Find out about upcoming events and activities happening in Frankenmuth.

Funtown Chowdown Food Truck Festival

May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8, and September 12, 2019

Treat yourself and your family to excellent food, beer, and family fun! This year each date will feature around 20 food trucks, large tent with seating for over 1,000 with a designated handicap parking area, the ever popular children’s play village, and additional activities for families.

Vintage Base Ball Festival

June 21-23, 2019

Presenting the largest Vintage Base Ball Festival!

37- 1860’s Vintage Base Ball Team clubs (representing Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Missouri, Indiana, Wisconsin and Colorado) come together to play 2 days of base ball played by the rules, customs and manner of the 1860’s.

Cass River Colonial Encampment

July 20-21, 2019

Experience an 18th Century encampment of historical
reenactors representing British, French and Americans.

Tactical Battle Reenactments   •   Flag Raising   •   Musket Firing
Period Concerts & Games   •   Fashion Show and many other events

Michigan’s Strongman & Woman Contest

August 3, 2019

Our 6th year back in Frankenmuth, and it’s bigger and better yet!  There will be many exciting events to keep you on the edge of your seat all afternoon!


August 2-4, 2019

A jam packed weekend of fun, fitness, and a test of ones fitness level. A weekend with something for everyone starting with the little bavaria kids triathlon on Saturday morning. Followed with the adult races on Sunday.

Rock N Roll K9s

August 17 & 18, 2019

Watch these dogs perform amazing tricks, dances and competitions with a lively music soundtrack and lots of laughs!

Vintage Base Ball Games

August 17, 24, and September 15, 2019

Bavarian Base Ball Club of Frankenmuth versus various vintage base ball teams during the summer. Base ball played by the rules, customs and manner of the 1860’s.

Scarecrow Fest

October 19-20, 2019 (Dog Weekend)

October 26-27, 2019 (Kids Weekend)

Rock ‘N Roll K-9 performance team, pumpkin catapult, pumpkin bowling, trick or treating throughout the complex (Dog and Kids on separate weekends), plus much more!

Holiday Celebration & Candlewalk

November 29, 2019

Kick off the start of the holiday season at Frankenmuth River Place Shops!
Listen to carols sung by the Gemütlichkeit Club, enjoy free hot cocoa, cookies, and candles for the candle walk, listen to the Christmas story told by local clergy accompanied by music from the St. Lorenz Choir, then start the walk to the Chamber Platz for the lighting of the community tannenbaum (Christmas Tree).

Please contact Jessica Haynes at for information about events.


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