Holiday Celebration & Candlewalk November 27, 2015 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 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
Bavarian Easter Celebration March 20-April 19, 2015 Frankenmuth festively celebrates Easter. Unique and colorful egg displays throughout town. (800) FUN-TOWN
Bringin' Back the 80's Fest April 24 & 25, 2015 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 11th Annual 80's celebration! Free parking. Handicapped accessible. Indoors! Proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. (989) 652-8008
Community Wide Sale Fest May 14 & 15, 2015 Join the 12th 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 are also available at the Frankenmuth Visitor Center and Frankenmuth McDonalds, South Main Street. (800) FUN-TOWN
World Expo of Beer May 15 & 16, 2015 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: May 23 & 24, 2015 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 2015 King and Queen, Annual Canine Cruise on the Bavarian Belle River Boat, DockDogs Competition and more! (800) 600-0105
Launch to the Summer! Balloons over Bavaria: May 22-24, 2015 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. (800) 600-0105
Launch to the Summer! Tour de Frankenmuth-May 23 & 24, 2015 Featuring races in Men, Women and Junior categories. Bike swap and expo. Free Kid's Race. Grand Fondi di Thumb on Sunday. (800) 863-7999
Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival June 11-14, 2015 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
Bavarian Festival Parade June 14, 2015 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
Arts & Crafts Shows 2015: June 19-21; July 24-26; August 21-23; September 11-13; September 18-20 Arts and Craft shows located in Zehnder Park. The September 11-13 show located on Main Street behind Frankenmuth Historical Museum.
Volkslaufe-The People's Race July 4, 2015 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
Cass River Colonial Encampment July 18 & 19, 2015 Displays, demonstrations and great family fun! Located at Frankenmuth River Place. (800) 600-0105
Michigan Bier Celebration July 18, 2015 It's the fourth annual MI Bier Celebration at the Harvey Kern Pavilion. Enjoy beer sampling from over a dozen breweries, music, dancing on a wooden floor and great food. Proceeds benefit Charity Celebration. Frankenmuth Brewery is a gold sponsor of the event. The MI Bier Celebration is the official After Party of the FrankenMüdder. (989) 262-8300
Arts & Crafts Shows 2015: July 24-26; August 21-23; September 11-13; September 18-20 Arts and Craft shows located in Zehnder Park. The September 11-13 how located on Main Street behind Frankenmuth Historical Museum. (989) 681-4023
Antique Fire Muster July 25, 2015 Antique fire truck displays and pumping events. Parade goes through Main Street on Saturday morning. (989) 652-3440
Bavarian Inn Experience Triathlon August 1, 2015 Olympic and Sprint Triathlon and Aquabike competitions with unique courses that embrace Frankenmuth's charm located at Frankenmuth River Place Shops. The event has a special purpose of bringing awareness to organ donation.
Summer Music Fest August 13-15 & 20-22, 2015 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 21-22. (800) FUN-FEST
Auto Fest September 11-13, 2015 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 September 17-20, 2015 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 October 1, 2015 Enjoy a night of sampling beer, wine and snacks from 5:30-9:30pm. Tickets $25 per person are available at the Frankenmuth Visitor Center downtown. (800) FUN-TOWN
Bruckelaufe (Bridge Race) October 3, 2015 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 October 9 & 10, 2015 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
MI's Big Country Fest October 16 & 17, 2015
Slip on your cowboy boots, tip your hat and swing on over to the 5th 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 October 17 & 18, and 24 & 25, 2015 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
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