Even if you can’t make it to Brooklyn for the Annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, you can still see some great hot dog eating action in San Francisco on the Fourth of July.

The San Francisco Hot Dog Contest will take place during the Fourth of July Pub Crawl on Monday, July 4 at an awesome, new location! Enjoy some fresh air, live music and more at the Independence Day Block Party, located next to El Lopo on Polk Street. The contest will take place starting at 7:30PM, which will give you plenty of time to head to your favorite spot to watch the San Francisco Fireworks at 9:30PM.

Hot Dog Eating Contest Location: Austin Street (next to El Lopo)

Block Party Times: 4PM to 9PM

Hot Dog Eating Contest Times: 7:30PM to 8PM



Hot Dog Eating Contest



The Block Party will take place on Austin Street, which is right next to El Lopo and you can enter the area from Polk Street. Enjoy some refreshing drinks, tasty dishes from El Lopo and, of course, Hot Dogs! Enjoy some great music, fun people and stick around for the Hot Dog Eating Contest at 7:30PM. The Block Party is free, but if you want to take things up a notch, grab a ticket to the San Francisco Fourth of July Pub Crawl, which will give you access to some amazing drink specials at a bunch of great bars in the area, sweet party favors and more. It’s the perfect way to spend the day before taking in the San Francisco Fourth of July Fireworks Show.


Think you have what it takes to win?

Whether you are a competitive eater, an amateur with a huge appetite or just really like hot dogs, you are welcome to enter (space is limited, however). Simply fill out the form and you will be contacted if you are chosen to be one of the lucky participants. 

CLICK HERE to enter the Hot Dog Eating Contest


If you want to take things up a notch, grab a ticket the the Pub Crawl as well and get Cheap drinks at some great bars on Polk Street from 4PM to 10PM. Click here for the details:


El Lopo
1327 Polk Street San Francisco, CA 94109