Find out about upcoming events and activities happening in Frankenmuth.

Funtown Chowdown Food Truck Festival

June 11, July 9, August 13, and September 10, 2020

A community dinner like no other! The festival includes around 20 food trucks from across Michigan, a beer tent featuring live music, plus many more activities!

Rock N Roll K9s

June 27-28; August 15-16; October 17-18

Experience tricks, flyball, relay racing, limbo, choreographed obedience routines, agility, musical mats, and much more! You will see a variety of breeds as well as the great All American Mix.

Michigan’s Strongest Man & Woman

August 1, 2020

5 grueling events will determine who is the strongest man and woman.

Cobblestone Sales

August 13 - 23, 2020

Join us for MEGA DEALS at the Frankenmuth River Place Shops. Up to 75% OFF apparel, shoes, accessories, gifts, and more! Stay tuned for participating stores!

Dog Bowl

August 14-16 & 20-23, 2020

The World’s Largest Style Festival for Dogs! A FREE FAMILY FUN Festival! Enjoy a tail waggin’ good time!

Balloons over Bavarian Inn

August 14-16 & 20-23, 2020

Enjoy Hot Air Balloons competing in early morning and evening flights and Hot Air Balloon Glows!

Warrior Appreciation Rally

September 6, 2020

7th Annual FREE family-friendly day to honor our heroes - Active, Discharged, or retired, Military, Police, EMS, or Firemen.

Scarecrow Fest

October 17 - 18, 2020 (Dog Weekend)

October 24 - 25, 2020 (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 27, 2020

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).

12 Days of Christmas Sale

December 1 - 12, 2020

Get all of your Christmas shopping done in one place!

Several River Place Shops will be offering in-store specials that have a tie to the number 12, including single specials on each of the 12 days or 12 total specials every day.

Santa Claus Visits

Various Saturdays in December

Meet Santa at Frankenmuth River Place Shops!

Fenton Lakes Chorus

Various Saturdays in December

Listen and singalong with the Fenton Lakes Chorus this Christmas season!

Snowfest Super Sales

January 2021

After Christmas sales have nothing on these deals. Stay tuned for stores participating!

Easter Celebration Sales

Spring 2021

Hop over to Frankenmuth River Place Shops for fresh deals that will help you save! Save up to 75 percent off apparel, shoes, accessories, gifts, and more at participating stores throughout Frankenmuth River Place Shops.

Cass River Colonial Encampment

July 17 - 18, 2021

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

Please contact Jessica Haynes at for information about events.


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