EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Find out about upcoming events and activities happening in Frankenmuth.
May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, and September 9, 2021
2 – 9 PM
Each festival will feature around 20 trucks from across Michigan with a variety of cuisine and desserts, live music, craft beer and non-alcoholic beverage sales, designated handicap parking area, and additional activities for families.
May 29 & 30, 2021
The World’s Largest Olympic-Style Festival for Dogs! A FREE FAMILY FUN Festival! Enjoy a tail waggin’ good time! Balloon activities take place during Frankenmuth Dog Bowl.
May 28 – 31, 2021
Enjoy Hot Air Balloons competing in early morning and evening flights and three Hot Air Balloon Glows, Memorial Day weekend 2021! Balloon activities take place during Frankenmuth Dog Bowl.
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
Michigan’s Strongest Man & Woman
August 7, 2021
5 grueling events will determine who is the strongest man and woman.
October 16 – 17, 2021 (Dog Weekend)
October 23 – 24, 2021 (Kids Weekend)
Rock N Roll K9 performance team, pumpkin catapult, pumpkin bowling, costume parade around the complex (Dog and Kids on separate weekends), plus much more!
Deer Widows Weekend Fundraiser
November 21 – 22, 2021
Join your fellow deer widows for a fun-filled weekend at Frankenmuth River Place Shops while also providing shelter for women and children in need this holiday season!
Tis the Season Weekends at Frankenmuth River Place Shops
Various weekend dates in December 2021
Experience the magic of the holiday season at River Place Shops – activities include strolling carol performances and a meet-and-greet opportunity with Santa Claus and his North Pole team! Stay tuned for more details!
Snowfest Super Sales
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.
Bavarian Easter Egg Hunt
Stay tuned for 2022 date!
Hop into Frankenmuth for the Bavarian Easter Egg Hunt! Enjoy an outdoor and social-distanced egg hunt with two age categories and a special event just for dogs at Frankenmuth River Place Shops in the heart of Michigan’s Little Bavaria.