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Bavarian Easter Celebration
Bavarian Easter Celebration
     April 4-May 4, 2014
Frankenmuth festively celebrates Easter. Unique and colorful egg displays throughout town.
(800) FUN-TOWN

 

80's Fest
Bringin' Back the 80's Fest
     April 25-26, 2014
Bring back hair teasing memories by paying tribute to the music, trends and events of the 1980's. Don't sit back in your pegged pants and play Atari, come on down to the 9th Annual 80's celebration! Free parking. Handicapped accessible. Indoors! Proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.
(989) 652-8008

 

Sales Fest

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Community Wide Sale Fest
     May 15 and 16, 2014
Join the 10th Annual Frankenmuth Community-Wide Sale Fest. Over 100 garage sales. Sales begin at 9am. Drive Safe. Please consider safety when traveling in the residential areas. Free city parking. But please be considerate and do not block roads and driveways. Street maps with address listings will be available for download by May 13. Street maps also available at the Frankenmuth Visitor Center and Frankenmuth McDonalds, South Main Street.
(800) FUN-TOWN
 

 

World Expo of Beer
World Expo of Beer
     May 16-17, 2014
Michigan's largest international beer sampling event!  Over 150 beers & alternative beverages from breweries around the world. Enjoy sampling, local cuisine, beer school, demonstrations, beer related merchandise & vote for your favorite brew. "Ein bier bitte!"
(888) 805-1504

 

Launch to the Summer-Dog Bowl
Launch to the Summer!
      Dog Bowl-May 24-25, 2014
The Nation's largest Olympic-Style event for dogs! A high energy event that showcases dogs running, jumping, diving, and retrieving! Located in Frankenmuth River Place. Lots of great events: Best Costume Contest, 50 yrd. Doggie Fun Run, Fashion Show, Disc Dog Competitions, Wiener Dog Races, Pet Retail Vendors, Dog Bowl 2013 King and Queen, Annual Canine Cruise on the Bavarian Belle River Boat, DockDogs Competition and more!
(888) 600-0105


 

 

 

Launch to the Summer-Balloons over Bavaria




 
Launch to the Summer!
     Balloons over Bavaria-May 23-26, 2014
Free and exciting event for the whole family. Watch the skies over Frankenmuth fill with the colors of Hot Air Balloons. Watch over a dozen tethered balloons inflate then interact with the pilots & crew. Event flight competitions. Nightly Balloon Glow.
(888) 600-0105


 

 

 

Launch to the Summer-Tour De Frankenmuth
Launch to the Summer!
     Tour de Frankenmuth-May 24 & 25, 2014
Featuring races in Men, Women and Junior categories. Bike swap and expo. Free Kid's Race. Grand Fondi di Thumb on Sunday.
(888) 863-7999

 

 

 

Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival

Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival
     June 12-15, 2014
Hear Bavarian music, watch a parade, enjoy rides and a variety of delicious German foods and desserts. Top it all off with plenty of refreshing ice-cold beer-Imported and Domestic!
(877) 879-8919

 

Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival Parade

Bavarian Festival Parade
     June 15, 2014
Frankenmuth's Main Street plays grand marshal to a Bavarian-Style Parade complete with one-of-a-kind decorated floats, bands and street performers.
(877) 879-8919


 

 

Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival Parade

Keepsake Collection
   Arts & Crafts Shows

     June 20-22; July 25-27; Aug. 22-24;
    Sept. 5-7; Sept. 19-21

Arts and Craft shows located in Zehnder Park. The September 5-7 show located on Main Street behind Frankenmuth Historical Museum.
(989) 681-4023

 

Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival Parade

Volkslaufe-The People's Race
     July 4, 2014
A certified race course takes more than 2,500 runners past several of Frankenmuth's most beloved landmarks.  Offering 20K, 10K & 5K runs, 5K walk & 2K "Fun Run." Festivities kick off on
July 3 with food, entertainment & a patriotic fireworks display. For information: P.O. Box 7, Frankenmuth, MI 48734

(888) FUN-FEST

 

Antique Fire Muster
Cass River Colonial Encampment
      July 19-20, 2014
Displays, demonstrations and great family fun!  Located at Frankenmuth River Place.
(800) 600-0105

 

Antique Fire Muster
Michigan Bier Celebration
      July 19, 2014
It's the third annual MI Bier Celebration at the Harvey Kern Pavilion. Enjoy beer sampling from over 20 breweries, live bands, dancing on a wooden floor and great food. Proceeds benefit Charity Celebration. Frankenmuth Brewery is a gold sponsor of the event.
(989) 262-8300

 

Antique Fire Muster
Antique Fire Muster
      July 26, 2014
Antique fire truck displays and pumping events. Parade goes through Main Street on Saturday morning.
(989) 652-3440

 

Antique Fire Muster
Bavarian Inn Experience Triathlon
      August 2, 2014
Olympic and Sprint Triathlon and Aquabike competitions with unique courses that embrace Frankenmuth%u2019s charm at Frankenmuth River Place Shops. The event has a special purpose of bringing awareness to organ donation.

 

Summer Music Fest
Summer Music Fest
      August 7-9 & 14-16, 2014
In the Harvey Kern Pavilion in Heritage Park. A celebration of music. Polka, Polish, German & Solvenian style music. Food, drinks & dancing on a wooden floor. Featuring the Fabulous Hubcaps August 16-17.
(800) FUN-FEST

 

Auto Fest
Auto Fest
      September 5-7, 2014
Over 2000 classic cars, street rods and muscle cars.  Come and enjoy a weekend of fun and entertainment for all ages. Friday night Big Block Party on Main Street 5-10pm. Saturday and Sunday view the classic cars in Heritage Park. Oldies Fest dance in Harvey Kern Pavilion on Saturday 7-midnight.
(989) 652-6964

 

Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest
      September 18-21, 2014
A German festival with a large wooden dance floor. Good food, drinks, and souvenirs. Located in the Harvey Kern Pavilion in Heritage Park on Weiss Street.
(800) FUN-FEST

 

Wein & Stein
Wein & Stein
     October 2, 2014
Enjoy a night of sampling beer, wine and snacks. Tickets available at the Frankenmuth Visitor Center.
(800) FUN-TOWN

 

Bridge Race
Bruckelaufe (Bridge Race)
     October 4, 2014
The Frankenmuth Jaycee's are proud to bring the Bruckelaufe Half Marathon and 5k to their series of races.  The Bruckelaufe crosses 13 bridges in its 13.1 miles!

 

Crabby Clam & Lobster Fest
 Crabby Clam & Lobster Fest
     October 10-11, 2014
A benefit for WHNN Johnny Burke Children's Foundation featuring king crab, clam, lobster dinners, BBQ chicken and beverages.  Free admission & live entertainment. At Frankenmuth River Place Shops.
(989) 776-2100

 

 

Michigan's Big Country Fest
MI's Big Country Fest
     October 17-18, 2014
Slip on your cowboy boots, tip your hat and swing on over to the 3rd Annual Michigan's Big Country Fest! Enjoy Live Bands, Beer and Mixed Drinks, Mechanical Bull, Down Home BBQ Dinners and Snacks, Line Dancing and much more! Located at the Harvey Kern Pavilion.
www.facebook.com/fmuthcountry

 (989) 652-8008

 

Scarecrow Fest
Scarecrow Fest
     October 18-19, and 25-26, 2014
Frankenmuth has something to crow about...scarecrows that is. The town is full of unique and clever costumed scarecrows. Text to vote for your favorite! Fall festivities also held at Frankenmuth River Place Shops.
(800) FUN-TOWN

 

Holiday Celebration
Holiday Celebration & Candlewalk
     November 28, 2014
A perfect way to start the Christmas season. Free hot chocolate and cookies. Ceremony starts at 6:30pm at the Frankenmuth River Place Shops. Enjoy Christmas Carols, a visit from Santa and the official lightening of the community Christmas tree.
(800) FUN-TOWN


 

Zehnder's SnowFest
Zehnder's Snowfest
     January 21-26, 2015
Located at Zehnder's Restaurant. A fun filled winter event for the whole family. Includes snow sculpting and ice carving competitions, children's area,fireworks, entertainment, warming tent & more.
(800) 863-7999


 


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800-386-8696


 

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