tri-State each year, and sincerely appreciate every sponsor, volunteer, donation, contest participate, event visitor, entertainer, and participating business that makes the WV Hot Dog Festival possible each year!

We hope we give you a great day to come out to celebrate and enjoy a very unique aspect of our beloved Tri-State area, and we hope you will make a point to come for the day, or for a few hours, each WV Hot Dog festival, and bring family, friends, and the family dog with you! It means a lot to celebrate all the good things about living and working in our wonderful Tri-State region, and that we help kids in our region with the days' fundraising efforts, through our partnerships with Hoops Family Children's Hospital project at Cabell Huntington Hospital. 

THANK YOU for your support of this annual event, to our communities, our downtown, and this important local fundraiser. Enjoy the day! WKEE 100.5/103.3 TCR Country/Classic Hits B97FM/106.3The Brew/800 WVHU/107.1 The Bear/FOX Sports 1230 & 1420 

 

2016 WV Hot Dog Festival (12th Annual) Event Sponsors: 

 

"BUN RUN 10K & 5K" & "Walk Your Buns Off" Charity Walk:

Sponsor: HEINER'S BAKERY

presented by the iHeart Media-Huntington & Tri-State radio family-WKEE, WTCR, B97FM, 106.3 The Brew, 800 WVHU, 107.1 The Bear, and FOX Sports 1230 & 1420

Special thanks to Allan OSuch and OSuch Race Planning!

 

"BUNS ON BIKES" 5-mile bicycle tour of Huntington:

Sponsors: HUNTINGTON CYCLE & SPORT; CABELL-HUNTINGTON CONVENTION& VISITORS CENTER AND CITY NATIONAL BANK

(with additional support from Bailes, Craig & Yon, PLLC)

presented by B97FM

Special thanks to David Amsbary!

 

ALL-BREED DOG COSTUME CONTEST & "POOCH PARADE"

presented by: B97FM & 800 WVHU

Special thanks to Neal & Friends, Stonecrest Animal Medical Center, and to our special event judges

 

ALL-BREED EXHIBITION RACES:

Sponsor: OHIO UNIVERSITY SOUTHERN-PROCTORVILLE CENTER

presented by 103.3 TCR

3 races by weight class: 10 dogs per race; Race one: 0-25lbs; Race two: 26-50lbs; Race three: 51lbs+

Special thanks to Just Sayin' Gifts & Personal Printing, Little Victories Rescue, & Almost Home Dachshund Rescue

 

"ANNUAL WV WIENER DOG RACES AT HIGH NOON!":

Sponsor: OHIO UNIVERSITY SOUTHERN-PROCTORVILLE CENTER

(including the $100 Dachshund Dash Championship Race!)

presented by KEE 100 and B97FM

Special thanks to Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Almost Home Dachshund Rescue & Little Victories Animal Rescue, and Just Sayin' Gifts & Personal Printing

 

"HOT DOGS & HOT RODS" CLASSIC & CUSTOM CRUISE-IN:

Sponsor: FANNIN AUTOMOTIVE FAMILY

presented by: 103.3 TCR and 106.3 "The Brew"

Be sure to vote for the "People's Pick" award for your favorite cruise-in car or truck!

 

PULLMAN SQUARE STAGE SPONSOR:

Sponsor: OHIO UNIVERSITY SOUTHERN-PROCTORVILLE CENTER

presented by the iHeart Media-Huntington & Tri-State Family

Very special thanks to Greg Tankersley, Larry Mollet, and Pullman Square staff & merchants. We appreciate all your help, so much!

 

ANNUAL HOT DOG EATING CONTEST:

Sponsor: STEWARTS ORIGINAL HOT DOGS

presented by: 103.3 TCR Country

 

ANNUAL ROOT BEER CHUGGIN' CONTEST:

Sponsor: FROSTOP DRIVE-IN

presented by: KEE 100

 

"BUN FUN" GAMES:

Sponsor: TTA

presented by 800 WVHU & KEE 100

 

WVHDF KidZone (playtime!)

Sponsor: HUNTINGTONIZED FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

presented by: KEE 100

Very special thanks to M&M Inflatables, and Rick's Lemonade

 

WVHDF PetZone (pet-spoiling time!)

SPONSOR: Almost Home Dachshund Rescue

presented by: B97FM

 

Special thanks to Little Victories, Winny Wear, & Almost Home Dachshund Rescue. Additional thank yous: The entire staff and shops of Pullman Square, Jewel City Rollers, Missio Dei Church, ReGeneration Church, Cabell Huntington Hospital volunteers, Pullman Square Security, Jan Care Ambulance, Mayor Steve Williams and the City of Huntington, Big Sandy Superstore Arena, 3rd Avenue merchants, Herald Dispatch, Allied Waste, and many more who help make this event possible each year! 

There's a lot to do and see, shop and eat, at the annual WV Hot Dog Festival! We hope you bring the family, and the family dog...find a contest or activity that interests you, and sign up! You can win some great prizes and trophies (some contests have money to award to the winner too!) 

If you, your business or organization would like to make a donation to our kids' fundraiser this year, make check payable (any amount helps!) & mail it to: WV Hot Dog Festival, 134 4th Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701. All tax deductible donations accepted and appreciated!