Winter Park, Fla. – April 23, 2018 – On Sunday, May 6, Cocina 214 - Central Florida’s famed Tex-Mex restaurant, will host its sixth annual Running of the Chihuahuas event at its Winter Park location. This family-friendly event invites locals, visitors and pet-lovers alike to continue the Cinco De Mayo celebration with the beloved Chihuahua run, fresh margaritas, authentic Tex-Mex cuisine and festive delights. Proceeds from the Chihuahua run will benefit Winter Park Lost Pets and the Poodles and Pooch Rescue of Florida.
“We are so proud to see our cherished Running of the Chihuahuas Race has become a Central Florida tradition during the Cinco de Mayo weekend and we can’t wait to bring this event to life for the sixth year in a row,” said Lambrine Macejewski, co-founder of Cocina 214. “Last year, we had an amazing turnout – we hope to do the same this year and create a fun and engaging experience for all our guests.”
As the pups gear up to race, attendees can enjoy music from a live DJ, take pictures with their furry friends in a custom photo booth and enjoy delicious drink specials from Cocina 214’s outdoor bar.
The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the famed Running of Chihuahuas race at 11 a.m. There is no entrance fee for spectators. Those with Chihuahuas ready to race can register their pooches for $15, where all proceeds will be donated to Winter Park Lost Pets and the Poodles and Pooch Rescue of Florida. Those entering their four-legged friends should arrive early to pick up their registration packet and race number. Those interested in registering their Chihuahua can sign up here:
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