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Frankenmuth Festivals and Events

All year long, Frankenmuth festivals and events bring this quaint riverfront community alive ~ so if you’re looking for things to do in Michigan, consider Frankenmuth. Many of the festivities are free or low-cost and offer something for everyone in the family. There are events that embrace the city’s German heritage like the Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival or Oktoberfest and events for the health and fitness buffs like our runs, bike races and triathlon and many events like Summer Music Fest that bring together two Frankenmuth favorites; music and beer!

We hardly need an excuse to throw a party or a festival in this town, but our event organizers have found many reasons to do just that. Let’s take the winter, sounds like a good excuse to host a huge Snow Festival. And then the decade we all love to hate and hate to forget…the 80’s! We have a festival for that too. Events for Dogs? Check.

Events with hot air balloons? Check. Country Music? Check. Michiganders are passionate about classic cars and many places have car shows, but like any good Frankenmuth festival we like to do it up right so the Auto Fest kicks off with an amazing Big Block Party on Main Street! Add to all of those the many wonderful events like colonial encampments, dinner shows and shopping events and you will know why Frankenmuth truly is one of Michigan’s most festive destinations all year round!

If you are looking for fun things to do in Michigan, bookmark this page so you know what’s happening throughout the year.

  • Children Pretzel Rolling at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

    Pretzel Rolling at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

    September 18 @ 2:30 pm

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    at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

    Be transformed into a German baker! We’ll lead you through proper pretzel-rolling methods – then...

  • Bavarian Inn Restaurants Matinee Dinner Show: A Bit O’ Buble

    September 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

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    One event on September 19, 2018 at 6:30pm

    at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

    Bryan Dixon has wowed audiences all over the great state of Michigan with his high-energy, passionat...

  • Children Pretzel Rolling at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

    Pretzel Rolling at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

    September 19 @ 2:30 pm

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    Daily Event
    at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

    Be transformed into a German baker! We’ll lead you through proper pretzel-rolling methods – then...

  • Bavarian Inn Restaurants Matinee Dinner Show: A Bit O’ Buble

    September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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    One event on September 19, 2018 at 6:30pm

    at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

    Bryan Dixon has wowed audiences all over the great state of Michigan with his high-energy, passionat...

  • Children Pretzel Rolling at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

    Pretzel Rolling at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

    September 20 @ 2:30 pm

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    at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

    Be transformed into a German baker! We’ll lead you through proper pretzel-rolling methods – then...

  • Frankenmuth Oktoberfest

    September 20 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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    One event on September 21, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on September 22, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on September 23, 2018 at 12:00pm

    at Harvey Kern Pavilion in Heritage Park

    Come and join us for our 29th traditional Oktoberfest! Traditional German Food, Wiener Dog Races, HB...

  • Children Pretzel Rolling at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

    Pretzel Rolling at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

    September 21 @ 2:30 pm

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    at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

    Be transformed into a German baker! We’ll lead you through proper pretzel-rolling methods – then...

  • Keepsake Collection Arts Crafts

    Keepsake Collection Arts & Craft Show

    September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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    One event on September 22, 2018 at 10:00am

    One event on September 23, 2018 at 11:00am

    at Zehnder Park

    Located in Zehnder Park. Juried show. Lots of merchandise. Hours of operation: Friday 12pm – 6...

  • Haunted Frankenmuth Walking Tour

    September 21 @ 7:00 pm

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    An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2018

    at Those Nature People Herb Haus

    Take a narrated walking tour around Frankenmuth. Hear tales of unexplained mysteries and unusual occ...

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