Balloons Over Bavarian Inn

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Witness beautiful morning and evening flights by more than 25 hot air balloons over Frankenmuth during Balloons Over Bavarian Inn! Nightly balloon glows take place during Frankenmuth Dog Bowl in the grassy field near River Place Shops. Balloons Over Bavarian Inn Schedule of Events for May 26 – 29, 2023: Friday, May 26 Evening Balloon […]

Frankenmuth Dog Bowl

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The world’s largest Olympic-style festival for dogs includes dock and disc dog competitions, sheep herding demonstrations, balloon glows and flights, wiener dog races, a pet costume parade and so much more! The FREE two-day family event takes place Memorial Day weekend – May 27 and 28, 2023 – and is the same weekend as Balloons […]

Easter Celebration Sales

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Hop over to Frankenmuth River Place Shops for fresh deals that will help you save! Save at various stores at Frankenmuth River Place Shops! Visit for more information and updates! This event takes place from March 31 to April 9. While in Frankenmuth, make sure to look for signs of Osterbrunnen – spring and Easter […]

Snowfest Super Sales

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After-Christmas sales have nothing on Snowfest Super Sales! Take a break from the snow and ice during Zehnder’s Snowfest and warm up with some hot deals at participating stores throughout Frankenmuth River Place Shops. Visit our Frankenmuth River Place Shops Facebook Page for more information and updates! This event takes place from January 20 – […]

Rock N Roll K9s Performance

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The Rock N Roll K9s are bringing their high-energy and engaging performances to Frankenmuth River Place Shops!  Daily shows are at 11 AM, 2 PM and 4 PM on the east side of the shopping complex near the Cass River Bar and Grill. Watch these dogs perform amazing tricks, dances and competitions with a lively […]

Beer v. Wine Dinner: Battle of the Booze

Come and enjoy an evening of friendly competition filled with beer, wine, and food at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant! Join beer expert Ryan Buchinger and wine connoisseur Julie Buchinger as they present persuasive points as to why beer or wine is superior. An entertaining course by course competition with guests casting their votes for the […]

Bavarian Inn Restaurant’s Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt!

Tis’ the Easter Season ‼🌺   Come participate in our very FIRST Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt 🐰 During business hours all month long (April 1st-May1st), fill out all the correct answers on the back of the hidden eggs and enter for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate! (2 winners).  Click Here for more Details!

Bunny Lunch

Come enjoy an Easter tradition at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant: Lunch with the Easter Bunny! 🐰 Imagine your child’s delight with a fun filled afternoon of Easter activities 😊   Reservations are required and must be made through Eventbrite!  Cost is $40 per person and includes: meal, balloon art, magic show, coloring page and crayons, a […]

European Wine Dinner

Come take part in a flavorful and educational evening as local wine connoisseur Ann Puszykowski guides you through the dining experience.  Chef Phil Fahrenbruch has created a gourmet meal that enhances and compliments each featured wine.   Reservations are required and must be bought through eventbrite. Cost is $100 per person and includes wines, meal, tax […]

The Elton John Experience Dinner Matinee

The Elton John Experience brings to life the essence of Elton John’s music and mannerisms like no one else can! 😎   Come and enjoy Tommy Lee Thompson as he pays tribute to the ‘Rocket Man’ by performing hits such as “Benny and the Jets”, “Philadelphia Freedom” , and “Tiny Dancer”. Matinee includes a hearty […]