We Let the Dogs Out! Litchfield’s Best Hot Dog Contest Is On

Best Hot Dog Contest

We let the dogs out! (with the help of 13 popular local restaurants)

The Litchfield Economic Development Commission’s second annual “Dog Days of Summer” best hot dog contest begins today (July 14) and continues through July 18.

Here’s how it works: You head to any/all of the “breeders” listed below, dig into their traditional or creative dogs, scan the QR code on the table top cards, and vote for your favorite dog.

We’ll be providing updates on how the voting is going, so watch our Visit Litchfield CT Facebook page and Instagram feed.

We’ll announce the winner, or “wiener” as we like to say, on National Hot Dog Day, July 20, at the free evening concert, Wooden Horse Live at Litchfield Green.

Last year @gooseboro_drivein_llc took home the cup.

Stop by all of the participants to bite into the competition.

Gooseboro Drive-In LLC.

At The Corner

Popey’s Ice Cream Shoppe

Mockingbird Kitchen & Bar

Bohemian Pizza and Tacos

Petraroia Deli

Jackie’s Restaurant

Wood’s Pit BBQ

The Village Restaurant In Litchfield Ct

Ollie’s Pizza

Patty’s Restaurant

Market Place Tavern at The Old Litchfield Jail


It’s on!