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All proceeds we raise from the festival's contests, rides, run and activities each year goes to Hoops Family Children's Hospital at Cabell Huntington Hospital, helping the region's children who are in treatment for cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. We hope you find many activities for you, your family, and the family dog to enjoy at the festival again this year!
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2018 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 (KEE100FM; 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, to 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! KEE100FM/103.3 TCR Country/Classic Hits B97FM/106.3The Brew/800 WVHU/107.1 The Bear/FOX Sports 1230 & 1420 

 

2018 WV Hot Dog Festival Event Sponsors:

 

“ANNUAL 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, 800WVHU, 106.3 The Brew, 107.1 The Bear, and FOX Sports Radio 1230 & 1420

Special thanks to Allan O’Such and O’Such Race planning, and WalMart on US 60 in Huntington.

 

“BUNS ON BIKES” 5-mile bicycle tour of Huntington:

Sponsors: City National Bank, Cabell-Huntington Convention & Visitors Center , & Bailes, Craig & Yon, PLLC

Presented by B97FM

Special thanks to David Amsbary and Huntington Cycle.

 

ALL-BREED DOG COSTUME CONTEST & “POOCH PARADE:”

Sponsor:  Amazon

Presented by B97FM & 800 WVHU

Special thanks to Neal & Friends, Pet Palace, and our special event judges 

 

ALL-BREED EXHIBITION RACES:

Sponsor: Huntington Junior College

Presented by 103.3 WTCR & 107.1 The Bear

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

Special thanks to East Coast Tees, Little Victories Rescue, and Almost Home Dachshund Rescue

 

“ANNUAL WV WIENER DOG RACES AT HIGH NOON:” (including the $100 Dachshund Dash Championship Race!)

Sponsor:  Your Local Food Fair Stores, Huntington Junior College of Business

Presented by KEE100 and B97FM

Special thanks to Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Pullman Square management and security staffs, Little Victories Animal Rescue, East Coast Tees, and Almost Home Dachshund Rescue (almosthomerescue.org)

 

 “HOT DOGS & HOT RODS” CLASSIC & CUSTOM CAR, TRUCK & CYCLE SHOW:

Sponsor:  Todd Judy Ford

Presented by: 103.3 WTCR and 106.3 “The Brew”

*Be sure to vote for “People’s Pick” award for YOUR favorite car, truck, or motorcycle!

Special thanks to Ed Arnold and Branding Irony, and the judges for this event!

 

“PULLMAN SQUARE MAIN STAGE” SPONSOR:”

Sponsor:  Mountwest Community & Technical College

Presented by:  iHeart Media-Huntington & Tri-State

 

2018 SPECIAL FEATURE: “ILL CONDUCT MOTORCYCLE STUNT SHOWS!”

Sponsor:  BLACK SHEEP HARLEY-DAVIDSON PROUDLY PRESENTS:

 THREE Big Shows:  11am, 1pm, and 3:30pm!  Everyone will love the thrills!

Presented By:  BLACK SHEEP HARLEY-DAVIDSON downtown Huntington, 106.3 “The Brew” and 103.3 WTCR

 

FTC Wresting AND Infinite Pro Wrestling “Live!”  

Action packed Matches!  Wrestlers Meet & Greets between shows!  Bring the family! 

Show Times:  10:45am; 1:30pm; 4pm; & special 7:30pm bell time!

Sponsor: FTC Wresting AND Infinite Pro Wrestling

Presented By:  106.3 “The Brew”

Special Thanks: The entire Infinite Wrestling and FTC Wrestling Teams!

 

WV HOT DOG FESTIVAL “EVENT ENTERTAINMENT” SPONSOR:

Sponsor:  Spriggs Distributing Bud Light

Presented by: 106.3 The Brew & 107.1 The Bear

 

ANNUAL WV HOT DOG FESTIVAL “HOT DOG EATING” CONTEST:

Sponsor:  STEWARTS ORIGINAL HOT DOGS

Presented by: 103.3 WTCR

Special thanks to John Mandt, Jr. of Stewarts Original Hot Dogs & staff

 

ANNUAL WV HOT DOG FESTIVAL “ROOT BEER CHUGGIN’” CONTEST:

Sponsor:  FROSTOP DRIVE-IN

Presented By:  KEE 100 FM

Special thanks to Bill and Marilyn Murdock of Frostop Drive-In & staff

 

ANNUAL “BUN FUN” GAMES:

Sponsor:  TTA

Presented by: 800 WVHU & KEE 100 FM

Special thanks to CASA for help with the props, Huntingtonized FCU, and Gilpin’s Trophies.

 

WVHDF KIDZONE (playtime!)

Sponsor: HUNTINGTONIZED FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

Presented by: 103.3 WTCR and KEE 100 FM

Very special thanks to M&M Inflatables, Rick’s Lemonade, & Village Floral-Proctorville

 

WVHDF PETZONE (pet-spoiling time!)

Sponsor:  Almost Home Dachshund Rescue (almosthomerescue.org)

Presented by: B97FM

Special thanks to all the area dog rescues!  ADOPT ONE, TILL THERE ARE NONE!

 

Special thanks to Little Victories, Winny Wear, & Almost Home Dachshund Rescue. Additional thank yous: The entire staff and shops of Pullman Square, ReGeneration Church, Cabell Huntington Hospital volunteers, Pullman Square Security, Cabell Huntington Hospital Ambulance Services, Mayor Steve Williams and the City of Huntington, Big Sandy Superstore Arena, 3rd Avenue merchants, Herald Dispatch, Jack’s Cleaners, 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!