Brazilian Nites

Brazilian Carnaval Matinee

The wieners will be on the loose Sunday, February 16th, at Old World Huntington Beach as the 2020 Dachshund Race season begins for the new decade. Racing will begin at 3:00 pm and run until 4:00 pm.. Anyone under 21 must be accompanied by a parent.

Dachshund Races will also continue to be held once a month all year long, March 15th, April 19th, May 31st, June 28th, July 12th , August 23rd November 15th & December 6th except during Oktoberfest when the ALL BREEDS under 25lbs race Sept. 13,20,27 on Sundays & “Running of the Wieners’ is every Sunday during October 4, 11, 18,25 and ends on Nov. 1st. Put on by the Wiener Dog Store located here in Old World Village, anyone interested in entering their Dachshunds can do so by calling Inge McKellop at (714) 402-7327.

Brazilian Carnival – Mardi Gras Celebration

An added bonus, Sunday February 16th Old World will be holding its 20th anniversary Brazilian Carnival Mardi Gras Matinee from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased online at This family-friendly event features DJ Gus, Kizambo Brass Band with traditional Carnaval music, Drum Circle by Samba da Mudança Samba School, LA Samba Dancers and kid’s activities organized by Brazilian Play & Learn, specialized in teaching Portuguese and the Brazilian culture to kids and teens by using storytelling, traditional games, dance, songs, and arts and crafts. Costumes are encouraged. Matinee Brazilian Carnaval is presented by Brazilian Nites Productions. Parking is FREE.

Old World Huntington Beach is located at 7561 Center Avenue in Huntington Beach. For more information, please visit