July 31st and August 1st kicks off the height of Frankenmuth's floral season! Enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the town along with a list of events including acres of Sunflower Fields & U-Pick, Dinner in the Sunflowers, Sunflower Fun Color Run, the Plein Air Painters & Wet Paint Sale, Craft Vendors and Food Trucks at Grandpa Tiny's Farm.
Limited tickets are available to allow guests to physically distance themselves while visiting.
Tickets are available online NOW. General Admission cost is $10.
Official Frankenmuth Flower Festival T-Shirt – $12-$16
Dinners in the Sunflowers
Next to a private sunflower field, in the old apple, plum and peach orchard on Grandpa Tiny's Farm you will find round tables set with white cloths and vases filled with colorful wild flowers. Each private table comfortably fits four friends ready to share a bottle of red & white wines along with some Farm Punch concocted out of iced tea, fresh lemonade and lavender grown right on the farm. Catered by the masterful Chefs and Crew of the Bavarian Inn Restaurant, three courses will be served along with Artisan rolls and compound butter.
Course 1 - Musclun Greens topped with Grilled Shrimp, artichokes, roasted red pepper & tossed with a lemon vinaigrette.
Course 2 - Honey Herb Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with roasted red skin potatoes & grilled vegetable medley.
Course 3 - Summer Lemon Cake drizzled with an infused strawberry lavender glaze.
Delicious food, fresh farm air, beautiful sunflowers and good company are sure to make this an unforgettable event.
Included is general admission to the Frankenmuth Flower Festival's activities and picking your own sunflower to take home.
For guests under 21 there is the option to opt out of wine. Please email ahead of signing up firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the credit code.
Tickets are now available with limited seating. As dinners sell out more dates and times may become available.
Dinner in the Sunflowers, Table of 4 – Saturday, 4:30pm – $320.00 (Limited availability)
Sunflower Fun Color Run
This just may be the most colorful day of the year!
Join us on the morning of Saturday, August 1st for a beautiful 5k run/jog/walk on the Farm. This truly scenic path winds past pastures, orchards, fields of crops, over the iron Black Bridge, around the Hart One-room Schoolhouse and along the Creek.Along the path there will be stations for some hilarious color blasting fun!
After the race, you are welcomed to stay at the Farm for the Sunflower U-Pick Festival which includes visiting the sunflower fields to pick a flower, craft & food vendors and entertainment.
Tickets are $35 each (7 & under is free) and includes an Official Race T-shirt and Finishers Medal if signed up by July 17th.
Start time for this non-timed race is 8am, with 10 second delays going by arrival of 'social groups' to promote social distancing. All racers are expected to practice social distancing during the race to maintain a 6 foot distance from other social groups, and no trailing behind other runners.