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 Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15, with the Rock N Roll K9s Performance Team putting on a total of 6 shows — 3 shows on Saturday and 3 shows on Sunday – at 11:00 am, 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm in the Festival Platz area near the Cass River Bar and Grill.
On Sunday, October 15, the doggie costume contest will be held at 5:00 pm on the Fest Platz Stage. Pre-registration at Hello Cats & Dogs is required for the costume contest, you can sign up from 11 am to 4:30 pm that day.
Following the costume contest, there is a doggie trick or treating throughout the complex from 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm – dogs who participate will receive dog treats from the stores!
𝗦𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗰𝗿𝗼𝘄 𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗮𝗹𝘀𝗼 𝗯𝗲 𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗸𝗲𝗻𝗱 𝗼𝗳 𝗢𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟮𝟭 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝟮𝟮, 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗺𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗞𝗶𝗱𝘀 𝗪𝗲𝗲𝗸𝗲𝗻𝗱!
There is a Kids Trick or Treating on Sunday, October 22 throughout the complex from 5:15 pm – 5:45 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.