Celebrate fall in Michigan’s Little Bavaria during Scarecrow Fest, with a fun family-friendly festival at Frankenmuth River Place Shops and special scarecrow displays throughout downtown Frankenmuth!
Taking place across two weekends in October, Scarecrow Fest includes both a Kids and Dog Weekend with special activities for everyone in the family.
Saturday and Sunday both weekends from noon – 6 pm, try your hand at the pumpkin catapult and see how far you can launch a pumpkin! You can also try your hand at pumpkin bowling, pumpkin painting, arts and crafts and take a ride on Grandpa Tiny’s barrel train. Some activities include a small fee.
𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗸𝗲𝗻𝗱 𝗼𝗳 𝗦𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗰𝗿𝗼𝘄 𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝗗𝗼𝗴𝘀 𝗪𝗲𝗲𝗸𝗲𝗻𝗱, On October 19-20 with the Rock N Roll K9 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.
Saturday and Sunday from noon – 6 pm, try your hand at the pumpkin catapult and see how far you can launch a pumpkin! Other fun fall-themed activities include pumpkin bowling, arts and crafts, pumpkin painting and riding Grandpa Tiny’s Barrel Train! Some activities have a small fee; there is no entry fee for the Scarecrow Fest event.
On Sunday, October 20, 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 trick-or-treating throughout the complex from 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
𝗦𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗰𝗿𝗼𝘄 𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗮𝗹𝘀𝗼 𝗯𝗲 𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗸𝗲𝗻𝗱 𝗼𝗳 𝗢𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗯𝗲𝗿 26-27, 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗺𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗞𝗶𝗱𝘀 𝗪𝗲𝗲𝗸𝗲𝗻𝗱!
There is a Kids Trick or Treating on Sunday, October 27 throughout the complex from 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm starting at the Fest Platz – kids will be able to trick-or-treat from each store.
Please note: Event schedule is subject to change.