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Registration Opens TOMORROW for Addison Oktoberfest’s Dachshund Dash (Oktoberfest Info)

At Addison Oktoberfest, which runs this year from Sept. 15-18, Sunday is Sunday Hund-Day, and German dog breeds are recognized and celebrated. While personal pets are not permitted, there’s plenty of furry fun to enjoy. Cheer on some tiny racers at the Dachshund Dash (advance, online registration here is required to participate). Then, meet some dogs and learn about some of the many breeds that originated in Germany at the German Dog Showcase.

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All Aboard the New ’60s Surf-Themed Summer Wine Train

Surf’s up this summer in historic Grapevine, Texas. Wax your boards, get ready to hula and come celebrate the dog days of summer on a unique ’60s-themed excursion aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s new Summer Wine Train, presented by Trinity Metro TEXRail. Beat the heat and enjoy the breeze on this carefree two-hour ride that comes with *two glasses of complimentary wine, individually portioned savory bites (chicken kebabs and Caprese skewers), a souvenir tumbler and all of your favorite ’60s surfer jams.

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Complete Guide To All Your Pyro Fun At Addison’s Kaboom Town

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For those looking to get out and enjoy an evening of fun and fireworks, and perhaps a side of airshow and a bit of live music thrown in for good measure, look no further than Kaboom Town in Addison for all your Independence Day needs. The beauty about the Addison party is that you can celebrate and still have the fourth for other excursions, such as sailing, body painting, and competitive dining.

We have a good list of restaurants and bars along Belt Line that are offering a place to avoid traffic and other distractions. It is always suggested that you grab one of the few remaining hotel rooms so that your holiday is the very safest. The area hotels that are not sold out in Addison are the Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Marriott Quorum and La Quinta. You can look up room rates at this link.      Continue reading

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