Osterbrunnen: Timeless German Traditions In Frankenmuth

Easter eggs hang from a pink and purple tower display for Bavarian Easter Celebration

In many places, Easter traditions mean a visit from that beloved bunny and a basket chock-full of chocolates. But here in Frankenmuth, each year at Easter, we celebrate the true and timeless German tradition known only as Osterbrunnen — and we welcome you to take in all the sights, sounds (and sweets!) with us this … Continued

National Medal of Honor Day 2017

Lt. Col. Charles Kettles Medal of Honor display at the Michigan's Own Military and Space Heroes Museum in Frankenmuth

National Medal of Honor Day is a day dedicated to all recipients of the Medal of Honor. It is a day to recognize and honor those brave individuals who went above and beyond the call of duty and risked their lives to protect our country. To celebrate, we asked none other than John Auger of Michigan’s … Continued

2017 Visitor Guides and Coupon Books Are Here!


For almost 30 years, the Frankenmuth Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau has been creating and distributing a comprehensive Visitor’s Guide. The Frankenmuth Visitor’s Guide is full of information about lodging, dining, shopping, festivals and attractions we have in town. However, the 2017 guide has all of that and more! The new guide acts as a planning … Continued

When in Frankenmuth, Wine not?


It’s National Drink Wine Day, and we felt like doing a little celebrating! There are so many ways to enjoy wine in Frankenmuth. From sampling a selection of fruity reds at St. Julian Wine Co., Michigan’s Oldest Winery, to sipping your favorite Rosé on an intimate electric Duffy boat while cruising the Cass River on the … Continued

Valentine’s Day in Frankenmuth


As you walk down Frankenmuth’s charming Bavarian streets, its hard to miss all of the couples holding hands and spending time slowing down and enjoying each others company, so much so, we jokingly call ourselves, “the handholding capitol of Michigan”. This time of year especially gives us the warm and fuzzies as Valentine’s Day approaches. … Continued

Germans Love Pizza Too!


Welcome to Frankenmuth, home of the World’s Largest Christmas Store, more festivals than you can remember to celebrate, delicious Family-Style Chicken Dinners, and of course pizza! Wait… pizza? In German town? Oh we have pizza. We have more than 8 different places you can enjoy a hot cheesy slice of pie, all while hanging in … Continued

Weekend Recap: Hello Summer!

Cass River Photo

{Above photo by Twitter user @ericalder} The weather is getting warmer, the festivals are becoming more frequent, and the amount of delicious food consumed is making us loosen our belts! That can only mean one thing… It’s officially the first day of SUMMER! Here’s to the nights that never seem to end, the outdoor adventures … Continued