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Gnome Hunt Happily in Frankenmuth

Posted May 03, 2022 | by Frankenmuth CVB

Frankenmuth is known for being the home of world famous chicken and largest Christmas store, but did you know that Frankenmuth is also home to many gnomes?...

Run Along to The Winterläufe

Posted Jan 14, 2022 | by Frankenmuth CVB

The Winterläufe is right around the corner! You might be wondering, what is the Winterläufe, and why does it sound like a German pastry? While the Winterläufe...

Christmas Songs around Christmastown

Posted Dec 09, 2021 | by Frankenmuth CVB

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” and in Frankenmuth we truly believe that! While the lyrics to that song may get stuck in your head this Holiday...

Letters to Santa

Posted Nov 22, 2021

Have you written your letter to send to the North Pole yet? If you haven’t, stop by Toyberg, the Doll and Toy section of the Castle Shop, or the Visitor Center...

Fall Into Christmas Town

Posted Sep 04, 2021 | by Frankenmuth CVB

Every year, thousands of people flock to Frankenmuth in the fall and early days of winter in anticipation of the upcoming holiday season. 📷: @jimmytaylorphoto