Celebrate fall in Frankenmuth during Scarecrow Fest, with a fun family-friendly festival at Frankenmuth River Place Shops and special scarecrow displays throughout downtown Frankenmuth! Scarecrow Fest includes both a Kids and Dog Weekend with special activities for everyone in the family.
Both weekends include activities from 12 noon to 6 PM Saturday and Sunday - arts and crafts, pumpkin painting, pumpkin bowling, Grandpa Tiny’s Barrel Train Ride and the ever-popular pumpkin catapult, where you can launch your own pumpkin high up in the air before it come smashing down on a huge dump truck target.
The first weekend of Scarecrow Fest is Dogs Weekend, with the Rock N Roll K-9 performance team putting on a total of 6 shows -- 3 shows on Saturday and 3 shows on Sunday - 11:30 am, 2:00 pm and 4:30 pm near the Cass River Bar and Grill.
Some activities have a small fee; there is no entry fee for the Scarecrow Fest event.
On Sunday, October 17, the doggie costume contest is at 5:15 pm on the Fest Platz Stage. Pre-registration at Hello Cats & Dogs is required for the costume contest; sign your pup up from 11 am to 4:30 pm that day!
Following the costume contest, there is a doggie pet parade throughout the complex from 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm - dogs who participate will receive a treat bag!
River Place Shops encourages all who attend to social distance and to wear a mask when social distancing is not possible. Masks are required to enter any enclosed indoor space at River Place Shops. Hand sanitizer stations and handicap parking is available.
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