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Alfred University set to host Hot Dog Day festivities

Alfred University | 4/23/19

Alfred University is set to host a number of activities for the 47th annual Hot Dog Day Celebration on Saturday, April 27. Organized each year by Alfred University and Alfred State College, Hot Dog Day benefits several area charitable and non-profit community organizations.


ALFRED, NY – Alfred University is set to host a number of activities for the 47th annual Hot Dog Day Celebration on Saturday, April 27. Organized each year by Alfred University and Alfred State College, Hot Dog Day benefits several area charitable and non-profit community organizations.

Alfred University and Alfred State alternate hosting the Hot Dog Day Carnival, which features hot dog stands (of course!) and other food vendors, as well as arts and craft tents and games. Alfred University will host this year’s carnival, which begins at noon on Academic Alley.

Other Hot Dog Day activities include: a wiener dog race, at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Alfred University Bandstand on Main Street; the Hot Dog Day Community Parade, at 11:30 a.m. on Main Street; and a steel drum band performance, at 7:30 p.m. in Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall.

Funds raised during the Hot Dog Day celebration will benefit the following organizations:

Alfred Montessori School; Alfred Box of Books Library; Allegany County Mental Health Association; Allegany ARC; A.E. Crandall Hook and Ladder Company; Alfred Station Fire Company; and the Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women.